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The NVIDIA® Jetson™ SerDes Sensor Interface card is an add-on for the NVIDIA Jetson TX2 and AGX Xavier™ Developer Kits.  The card supports both Texas Instruments FPD-Link™ III and Maxim Integrated GMSL2 deserializers.  Connect multiple tethered sensors to the powerful NVIDIA Jetson embedded platform. A direct MIPI CSI-2 connection allows you to interface sensors directly to the Jetson Developer Kit.  Use with camera modules and radar modules from D3 Engineering. Use this kit for benchtop evaluation and rapid prototyping. Learn more about product development with D3.

Additional information

Lead Time

10-12 Weeks

Volume Pricing

Not available

Compatible Hardware

DesignCore®Camera Modules

All pricing is for domestic orders to the U.S. Any international orders may result in different pricing.
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Additional Product Information


  • 4x FPD-Link™ III Input Channels
  • 2x GMSL2 Input Channels
  • 1x direct MIPI CSI-2 Input Channel
  • Power-over-Coax Connection
  • Interfaces to NVIDIA Jetson Developer Kit

Supported Sensors & Platforms

  • D3CM Camera Modules
  • D3RCM Rugged Camera Modules
  • NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Developer Kit
  • NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit


  • Camera Monitoring Systems
  • Industrial Vehicle Systems
  • Machine Vision
  • Robotics
  • Autonomous Machines


Read the DesignCore NVIDIA Jetson SerDes Sensor Interface Card Data Sheet  for additional information and product specifications.

Development Services

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Purchase of a DesignCore® kit gives you a license to evaluate the technology and use it as a platform for product development. Our Design Services team can help, using DesignCore platforms as reference designs for your product development, to reduce risk and accelerate time to market.

We can also help you integrate a DesignCore design directly into your product for a license fee. Finally we can supply part or all of your final system as original device manufacturer (ODM) products. DesignCore kits can be used to evaluate these ODM products.

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Q: Does the SerDes Interface Card directly interface with the Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit?

A: The camera connector that is on the Jetson Xavier Developer Kit is the same that is also on the TX2 Developer Kit so from a pinout and functionality standpoint, yes.  Since the Jetson Xavier Developer Kit was produced after D3 made the SerDes Interface Card, there will be a small mechanical challenge mounting the board.  One of the feet on the Xavier dev kit that holds the heat sink in place will need to be removed in order to connect the card.

Q: What software and source code is provided with the SerDes Interface Card?

A: D3 provides the driver source code and a simple capture/display demo for supported camera modules.  See “supported sensors.”