The 12x-USB Gen2, gray, is a PTZ HD camera with direct streaming from PTZOptics. It features USB 3.0 output for connection to a computer. The Gen2 captures 1080p60/50 and performs H.265, H.265 and MJPEG streaming. In addition to USB output, the PTZ camera also has LAN, HDMI and CV outputs; LAN, RS-232 and RS-485 control connections. The USB, LAN and HDMI outputs can be used simultaneously, with the same resolution. The composite output can only be used by itself with 480i/576i resolution. The USB output is also compatible with USB 2.0, as long as the resolution is set to 960x540.
It has a 3.5 to 42.3mm, 12x zoom lens, which allows you to take close-up and wide-angle shots, to suit face-to-face and group meetings. It performs well in low light, thanks to an aperture of f/1.8 to f/2.8 and minimum illumination of only 0.5 lux at f/1.8. It has wide dynamic range and 2D/3D noise cancellation.
PTZOPTICS 12X-USB GEN2 LIVE STREAMING CAMERA (GREY)
PTZ camera with CV, HDMI, USB 3.0 and IP outputs, designed to be used in flexible live streaming and video production environments. PTZOptics' lens quality and control capabilities offer endless possibilities for HD capture.
It has 1080p high-definition video output, with12X lossless optical zoom, which allows you to get considerably closer to the subjects. All 12X models offer awide field of view of 72.5º, with the ability to zoom up to an angle of only 6.9°.
The camera simultaneouslyproduces 1080p/60fps video in HDMI, plus USB 3.0 and IP streams, H.264/H.265, for maximum flexibility. Each camera has a 3.5mm analog audio input, which can be used to insert audio via line-level input, into HDMI and Ethernet for IP streaming.
The cameras includeRS-232 input/output control ports and one RS-485. These ports useVISCA commandsto be integrated with most common control systems. Modules are available for download from the manufacturer's website. PTZOptics has an updated iOS camera control application available from the Apple Store and a free Android application. Controls built into the video production software or by a hardware joystick driver can be used. There are free IP camera drivers for Mac, PC and OBS.
All cameras have theability to stream live from the camera to your CDN. Simply enter the RTMP streaming information from the CDN into the IP interface of the camera to start the streaming. They include H.265 "High-Efficiency Codec" IP Streaming together with H.264 and multicast streaming.
PTZ with USB3 and HDMI PTZOptics PT12X-USB-GY-G2 features
1080p high-definition video camera with 12x and 20x optical zoom to choose from
3 Simultaneous video outputs: HDMI, USB 3.0 and H.264 or H.265 IP streaming
Plug and Play USB connectivity for easy connection to your computer
Wide field of view, with 12x lens offering 72.5º aperture and zoom up to 6.9º
Camera control with open source software
iOS and Android camera control application available
Works with virtually any online video conferencing software without the need for additional drivers or proprietary connections
HDMI video output supports up to 1080p resolution
UVC camera control: allows video and control via a single USB cable
RS-232/RS-485 camera control via VISCA commands
Live RTMP streaming to your favorite CDN
3.5mm audio jack input
IP video transmission with H.265 and H.264 encoding together with camera control
Horizontal: 6.9° (tele) to 72.5° (wide) Vertical: 3.9° (tele) to 44.8° (wide)
0.5 lux at f/1.8, AGC on
1/30 - 1/10000 sec
Flip / Mirror
Up: 90° Down: 30°
64 (or 255 via RS-232 and UVC)
Video Outputs: 1 x USB 3.0 (type B, female) 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)
*RS-232 / RS-485 Protocols: VISCA/Pelco-D/Pelco-P
2400 / 4800 / 9600 bits
Input: 12 VDC (10.8 - 13.0 VDC) JEITA power adapter (12 VDC in) included
24 W (Max)
23 to 104°F (-5 to 40°C]
-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)