BirdDog A200 PTZ NDI Camera
BirdDog A200 Keeps Your NDI Dry. With a Sony CMOS backlit sensor and powerful Sony image module. Part of BirdDog’s complete NDI Workflow Solutions.
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. Eyes A200 hardware only Encodes and Decodes Full YUV422 NDI®.
Sony Sensor. You deserve the best.
The best pictures come from the best silicon. A200 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. A200 uses a true Sony image module to give unparalleled performance, picture quality, and responsiveness.
All weather. Keep your NDI® dry.
With an IP67 rating A200 is perfect for fixed installations in outdoor and indoor environments. The external housing has been treated for corrosion resistance against salt spray and the -40°C to +60°C operating temperature rating means it has been designed to withstand the most extreme elements on earth. It even has a rain wiper to keep water off the lens.
Dual Output. NDI® and SDI.
With NDI® and SDI simultaneous outputs, the A200 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 A200 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 A200 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 A200 over NDI® or by RS422 / RS232 when using in SDI mode.
PoE and Mounts. All options available.
A200 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.
A200 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 click here.
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. Learn 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 click here.
** Please note A200 & A300 do not come with a Power Supply. Please ensure to order either the BD-A-PP80, BirdDog 80W PoE Power Injector or the BD-A-P24-5, BirdDog Power adaptor 24VAC 5A from the accessories section.