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Datavideo PTC-280

£2,049.00 Inc VAT

4K PTZ Camera

  • 2160p50/59.94/60 PTZ Camera
  • 1/2.5″ CMOS sensor
  • 12x Optical Zoom, 16x Digital Zoom
  • 4K Video interfaces: HDMI, IP (H.264 & H.265)
  • 2160p and 1080p (3G-SDI) Simultaneous video output

Categories: , SKU: CAM/DATA10

4K PTZ Camera

PTC-280 Brand New 4K PTZ Camera

Datavideo is introducing the 4K50/60p PTZ camera lineup which includes the PTC-280 Professional PTZ Camera that can be easily controlled via traditional RS-422 serial port or IP remote control via DVIP (Datavideo proprietary protocol) or Sony VISCA over IP. This brand new 4K camera series supports dual streaming output for A/V market applications, so you can easily stream to Facebook (RTMPS), YouTube simultaneously.

PTZ View Assist: Control up to four cameras

The camera control app is tailored for the Datavideo PTZ camera series. It can monitor the live streaming video from PTC-140, PTC-280 and PTC-300 series. The app can control up to 4 cameras simultaneously via DVIP, you can intuitively set up and recall the presets, and adjust white balance, focus and IRIS. The app is able to decode the live streaming via RTSP, SRT, HLS and NDI (only RTSP is available now), Easily monitor the live streaming video and set up the parameters promptly in one application. Datavideo provides iOS and Android versions, which you can download on Google Play and App Store for free!

Low Noise in Low Light

Advanced 2D/3D noise reduction technology is also used to further reduce the noise while ensuring image sharpness.

Multiple Simultaneous Video Outputs

Supports simultaneous HDMI 2.0 and IP output up to 2160p 50/60 and also 3G-SDI output up to 1080p60/50.

Multiple Network Protocol with Dual Stream Function

Support RTSP and RTMPS protocols, easy to stream directly to two different CDN platforms.

Supports H.264/H.265 Video Compression

Support compression of resolution up to 3840×2160 with frame up to 59.94, 60fps and the second channel 1280x720p with 30fps compression. AAC, MP3 and PCM audio compression also supported.

Compatible with Various Controller

Control real-time pan, tilt, and zoom camera movements with Datavideo PTZ View Assist APP, RMC-300A and RMC-180. With configurable preset positions supported.

RS-422, DVIP and Ethernet Camera Control

RS-422 and ethernet to use DVIP or VISCA over IP commands to integrate with larger control systems.

Tally Light

Green and red lights tally to show the preview and program status for broadcast applications.

PTC-280 4K PTZ Camera
Video Output Resolution

HDMI: 3840 x 2160p at 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60 fps
1920 x 1080p at 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60 fps
1920 x 1080i at 50, 59.94, 60 fps
1280 x 720p at 50, 59.94, 60 fps

SDI: 1920 x 1080p at 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60 fps
1920 x 1080i at 50, 59.94, 60 fps
1280 x 720p at 50, 59.94, 60 fps

Image Sensor

1/2.5″ CMOS

Effective Pixels (approx.)

8.51Mega Pixels

S/N Ratio


Min. Illumination

0.5 Lux @ (F1.8, AGC ON)

Zoom Ratio

12x Optical, 16x Digital Zoom

Gamma Control

Off / Normal

Iris Control

Auto / Manual

Digital Noise Reductions

2D/3D Noise Reductions

On-Screen Display (OSD)

English/Simplified Chinese/Traditional Chinese

White Balance

Auto, Indoor, Outdoor, One Push, Manual

AGC / Gain Control


Mirror / Flip Image


Focus Mode


Panning/Tilting Range Pan: 300°
Tilt: +130° to -15°
Panning/Tilting Speed Pan: 0.876°/s~43°/s
Tilt: 0.693°/s ~21.32°/s
Preset 255
Focal Length

12x, f = 6.7mm ~125mm, F1.58 ~ F3.95

Field of View (Horizontal, Wide)


Image Compensation

Back light compensation

Video Output

HDMI 2.0 x1 ,3G-SDI x1, 10/100/1000M RJ45 x1

Audio Input

3.5 mm x1 (mic in/line in)

Tally LED





Pelco-D, Peldo-P, VISCA, VISCA over IP


Remote Control Interface

IR , Web UI , RS-422 , DVIP

F/W Update

Via Web UI or USB 2.0

IR Control


Camera Control Unit


Video Compression


Video Stream

Dual Stream

First Stream Supported Resolution

3840×2160 , 1920×1080 , 1280×720 , 1024×576

960×540 , 640×480 , 640×360

Second Stream Supported Resolution

1280×720 , 1024×576 , 720×576 (50Hz) , 720×480 (60Hz)

720×408 , 640×360 , 480×270 , 320×240

Video Bitrate

32Kbps ~ 50Mbps (Single Stream)

Video Bitrate Mode


Encoding Framerate

50Hz: 1-50fps

60Hz: 1-60fps

Audio Compression


Audio Bitrate

96Kbps, 128Kbps, 256Kbps

Supported Protocols



DC 12V

Power Consumption DC 12V
Operating Temperature

0°C ~ 40°C

Storage Temperature

-40°C ~ 60°C

Dimension (mm)

173 (W) x 219 (H) x 189.08 (D)





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