Streaming

Questions regarding the IP streaming capabilities of each camera.

How do I set the static IP Address for my camera?
Question: How do I set the static IP Address for my camera? Answer: Use the PTZOptics IP Addressing Tool (Windows Only) to set a static IP Address on ...
Tue, 8 May, 2018 at 2:45 PM
The IP address setting tool is not finding my cameras?
If the IP address setting tool does not find your cameras, then you may need to connect your camera directly to your computer with a standard ethernet cab...
Mon, 24 Oct, 2016 at 10:00 AM
How do I connect the Camera to my computer or Network?
Using a Network Cable 1. Turn on your PC and PTZOptics Camera 2. Connect a network cable to your PCs NIC port 3. Connect the other end of the networ...
Tue, 1 Aug, 2017 at 10:08 AM
Does the camera have a web interface for IP control?
Yes, the camera has pan tilt zoom, IP streaming and preset control from our built in GUI.   Here is a video demonstrating this: https://www.youtube.com/...
Fri, 24 Apr, 2015 at 10:22 AM
If I wanted to add audio to the IP stream is that possible?
Yes it is. The audio in jack on the back of the camera will take any line level audio input and automatically embed it into the IP stream. You can adjust th...
Mon, 22 May, 2017 at 2:09 PM
Is the anyway to stream to Youtube using just the USB connection of my PTZ Optics camera?
Well, actually there is. You can stream live to Youtube using only the USB connection to your camera. This can be done in a few different ways; you can use ...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 at 11:34 AM
Beginners guide for setting up your ptz optics camera on your network.
This is a very good question with lots of moving parts to it. I have put together a guide walking you through the steps you will need to take to set up an...
Mon, 22 May, 2017 at 2:29 PM
Setting up your static IP Address for a mac.
If you are using a Mac and thus cannot use our IP address setting tool please follow the steps below to gain control of your PTZOptics camera over your netw...
Mon, 22 May, 2017 at 2:32 PM
The camera can do MJPEG, H.264 and H.265, which one should I use?
The camera you have is capable of three (3) different encoding formats MJPEG: When MJPEG is selected you are limited to a single stream; this is by ...
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 at 11:54 AM
How many PTZ cams can I put on a gigabit network?
So this can be a somewhat tricky question depending on the streaming format being used (H264, H265 or MJPEG) and then the bitrate and resolution selected,...
Mon, 29 Aug, 2016 at 9:57 AM