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Tally Light

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This thread has been created for end users to discuss the topic of PTZOptics potentially adding a form of a tally light to the cameras capabilities.

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Currently PTZOptics cameras do not have a Tally Light built-in.

Please provide any thoughts or feelings on the potential addition of a tally light as a capability of the cameras.

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We are pleased to announce with the two (2) most recent firmware revisions that a form of Tally has been added to the PTZOptics P/T/Z camera line.

Currently Supported Models

  • PT12X-SDI-XX-G2 (PoE Version)
  • PT12X-NDI-XX
  • PT20X-SDI-XX-G2 (PoE Version)
  • PT20X-NDI-XX
  • PT30X-SDI-XX-G2
  • PT30X-NDI-XX

This new feature will allow the PTZOptics STANDBY light, on the front of the camera, to act as a tally indicator.

The feature is natively built-in to any camera being utilized via NDI as long as the production software supports the NDI Tally feature.

The following VISCA / VISCA over IP commands will allow you to trigger the cameras Tally Lights if your system supports custom tally commands.

Tally OFF: 81 0A 02 02 03 FF

Tally BLINK: 81 0A 02 02 01 FF

Tally ON:  81 0A 02 02 02 FF

We hope that you enjoy this new feature and while not perfect, as it is a tiny light, it is a step in the right direction.

As always we appreciate any feedback you our wonderful customers have on this new feature.

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