PTZ Range

BirdDog

PTZ Range

From the entry level P100 built on BirdDog’s custom NDI silicon chip, with frame rates up to 1080p60 and 10x optical zoom, to the P4K with it’s huge Sony 1” Exmor R CMOS back lit sensor delivering stunning 4K resolution pictures the BirdDog PTZ range covers all bases.

Check out a comparison of the BirdDog PTZ range of cameras here.

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P100

Built on BirdDog’s custom NDI silicon chip, the P100 PTZ camera is your entry into the world of full NDI. Featuring frame rates up to 1080p60, 10x optical zoom, and dual SDI and NDI outputs, P100 gives you professional level quality, performance, and total flexibility. 3.5mm audio connectors allow P100 to work with BirdDog Comms, the world’s first NDI audio intercom platform.

NDI, SDI & HDMI.

With NDI, SDI, and HDMI simultaneous outputs the P100 is ready to go live with full NDI today or can be use as a traditional SDI/HDMI camera. P100 is incredibly small with a diameter of just 145mm / 5.7 inches making it perfect for courtrooms, boardrooms, classrooms, and any application where you need a small, yet powerful, PTZ camera.

P100 has been engineered to meet the most demanding situations whether you are in a boardroom streaming your quarterly results, producing a live event for your church, or live streaming sports.

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P200

Designed for serious production the image quality of P200 is best in class. By teaming up BirdDog’s custom NDI® silicon chip, a Sony CMOS Backlit Sensor, and a true Sony Image Module, P200 has lightening auto focus, incredibly sharp images, and insanely fast zoom. P200 has frame rates up to 1080p60, 30x optical zoom, and features independent, live triple outputs in SDI, HDMI and Full NDI®.  

Designed for serious production the image quality of P200 is best in class and now available in white. By teaming up BirdDog’s custom NDI® silicon chip, a Sony CMOS Backlit Sensor, and a true Sony Image Module, P200 has lightening auto focus, incredibly sharp images, and insanely fast zoom. P200 has frame rates up to 1080p60, 30x optical zoom, and features independent, live triple outputs in SDI, HDMI and Full NDI®.

BirdDog A200

A200

Designed for fixed outdoor installations such as sports, the IP67 rating means A200 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 A200 has lightning auto focus, incredibly sharp images, and insanely fast zoom. A200 has frame rates up to 1080p60, 30x optical zoom, and outputs SDI and Full NDI simultaneously.

A200 teams up a world class Sony CMOS Backlit Sensor with the BirdDog custom NDI chip to form a match made in heaven. A200 uses a true Sony image module to give unparalleled performance, picture quality, and responsiveness.

All Weather

With an IP67 rating, external housing corrosion resistance treatment against salt spray, and an -40°C to +60°C operating temperature rating, A200 has been designed to withstand the most extreme elements on earth. It even has a rain wiper to keep water off the lens. The 30x optical zoom makes A200 perfect for outdoor and indoor fixed installations for sports such as football, baseball, hockey, ski fields, basketball, soccer, and more.

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A300

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.

A300 teams up a world class Sony CMOS Backlit Sensor with the BirdDog custom NDI chip to form a match made in heaven. A300 uses a true Sony image module to give unparalleled performance, picture quality, and responsiveness.

All Weather

With an IP67 rating, external housing corrosion resistance treatment against salt spray, and an -40°C to +60°C operating temperature rating, A300 has been designed to withstand the most extreme elements on earth. It can even work through a category 4 hurricane. The 30x optical zoom makes A300 perfect for outdoor and indoor fixed installations for sports and the Nitrogen filled housing eliminates fog.

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P400

The BirdDog P400 is the world’s First 10-Bit NDI in 4K with Professional Colour Tools.

Black and White options.

• P400 features 10-bit NDI in stunning 4K resolution and allows chroma subsampling in your choice of 4:2:0 or 4:2:2.

• P400 teams up BirdDog’s custom NDI® silicon chip, a 4K Sony CMOS Backlit sensor, and a true Sony Image Module.

• P400 includes professional level colour tools including Colour Matrix control, Black Level, and Gamma including 512 pre-set gamma positions.

• P400 with Cam Control opens up all the Colour Matrix, Black Level, Gamma adjustment tools to shade remotely.

• P400 has incredible low light performance.

• P400 delivers 10-bit NDI, 6G SDI, HDMI 2.0 – simultaneous live outputs

• P400 has a 20x Zoom, Genlock, Tally, Audio Intercom, superfine robotics, PoE.

• P400 is of course compatible with all BirdDog software including Cloud, Cam Control, Central Pro, and Comms Pro.

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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.

The BirdDog 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 any of the supported protocols and control them from a single PTZ Keyboard. Quickly access all the cameras on the network, and set up quick access buttons for your favourite settings like Exposure, Focus, Zoom, and movement speeds.

Designed to control up to 255 PTZ cameras on a single network, PTZ Keyboard can scale to even the most complex installations. The Keyboard also has 6 program buttons that can be set up as 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.

The P200 can be powered by Power over Ethernet (PoE) or from the included power adapter.

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P4K

A huge 1” Sony Exmor R CMOS back lit Sensor and 14.4 million effective pixels enable P4K to deliver stunning pictures in 4K resolutions with Full Bandwidth NDI®. Excellent light sensitivity makes P4K perfect for all broadcast applications, sports, remote studios, newsrooms, house of worship and any shoot where quality matters.

The best images come from the best sensors and the P4K is built exclusively around the best sensor in its category. The massive 1” Sony Exmor R CMOS backlit sensor delivers truly stunning pictures in all shoot modes and frame rates whether in HD or 4K. 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. P4K is a Full NDI® camera.

BirdDog Cloud Integration - Directly in the camera.
P4K can communicate directly to BirdDog Cloud without the need for a computer running Cloud Core. Simply plug the P4K into your network and configure it through BirdDog Cloud Command to control all functions of P4K from literally anywhere in the world. 

More than just a production PTZ - Shoot true cinematic styles.
P4K is a PTZ designed for the most demanding live production shoots and supports all the traditional frame rates you would expect including 29.97 but now you can use your PTZ as a camera for TVC’s, drama, and shoot 24p for that wonderful cinematic look. 10-bit. NDI4. P4K is a 10-bit sensor and with NDI4 you can have an end to end 10-bit workflow. Perfect for broadcasters and other productions where bit depth matters. With 10-bit support you can record the NDI® feeds using free tools such as NewTek NDI Monitor or IsoCorder Pro.

Product Specifications

Camera Image Sensor: 1.0-type back-illumin.

Exmor R CMOS sensor

Number of effective pixels: 14.2 Megapixels

Picture elements: 3840 x 2160, 8.29 Megapixels

Lens: Optical, 12X

Digital Zoom: Digital Zoom 12X, with SRZ feature,18X zoom at 4K, or 24X zoom at FHD.

Horiz. Ang. of View Focal Length: 64.6 (Wide) – 6.1 (Tele), f=9.3 to 111.6mm, F2.8(Wide), F4.5(Tele) Min. object distance: 80mm (W), 1000mm (T)

Aperture: F2.8 Constant (W)~(T), 16 Steps

Min. Illumination: 0.5 lx (1/30 sec, 50%, High Sensit. mode On) 2.0 lx (1/30 sec, 50%, High Sensitivity mode Off) 0.067 lx (1/4 sec (1/3 sec), 50%, High Sensitivity mode On) 0.267 lx (1/4 sec (1/3 sec), 50%, High Sensitivity mode Off)

Shutter Speed: 1/10000s to 1/8 (59.94/29.97)

Focus: Auto Focus(Trigger/Interval), Manual Focus(Variable Sp.), One Push Trigger, Near Limit

White Balance: AUTO, ATW, Indoor, Outdoor, One Push WB, Manual WB, Outdoor Auto, Sodium Vapor Lamp(Fix/Auto/Outdoor Auto)

Exposure: Full Auto, Gain, Gain Limit, Shutter Priority, Iris Priority, Manual, Bright, Slow Shutter, Max/Min Shutter Limit, Slow AE

Features: High Sensitivity, Defog mode, Backlight Comp., HLC, E-FLIP, Mirror, Flicker Control, Day/Night, Defog

WDR: YES (130dB) - ND Filter: YES - Image Stabilizer: YES

Color Gain: Yes (15 step) - Color Hue: Yes (15 step)

Gamma: Standard/Straight/MOVIE/STILL/CINE1/ CINE2/CINE3/CINE4/ITU709//Pattern Gamma Level: Yes (15 step)

Black Level: Yes (97 step)

Flicker Cancel: Yes

Noise Reduction: On/Off (level 5 to 1 / Off, 6 steps), 2D/3D

S/N Ratio: ≥50db

Mechanical

Pan Movement: Horiz.:±350 degrees continuous pan (Zoom Adaptive Speed Range: 0.05°~100°/S )

Tilt Movement: Vertical:+90 degrees to -30 degrees (Zoom Adaptive Speed Range: 0.05°~50°/S)

Preset Position/Speed: 0~5 Level Adjustable

Preset Memory: YES, (Picture Profile Preset-Preset Memory for image parameters)

Quietness: 45db

Home Position: Supported - Environmental: Indoor

Interface

4K Video Output: Main 4K HDMI Type-A (x1) 6G-SDI (x2) or Dual Link 3G-SDI(2SI only) x2

HD Video Output: Main HD HDMI Type-A (x1) - 3G-SDI x2

HDMI Color Space: YCbCr, 4:2:2 RGB, 4:4:4

NDI Video Encode: Full bandwidth NDI

NDI Version: NDI v4.0 (Firmware upgradeable) IP Video Stream: UP to 4K/30 & 1080p60

Camera Control Interface: RS232/RS-422/RS485(RJ45 x2), NDI/IP Control (RJ45), IR Remote Control

Control Protocol: NDI, VISCA, VISCA Over IP

LAN: RJ45X1(1000Mb), NDI/IP video streaming, System upgrade, PoE(IEEE802.3bt)

External Sync. Input: BNCX1, 75Ω, HD 3-level sync, SD Black Burst

Audio I/O: Audio input x1, Audio output x1, 3.5mm audio jack

Audio Output: Embedded with main HDMI, 24bit Stereo Embedded with SDI, 24bit Stereo - Embedded with NDI

Tally Light: Front and Back

Environmental

Mount: Ceiling mount, Wall mount, Tripod

Operating Temperature : -10 to +40 (°C), 32 to 104 (°F)

Operating Humidity: ≤80% Suitable for Use

Power Input: 12VDC, PoE++ (IEEE 802.3bt)

Power Consumption: 22W

Dimension: 165x196x247mm

Weight: 3.4kg

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