Datavideo reveals PTC-140NDI pan-tilt-zoom camera

Datavideo has just announced two new products being added to their 2020 lineup: the CAP-2 HDMI to USB Video Capture Card and the PTC-140NDI pan-tilt-zoom camera with NDI tech.


The PTC-140NDI features a 1/2.8 inch CMOS sensor and shoots 1920x1080p Full HD resolution video at up to 60 fps. As for its zoom, the PTC-140 has a 20x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom. This should allow you to mount it from a distance and still get sharp shots. Additionally, the camera has a built-in streaming encoder and can encode up to two simultaneous streams to any cloud service.

According to Datavideo, the RMC-180 PTZ camera control unit “makes it easy to set up and control” up to four Datavideo PTC-140NDI cameras for any live video production. Its web user interface allows for preview, pan-tilt-zoom control and setting configuration in IP mode. For even larger setups, when paired with an iPad or Android tablet, the RMC-300C camera control unit can control up to 24 PTC-140 cameras.

CAP-2 HDMI to USB 3.0 capture box

Datavideo CAP-2 HDMI to USB 3.0 capture box
Datavideo CAP-2 HDMI to USB 3.0 capture box

Alongside the PTC-140NDI announcement, the CAP-2 HDMI to USB 3.0 Capture Box is an HDMI-USB Capturing device. It supports up to 1080p50/60. Also, it sports a stereo line in external audio and can be switch between HDMI embedded audio and external line-in audio. No external power is needed and support for UBC is included. The device is compatible with various operating systems and apps. Those includes:

  • Windows: Amcap, Google Plus Hangouts, OBS (Open Broadcast Software), Skype, VLC, Xsplit Broadcaster,
  • Linux: VLC, OBS
  • Mac OS X: OBS, Quicktime player, VLC, Facetime

Pricing and availability

The Datavideo PTC-140NDI pan-tilt-zoom camera costs $1249 and the Datavideo CAP-2 HDMI to USB 3.0 capture box costs $249. You can get both now.

Sean Berry
Sean Berry
Sean Berry is Videomaker's managing editor.

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