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
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, Zoom.us
- 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.