The Switch N8 is an NDI HX2 Switcher with integrated PTZ controls and Touchscreen. Switch, Stream, and Record.
PTZ Camera Controller and Switcher In One Powerful Device
The Switch N8 by PTZCam gives a single operator full control over a production, from camera positioning to color correction, audio, graphics, and streaming.
With a few cameras and a network connection you can bring in multiple angles for your church services, board meetings, sports events, giving your broadcasts a professional look. With the native NDI|HX2 support, the Switch N8 supports hundreds of input devices, including cameras, encoders, computers, and even smart phones.
Learn more about the Switch N8 in our helpful video tutorial.
Switch N8 Features
10.1″ Touch Screen
- Live monitoring of all video signals without the need for an external display
- Touch control for input switching, overlay placement, and editing parameters
Connect to all your gear
The Switch N8 offers all the connections you need for networking, video capture, audio, tally lights, and recording storage.
Up to eight (8) NDI inputs
Besides being a high-quality PTZ camera controller, the Switch N8 supports up to (8) NDI|HX2 inputs from your PTZ cameras, as well as other devices.
There are hundreds of NDI|HX2 compatible products on the marketing, including cameras, converters, graphics generators, software applications, audio mixers, routers, and even other switchers.
Mix audio levels from your connected cameras and other sources.
1080p60 video is supported on all inputs, ensuring the highest level of detail and motion.
Add custom logos and text for a professional looking broadcast.
Four (4) physical faders and eight (8) internal digital faders give you complete control of your audio mix.
Stream to two (2) locations independently with separate encoding profiles.
Playback & Recording
Play video clips as part of your productions or record the whole event to disk (requires USB 3.0 flash drive)
|Video format||Full HD|
|Video processing capability||Input: Up to eight (8) channels 1080p60
Output: Up to 1080p60 (HDMI) + 1080p60 (IP) + 720p60 (IP）
|Video input||8 channels IP video capture + 1 channel HDMI + local video file|
|Video output||1 channel IP video streaming + 1 channel HDMI + local recording|
|Live video encoding format||H.264, H.265|
|Live video bitrate||512Kbps ~ 16384Kbps|
|Live video bitrate mode||CBR|
|Network input protocol||NDI|HX2, RTSP, RTMP|
|Network output protocol||RTSP, RTMP|
|Audio input||Stereo RCA left/right input
Stereo TRS 6.3mm (1/4″) – Compatible with active and passive signals
Video embedded audio input
|Audio output||Stereo RCA left/right output
Video embedded audio output
|Audio mixer||4 physical audio faders + 8 digital audio faders|
|Transition control||T-Bar, cut/auto buttons, touch screen|
|USB Port||2 x USB3.0
2 x USB2.0
|Camera Control||Supports PTZ, focus, exposure, white balance, preset position control|
|Input voltage||DC 12V|
|Operating temperature||32°F~104°F (0°C~40°C)|
|Storage temperature||14°F~122°F (-10℃~50℃)|
|Dimensions (height includes joystick)||16.54″ (W) x 10.14″ (D) x 4.77″ (H) (420 mm (W) x 257.52mm (D) x 121.2mm (H))|