Introducing Generation 2

3G SDI Broadcast Cameras

3G SDI POV Broadcast Cameras

Fixed SDI cameras with built-in SDI, IP connectivity and PoE (Power Over Ethernet)


Variable Lens ZCam


12X Optical Zoom ZCam


20X Optical Zoom ZCam



Compact SDI POV Cameras


PTZOptics ZCAM models are the the ideal way to affordably add more options for your video production team. The 20X-ZCAM uses the same lens as our 20X PTZ models for seamless color matching. Enjoy easy setup and integration with Power Over Ethernet and advanced remote control options.

Capture unique viewing angles with the ability to deploy cameras up to 300′ away with regular Ethernet cabling. Each compact ZCam includes an option for NDI integration which provides seamless integration into video production software such as vMix, Wirecast, xSplit, MimoLive, OBS (Open Broadcaster Software), Livestream Studio and more. With the ability to connect to high-quality 3G SDI equip video switchers PTZOptics ZCams can be used with a wide variety of hard video switchers from Blackmagic Design, Roland, and NewTek as well. ZCam’s are an affordable way to add additional video shots to your production for graduation ceremonies, musical performances, school broadcasters, sports, and much more.

 

Multi-purpose POV video cameras


In just 10 minutes, see how easy it is to setup this advanced live streaming camera system to work with your video production workflow.

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Perfect for long cable runs using Ethernet and 3G SDI cabling. SDI cabling includes secure locking connectors to put your team’s mind at ease during mission-critical broadcasts. Each camera can be remotely controlled with fine-tuned settings for camera exposure, white balance, noise reduction and more.

Broadcast Quality Made Affordable


 
 
 
 
 

Introducing our NDI® POV Cameras


 

Easily add additional camera angles to your video production with our flexible SDI, PoE and NDI enabled ZCams.

 
 
 

 

Easily add additional camera angles to your video production with our flexible SDI, PoE and NDI enabled ZCams. Learn more here.


 

PTZOptics® SDI ZCam Camera Models

Quick Start Guide   Where to Buy   IP Setup Guide

SKU: PTVL-ZCAM
UPC: 737993159834
MSRP: $549
SKU: PT12X-ZCAM
UPC: 737993161622
MSRP: $769
SKU: PT20X-ZCAM
UPC: 737993159797
MSRP: $879

NDI ZCam Models

SKU: PTVL-NDI-ZCAM (Gray)
UPC: 737993161295
MSRP: $989
SKU: PT12X-NDI-ZCAM (Gray)
UPC: 737993161660
MSRP: $1,209
SKU: PT20X-NDI-ZCAM (Gray)
UPC: 737993161301
MSRP: $1,319

With built-in 3G-SDI and IP Streaming (including Power Over Ethernet), the ZCam compact POV camera models are incredibly easy to deploy. The ZCAM-VL uses an included wide-angle lens which covers a massive 122-degree field of view and includes manual 4X optical zoom. This camera is ideal for close up scenes such as church drum cage, a sports goal area, or behind the scenes production spot. The integrated 20X optical zoom ZCams offer a wide 60.7° FOV with a tight 3.36° field of view for capturing video imagery even at long distances. ZCams provide video professionals options for hardware and software-based video production switchers. The ZCam models can be NDI™ upgraded or come natively with NDI™ capabilities. For more information, see the NDI page.

Compact POV (Point of View) cameras provide an affordable way to add additional video inputs into your video production system. Whether you choose to use traditional 3G SDI connectivity or IP streaming options such as RTMP, RTSP or NDI the ZCams have multiple options. Consider using any C/CS lens type with the variable lens ZCam to capture all kinds of video with this adaptable POV camera.

High Definition
  3 Year Warranty
 Wide Angle Lens
  Power Over Ethernet
H.264 & H.265
  iOS/Android Control App
 
 

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work!


ZCAM models are built to capture a specific area of your space. Increase the quality of your video production using a ZCAM in conjunction with a PTZOptics pan, tilt and zoom camera. Use the PTZ camera for close ups and subject tracking with the ZCAM ready for your next transition.

Capture incredible close ups with the ZCam-VL

HuddleCam-1080p

Be seen in 1080p

3G SDI High Definition 1080p video with lossless 4X/20X optical zoom (Model Specific).

Panasonic Sensor

Panasonic CMOS Sensor

Full 1080p quality from a built-in 1/2.7  inch HD CMOS Sensor.

3G-SDI PTZ Camera3G SDI Connectivity

3G SDI is a preferred cabling for 1080p video over long distances.

4X ZCam Field of ViewWide Field of View

The PTZOptics ZCam-VL models offer a wide field of view with the ability to zoom into narrow a 28 degrees the 20X ZCAMS can zoom into just 3 degrees.

RS-485 PTZOptics-Camera-Control

RS-485 Camera Control

The RS-485 control interface can be used with VISCA or Pelco commands for zoom controls.

Motion DetectionBuilt-in Motion Detection

A great feature for including the video stream into a security system.

RTMP Streaming from Camera to YouTubeLive RTMP Streaming

Every PTZOptics camera has the ability to live stream directly from the camera to your favorite CDN. Simply plugin your CDN’s RTMP Streaming information into the IP interface of your camera and start streaming! (See this tutorial video).

PoE Power Over EthernetPower Over Ethernet

PTZOptics HD-SDI camera models also include PoE (Power Over Ethernet) which can learn more about here. The Ethernet port can be used for power, control and video streaming.

ptzoptics h.265 cameraIP Video Streaming

Every PTZOptics camera include IP Streaming and network control. Taking things a step further we offer our software open source so developers can customize any experience.

3 Year Warranty3 Year Warranty

PTZOptics offers the industries best 3 Year Warranty. Repairs are handled in our USA repair center located outside Philadelphia, PA.

Photobooth Capable

The PTZOptics cameras are able to capture and store still and moving image recordings (as .jpg and .mp4 files, respectively) locally to the camera’s internal memory for retrieval via the camera’s network port.

Praise for PTZOptics Support

It is SO nice to have a manufacturer that actually answers the phone and has support you can reach when you need them! A simple setup change that I couldn't find the answer to and 2 minutes later I was in business!

Jack Dastoli

Here's a shout out to the PTZOptics tech support team. They are incredibly patient and helpful. The quality of support is what sets you apart from the other companies.

Dan Slider

Just want to give a massive shout out to the PTZOptics Support team. I have been speaking with Sean and Jonathan on various occasions and they are awesome and super helpful. When you're wondering what equipment to invest in the quality of the after-sales support should always be a factor and PTZOptics in my opinion provides amazing after sales care and support.

Peter Nardi

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