PTZ Remote Cameras

Datavideo PTC-280 | 4K PTZ Camera

Datavideo Solutions


4K PTZ Camera

Product Code: DATAPTC280

Suggested Retail Price £1559+VAT

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Stock status: In Stock; available from resellers

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Kit List

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  • 4K PTZ Camera
  • 2160p50/59.94/60 PTZ Camera
  • 1/2.5" CMOS sensor
  • 12x Optical Zoom, 16x Digital Zoom
  • 4K Video interfaces: HDMI, IP (H.264 & H.265)
  • 2160p and 1080p (3G-SDI) Simultaneous video output
  • RS-422 Serial Port Control
  • External audio input: 3.5mm audio in/line in (switchable on the web UI)
  • User friendly Web UI 

The PTC-280 4K PTZ Camera can be easily controlled via traditional RS-422 serial port, or IP remote control via DVIP (Datavideo proprietary protocol) or Sony VISCA over IP. It supports dual streaming output for A/V applications, plus you can easily stream to Facebook (RTMPS), YouTube and dvCloud.

PTZ View Assist: Control up to four cameras

The camera control app is tailored for all Datavideo PTZ cameras. It can monitor the live streaming video from PTC-140, PTC-280 and PTC-300 series. The app can control up to 4 cameras simultaneously via DVIP, you can intuitively set up and recall the presets and adjust white balance, focus and IRIS. The app is able to decode the live stream via RTSP, SRT, HLS and NDI (only RTSP available now), easily monitor the live streaming video and set up the parameters promptly in one application. PTZ View Assist is avaialble on Google Play and App Store for free!

  • Low Noise in Low Light
    Advanced 2D/3D noise reduction technology is also used to further reduce the noise while ensuring image sharpness.
  • Multiple Simultaneous Video Outputs
    Supports simultaneous HDMI 2.0 and IP output up to 2160p 50/60 and also 3G-SDI output up to 1080p60/50.
  • Multiple Network Protocol with Dual Stream Function
    Support RTSP and RTMPS protocols, easy to stream directly to two different CDN platforms and Datavideo dvCloud as well.
  • Supports H.264/H.265 Video Compression
    Support compression of resolution up to 3840x2160 with frame up to 59.94, 60fps and the second channel 1280x720p with 30fps compression. AAC, MP3 and PCM audio compression also supported.
  • Compatible with Various Controllers
    Control real-time pan, tilt, and zoom camera movements with Datavideo PTZ View Assist APP, RMC-300A and RMC-180. With configurable preset positions supported.
  • RS-422, DVIP and Ethernet Camera Control
    RS-422 and ethernet to use DVIP or VISCA over IP commands to integrate with larger control systems.
  • Tally Light
    Green and red lights tally to show the preview and program status for broadcast applications.

Seamlessly compatible with DVCloud

Get the most out of your streaming hardware using DVCloud. The PTC-280 is seamlessly compatible with Datavideo’s DVCloud service.

This subscription service give you the possibility of sending your stream to multiple destinations at the same time without having to have multiple hardware encoders.

You can also record your production on the DVCloud platform in h.264 format. After recording you can directly use this recording to upload it to your favourite content platform.

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Tripod head and legs leveling adapter

Tripod Legs - Photo


Full size tripod legs with lever lock leg sections


Carbon fibre tripod legs with three twist lock leg sections


Carbon fibre tripod legs with three twist lock leg sections

Holdan at KitPlus Manchester

Trade shows are in full swing again and next up we’re at the KitPlus show at Media City UK (The Open Centre) on Thursday 23rd June, open from 10 am - 4:30 pm.

New launches at ISE 2020

Here's an overview of our vendors exhibiting at ISE 2020. Please call us on +44 (0)1457 851000 if you would like to book a stand tour with one of our manufacturers. BLACKMAGIC DESIGN HALL 3, STAND C140 The Video Assist 12G 5” and 7” monitor recorders are now shipping. The original HD versions were incredibly popular with AV technicians who wanted to verify SDI and HDMI feeds and check waveform levels. For production teams, their 4K HDR capture makes them a superb on-camera SD card recorder. The ATEM Mini is a very small, cost-effective 4 channel HDMI video switcher with streaming output. Great as a portable mixer or a signal switcher, it’s being adopted by everyone from conference producers to AV technicians looking for simple HDMI switching.

The perfect breakout assistant

Datavideo's DAC-75T is designed to convert video signals from VGA, HDMI, SDI to HDMI or SDI. With touchscreen control, it's a great ally for venues, conference teams and AV rental teams that need to be ready for whatever the presenter needs to project.  DAC-75T makes childplay of connecting your source to a screen or projector. The DAC-75T does upscaling, downscaling and standards conversion for any HDMI, VGA or SDI device to any HDMI or SDI screen or projector. RCA inputs allow audio to be embedded to the output of the video signal for recording purposes.

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