VDO 360 CompassX PTZ USB Camera


The CompassX, VDO360’s Flagship PTZ Camera Features:

  • Camera Preset Positioning
    • Extremely fast and smooth movement
    • Seven presets on handheld remote or PC control
  • RS-232 Control
    • Serial connection for external control systems
    • Preset positioning, up to 255 separate locations!
  • UVC Over USB Control
    • Enables far end camera control when available in your codec
    • PC desktop control program (download for free from our website)
  • Dual IR receivers: one in base and one in lens assembly
    • IR controls include a “Video Mute” and power on/off
  • Accu Pan And Tilt
    • Slow movement when needed for fine tuning of camera position
    • Rapid motion when you move a wide range
  • Extreme Performance Camera Block
    • 10x optical zoom
    • Wide angle lens with low light capability
    • Wide dynamic range for true-to-life color rendition
  • Belt drive for ultra smooth, quiet motion in all directions


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The CompassX HD PTZ USB Camera with 10x Optical Zoom interfaces with a computer using USB 2.0 and is designed to be compatible with most video conferencing software. It features a 1/2.8″ CMOS sensor with 1920 x 1080 native resolution, offering 300° of pan, 180° of tilt, and a 10x optical zoom range. Video is encoded using the MJPEG format, with video resolutions of 1080p, 720p, and 640 x 480 available at 30fps. The camera, along with PTZ functions, can be controlled using the included IR remote, or via the RS-232 serial port. Up to seven position presets can be stored on the IR remote, with more presets available through RS-232 or from the on-screen application via USB. Both a USB 2.0 and RS-232 cable comes included.

PTZ PC Camera Specifications

  • 10x optical zoom
  • Focus range/depth of field: f4.7 – 47mm/58cm-infinity
  • Optical distortion: -1.12% -+0.65%
  • Dynamic range: 100db
  • SNR: 50db above
  • FOV: Horizontal 62.5-6.43
  • Sensor size: CMOS 1/2.8″
  • Standard center tripod mount: 1/4″/20 thread
  • MJPEG format with resolution at 640×480, 1280×720, and 1920×1080, all at 30fps
  • USB 2.0 output
  • Dual IR receivers, one on front of base, one on front of lens housing
  • Belt drive low-noise stepper motors with variable speed
  • 12V DC input at 2A
  • W 4 5/8″ (117.5mm), D 4 1/2″ (112.7mm), H 5 5/8″ (143.2mm)
  • Weight: 1lb 11oz (.77Kg)
  • Fast, professional autofocus

Additional information

Weight 1.54 lbs
Dimensions 4.5 × 4.625 × 5.625 in