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BirdDog PTZ Keyboard

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*up to 2nd day air - overnight available

The BirdDog PTZ Keyboard gives users exposure & movement control of up to 255 networked PTZ cameras & is compatible with NDINDI|HX, Visca over IP, RS-422, and RS-232 protocols. Key features include:

  • Control exposure, white balance, backlight, gain, shutter, focus, iris, shutter speed, & zoom

  • Control up to 255 network attached PTZ cameras

  • Joystick for camera movement & rocker switch for zoom control

  • Supports up to 256 memory presets with fully customizable parameters and camera moves

Tactile PTZ Control. The BirdDog PTZ Keyboard is a solution for moving PTZ camera control off of a screen and into your hands. You’ll get finer control and a faster workflow with a joystick and zoom rocker switch. The keyboard also has dedicated exposure, white balance, and focus knobs.

NDI & Much More. This BirdDog controller is compatible with cameras using NDINDI|HX, Visca over IP, RS-422, and RS-232 protocols. When using NDI, users can take advantage of audio intercom support using BirdDog Comms.

Power. This keyboard can be powered via Power over Ethernet (PoE), the serial port, or with the included AC adapter.

Q & A

  • Does this rental include ethernet cables or a network switch?
  • Does the keyboard support cross protocol mix-control?
    • Yes, but most scenarios require additional accessory cables that we don’t currently offer. If you need these for a shoot, please contact us.

  • Does this rental include the PTZ junction box or tally light terminal?
    • This rental doesn’t include the PTZ junction box or tally light terminal by default. If you’d like them, please request them in the Special Instructions box during checkout.

  • Do you rent an NDI switcher?
  • Resources

  • NDI Guide
  • User Guide
  • Brand


    Camcorder Type


    Camera Type



    VISCA over IP
    RS-232 / RS-422: Baud Rate 2400 / 4800 / 9600 / 19200 / 38400


    10.9 × 5.2 × 3.9″


    LAN: (1) RJ45 (with PoE) 100 Base-TX
    RS-232: (1) RJ45
    RS-422: (2) RJ45

    Item Type


    Power Input

    12 VDC
    Power over Visca
    Power over RS-232/RS-422

    BirdDog PTZ Keyboard

    AC Adapter - BirdDog GME24A-120200FDS2 (P200)

    Charger - Non-Polarized Cable

    PTZ - BirdDog PTZ Kickstand