BirdDog X1 Ultra 12x 4K PTZ Camera (White)

BirdDog X1 Ultra 12x 4K PTZ Camera (White)

BirdDog X1 Ultra 12x 4K PTZ Camera (White)

  • 4K brilliance
  • AI Tracking
  • Halo Tally
  • Integrated NDI® | HX Decoder
Ships in 7-14 days

Experience BirdDog X1 Ultra 12x PTZ HD Camera White category-defining smooth, controllable movement and stunning image quality with X1 Ultra PTZ Camera.

  • Prepare to transform your content creation experience with BirdDog X1 Camera - PTZs that are truly exceptional.
  • Discover a new level of seamless, precise motion and breathtaking visual clarity with X1 Ultra . These cutting-edge devices offer Halo Tally and AI Tracking, bringing a touch of enchantment to your live production.
  • Experience the convenience of seamless connectivity with NDI® | HX3 and Wi-Fi, allowing you to stay at the forefront of technological advancements.
  • A groundbreaking e-ink display that provides all the essential information and remains easily visible even when the camera is not in use!
  • BirdDog X1 Ultra simultaneously decodes NDI® | HX*! Bid farewell to uncertainty as you monitor or receive teleprompting output directly from your camera.
  • Unleash your imagination, embrace cutting-edge ideas, and experience the thrill with X1 Ultra 
    *NDI | HX2 and NDI | HX3 compatible *Coming soon

Tally Light.
Achieving top-notch outcomes requires the use of high-quality tools. X1 Ultra is a highly prominent and efficient Tally system that stands out from the rest. With a prominent, easily visible border in the front, and a customizable, illuminated numbering system in the back. Your cast and crew will have a clear direction on how to keep your audience captivated.

AI Tracking.
Every project can benefit from some assistance. The X1 Ultra ensures that your subject remains in focus at all times, thanks to its advanced AI tracking technology. It intelligently tracks and follows your subject's movements in real time, providing you with the best possible results. Whether you're organizing a live event, capturing candid moments in a hybrid environment, or paying attention to details in a TED talk, AI tracking assists you in achieving well-framed shots - without requiring a multitasking expert to operate the controller. You have the option to choose the person within the frame to track.

NDI® | HX3.
The X1 Ultra delivers superior network performance via NDI® | HX3 integration. Significantly reducing network impact while maintaining excellent image quality, meaning its more friendly in more network environments. BirdDog’s NDI® | HX3 surpasses certification parameters, delivering quality and performance you can count on.

No need to use cables to capture every shot. On top of regular Ethernet with PoE, X1 Ultra has built-in Wi-Fi functionality. Easily capture shots from spots where it's hard to run cable, seamlessly integrating into any environment. Your setup just became a whole lot more flexible.

Integrated NDI® | HX Decoder.
The X1 Ultra is the world’s first PTZ camera featuring a simultaneous NDI® | HX* Decoder designed specifically for confidence monitoring, return feeds, or teleprompter usage. We’ve pulled all this connectivity into a single cable, radically simplifying how you interface with your equipment. Less gear. Less hassle. Whether you're broadcasting live or delivering a CEO address, the integrated NDI® | HX decoder enables more engagement with less setup.
*NDI® | HX2 and NDI® | HX3 supported

E-Ink Label. Get Inked.
The always-on e-Ink label on the X1 Ultra Camera is a game-changer. From network addresses for easy access to controls to customizable logos* to complement your brand image, this cool feature ensures that your set-up is clear and each camera easily identifiable even when the power is off.


  • Picture brilliance: X1 Ultra features superior image quality, ensuring stunning visuals for every production.
  • Halo Tally: X1 Ultra is the most visible and effective Tally system available. Up front with a large, daylight-visible border, and out back with an interchangeable, illuminated numbering system.
  • AI Tracking: X1 Ultra keeps your subject in focus with AI tracking technology, intelligently following your subject's movements in real time.
  • NDI® | HX3: enjoy reliable performance on more networks via NDI® | HX3.
  • Wi-Fi: Video and control over Wi-Fi so you can set up faster, in more places, for better shots.
  • NDI® | HX Decoder: Simpler, integrated solution that makes it so much easier to incorporate a teleprompter, return feed, or confidence monitoring.
  • Always on e-Ink Label: Easily load camera details, name, and IP address for faster set-up, in-production management, and crew communication.
  • Dual Network Output: X1 Ultra combines NDI HX and SRT/RTMP protocols for seamless on-premises and remote/CDN connectivity, ensuring ultimate flexibility in both streaming set-ups and distribution.
  • Serial Control: Take control effortlessly with older control protocols, seamlessly integrating with your existing infrastructure.
  • USB Webcam: X1 Ultra features USB-C for connecting directly to Zoom, Teams, and most apps that support a USB UVC input.
  • Control support: The X1 Ultra ships with its own IR remote, plus hardware control support for BirdDog PTZ Keyboard, Skaarhoj, and more.
  • BirdDog Apps: X1 Ultra is compatible with BirdDog Central, BirdDog Cloud, and BirdDog iOS NDI PTZ Control (Available separately)
Image Sensor  
Sony 1/2.8” CMOS • ULTRA HD
f=4.1mm - 49.2mm
Optical Zoom
Video Format
2160p @ 30/29.97/25fps
1080p @ 30/29.97/25fps
720p @ 30/29.97/25fps
Horizontal angle of view
70.28º (W) - 6.57º (T)
Vertical angle of view
42.06º (W) - 3.76º (T)
Diagonal angle of view
78.36º (W) - 7.5º (T)
F1.8 ~ 2.68
Auto, Manual
Auto, Shutter Priority, Iris Priority, Manual
Backlight Compensation
Digital Noise Reduction
2D and 3D Noise Reduction
Effective Pixels
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 Format
H.264, H.265
Network Interfaces
100M adaptive Ethernet port; POE IEEE802.3af, Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11ac
Encoder Network Protocols
HDMI Decoder Network Protocols
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
3rd Party Control Protocols
Support for Q-sys, Crestron and BitFocus Companion modules is scheduled for August 2024
Input Voltage
DC 12V, POE IEEE802.3af
Input Current
2.0A (Max.)
Power Consumption
13W (Max.)
Working Temperature
-10℃ ~ +40℃
Working Humidity
20% ~ 80%
Dimension (W*H*D)
171.6*192.6*171.6mm/ 260*217*197mm (before/ after packing)
Net and Gross Weight

1.43kg/2.096kg (Net/Gross weight)

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