PTZOptics NDI ZCAM Cameras
PTZOptics NDI ZCAM Cameras – POV, 12x, 20x
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PTZOptics NDI ZCAM Cameras – POV, 12x, 20x


Do you want to get the best video camera for your needs?

The PTZOptics NDI ZCAM cameras offer three main types – 12x, 20x, and POV – so that you always get the perfect camera for your needs. In fact, if you need a video camera that you can use for both live-streaming and filming high-end productions, this is a great choice. With this camera, you get tons of advantages and perks including:

You’ll be able to record in HD quality with an amazing resolution of 1920 x 1080p at 30 frames per second. This means that everything will look crisp and clear on any device or screen size. And it’s also easy to set up as well!

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The PTZOptics NDI ZCAM Cameras – POV, 12x, 20x


  • Advanced white balance modes that allow for one-push and new Kelvin temperature scale.
  • Both 2D and 3D noise reduction thanks to its low-noise CMOS sensor.
  • Broadcast frame rates of 1080p59.94/29.97, 1080i59.94, and 720p59.94.
  • Full frame rates of 1080p-60/50/30/25, 1080-60/50, and 720p-60/50/30/25.
  • The wide dynamic range allows for excellent results even in low-lighting scenarios.


NDI cameras offer numerous advantages, one of the main ones being their versatility and their ability to do several things at once. The ZCam NDI cameras made by PTZOptics offer three main types – 12x, 20x, and POV – so that you always get the perfect camera for your needs. In fact, if you need a video camera that you can use for both live-streaming and for filming high-end video productions, this is a great camera to choose from. With this camera, you get tons of advantages and perks, including:

When it comes to high-tech features, in fact, this camera has it all, and with prices that start at around $900, you won’t have to break the bank just to get a reliable camera that you’ll soon wonder how you ever lived without.

All houses of worship deserve to have top-notch video cameras that don’t cost a fortune, and this camera definitely falls into that category. One of the biggest perks is that you likely won’t have to rush out and buy additional software because the camera works with most video-conferencing software on the market, including vMix, MimoLive, Open Broadcaster Software (OBS), Wirecast, Livestream Studio, and xSplit, among others. In fact, anytime you need video shots of classes, sermons, or anything else for that matter, this PTZOptics NDI camera is the one you’ll want.

For those of you who love statistics and numbers, there is even better news with this camera. It offers a frame rate of up to 60 FPS (frames per second) and 30 FPS with a live stream, aspect ratios of 4:3 and 16:9, video outputs that include both video over Ethernet and 3G-SDI, and an output resolution range of 720p30 to 1080p60.

But while these numbers are impressive, all you really have to know is that this is a high-quality, sturdy camera that allows for excellent images and sounds and that it is incredibly useful for all sorts of events. In fact, you get everything you need to ensure that all of your productions come out looking very professional even though you don’t need to be a tech wizard to make that happen, and even though the price you’ll pay for the camera is very reasonable.

ZCAM VL/12x/20x Technical Specifications

Video OutputsVideo Outputs(1) Video over Ethernet (1080p@60fps capable)1
(1) 3G-SDI (up to 1080P@60fps capable)
Connectors(1) 3G-SDI (BNC – 75 Ohm, Female)
(1) 10/100/1000 RJ-45
(1) Non-powered 3.5mm Female Input
Aspect Ratios4:3, 16:9
Standard ResolutionsPAL, PAL wide, NTSC, NTSC Wide
Output Resolution Range720p30 to 1080p60
Frame RateUp to 60 fps (IP Stream limited to 30 fps)
IP StreamingVideo Bitrate Range: 32 – 20480 kbps
Maximum 1080p Frame Rate 60fps
Maximum 720p Frame Rate 120fps
Audio Bitrate Options: 96K, 129K, 256K
AAC Audio Encoding
Audio Sample Rate Options: 44.1K, 48K
Recommended maximum Cable Length for SDI (based on standards)300 ft
Recommended maximum Cable Length for Ethernet (based on standards)328 ft
Camera and LensVideo SensorPanasonic 1/2.7” CMOS, 2.07 Megapixels
Scanning ModeProgressive
Frame RatesFull Frame Rates: 1080p-60/50/30/25, 1080-60/50, 720p-60/50/30/25
Focal LengthVL – 4X Optical, F 2.8mm ~ 12mm, F1.4+
12x Optical, F3.5mm-42.3mm, F1.8-F2.8
20x Optical, F=4.42mm ~ 88.5mm, F1.8-F2.8 R
Zoom Length4X, 12X and 20X Options
Field of ViewVL Lens – 122°
12X Lens – 72.5°
20X Lens – 60.7°
Min Lux0.5 Lux at F1.8, AGC ON
Shutter Speed1/30s – 1/10000s
Vertical Flip & MirrorSupported
Horizontal Angle of ViewVL Lens – 28° (tele) – 122° (wide)
12X Lens – 6.9° (tele) to 72.5° (wide)
20X Lens – 2.28° (tele) to 60.7° (wide)
Vertical Angle of ViewVL Lens – 16° (tele) – 91° (wide)
12X Lens – 3.9° (tele) to 44.8°(wide)
20X Lens – 1.28° (tele) to 34.1°(wide)
Wide Dynamic RangeSupported
White BalanceAuto, 3000K/Indoor, 4000K, 5000K/Outdoor, 6500K-1, 6500K-2, 6500K-3, One Push (ok), Manual
Digital Noise Reduction2D & 3D Digital Noise Reduction
AudioAnalog audio inputsLine In, 3.5mm (IP Stream Only)
Static IPSupported
Dual StreamingSupported
HTTP Port NumberDefault 80
RTSP PortDefault 554
PTZ PortDefault 5678
UDP PortDefault 1259
Web ManagementSupported
Guest & Admin Logins
Camera Control(1) RS-485VL & EPTZ: 6 Position Push In Terminal Block
12X & 20X: 3 Position Terminal Block
Protocols: VISCA/Pelco-D/Pelco-P
Baud Rate2400/4800/9600 bits
IPPTZOptics VISCA over IP2
Recommended maximum cable length for RS-4853,600 feet (1,200 meters)
Electrical IndexPower Supply12W (Max)
Input Voltage12V DC (10.8 – 13.0V DC) or PoE 802.3af
Power over EthernetStandard PoE supported
Physical SpecificationsDimension (in.)VL – 2.8W x 2.4H x 5.94D (8.25 w/ incl. lens) (inches)
12X – 3.1W x 5.7D x 2.9H (inches)
20X – 3.1W x 5.7D x 2.9H
Dimensions (mm)VL – 142W x 164H x 169D (189H max w/ Tilt) (mm)
12X – 79W x 145D x 74H (mm)
20X – 79W x 145D x74H (mm)
Box Dimensions10W x 5D x 5H (inches)
254 x 127 x 127 (mm)
Camera Weight1.4 lbs. (.63 kg)
Boxed Weight1.8 lbs. (2.45 kg)
Regulatory ComplianceFCC compliance:FCC 47 CFR Part 15 Subpart B – Class A:2011, ANSI C63.4-2014
CE compliance:EN 55032:2015, EN 61000-3-2:2014, EN 61000-3-3:2013, EN 55035:2017
1H.264, H.265, MJPEG Encoding; RTSP; RTMP; NDI|HX® upgradeable
2TCP (5678); UDP (1259)
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