Pan Tilt Zoom IP Cameras

These PTZ IP Cameras Attach Directly to the Network

Pan, tilt, zoom (PTZ) cameras are excellent for viewing large areas. They can be placed in auto-patrol modes where they automatically step through predetermined positions. If motion is detected, the optional IP NVR software can be set to record the video until motion is stopped. The following chart provides the pros and cons of the various PTZ cameras available. Please contact us for help in selecting the right PTZ camera for your application.

Samsung (Hanwha) PTZ Cameras

Samsung PTZ cameraThe Pan, tilt, zoom (PTZ) cameras from Hanwha (spin off from Samsung) range in performance from the economical cameras with 12X optical zoom to the high performance 8 Megapixel (4K) PTZ cameras with 20X optical zoom. You can select indoor or outdoor models with a variety of mounting brackets.

Hanwha’s new 2 megapixel PTZ IP camera provides amazing long range viewing, and includes a built in IR illuminator with a range of over 1100 ft.  The combination of 37X optical zoom, wide dynamic range (120 dB), makes this the best choice against competing brands such as Axis and Panasonic.

Sony PTZ Cameras

Sony ptz cameraThese cameras provide very smooth PTZ movement. Sony is a well known brand, and it has introduced a number of high performance IP cameras. Take a look at all the Sony Cameras available.

Sony PTZ IP Camera with Wide Dynamic Ranges

This new family of PTZ cameras includes high resolution megapixel IP cameras and, excellent low light performance and wide dynamic range. You can select 1 megapixel or 2 megapixel PTZ cameras with 30X optical zoom.

There is a choice of indoor or outdoor ready PTZ cameras. They feature high speed pan and tilt motion, excellent low light sensitivity, and good wide dynamic range (WDR).


Axis PTZ IP Cameras

Axis PTZ cameraAxis was the first company to introduce IP cameras, but today there are many other IP camera companies such as Hanwha and Hikvision that sell more cameras.   Take a look at their full line of PTZ products.  They have a variety of PTZ cameras, from economical P5532 to the full features Q60 series.

Many of the PTZ cameras can be powered using PoE, but some require special high powered power over Ethernet (PoE+).


Day Night PTZ Cameras

Samsung PTZ Camera with IRThese special night vision PTZ cameras feature built-in IR illumination and a complete remote city surveillance system.  PTZ with IR is available from Samsung and other manufacturers.

PTZ camera with 36X zoom and advanced IR automatically adjusts based on camera zoom lens movement. When you need to see in complete darkness, this is an excellent camera for the job. The camera and IR illuminator are mounted on the same pan tilt mechanism. Illuminate distances up to 450 feet. LED Technology: 850 Nanometers. Includes quick turret-based PTZ system.
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Long Range PTZ Camera

Long range PTZ IP cameraThere are very long range PTZ camera systems that include either optical cameras with laser illumination, or thermal imaging cameras that can see in total darkness.

These are special cameras that can see objects that are miles away.

Long Range Optical PTZ cameras with IR

There are a number of models available that provide very long range capability.  They include IR illumination that allow operation at night.  The models are available with high resolution IP camera, very long zoom lens, and special laser IR illuminator to allow you to see details that are over 2 miles away. This is a network attached camera system so it can be integrated into a complete IP security system.

Thermal Imaging Cameras

Select from military or commercial grade cameras that can see even when there’s no light. Thermal imaging cameras detect energy emitted from objects so intruders can be seen night or day. Objects can be seen through fog, smoke, sand, rain, and snow.