PTZ Keyboard

BirdDog PTZ Keyboard

BirdDog
Product Highlights
  • UNIVERSAL CONTROL®
    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.
  • BEAUTIFUL ERGONOMICS
    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.
  • POWER OVER EVERYTHING
    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.
  • COMMS
    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.

  • Overview
  • Tech Specs

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 this is the PTZ controller you have been waiting for.

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.


Price: 6,054*
*Prices are excluding VAT

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 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
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


Price: 6,054*
*Prices are excluding VAT

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