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.
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.
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.
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Free Comms Lite. Upgrade to Comms Pro.
PTZ Keyboard includes free Audio Intercom software, Comms Lite. Comms Lite supports four BirdDog devices and one Director. For more information on Comms Lite and how to get your free copy click here.
Need a more powerful Audio Intercom solution? Comms Pro gives you all the amazing features of Comms Lite plus allows you to create up to five groups, adds additional push to talk buttons for the director, ability to change groups on the fly, plus more. Comms Pro is just $299 and you can read more about it here.