BirdDog PTZ Keyboard Controller - BDPTZKEY
  • BirdDog PTZ Keyboard Controller - BDPTZKEY
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    • PTZ Camera Control
    • Supports NDI, NDI|HX, VISCA, RS-422/232
    • PoE, Power over Visca, and Serial Power
    • Control up to 255 Networked PTZ Cameras
    • Multi-Colored Buttons, Knobs, Joystick
    • Programmable User Buttons
    Item # BDPTZKEY
    Mfr # BDPTZKEY
    UPC # 9369999080983
    AS #

    World’s First NDI PTZ Controller.

    BirdDog PTZ Keyboard is a full featured PTZ Keyboard that supports NDI, NDI|HX, Visca over IP, RS422, and RS232.  By harnessing BirdDog’s next generation NDI and IP technology, it’s never been easier to discover, connect, and control your PTZ cameras. Featuring superior ergonomics, premium buttons and joystick, all in a beautiful form factor.

    Universal control. Mix and Match protocols.

    Never before has a PTZ controller been so flexible. PTZ Keyboard is the world’s first PTZ controller with NDI® and NDI|HX support. Along with NDI® there is support for Visca over IP, RS422, and RS232. You can mix and match cameras from any of the supported protocols and control them all from a single PTZ Keyboard.

    Superior Ergonomics. Built for Humans.

    Using the PTZ Keyboard is a breeze with well thought out button layout. Quickly access all the cameras on the network, and set up quick access buttons for all your favourite settings such as Exposure, Focus, Zoom, and movement speeds.

    3-Way Joystick. Pan, Tilt, Zoom.

    Effortless, one handed control of Pan, Tilt, and Zoom is possible with the 3-Way Joystick. For those who prefer a zoom rocker there is also one of those exactly where your left hand wants it.

    Soft touch buttons. Treat your fingers.

    Your fingers will thank you for using the PTZ Keyboard. Soft-touch silicon buttons and easy turn dials give a premium sensation while achieving the responsiveness you expect and deserve.

    6 program buttons. Work how you want to work.

    Set up your quick access buttons to work the way you want. Exposure, Focus, PT Speed, Zoom, Shutter Speed, Iris, White Balance, Compensation, and more, can all be programmed into the assignable buttons.

    By the power of PoE. You have the power.

    Super flexible powering options allow you to power the PTZ Keyboard from Power over Ethernet (PoE), DC in, or even over the serial port. Never get stuck in a situation where you can’t power up.

    Control 255 cameras. Yes, 255.

    Designed to control up to 255 PTZ cameras on a single network, PTZ Keyboard can scale to even the most complex installations.

    BirdDog PTZ Keyboard Controller - BDPTZKEY Specifications

    Input/Output Connectors
    Control Input/Output
    LAN: RJ45 x1 (With PoE) 100 BASE-TX
    RS232: RJ45 x1
    RS422: RJ45 x2

    Control Signal Format
    VISCA over IP
    RS 232/ RS422: Baud Rate 2400 / 4800 / 9600 / 19200 / 38400

    User Interface
    Display: LED
    Speed control: YES, 2 knobs (pan/tilt, zoom)
    Zoom rocker: YES
    Zoom ring ibn joystick: YES
    Programmable function buttons: 6

    Camera Control
    Maximum camera control: Max. 255 with multiple protocols including NDI/IP
    Maximum serial connections:
    RS232: 7 – RS422: 7
    Key/Button illumination: Multi-colour LED

    Exposure Selection: Yes, Button
    One push White balance: Yes, Button
    Backlight control: Yes, Button
    Display status of WB, Iris, Gain, Shutter, Focus: Yes
    White balance model selection: Yes, Button
    R, B, Gain: Yes, Knob
    Iris Adjustment: Yes, Knob
    Shutter Speed: Yes, Knob
    Focus model selection: Yes, Button
    One push auto focus: Yes, Button
    Manual focus: Yes, Knob

    Power input: DC 12V, PoE (Power over Ethernet), Power via RS232/RS422 port
    Current: 3W
    Operating Temp: 0-40 (ºC)
    Dimensions: 278x132x99.5mm

    BirdDog PTZ Keyboard Controller - BDPTZKEY - What's Included

    • BirdDog PTZ Keyboard
    • Limited 1-Year Warranty (3 years with prompt registration)