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BirdDog X120 NDI HX3 WiFi PTZ Camera


The World’s First NDI HX3 Wi-Fi Production PTZ is here, delivering unprecedented flexibility and freedom like never before. No video cables needed.

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The future of live production and live streaming is here.

The World’s First NDI HX3 Wi-Fi Production PTZ is here, delivering unprecedented flexibility and freedom like never before. No video cables needed.

X120 packs an amazing Sony Exmor R image broadcast sensor to deliver fantastic low light capabilities and incredible picture performance. In true BirdDog style, there is an OLED display to show the IP address, 360° mohawk tally, filter thread, and free auto-tracking and colour shading via Cam Control.

X120 also offers four hardwired connection options along with Wi-Fi making it the most connected PTZ camera on the planet, Additional connection options include NDI® over Ethernet, SDI, HDMI for live production work, and UVC USB for connecting to Zoom & Teams.

The X120 delivers production freedom like never before.

The most connected PTZ on the planet.

NDI HX3 certified.

With 5 connection options, X120 is the most connected PTZ on the planet. Featuring Wi-Fi for wireless connectivity, SDI and HDMI for hardwired baseband video workflows, NDI over Ethernet with PoE for hardwired IP, and USB UVC to connect to your favourite conferencing app.

Certified and fully compatible with NDI HX3 so you can rest easy.

Wi-Fi. Connected but not connected.

BirdDog has gained a reputation for world firsts and X120 is no exception. With Wi-Fi, the X120 sets a new benchmark for total production freedom and is the first production PTZ with Wi-Fi. Simply connect X120 to your Wi-Fi network and you have total access to the X120 without it being connected by expensive video cables.

Control from your iPad or iPhone.

With the optional NDI PTZ Control iOS app, you have total control for your X120 cameras. There is a live and full screen viewing monitor, a live joystick to move cameras around, and the ability to save and recall pre-set PTZ positions.

Sony Exmor R Sensor. Lowlight is a highlight.

With a Sony Exmor R™ back-illuminated CMOS image sensor, P110 and P120 deliver beautiful images with significantly enhanced imaging characteristics including enhanced low noise sensitivity.

*Exmor R is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation.

Stream. Stream. Stream.

With X120, streaming to all the major platforms including Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, and Vimeo, is a piece of cake.

So many colour options.

X120 comes in black so you can choose any colour you like, as long as it’s black.

Compatible with everything.

NDI Ecosystem.

BirdDog X120 can be controlled by multiple software applications including TriCaster, vMix, Wirecast, Epiphan, OBS, Vizrt Vectar, FOR.A, Broadcast Pix, and many more.


With the baseband SDI and HDMI compatibility includes Ross, AJA, Blackmagic, Grass Valley, and more.

USB Webcam.

X120 features USB-C for connecting directly to Zoom, Teams, Barco Clickshare, Google Meet, Webex, GoTo Meeting, BlueJeans, Slack, and any app that supports a USB UVC input.

Control support.

Hardware control support includes BirdDog PTZ Keyboard, Skaarhoj, CyanView, Streamdeck, Loupedeck, and even an Xbox controller.

API support.

Q-SYS, Crestron, RESTful API, there are so many ways to program your own control over X120 to create a totally integrated PTZ camera solution.

BirdDog Apps.

X120 is fully compatible with the BirdDog family of apps for routing, production, testing and monitoring, remote shading, and more. This includes:







Advanced Production Features.

Colour Matrix.

Dialling in your cameras levelled up. X120 now has a full colour matrix with individual saturation and hue control over Red, Green, Blue, Cyan, Yellow and Magenta, all with 64 levels of control.

Kelvin Control.

Use the Kelvin Controls to easily tune your X120 to the lighting temperature for a super easy way to white balance your cameras.

Shading Options.

Access the Colour Matrix and Kelvin Control tools from Cam Control, the free remote shading application, or use the new NDI PTZ Control app to wireless dial in the settings.

360° Mohawk Tally.

The innovative and totally punk mohawk tally gives a full 360° view so you’ll never be caught out wondering which camera you need to be talking to.

Unique Numbering System.

Removable silicon numbers at the back of the X120 give additional Tally vision and allow switcher operators to easily identify cameras.

OLED Display.

The super handy OLED allows for information such as IP Address, Device Name, Stream Name, Resolution, and Frame Rate. No more DYMO labels.

NDI® Video Scopes.

X120 can generate scopes in camera to send out as an overlay on the NDI HX3 stream or the NDI Proxy. Choose from Histogram, Waveform, Vectorscope, or RGB Parade and the position on the NDI® stream and toggle on/off within BirdUI.

49mm thread & lens cap.

Adding filters such as a Neutral Density (ND) is now possible with the 49mm filter thread. The X120 also comes with a lens cap to keep that precious glass pristine when not in use.

Flexible Power.

X120 can be powered in a number of ways including PoE, with the optional Battery Mount Backpack, or with the included DC power supply. You can even power it with an Arc Reactor if you have one.

Advanced NDI® features in BirdUI.

BirdUI gives access all the functions of your X120 camera, all within a beautiful and intuitive interface. A browser-based application, it can be accessed from anywhere on the same network as the X120. BirdUI also adds advanced NDI features including:

NDI® Mute.

This function allows for muting of the NDI stream on the network to lower bandwidth congestion and disable access to the cameras output. Perfect for meeting spaces, public spaces, classrooms, and any time some privacy is needed.

NDI® Discovery Server Failover.

In a mission critical workflow, redundancy is key. This function allows multiple NDI Discover Servers to be installed so if the computer running NDI Discover Server is hit with a power outage, possibly caused by a Repulsor blast, then the failover server will take control giving enhanced stability.

PTZ Battery Mount.

With the optional PTZ Battery Mount, X120 can be powered by a V-Lock battery and becomes a truly wireless solution.

Shipping Q2, 2023.

Free Software Tools.

Cam Control.

Cam Control allows easy access to all settings of all the BirdDog cameras on your network. Get the look you want on the full screen output monitor and then copy across multiple cameras to colour match in seconds.

Central 2.0 Lite.

Central 2.0 ushers in a new era of NDI® routing control. Browser-based with SSO support, smart grouping of NDI® receivers, real-time NDI® routing, media playback engine, and support for thousands of sources, Central 2.0 is your ultimate NDI® management tool.

Comms Lite.

Comms Lite is your free Audio Intercom solution. With support for four BirdDog devices, plus a director, Comms Lite is a great way to start using Audio Intercom in your live productions.


CAMERA Image Sensor 1 / 2.8 inch CMOS 2.2MP
Lens 5.2-104mm – (TBC)
Optical Zoom 20x
Angle Of View Horizontal: 55.8° (W) – 3.2°(T) – Verrtical: 32.2° (W) – 1.8°(T)
Aperture F1. (W) – F3.0 (T) – (TBC)
Focus Auto, Push, Manual
White Balance Auto, Indoor, Outdoor, Manual, OPW, ATW, Temp. (Kelvin)
Exposure Auto, Manual, Shutter/Iris Priority
MECHANICAL Filter Ring 49mm
Tally Bi-Colour Full overhead and rear (w/included 0-9 number silicon plugs)
Onboard OLED Display 5-line, RGB Color, Graphical
Pan Movement Horizontal: 350º (±175º) continuous pan (Zoom Adaptive Speed Range: 0.05º〜100º/s)
Tilt Movement Vertical: +90º to -30º (Zoom Adaptive Speed Range: 0.05°〜72°/s)
Environmental Indoor
Operating Temperature -10 – +50 (°C)
Operating Humidity ≤80%
Video Formats 1080p 60, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
1080i 60, 59.94, 50
720p 60, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
Video Compression h.264
Serial PTZ Control 1x RJ45: RS232/RS422
Serial Control Protocol VISCA / PELCO D
POWER & DIMENSIONS Power Input 12v DC, PoE+ (IEEE 802.3at)
Dimensions 145x152x171mm (without antennas)
Weight 1.0Kg
NETWORK Network Interface Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11ac, 1GbE
Web Control Interface Full control via Web/Mobile UI including Scene presets