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Raspberry Pi Maximum Camera resolution

Linux command lsusb

lsusb | grep -i cam

Bus 001 Device 004: ID 046d:0825 Logitech, Inc. Webcam C270
  • Now, use the Bus and Device numbers with -v option for verbose and filter for "Width|Height" and grep command.
$ lsusb -s 001:002 -v | egrep "Width|Height"

    wWidth    640
    wHeight   480
    wWidth    1280
    wHeight   1024
...

lsusb with sort awk grep uniq

I also like to use command likes sort, awk, grep and uniq.

echo "Maximum --> Width <-- will come on top" && lsusb -s 001:004 -v | grep "Width"  | awk '{print $2 " " $1}' | sort | uniq | sort -nr


echo "Maximum --> Height <-- will come on top" && lsusb -s 001:004 -v | grep "Height"  | awk '{print $2 " " $1}' | sort | uniq | sort -nr

v4l2-ctl

  • or another elegant option if available to you is :

v4l2-ctl --list-formats-ext

some credits go to

https://askubuntu.com/questions/214977/how-can-i-find-out-the-supported-webcam-resolutions

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