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BirdDog P400 10-Bit 20x NDI 4K Camera
BirdDog P400 10-Bit 20x NDI 4K Camera

BirdDog P400 10-Bit 20x NDI 4K Camera

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BDP400B features 10-bit NDI in stunning 4K resolution and allows chroma subsampling in your choice of 4:2:0 or 4:2:2. P400 teams up BirdDog’s custom NDI® silicon chip, a 4K Sony CMOS Backlit sensor, and a true Sony Image Module. P400 includes professional-level colour tools including Colour Matrix control, Black level, Gamma including 512 pre-set gamma positions.

10-Bit 4:2:2 4K. Numbers matter.

P400 debuts the world’s first 4K 10-bit NDI in full I-Frame chroma subsampling at 4:2:2 which can be decoded natively in hardware by BirdDog’s 4K Family of NDI Encoders and Decoders. If decoding with an 8-bit 4:2:0 receiver the stream will automatically serve 8-bit 4:2:0 and this is what will be decoded. Think of it as an automatic and virtual handshake.

BirdDog Cam Control. Shade like a pro, bro.

BirdDog Cam Control allows full access to the entire color matrix, black levels, and even the gamma to be able to shade your P400’s like a total pro. Right click to view camera full screen on a secondary monitor to really dial in the look you want and then copy the settings to color match cameras in seconds. Yes that’s right. Color match cameras in seconds.

Incredible low light performance.

In low light conditions the camera automatically switches from day to night mode, removing the IR-cut filter to boost sensitivity for clear pictures in near-darkness.

Triple output. NDI®, 6G-SDI and HDMI.

With NDI®, 6G-SDI, and HDMI simultaneous outputs, the P400 is ready to go live with your full NDI® workflow today or if you are still in an old school SDI workflow you can use as an SDI camera and ease your way into the world of NDI® when you are ready. We’ll be here to welcome you into the future with open arms.

Genlock. Let that sync in.

With Genlock you can now synchronise multiple cameras using the Genlock input. Now all your cameras can be hitting your NDI® enabled vision mixer at the same time and lets you eliminate the need to add frame buffers.

Superfine Robotics. Precise control at your fingers.

P400’s robotics are super precise and super sensitive. Wind down the panning and tilting speeds to create super professional shots that are dramatic, or crank up the speeds for high action sports to allow you to follow the movements.

20x Optical Zoom. Fast and Crisp.

The 20x optical zoom offers a bright F2.0 aperture with a super smooth and fast zoom. Transition from wide to tele and recall pre-set positions quickly and with super fine precision. The incredible optical zoom function makes P400 perfect for sports such as football, baseball, hockey, ski fields, basketball, soccer, and more.

Tally light that just works.

NDI has tally information built into the metadata so when P400 is connected to an NDI enabled switcher the tally light on the front of the unit to ensure your on air talent will always know which camera is live. There is no configuration required; it just works.

PoE or DC. You have the power.

P400 can be powered by Power over Ethernet (PoE++) for single cable operation that can carry Video, Audio, Power, Tally, and Intercom or you can choose to use the included power adapter.

BirdDog P400 Features

  • Sony sensor 1 / 2.5 inch CMOS 8.5 Megapixels.
  • 4K Video Formats: 4Kp 29.97, 25, 24, 23.98, 23.97
  • HD Video Formats: 1080p 60, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 24, 23.97 • 1080i 60, 59.94, 50 • 720p 60, 59.94, 50
  • Zoom: Optical 20X, Digital 12X; SRZ (Super Resolution Zoom) expends zoom range to 30X zoom at 4K, or 40X zoom at FHD
  • Black Level, Color Matrix and Image stabilizer and true WDR 130dB
  • Video Output: HDMI(4K), 6G-SDI, NDI (4K) simultaneously
  • Supports Black Level, NDI Genlock, Tally Light.
  • ±350-degree continuous pan, ±120-degree continuous tilt
  • 128 presets, Speed up to 150 degrees/sec
  • Wall and ceiling mounting with E-Flip function
  • Control Control: RS232/RS-422/RS485(RJ45 x2), NDI/IP Control (RJ45), IR Remote Control
  • Control Protocol: NDI, VISCA, VISCA IP
  • Image parameter setting restore with presets and quick access operation
  • Audio Output: Embedded with main HDMI, 24bit, Embedded with SDI, 24bit, Embedded with NDI
  • Power: DC 12V, PoE+ (IEEE 802.3at)
  • P400 10-Bit 20x NDI 4K Camera1
  • IR Remote Controller (3V CR2032 Coin Lithium Battery Required)1
  • Camera Power Adaptor 1
  • Bag of Camera Mounting Screws1
  • RJ45 to RS232 Adaptor Cable1
  • RJ45 to RS422 Adaptor Cable1
    • IMAGE SENSOR: 1 / 2.5 inch CMOS 8.5MP
    • LENS: 4.4-88.4mm
    • OPTICAL ZOOM: 20x
    • SRZ (Super Resolution Zoom): 30x in 4K, 40x in Full HD
    • HORIZONTAL ANGLE OF VIEW: 70.2° (W) – 4.1° (T)
    • APERTURE: F2.0 (W) – F3.8 (T)
    • MIN. ILLUMINATION: Color: 0.4lux (1/30s, 50%, High Sensitivity mode On), 1.6lux (1/30s, 50%, High Sensitivity mode Off), 0.06lux(1/4s(1/3s),50%, High Sensitivity mode On)
    • SHUTTER SPEED: 1/1 – 1/10000s
    • FEATURES: Defog (Auto, 3 levels), Visibility enhancer, Black & White, E-Flip, Mirror, Colour enhancement, Black level, gamma, Sat/Hue Adjust, HLC, Colour Bar
    • COLOR GAIN: Yes (16 step)
    • COLOR HUE: Yes (16 step)
    • GAMMA: Standard, Straight, 512 pattern
    • GAMMA LEVEL: Yes (72 step)
    • BLACK LEVEL: Yes (97 step) – Flicker Cancel: Yes
    • NOISE REDUCTION: On/Off (level 5 to 1/Off, 6 steps), 2D/3D
    • S/N RATIO: ≥50db
    • FOCUS: Auto Focus (Trigger/Interval), Manual Focus (Variable Speed), One Push Trigger, Near Limit
    • WHITE BALANCE: AUTO, ATW, Indoor, Outdoor, One Push WB, Manual WB, Outdoor Auto, Sodium Vapor Lamp (Fix/Auto/Outdoor Auto)
    • EXPOSURE: Full Auto, Gain, Gain Limit, Shutter Priority, Iris Priority, Manual, Bright, Slow Shutter, Max/Min Shutter Limit, Slow AE
    • PAN MOVEMENT: Horizontal: 350º (±175º) continuous pan (Zoom Adaptive Speed Range: 0.05°〜100°/s)
    • TILT MOVEMENT: Vertical: +90º to -30º (Zoom Adaptive Speed Range: 0.05°〜50°/s)
    • PRESET POSITIONS: 128 (Speed adjustable: Up to 150°/s)
    • OPERATING TEMPERATURE: -10 – +40 (°C)
    • 4K VIDEO FORMATS: 4Kp 29.97, 25, 24, 23.98, 23.97
    • HD VIDEO FORMATS: 1080p 60, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 24, 23.97 • 1080i 60, 59.94, 50 • 720p 60, 59.94, 50
      • 3.5mm Audio In (Mono)
      • 3.5mm Audio Out (Mono)
      • Embedded with main HDMI, 24bit
      • Embedded with SDI, 24bit
      • Embedded with NDI
    • IP PTZ CONTROL: NDI Control (auto configuring), VISCA IP
    • SERIAL PTZ CONTROL: 2x RJ45: RS232 / RS422 / RS485 Connectors
    • POWER INPUT: 12v DC, PoE+ (IEEE 802.3at)
    • POWER CONSUMPTION: Min. 23.2W – Max. 26.8W (PTZ move simultaneously)
    • DIMENSIONS: 142x159x217mm
    • WEIGHT: 2.7Kg
    • VIDEO COMPRESSION: Full NDI – i-frame high quality low latency NDI for production
    • NETWORK PROTOCOL: NDI – Discovery, configuration and control
    • WEB CONTROL INTERFACE: Full control via Web/Mobile UI including Scene presets
    • OPTIONAL MOUNTS: Ceiling mount, Wall mount

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