BirdDog BDPTZKEY PTZ Keyboard Controller with NDI / VISCA / RS-232 & RS422 - BirdDog Comms Compatible


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    BDPTZKEY - Overview


    The BirdDog Studio BDPTZKEY 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.

    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.

    Router Output.
    With Router Output you always know which PTZ Camera you are controlling. Simply hook up the free NDI Studio Monitor, and PTZ Keyboard will automatically update the Router Output to the camera you are controlling.

    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.

    Auto Joystick Calibration.
    When you turn on the PTZ Keyboard you simply need to move the Joystick up, down, left, and right to the maximum and the Joystick will be calibrated. The Joystick continues to automatically calibrate for the entire session.

    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. With API control.
    Set up your quick access buttons to work the way you want. Chose from the list of functions from the PTZ Keyboard, or use JSON, HTTP, and API commands to program hot keys for your favourite NDI software applications. Yes, you can now use your PTZ Keyboard as an NDI switcher panel.

    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.

    • Features:

      • Easy, ergonomic PTZ control of multiple remote cameras for live event production and content creation. Typical applications include: Education, Broadcast, Video Conferencing, House of Worship etc.
      • This compact remote controller features a high-quality joystick that allows effortless onehanded pan, tilt and zoom adjustments. Zoom can also be controlled via the joystick or a supplementary seesaw lever; dedicated knobs and control buttons simplify direct access to frequently-needed camera functions without needing to use the camera menus.
      • Quick Access features include the control of Exposure, Shutter Speed, Iris, Compensation, White Balance, Focus, PT Speed, Zoom Speed.
      • The controller supports serial RS232/RS422 and IP mix-control. It allows you to use RS232/RS422/IP control on one controller to control cameras in a single system.
      • With IP control, automatically search available IP cameras in the network and assign IPaddresses easily. IP control supports CGI and VISCA Over IP.
      • Up to 256 camera presets with memory of image parameters and 8 patterns to recallcamera moves (requires camera support).
      • Tally Indicator: Includes Normal Tally/On-Air Tally/Contact Modes.
      • Supports 2 groups (7 cameras per group) via VISCA RS422 daisy chain control. Unlimited number of controllers can operate on a single network to control up to 255 IP cameras.
      • Controls up to total 255 cameras (Combine using PELCO/VISCA/VISCA-Over-IP Protocol).
      • Up to 6 selectable ASSIGN function keys, allowing quick control of key camera functions.
      • Multi-color Key/Button illumination indicator.
      • Full compatibility is provided with all BirdDog PTZ cameras and Sony BRC, SRG series PTZ
      • cameras and most PTZ cameras in the market that support IP/RS232/RS422/RS485 control.
      • Regular MCU firmware upgrades via USB add new features to PTZ Keyboard.
    • 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
      • (Sony VISCA Compatible)
      • 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-color 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: 32°F - 104°F (0°C - 40°C)
      • Dimensions: 10.9" x 5.1" x 3.9" (278mm x 132mm x 99.5mm)
        NOTE: Not all features are available on all control protocols
    • Item Includes:

      • 1x BirdDog Studio PTZ Keyboard Controller
      • 1x Power Adapter & Power Cord
      • 1x Junction Box
      • 1x RJ45 Control Cable
      • 1x Tally Light Terminal Contact
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    BDPTZKEY - Required Accessories

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