BirdDog Eyes A300 IP67 Extreme Weatherproof Full NDI PTZ Camera
Weatherproof Full NDI® PTZ.
Designed for fixed outdoor installations such as sports, the IP67 rating and the Wind Load Durability rating equal to that of a category 4 Hurricane, which means A300 can withstand pretty much any weather conditions. By teaming up BirdDog’s custom NDI® silicon chip, a Sony CMOS backlit sensor, and a true Sony Image module A300 has lightning auto focus, incredibly sharp images, and insanely fast zoom. A300 has frame rates up to 1080p60, 30x optical zoom, and outputs SDI and Full NDI® simultaneously.
Full NDI®. No compromises.
In the world of NDI® there are two flavours, NDI® and NDI|HX. NDI® is a variable bit rate, I-Frame codec that is reaches around 140Mbits at 1080p60 and is visually lossless. NDI|HX is a compressed, long-GOP, H.264 variant that reaches around 12Mbits at 1080p60. A300 only Encodes and Decodes Full YUV422 NDI®.
Sony Sensor. You deserve the best.
The best pictures come from the best silicon. A300 is teams up a world class Sony CMOS Backlit Sensor with the BirdDog custom NDI® chip to form a match made in silicon heaven. Your productions deserve the best.
Sony Image Module. Optics done right.
Lightning auto focus. Insanely fast zoom. Precision optics. The only way to achieve the best picture quality is with image module made by the world’s best. A300 uses a true Sony image module to give unparalleled performance, picture quality, and responsiveness.
All weather. Keep your NDI® dry.
With an IP67 rating A300 is perfect for fixed installations in outdoor and indoor environments. The nitrogen filled housing ensures no fog, and the external housing has been treated for corrosion resistance against salt spray. With -40°C to +60°C operating temperature rating A300 has been designed to withstand the most extreme elements on earth.
Nitrogen Filled Housing. Fog don’t live here.
Never worry about missing the shot. With A300’s nitrogen filled housing there is no chance of the lens fogging up.
Category 4 Hurricane? Bring it.
Designed for all weather conditions, A300 boasts an incredible Wind Load Durability rating equal to 60m/s. As long as you have it secured properly A300& will just keep on keeping on.
Frickin laser beam. Pew Pew.
Built in infra red laser with a range of up to 500 metres helps with focusing in low light conditions.
Dual Output. NDI® and SDI.
With NDI® and SDI simultaneous outputs you can use the A300 is ready to go live with your full NDI® workflow, or if you are still in an old school SDI workflow you can control via RS422, RS485, and RS232 to future proof your investment by using baseband video now and move to NDI® when you are ready.
30x Optical zoom. Over there is now over here.
The two punch 30x optical zoom and all weather abilities of makes A300 perfect for outdoor and indoor fixed installations for sports such as football, baseball, hockey, ski fields, basketball, soccer, and more.
You spin me right round baby. Right round.
360 degree continuous rotation, 255 preset positions, Zero Deviation Positioning technology, and a preset movement speed of 150 degrees per second mean you will never miss a shot again.
PTZ Keyboard. Take control.
Combine A300 with the BirdDog PTZ Keyboard and you have total control of all functions remotely. PTZ Keyboard is a full featured PTZ Keyboard that can control up to 255 PTZ cameras on a single network so can scale to even the most complex installations. PTZ Keyboard can control A300 over NDI® or by RS422 / RS232 when using in SDI mode.
PoE and Mounts. All options available.
A300 can be powered by PoE with an optional PoE Injector. Designed to hang upside down the choice of mounting options gives coverage for virtually any situation. Wall mount, Ceiling Mount, Corner Mount and Pole Mounting options all available.
Free Comms Lite. Upgrade to Comms Pro.
P100 includes free Audio Intercom software, Comms Lite. Comms Lite supports four BirdDog devices and one Director. For more information on Comms Lite and how to get your free copy see http://www.bird-dog.tv/commslite-overview.
Need a more powerful Audio Intercom solution? Comms Pro gives you all the amazing features of Comms Lite plus allows you create you up to five groups, adds additional push to talk buttons for the director, ability to change groups on the fly, plus more.
Distribute NDI® content everywhere. Just add Central.
BirdDog Central is a software platform set to redefine the way we think about driving content to TV screens. By teaming up Central with any NDI® source, including all BirdDog hardware capable of creating NDI® sources, you can now drive your NDI® streams to any BirdDog Studio NDI or Mini to decode NDI® back to SDI or HDMI. For more information on Central see http://www.bird-dog.tv/central-overview.
1 / 2.8 inch CMOS 2.13MP
HORIZONTAL ANGLE OF VIEW
63.7° (W) – 2.3° (T)
F1.6 (W) – F4.7 (T)
Color: 0.01 lux (F1.6, AGC on, 1/30s, High sensitive mode), 0.1 lux (F1.6, AGC on, 1/30s, Normal sensitive mode)
1/1 – 1/10000s
Auto, Push, Manual
Auto, Indoor, Outdoor, Manual, OPW, ATW
Auto, Manual, Shutter/Iris Priority
Horizontal: ±360° continuous pan (Zoom Adaptive Speed Range: 0.01°?80°/S )
Vertical: +90° to -15° (Zoom Adaptive Speed Range: 0.1°?90°/S)
255 (Speed adjustable: Up to 150°/s)
Outdoor/Indoor, IP67, corrosion resistant treated housing, Wind load durability 60m/s, Nitrogen filled housing
-40 – +60 (°C)
IR Laser, illumination up to 500m
1080p 60, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
1080i 60, 59.94, 50
720p 60, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
3.5mm Audio In (Stereo)
3.5mm Audio Out (Stereo)
IP PTZ CONTROL
NDI Control (auto configuring)
SERIAL PTZ CONTROL
2x RJ45: RS232/RS422/RS485
SERIAL CONTROL PROTOCOL
VISCA / Pelco D
POWER & DIMENSIONS
AC 24v, PoE 80W Ready (BirdDog PoE 80W Injector needed, optional)
Min. 24W, Max. 80w (-40°C, IR Laser ON)
Full NDI – i-frame high quality low latency NDI for production
NDI – Discovery, configuration and control
WEB CONTROL INTERFACE
Full control via Web/Mobile UI including Scene presets