PTZOptics 12X-USB-GY-G2-C

PTZOPTICS Broadcast & Conference Camera

The PTZOptics 12X-USB is a 1080p camera with 12X optical zoom for capturing both wide angles and long shots. With support for USB 3.0, HDMI, and IP streaming (H.264, H.265, & MJPEG), this camera is ideal for broadcasting high definition video signals for broadcast, recording, or video conferencing applications.
PTZOptics 12X-USB-WH-G2-C
PTZOptics 12X live streaming
PTZOptics 12X mounting options

Versatile Control Options and Live Streaming

Remote camera control options when and where you want them. Use PTZ controls

built-in to your favorite video production software such as OBS, Livestream Studio, Wirecast, vMix, mimoLive or Tricaster. Or check out one of our hardware joystick controllers such as our IP joystick, serial joystick, or the SuperJoy. Try our free IP control application for Mac or PC, our open-source control software on GitHub, and our OBS plugin here. Mobile device control options are available here. 


Discreet Mounting Options


Mount your PTZ camera above, below or beside the action to capture the ideal view every time.
Click the links below to learn more about our PTZ mounts:


  • Wall Mounts
  • Ceiling Mounts
  • Pole Mounts
  • Outdoor Enclosures

Build your PTZ Camera System


Our plug-and-play USB 3.0 camera models are built with ease of use and compatibility in mind, featuring game-changing optics and video communication installation options.


USB connectivity is now available with options for HDMI and IP streaming in the latest USB PTZ cameras from PTZOptics. The combination of robust high-definition video outputs and flexible camera control options are what makes this camera powerful. Realize the value of connecting this camera to any application, and enjoy the advanced camera control options which include iOS, Android, PTZ controllers, joysticks and more.


PTZOptics 12X system


Key Features

72.5 degree wide-angle lens.


High performance in low light scenarios with Wide Dynamic Range.


Full 1920x1080p HD Resolutions up to 60 frames per second.


2D and 3D noise reduction with our latest “low noise CMOS sensor”.



UVC 1.5 (USB), RS232 & RS485 (Serial), and IP (LAN/WAN) control


H.264, H.265, & MJPEG Streaming over RJ-45 LAN port


HDMI, 3G-SDI, & IP streaming (all 3 simultaneously)


PoE (Power over Ethernet) or 12VDC


RTMP & RTSP IP streaming


5-year warranty


Photobooth capable



Camera & Lens

Video Sensor 1/2.7” CMOS, 2.12 Mega Pixels


Frame Rates 1080p-60/50/30/25, 1080-60/50, 720p-60/50/30/25


Frame Rates (CVBS) 576i-30, 480i-30



Focal Length 12x, F3.5mm-42.3mm, F1.8-F2.8


Lens Zoom 12x


Horizontal Angle of View 6.9° (tele) to 72.5° (wide)

Field of View 72.5°


Min Lux 0.05 Lux (@F1.8, AGC ON)


Vertical Angle of View 3.9° (tele) to 44.8°(wide)

Shutter Speed 1/30s - 1/10000s


SNR ≥55dB


Working Environment Indoor

SNR ≥55dB


Vertical Flip & Mirror Supported


Rear Board

Video Output Interface HDMI, 3G-SDI, IP Streaming, CVBS


Network Interface RJ45


Audio Interface Line In, 3.5mm (NDI, HDMI & IP Stream Only)


Communication Interface RS-232, RS-485, PELCO-D/P, UVC 1.5

Baud Rate 2400/4800/9600 bits


Power Supply Interface JEITA type Power Adapter (DC IN 12V)


Baud Rate 2400/4800/9600 bits


Power Supply Interface JEITA type Power Adapter (DC IN 12V)

USB 3.0 Interface USB 3.0 (Requires Quad Core Processor

USB 2.0 Interface Future Use


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