Datavideo PTC-280W

Datavideo PTC-280W

Datavideo PTC-280W

Datavideo PTC-280W

12x 4K PTZ camera in White. Supports PoE.

MSRP: $1,699.00
MAP: $1,699.00


4K PTZ Camera

Datavideo is introducing the 4K50/60p PTZ camera lineup which includes the PTC-280, professional PTZ cameras help you capture your event. PTC-280 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 application, you can easily stream to Facebook (RTMPS), YouTube and dvCloud.

PTZ View Assist: Control up to four cameras

The camera control app is tailored for datavdieo 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 available now), Easily monitor the live streaming video and set up the parameters promptly in one application. Datavideo provides iOS and Android versions, 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 and Datavideo dvCloud as well.

Supports H.264/H.265 Video Compression

Support compression of resolution up to 3840x2160 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.

Seamlessly compatible with DVCloud

Get the most out of your streaming hardware using DVCloud. The PTC-280 is seamlessly compatible with Datavideo’s DVCloud service.

This subscription service give you the possibility of sending your stream to multiple destinations at the same time without having to have multiple hardware encoders.

You can also record your production on the DVCloud platform in h.264 format. After recording you can directly use this recording to upload it to your favourite content platform.


Video Output Resolution

2160p60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25 1080p60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25

1080i60/59.94/50 720p60/59.94/50

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 



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

RMC-180,RMC-300A, RMC-300C

Video Compression


Video Stream

Dual Stream

First Stream Supported Resolution

3840x2160 , 1920x1080 , 1280x720 , 1024x576

960x540 , 640x480 , 640x360

Second Stream Supported Resolution

1280x720 , 1024x576 , 720x576 (50Hz) , 720x480 (60Hz)

720x408 , 640x360 , 480x270 , 320x240

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)