Download and install balenaEtcher in order to write the software image to the microSD card.
Navigate to the NVIDIA developer website .
Click on the box titled “JETSON XAVIER NX DEVELOPER KIT & ORIN NANO DEVELOPER KIT” to expand, and then click on “JETSON Orin Nano DEVELOPER KIT” to download the latest image.
Insert the 22 pin side (it is smaller than the 15 pin side) of the ribbon into the CSI connector labeled “CAM0.” It should be inserted silver pin side down. If you are unsure of how to insert the ribbon into the connector watch the video explaining the process .
You can use a USB camera instead for object detection, but the instructions below assume a MIPI CSI-2 camera.
The initial startup process will take some time, respond to the prompts as required.
When you reach the desktop with NVIDIA wallpaper, run the following commands in a terminal to update the software:
sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade -y
If you are prompted to restart the system, do so before continuing.
In a terminal, check that the camera is detected:
If everything is connected properly you should see the following output:
To test the capture, enter the command below. The number following
--orientation determines how the picture is rotated. The options are 0 - 3. It might take a couple minutes to start the first time, during which your device will be locked up. Subsequent uses of the command should only take a few seconds.
nvgstcapture-1.0 --orientation 2
Use Ctrl+C in the terminal to end the capture.