BirdDog PTZ Keyboard

NDI PTZ Keyboard

BirdDog PTZ Keyboard is a full featured PTZ Keyboard that supports NDI, NDI|HX, Visca over IP, RS422, and RS232.

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The World’s First NDI PTZ Keyboard  

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 this is the PTZ controller you have been waiting for. 

Designed to control up to 255 PTZ cameras on a single network, PTZ Keyboard can scale to even the most complex installations. Set up your quick access buttons to access Exposure, Focus, PT Speed, Zoom, Shutter Speed, Iris, White Balance, and Compensation. 

3.5mm audio connectors allow PTZ Keyboard to work with BirdDog Comms, the world’s first NDI audio intercom platform. Comms is a Windows 10 application that can run on any Windows 10 compatible computer, laptop, or surface for a touch screen experience.  

The beautiful multi-coloured buttons and keys gives easy visual cues and makes using the PTZ Keyboard a breeze. Set up to 256 presets with memory of image parameters including camera moves (requires camera support). 

 

  • Supports NDI, NDI|HX, Visca, Visca over IP, RS422, RS232
    • 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.
  • Mix and Match protocols
  • PoE
    • 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.

  • BirdDog Comms compatible
  • Zoom ring ibn Joystock
  • Control up to 255 cameras on a single network
  • Quick access buttons for Exposure, Focus, PT Speed, Zoom, Shutter Speed, Iris, White Balance, and Compensation 
  • LED Display for ease of use
  • Super ergonomic button layout
  • Compatible with BirdDog Comms, the world’s best NDI Intercom System
    • PTZ Keyboard is the world’s first PTZ controller with Audio Intercom support over NDI. PTZ Keyvboard is compatible with BirdDog Comms. Comms is a complete Audio Intercom solution which can run on any Windows 10 compatible computer, laptop, or surface for a touch screen experience.

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Specification

Technical Specifications

INPUT/OUTPUT CONNECTORS

Control Input/Output

  • LAN: RJ45 x1 (With PoE) 100 BASE-TX
  • RS232: RJ45 x1
  • RS422: RJ45 x2

Control signal format

  • NDI® Control
  • 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 buttins: 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

BUTTONS

  • 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

GENERAL

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

Notes: Not all features are available on all control protocols