Get Started with Intel® RealSense™ D400 Series depth camera

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Get Started with Intel® RealSense™ Depth Camera

Congratulations! Now that you’ve got your Intel® RealSense™ depth camera, start using it by following these simple steps.

What's in the box?

Intel RealSense Depth Camera
Intel RealSense Depth Camera
(not included with D405)
Tripod (not included with D405)
USB-C* Cable
USB-C* Cable
What's in the box - LiDAR Camera L515
Intel RealSense LiDAR depth camera
USB-C* Cable
USB-C* Cable

Connecting the depth camera

Using the provided USB-C cable connect your depth camera to the PC.

Connecting D400 series depth camera

Using the provided USB-C cable connect your depth camera to the PC.

Connecting LiDAR Camera L515

Install Intel RealSense SDK 2.0 with Intel RealSense Viewer

The Intel RealSense viewer provides immediate access to your depth camera data streams.

For Windows* users:

  1. Go to the latest release page on GitHub*.
  2. Download Intel.RealSense.Viewer.exe
  3. Double-click the executable file to run the program.

For Linux* users:
The Intel RealSense SDK 2.0 provides installation packages in a Debian* package format for Debian operating systems and derivatives.

Visit the Linux* distribution page on GitHub for installation instructions.

Launching Intel RealSense Viewer

A. After starting the Intel® RealSense™ viewer, the following appears.

B. Turn on the Stereo Module to see the depth stream.

C. Turn on the RGB camera to see the RGB stream and depth stream side by side.

D. Toggle between 2D to 3D to see the 3D point cloud.

Code samples & Documentation

We have created a documentation portal to help you get started

D400 in Action

D400 Family
Introducing Intel RealSense Depth Cameras D415 and D435
On-chip self-calibration for Intel RealSense depth cameras
D400 Optimization
How to optimize D400 depth cameras
2D and 3D views in the Intel RealSense Viewer
D455 Optimization
Quick Start: D455 Optimization
Firmware update
Updating your depth camera firmware
D435 Unboxing
Intel RealSense D435 Depth Camera Unboxing

L515 in Action

Start developing with Intel RealSense SDK 2.0

Our open‑source SDK 2.0 offers a variety of wrappers supporting popular programming languages and platforms.

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