BirdDog X1 PTZ Camera with 20x Zoom (Black)

The BirdDog X1 is built for content creators who demand quality, flexibility, and ease. Features include stunning image quality, Halo Tally for pure live production magic, AI Tracking for precision, NDI® | HX3 for superior performance and reliability in varied network environments, Wi-Fi for cable-free shots, and E-Ink Label for clear identification.

  • 20x Zoom & 1080p60 Resolution
  • AI Auto Framing
  • Integrated 2.93″ E-Ink Display
  • Wi-Fi 5 & NDI|HX3 Support


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BirdDog X1 PTZ Camera with 20x Zoom (Black)

Capture 1080p60 resolution video and keep your subjects in frame with AI auto framing using this black X1 PTZ Camera with 20x Zoom from BirdDog. Boasting a powerful 20x zoom as well as color matrix, API, and Kelvin control, the versatile X1 offers exceptional low-light performance and support for Wi-Fi 5 and NDI|HX3.

Physical connectivity options include an HDMI output and a USB/UVC output with independent resolution for direct connection to Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and more. A built-in halo tally and a 2.93″ E-Ink display augment the camera’s broad functionality features, and PoE (Power over Ethernet) support allows you to power the camera using a single Ethernet cable and facilitating quick and easy setup with limited cable clutter.

Integrated NDI Decoder

The camera features an NDI|HX decoder designed specifically for confidence monitoring, return feeds, or teleprompter usage. All the connectivity is contained into a single cable, radically simplifying how you interface with your equipment. Less gear. Less hassle.

AI Tracking

Keep your subject in focus with AI tracking technology, intelligently following your subject’s movements in real-time. Whether you’re orchestrating a live event, capturing spontaneous moments in a hybrid environment, or hunting down sports action, AI tracking helps you get well framed.

Wi-Fi Connectivity

No need to use cables to capture every shot. On top of regular Ethernet with PoE, the camera boasts built-in Wi-Fi functionality. Easily capture shots from spots where it’s hard to run a cable, seamlessly integrating into any environment.

NDI|HX2 & NDI|HX3 Integration

Achieve superior network performance via NDI|HX2 and NDI|HX3 integration. You get significantly reduced network impact and excellent image quality for a more user-friendly experience in more network environments.

Built-In Halo Tally Light

A visible and effective halo tally system is prominent with a large, daylight visible border, and an interchangeable, illuminated numbering system. Your cast and crew will always know where to look to keep you audience engaged and your look polished.


  • 20x Zoom & 1080p60 Resolution
  • AI Auto Framing
  • Integrated 2.93″ E-Ink Display
  • Wi-Fi 5 & NDI|HX3 Support
  • HDMI & USB/UVC Outputs
  • Built-In Halo Tally
  • Color Matrix, API & Kelvin Control
  • PoE Support
  • Exceptional Low-Light Performance


Model X1
Image Sensor Sony 1/2.8” CMOS – FULL HD
Lens f=5.5mm – 110mm
Optical Zoom 20x
Video Format 1080p @ 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25fps, 720p @ 60/50/30/25fps
Horizontal angle of view 55.8° (W) – 3.2° (T)
Vertical angle of view 32.2° (W) – 1.8° (T)
Diagonal angle of view 61° (W) – 3.64° (T)
Aperture F1.6 ~ 3.5
Focus Auto, Manual
Exposure Auto, Shutter Priority, Iris Priority, Manual
Backlight Compensation Yes
Digital Noise Reduction 2D and 3D Noise Reduction
SNR >50dB
Effective Pixels 2.07 MP
Pan/Tilt Rotation ±175°, -90° ~ +90°
Pan Control Speed 0.1 -80°/sec
Tilt Control Speed 0.1 -60°/sec
Preset Number 255 presets
Video Output Interfaces HDMI, USB-C UVC 1.1, Network
Video Compression Formats H.264, H.265
Network Interfaces 100M adaptive Ethernet port; POE IEEE 802.3af, Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11ac
Encoder Network Protocols NDI|HX2, NDI|HX3, RTSP, RTMP
HDMI Decoder Network Protocols NDI|HX2, NDI|HX3
Control Interfaces 10M/100M Ethernet, Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11ac, RS232 (input & output), RS485, TYPE-C(UVC1.1)
Control Protocols VISCA Baud Rate: 38400/9600/4800/2400, VISCA-IP, NDI
Input Voltage DC 12V,  POE IEEE 802.3af
Input Current 2.0A (Max)
Power Consumption 13W (Max)
Working Temperature -10ºC ~ +40ºC
Working Humidity 20% ~ 80%
Dimension (W*H*D) 171.6*192.6*171.6mm/ 260*217*197mm (before / after packing)
Net and Gross Weight 1.35kg/2.05kg (Net/Gross weight)


  • BirdDog X1 PTZ Camera with 20x Zoom (Black)





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