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PTZOptics® | Share Your Vision

SDI MODELS

USB MODELS

NDI MODELS

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

WHO IS USING PTZOPTICS?


Designed to make broadcast quality affordable. PTZOptics USB, SDI and NDI PTZ cameras can make your next video project come alive.

See more detailed case studies below
 
 
 
 
 

REMOTE CAMERA CONTROL OPTIONS

 
 
 
 

When I plugged in our PTZOptics camera for a zoom video conference call with our CEO the first word he said was wow

Ron Lutz, IT - PFG

This camera exceeded my expectations in more ways than I can count. It is exactly what I was looking for in a camera with all of the features that I was needing (and even some that I didn't at the time thought I would need.)

Russell Albright from Lakewood, WA

Camera is great! Easy to set up and functions as expected.

Fred Clayton, Dana Hall School

PTZOptics are 33% less than Sony… and BETTER! I’m loving that.

Jeff Ellis, Stampede Presentation Products

Great cameras for the price. They have impressed everyone we have shown them to. We will be ordering more for our remote venues.

John Wilson from Ventura, CA United States

PTZOptics are great cameras for the price. It's the complete package. I couldn't ask for anything more out of these broadcast quality cameras!

Phil Shoop, HSI Inc

Shout out to Andrew Chatfield at PTZOptics for the Customer Support. Made my day 1000X brighter.

Jake Sons

 
 
 
 

FLEXIBLE MOUNTING OPTIONS

 
Designed to provide flexible mounting options with powerful remote control capabilities.
 

Learn more about our PTZ camera mounts below:

 
 
 
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PTZOPTICS BENEFITS

  • Highest Quality Optics and PTZ Motors
  • 3 Year Warranty
  • Knowledgeable Support Staff to assist with technology setups
  • USA Repair Center
  • Integrator friendly
  • Smart Phone App’s for camera control
  • Stream audio and video directly to CDNs like YouTube, Wowza and more directly from every camera!
  • Customize control with our camera SDK
  • Control cameras directly from any Newtek Tricaster, MimoLive or vMix system
  • Detailed Knowledge Base
  • Multicast enabled for advanced networks
 
 
 
 

CAMERA COMPARISON CHART:

 
Compare the different features offered between our SDI, NDI and USB models. Click the link for each to learn more about each camera.
 

Feature:SDIUSBNDI
Optical Zoom:12X/20X/30X12X/20X12X/20X/30X
NDI:UpgradeableUpgradeable
USB:Updates Only*Service Port*
HDMI:
3G SDI
RTSP/RTMP******
PoE
VISCA Control:
Min Lux:0.50.50.5
Smartphone Apps:iOS/AndroidiOS/AndroidiOS/Android
Presets:Up to 255Up to 255Up to 255
WDR


 
*The USB 2.0 port is utilized for servicing the camera by authorized technicians only
 
**If IP stream is set to 1080p60, then resolution dial (which manages HDMI/SDI/USB outputs) must be set to 1080p30 or less. If dial is set to 1080p60fps, then IP must be set to 1080p30fps or less.

 
 
 
 

CAMERA LINE BASICS


Video Outputs

Simultaneous Video Outputs

NDI, USB & SDI PTZOptics cameras are capable of sending three simultaneous video streams through HDMI, HD-SDI, USB 3.0 and IP streaming (NDI|HX®) depending on the model you are using. Therefore, you can accommodate multiple video production workflows and grow with almost any video project goals that you have.

PTZ Camera Control

Camera Control Options

Most PTZOptics camera can be controlled via IP (over the network), RS-232 (via VISCA), or UVC (through a USB cable) for the USB models. Above all control methods, IP control is quickly becoming a preferred standard for ease of use. Once connected to the network each camera can be set with a static IP address or DHCP. In addition, you will be able to log into the camera to adjust settings and operate PTZ controls. Similarly, controlling the camera via RS-232 or RS-485 is used for many control systems and PTZ joysticks. Finally, UVC control provides pan, tilt and zoom controls over a USB connection to the camera.

IP Streaming

IP Streaming

All IP-connected PTZOptics cameras include IP streaming capabilities with both video and audio. Therefore once the camera is connected to your network, you can log into the GUI interface with any web-browser to setup the RTSP or RTMP streaming settings. In addition, audio can be embedded via the 3.5 mm audio input.

IR Remote Control

IR Remote Control

Most PTZOptics cameras include an IR remote control. Each IR remote control can operate up to four cameras. Secondly, there is an on-screen display menu you can use to fine-tune your camera settings. Setting and calling a PTZ preset can be done by pressing the set button and the number you wish to set the preset to. Moreover, you can use the IR remote to call a PTZ preset, by simply pressing the number button you have assigned.

Camera Cabling Options

Connectivity Limitations

PTZOptics cameras offer various video outputs including 3G SDI, HDMI, USB 3.0, IP Streaming and CVBS. Each video cable has its own distance limitations. 3G SDI cabling is preferred for long distances up to 1,000’. Network cabling for IP streaming can be extended up to 328’. HDMI cabling can reach distances up to 50’ without requiring extensions while CVBS cabling limitations are highly dependent on the quality of cabling.

Warranty

3 Year Warranty

Every PTZOptics camera comes with a 3-year manufacturer’s warranty. This warranty covers any and all manufacturing defects within the first 3 years following purchase. This warranty does not cover actual end-user damage or corruption through SDK modifications.