BirdDog PTZ Keyboard Controller
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).
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
Speed control: Yes, 2 knobs (pan/tilt, zoom)
Zoom rocker: Yes
Zoom ring ibn joystick: Yes
Programmable function buttins: 6
Maximum camera control: Max. 255 with multiple protocols including NDI/IP
Maximum serial connections:
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
Operating Temp: 0-40oC
Notes: Not all features are available on all control protocols