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PTZOptics PT-JOY-G4 IP Network & Serial Joystick Controller

This is the 4th-Generation PTZOptics PT-JOY-G4 Joystick Controller redesigned to provide in depth control of the PTZOptics and HuddleCamHD line of cameras for use in production environments and more. With the ability to support either IP or Serial control from a single controller, the PT-JOY-G4 presents itself as a flexible control solution.

When used via a Local Area Network (LAN), you can connect to cameras using TCP or UDP communications to send PTZOptics VISCA over IP commands, with limited support for Sony VISCA over IP capable cameras. If using the serial connections via RS-232, RS-485 or RS-422 you have PTZOptics VISCA commands, Pelco-D, Pelco-P and limited Sony VISCA support.

Key Features:
  • Serial & VISCA-over-IP Controller
  • Control up to 255 PTZ Cameras
  • For All PTZOptics & Other VISCA Cameras
  • Customizable Pan/Tilt/Zoom Speeds
  • 255 Camera Presets, 9 Quick Presets
  • Focus, Iris & Zoom Control Buttons
  • Focus Lock/Unlock Control, PoE Support
  • Exposure & White Balance Control
  • Camera OSD & Large LCD Status Display
  • Import/Export Settings via LAN

£549.00 ex. VAT (£658.80 inc VAT)

Available on backorder


Control up to 255 PTZ cameras using IP or serial communication with the 4th generation PT-JOY-G4 IP/Serial Joystick Controller from PTZOptics. The PT-JOY-G4 offers joystick and button control for up to 255 PTZ cameras via IP and seven cameras via serial protocols, with support for VISCA, VISCA-over-IP, Pelco-P, and Pelco-D protocols over IP and serial RS-232, RS-422, and RS-485 communication. It enables you to control the speed of your pan, tilt, zoom, and lock moves and incorporates an LCD screen as well as an on-screen display on your camera feed.

The controller also offers the ability to control iris, focus, white balance, exposure, and on-the-fly speed control to control the finer settings on the PTZ cameras. Other features include glowing buttons for working in the dark, 255 camera presets, and nine quick presets buttons. You can import and export configurations using IP.

The PT-JOY-G4 supports a variety of camera models and manufacturers, and you can simultaneously control multiple brands such as HuddleCamHD, Sony, PTZOptics, BirdDog, and NewTek. The unit comes with an 8′ long RS-232C cable and a 12 VDC universal power supply. It can also be powered using Power-over-Ethernet (PoE).


  • IP, RS-232, RS-422, and RS-485 communication
  • VISCA-over-IP, Pelco-P, Pelco-D, ONVIF, and VISCA protocols
  • Camera on-screen display control and built-in LCD screen
  • Control up to 255 cameras
  • Control multiple different PTZ camera brands simultaneously, including HuddleCamHD, PTZOptics, BirdDog, and NewTek, with limited Sony PTZ control
  • Full pan/tilt/zoom PTZ camera control with speed adjustments on the fly
  • Store 255 presets and nine quick presets
  • Exposure and white balance control
  • Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) support
  • Fine-tune zoom and focus control dials, redesigned joystick, and focus lock/unlock
  • Glowing buttons for viewing in dark rooms
  • Import and export settings via LAN
Please Note, using this with non PTZOptics or HuddleCamHD products may offer limited or no control capabilities.

Included in the box:

  • PTZOptics PT-JOY-G4 IP/Serial Joystick Controller (4th Generation)
  • 12 VDC Power Adapter
  • RS-232C Cable (8′)
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty


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PT-JOY-G4 User Manual

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