BirdDog Eyes A300

BirdDog Eyes A300

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Product Highlights
  • NDI®
    NDI® is an IP codec that comes in multiple flavours. BirdDog P200 uses the full quality version. Full NDI® is an i-frame, variable bit rate codec with an extremely high signal to noise ratio and is designed to run over existing Gigabit networks.
  • THE BEST SILICON
    The best pictures come from the best silicon. Combining BirdDog’s custom NDI® silicon chip and a Sony CMOS backlit sensor is a match made in silicon heaven. Your productions deserve the best.
  • ONE CABLE
    One cable to rule them all. Simply plug a single Gigabit Ethernet cable in from your Power over Ethernet (PoE) switch and you have one Video, Audio, Power, and Comms anywhere on your network.
  • COMMS
    A300 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.

  • Overview
  • Tech Specs

Weatherproof Full NDI® PTZ.
Designed for fixed outdoor installations such as sports, the IP67 rating and the Wind Load Durability rating equal to that of a category 4 Hurricane, which means A300 can withstand pretty much any weather conditions. By teaming up BirdDog’s custom NDI® silicon chip, a Sony CMOS backlit sensor, and a true Sony Image module A300 has lightning auto focus, incredibly sharp images, and insanely fast zoom. A300 has frame rates up to 1080p60, 30x optical zoom, and outputs SDI and Full NDI® simultaneously.

Full NDI®. No compromises.
In the world of NDI® there are two flavours, NDI® and NDI|HX. NDI® is a variable bit rate, I-Frame codec that is reaches around 140Mbits at 1080p60 and is visually lossless. NDI|HX is a compressed, long-GOP, H.264 variant that reaches around 12Mbits at 1080p60. A300 only Encodes and Decodes Full YUV422 NDI®.

Sony Sensor. You deserve the best.
The best pictures come from the best silicon. A300 is teams up a world class Sony CMOS Backlit Sensor with the BirdDog custom NDI® chip to form a match made in silicon heaven. Your productions deserve the best.

Sony Image Module. Optics done right.
Lightning auto focus. Insanely fast zoom. Precision optics. The only way to achieve the best picture quality is with image module made by the world’s best. A300 uses a true Sony image module to give unparalleled performance, picture quality, and responsiveness.

All weather. Keep your NDI® dry.
With an IP67 rating A300 is perfect for fixed installations in outdoor and indoor environments. The nitrogen filled housing ensures no fog, and the external housing has been treated for corrosion resistance against salt spray. With -40°C to +60°C operating temperature rating A300 has been designed to withstand the most extreme elements on earth.

Dual Output. NDI® and SDI.
With NDI® and SDI simultaneous outputs you can use the A300 is ready to go live with your full NDI® workflow, or if you are still in an old school SDI workflow you can control via RS422, RS485, and RS232 to future proof your investment by using baseband video now and move to NDI® when you are ready.

30x Optical zoom. Over there is now over here.
The two punch 30x optical zoom and all weather abilities of makes A300 perfect for outdoor and indoor fixed installations for sports such as football, baseball, hockey, ski fields, basketball, soccer, and more.

You spin me right round baby. Right round.
360 degree continuous rotation, 255 preset positions, Zero Deviation Positioning technology, and a preset movement speed of 150 degrees per second mean you will never miss a shot again.
PTZ Keyboard. Take control.
Combine A300 with the BirdDog PTZ Keyboard and you have total control of all functions remotely. PTZ Keyboard is a full featured PTZ Keyboard that can control up to 255 PTZ cameras on a single network so can scale to even the most complex installations. PTZ Keyboard can control A300 over NDI® or by RS422 / RS232 when using in SDI mode.

PoE and Mounts. All options available.
A300 can be powered by PoE with an optional PoE Injector. Designed to hang upside down the choice of mounting options gives coverage for virtually any situation. Wall mount, Ceiling Mount, Corner Mount and Pole Mounting options all available.


Price: 25,742*
*Prices are excluding VAT

CAMERA
IMAGE SENSOR 1 / 2.8 inch CMOS 2.13MP
LENS 4.3-129mm
OPTICAL ZOOM 30x
DIGITAL ZOOM 12x
HORIZONTAL ANGLE OF VIEW 63.7° (W) – 2.3° (T)
APERTURE F1.6 (W) – F4.7 (T)
MIN. ILLUMINATION Color: 0.01 lux (F1.6, AGC on, 1/30s, High sensitive mode), 0.1 lux (F1.6, AGC on, 1/30s, Normal sensitive mode)
SHUTTER SPEED 1/1 – 1/10000s
FOCUS Auto, Push, Manual
WHITE BALANCE Auto, Indoor, Outdoor, Manual, OPW, ATW
EXPOSURE Auto, Manual, Shutter/Iris Priority
BACKLIGHT COMPENSATION YES
MECHANICAL
PAN MOVEMENT Horizontal : ±350° continuous pan (Zoom Adaptive Speed Range: 0.5°~100°/S )
TILT MOVEMENT Vertical: +90° to -15° (Zoom Adaptive Speed Range: 0.05°~90°/S)
PRESET POSITIONS 255 (Speed adjustable: Up to 150°/s)
ENVIRONMENTAL Outdoor/Indoor, IP67, corrosion resistant treated housing
OPERATING TEMPERATURE -40 – +60 (°C)
OPERATING HUMIDITY ≤80%
ILLUMINATION IR Laser, illumination up to 500m
VIDEO INTERFACE
VIDEO OUTPUT NDI/SDI
VIDEO FORMATS 1080p 60, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
1080i 60, 59.94, 50
720p 60, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
AUDIO I/O 3.5mm Audio In (Stereo)
3.5mm Audio Out (Stereo)
CONTROL INTERFACE
IP PTZ CONTROL NDI Kontrol (Otomatik Konfigürüsyan)
SERIAL PTZ CONTROL 2x RJ45: RS232/RS422/RS485
SERIAL CONTROL PROTOCOL VISCA / Pelco D


Price: 25,742*
*Prices are excluding VAT

POWER & DIMENSIONS
  • POWER INPUT
    AC 24v, PoE 80W Ready (BirdDog PoE 80W Injector needed, optional)
  • POWER CONSUMPTION
    Min. 24W, Max. 80w (-40°C, IR Laser ON)
  • DIMENSIONS
    180x180x423mm
  • WEIGHT
    10.2kg

NETWORK
  • VIDEO COMPRESSION
    Full NDI – i-frame high quality low latency NDI for production
  • NETWORK PROTOCOL
    NDI – Discovery, configuration and control
  • WEB CONTROL INTERFACE
    Full control via Web/Mobile UI including Scene presets