PTZOptics 20X Producer Plus Kit

PTZOptics 20X Producer Plus Kit

PTZOptics 20X Producer Plus Kit

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  • 1Description

The 20X Producer Plus Kit from PTZOptics includes one 20x-SDI Gen2 Live Streaming Camera (Gray), one HC-JOY-G2 Serial Controller Joystick, one Intel NUC i7 Skull Canyon PC, one MOTIV MVi Digital Audio Interface for Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Android, one Producer+ Upgrade External PCIe Box, one 100' 3G-SDI Cable, one 100' DB9 M-F Cable, one 8" MiniDP to HDMI cable, two 6' HDMI cables, and one wired keyboard and mouse. The kit is designed for use with up to 4 HD broadcast cameras and video/audio mixing programs such as vMix, Wirecast, OBS, and xSplit.

The Intel NUC i7 Skull Canyon is a dedicated PC that can be mounted at the back of your display. It is powered by the i7 2.6GHz quad core processor and features the Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580 card that supports resolutions up to 4K at 60 Hz. The PC comes with a 256GB SSD and 32GB DDR4 RAM. It features four SuperSpeed USB 3.0, one Thunderbolt Type-C, two USB 2.0, two USB 3.0, one HDMI, 1 Mini DisplayPort, and one DisplayPort (via Type-C) ports. In addition, the PC comes pre-loaded with Windows 10 operating system. 

  • 20x-SDI Gen2 Live Streaming Camera (Gray)

    This is the 20x-SDI Gen2 model of the PTZOptics lineup of advanced live streaming cameras, in gray, featuring a 3G-SDI output for connecting to switching equipment for broadcast conferencing. The Gen2 model is capable of 1080p60/50 recording (instead of a max of 30 fps), and streaming in H.265 and MJPEG in addition to H.264.

    This camera has a 4.4 - 88.5mm lens providing a 20x zoom range, allowing for effective close-focus and wide-angle shots to best suit both face-to-face and group meetings. It does well in low-light conditions owing to a fast f/1.8 - f/2.8 lens aperture and minimum illumination requirement of only 0.5 lux at f/1.8. On top of this, built-in wide dynamic range and 2D and 3D noise cancellation further enhance the conferencing experience. The camera, along with its entire family of 20x and 12x models, is completely open source so developers can customize everything as they prefer using simple HTML commands.

    In addition to the 3D-SDI output, the camera also has LAN, HDMI, and composite outputs, RS-232 input and output with daisy-chain capability, and an RS-485 port. The SDI, LAN, and HDMI outputs can be used simultaneously at the same resolution, which can be assigned via a dial on the rear. The composite output can only be used by itself and at 480i/576i resolution. The LAN output is capable of streaming two H.264 or two H.265 RTSP signals, one in HD and one in SD, or a single MJPEG signal, and allows for direct distribution to CDNs, streaming services, and other destinations using only the camera. There's also a 3.5mm audio input specifically for embedding audio into the LAN stream so you can deliver both audio and video to your destination. The LAN port is for streaming and control only and does not support Power-over-Ethernet. As an alternative to direct streaming from the LAN port you can also connect external devices for more advanced conferencing. You'll also find a USB 2.0 port among all the connections, but this is strictly for firmware updates.

    The camera can be controlled via the LAN port over a network, ONVIF over a network, and RS-232 via VISCA commands. RS-232 control includes control from any NewTek TriCaster, including any of the TriCaster Mini models. Simply connect multiple cameras to the TriCaster using DB9 cables and operate all of them from its software. A TriCaster can also be used over IP control using third-party software.

    A large variety of software is supported, including most online meeting software, mobile apps for control over your network, and the advanced PTZOptics Network Control and VISCA Control applications.

    An included IR remote control lets you adjust many settings via an on-screen display, allowing you to set and call presets, and control up to four cameras. You can set up to 64 presets in the camera (and up to 255 via RS-232), with a preset accuracy of 0.1°, and you can call up to 10 presets using the remote. The camera can be used desktop-mounted or ceiling-mounted, using an optional PTZOptics ceiling-mount bracket.

    Key Features
    • 3G-SDI output for connecting to professional switching equipment for broadcast conferencing
    • 1080p HD video at up to 60/50 fps
    • LAN, HDMI, and composite outputs, RS-232 input/output, RS-485 port
    • 3.5mm audio input for embedding audio into the IP stream
    • H.264 and H.265 HD/SD dual-stream, or MJPEG single stream via LAN port
    • SDI, LAN, and HDMI ports are simultaneously live
    • Open source customizable via HTML commands
    • 4.4 - 88.5mm lens with 20x zoom range
    • 1/2.7" 2.1MP CMOS sensor
    • f/1.8 - f/2.8 lens aperture
    • 0.5 lux minimum illumination at f/1.8
    • Wide dynamic range
    • 2D and 3D noise cancellation
    • Control via LAN over a network, ONVIF over a network, and RS-232 via VISCA commands
    • Control multiple cameras from any NewTek TriCaster, directly from the TriCaster software
    • Set up to 64 presets (or up to 255 via RS-232), with a preset accuracy of 0.1°
    • Use desktop-mounted or ceiling-mounted using an optional bracket
    UPC: 737993158882
  • HC-JOY-G2 Serial Controller Joystick with VISCA/Pelco-D/Pelco-P Protocol

    Protected by a metal housing, the HC-JOY-G2 Serial Controller Joystick with VISCA/Pelco-D/Pelco-P Protocol from HuddleCamHD is built to survive the daily production grind. It features a three-axis joystick that enables variable speed PTZ control. Supporting VISCA, Pelco-D, and Pelco-P protocols, the controller can be used to control a wide variety of cameras through its RS232, RS422, and RS485 interfaces.

    You can control up to 255 cameras from the controller, and it supports cable runs over 3900' with 24 gauge twisted pair cable. The controller incorporates an LCD screen for local information confirmation, as well as supporting OSD. You can control up to 255 cameras with up to 255 presets including iris, focus, home, and backlight compensation controls.

    • Easy pan, tilt, and zoom camera controls
    • Use three dimensional joystick with "twist" for variable control of zoom
    • Support for R232, RS422, RS485, VISCA, Pelco-D, and Pelco-P protocol
    • Large LCD menu display
    • Key-press "BEEP" confirmation (optional - set on or off)
    • Pan, tilt, zoom, iris, and focus control
    • Variable speed control of pan, tilt, and zoom
    • Auto/manual focus and iris
    • Backlight compensation control
    • Cameras #1-4 Quick Key select buttons
    • Preset save, call, and clear
    • Real-time display of the current status
    • Short circuit and overcurrent protection
    • Automatic recovery program for the communication port(s)
    UPC: 737993159704
  • MVi - Digital Audio Interface for Mac, PC, iPhone, iPod, iPad and Android

    The MVi from Shure is a single-channel, simple-to-use, digital interface for connecting microphones and instruments to Mac and Windows computers, as well as the range of iOS and Android devices. Simple and flexible, the unit features an XLR + 1/4" TS combo input jack for microphones and instruments, five DSP presets, and a touch panel that allows real-time access to volume, gain and mode selection functions. Phantom power for condenser microphones, appropriate cabling, and a rugged all-metal construction make for reliable digital recording wherever needed.

    Connect any standard XLR microphone or 1/4" plug for guitar, bass or keyboard to any iOS device, Mac or PC for seamless audio capture
    Five built-in DSP preset modes
    Phantom power
    Touch panel allows volume, gain and mode selection adjustments
    Headphone output
    Includes appropriate cables
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • RS-232 Cable
  • Power Supply
  • IR Remote Control
  • 2 x AAA Batteries (for Remote Control)
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • RS232 Cable
  • 12 VDC Power Supply
  • 5p Screw Terminal Plug
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • micro USB Type-B to USB Cable
  • micro USB Type-B to Lightning Cable
  • One (1) Year Limited Warranty

Also Includes

  • Intel NUC i7 Skull Canyon
  • 100' 3G-SDI Cable
  • 100' DB9 M-F Cable
  • 8" MiniDP to HDMI Cable
  • 2 x 6' HDMI Cables
  • Wired Keyboard and Mouse
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • 20x-SDI Gen2 Live Streaming Camera (Gray)
    Image Sensor 1/2.7" CMOS progressive, 2.12 MP
    Capture Resolution 1080p 60/50/30/25
    1080i 60/50
    720p 60/50
    576i
    480i
    Video Standards NTSC, PAL
    Lens Integrated 4.4 - 88.5mm, f/1.8 - f/2.8
    Zoom Optical: 20x
    Digital: 16x
    Angle of View Horizontal: 3.36° (tele) to 60.7° (wide)
    Vertical: 1.89° (tele) to 34.1° (wide)
    Minimum Illumination 0.5 lux at f/1.8, AGC on
    Shutter Speed 1/30 - 1/10000 sec
    SNR ≥55 dB
    Flip / Mirror Supported (vertical)
    Working Environment Indoor
    Pan Movement ±170°
    Tilt Up: 90°
    Down: 30°
    Presets Up to 64 presets (255 presets via RS-232)
    Connectors Video Outputs:
    1 x 3G-SDI
    1 x HDMI (1.3)
    1 x RJ45 (10 m/100 m adaptive Ethernet port) (IP network interface)
    1 x 3.5 mm Composite

    Audio Interface:
    1 x 3.5 mm line in (for embedding into IP stream only)

    Communication Interface:
    1 x RS-232 input (8-pin mini-DIN) (98 ft / 30 m distance)
    1 x RS-232 output (pass-through) (8-pin mini-DIN) (98 ft / 30 m distance)
    1 x RS-485 (2-pin Phoenix port) (4920 ft / 1500 m distance)

    Firmware Updates:
    1 x USB 2.0

    *RS-232 / RS-485 Protocols: VISCA/Pelco-D/Pelco-P
    Baud Rate 2400 / 4800 / 9600 bits
    Power Supply Input: 12 VDC (10.8 - 13.0 VDC)
    JEITA power adapter (12 VDC in) included
    Power Consumption 24 W (Max)
    Operating Temperature 23 to 104°F (-5 to 40°C]
    Storage Temperature -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
    Dimensions (W × H × D) 5.6 x 6.6 x 5.9" (14.2 x 16.8 x 15.0 cm)
    With Tilt Up: 5.6 x 7.3 x 5.9" (14.2 x 18.5 x 15.0 cm)
    Weight 3 lb (1.4 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.9 x 9.2 x 9.2"
  • HC-JOY-G2 Serial Controller Joystick with VISCA/Pelco-D/Pelco-P Protocol
    Connectors RS232: 1 x DB9
    RS422/RS485: 1 x 5SCT
    Baud Rate 1200 to 1900 bps
    Cameras Supported 255
    Presets 255
    Maximum Cable Distance 3,937' / 1,200 m
    Power 6 W, 12 VDC
    Operational Temperature 14 to 122°F / -10 to 50°C
    Humidity (Non-Condensing) 10 to 90%
    Dimensions 12.6 x 7.1 x 4.3" / 32.0 x 18.1 x 11.0 cm
    Weight 3.4 lb / 1.6 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 16.6 x 10.5 x 7.0"
  • MVi - Digital Audio Interface for Mac, PC, iPhone, iPod, iPad and Android
    Connections 1 XLR/TS combo Input
    1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) TRS Headphone Out
    1 x micro USB Type-B
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.3 x 3.9 x 3.0"

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