Camera Control

Control for PTZ of cameras

Where can I download the Crestron / Extron Codes?
Question: Where can I download the Crestron / Extron Codes? Answer: You can download them here: http://info.conferenceroomsys...
Fri, 24 Apr, 2015 at 9:27 AM
Serial Control (e.g. RS232, RS485, VISCA)
Serial control allows remote PTZ, preset calling/setting and other control from 3rd party devices (e.g. joystick, Crestron) or software (...
Fri, 7 Oct, 2016 at 10:29 AM
How do I hook up my PTZ Joystick to multiple cameras?
This can easily be done through RS-232 connections or RS-485 connections, but this guide will take you through the RS-232 method of hooking this up. You wi...
Mon, 5 Apr, 2021 at 1:59 PM
How to use/customize the Open Source control software
Hello AV & IT Pros! In this video Paul Richards reviews, how to download and run the PTZOptics Open Source Camera Control Software which is made ...
Sun, 3 Jan, 2016 at 2:42 PM
What are the possible ways I can control my PTZoptics camera?
You can control the camera in the following ways: IR remote control - Included with each camera. Hardware Joystick - The cameras can be controlled usin...
Mon, 5 Apr, 2021 at 1:09 PM
Do you have the pinout of your VISCA cascade cables?
This is the pinout of our cascade cables. Pins 1 and 2 are swapped, and pins 3 and 5 are swapped. Pins 6,7, and 8 and not used. 
Mon, 7 Nov, 2016 at 9:12 AM
If I set a preset using the remote control, can I call that preset from the IP interface?
Yes you are able to set a preset from the IR Remote and recall that same preset from the WebUI. These operations also work in reverse allowing you to s...
Fri, 3 Apr, 2020 at 11:07 AM
I need to pull up the OSD of my camera from your HC-Joy , is that possible?
Gen 2 Serial Controller: If you need to open the OSD (On Screed Display) of your camera using the serial joystick you can do this by calling preset 9...
Mon, 5 Apr, 2021 at 3:21 PM
Issues with Daisy chaining your Gen 2 PTZ optics camera with RS-232 (HC-JOY-G2/G3)
If, when setting up your HC-Joy (serial joystick) with your gen 2 cameras, you are having issues daisy chaining with RS-232 please follow the following the ...
Mon, 5 Apr, 2021 at 5:52 PM
Installing the OBS plugin to your windows PC.
PTZ Optics now offers a plugin for OBS to allow for control of your cameras over a network. The download for this app can be found in the link HERE: https:/...
Mon, 5 Apr, 2021 at 3:33 PM