Best All Around Controller For All Your Security Camera Needs

The AVP JKC-1500 VISCA controller is among the best Joystick-Keyboard Controllers on the market today and on par or surpassing Sony own camera controller model. The AVP JKC-1500 VISCA Joystick-Keyboard Controller is specifically well-suited for the Sony EVI, SRG, and FCB camera series models. With it’s easy to grip and use joystick, and utilizing the custom keys on the controller, multiple camera tasks can be accomplished effortlessly. The controller is perfect for video conferencing, meeting rooms, classrooms, television broadcasting, and house of worship or general surveillance/security for small or large businesses.

AVP’s JKC-1500 camera controller brings numerous excellent features. There are 26 preset camera options in this spectacular controller, and you can easily control up to 7 cameras using the “on screen” display menu of applicable cameras options for in screen switching. The customization options are endless with this controller and the advanced technology allows you to also add cameras as you go to fit your budget. All purchases come bundled with power adapter and RS232 cables and the controller is equipped with an LCD backlit display screen built-in.

USA Security Systems is a stocking distributor that carries a wide range of products, including the multi functional JKC-1500 controller featured today. Free UPS Ground is offered to customers who spend $500 or more, so visit us today at or give us a call at 888-875-6091 with questions about this and all our amazing security and A/V products.

Can you Control 112 Cameras? The Sony RM-IP10 IP Remote Joystick Controller Can!

Sony RM-IP10 IP Joystick Camera Controller for Sony Pan/Tilt/Zoom Cameras

Everyone likes to have options – from color and size, to ability and performance. Sony, with its excellence in options, includes choices when it comes to high-quality, remote control cameras. With the BRC Series, the BRC-H900, BRC-Z700, BRC-Z330 cameras all use CMOS image sensors, are all Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) cameras, and all deliver exceptionally high picture quality to meet demanding live production requirements.  The Sony SRG series, complete with Sony’s high sensitivity 1/2.8-type Exmor™ CMOS sensor, provides an even greater choice of high quality remote camera options.  Desktop and ceiling mountable, the SRG-300H, SRG-300H/W, and SRG-120DH (desktop) robotic PTZ cameras can be controlled though an IP network for flexible configuration, and can accommodate up to five remote controllers.

This is where these six cameras come together. Remote controller units that work with these amazing cameras require an IP (Internet Protocol), which allows them to operate in the most effective manner and the Sony RM-IP10 is the ultimate choice for both the BRC and the SRG series cameras! The operation of this RM-IP10 controller allows for variable configurations, and permits the installation of up to 112 units of BRC cameras and up to five units of RM-IP10 controller depending on what each circumstance requires.

With a manageable size of 6 1/2″ (165mm) high by, 15 1/2″ (391.3mm) wide, and 5 1/2″ (137.2mm) deep, this easily installed controller is small and unobtrusive when space is an issue

The RM-IP10’s considerable attributes make it a clear choice as a controller for the Sony BRC, and SRG Series cameras:

  • The Pan/Tilt/Zoom operation with the optical three-axis, easy to use ergonomic joystick (Joystick Tilt: 30° to 30° Range)
  • Versatile camera adjustment by simple panel operation.
  • The use of IP technology allows flexible, uncomplicated installation, and effortless operation.
  • Preset feature saves up to 16 position Simultaneous Preset recall to all cameras under control: Instantaneous set-up of multiple cameras provides a big time saving for camera adjustments positions in the camera setting positions.
  • Additional ability to use VISCA control: The RM-IP10 can also control up to 7 BRC cameras over a traditional VISCA (Video System Control Architecture) network.
  •  The RM-IP10 is compatible with the BRC-H900 and BRC-Z330 cameras when they are fitted with the BRBK-IP10 option board and the BRC-Z700 camera when it is fitted with the BRBK-IP7Z option board.
  • Simple RJ-45 (10 Base-T/100Base-TX) link for easy connection: The RM-IP10 links to an IP network with via a RJ-45 connector providing very easy, low cost and speedy installation.
  • PC configuration software supplied: The RM-IP10 provides for convenient configuration of system IPs and BRCs numbers, with location free configuration of a network.
  • Up to 5 RM-IP10 control panels can be used on a single network allowing shared control and simultaneous multi-operator control of large camera systems.

Having the appropriate high definition camera for remote inspection, security, and video conferencing can mean the difference between having a singular occurrence, or one that is captured by remote camera and can be viewed for posterity.  Utilizing the Sony RM-IP10 IP joystick controller allows these cameras to finish the job they started!

Sony RM-IP10 IP Joystick Camera Controller for Sony Pan/Tilt/Zoom Cameras

Control Your PTZ Cameras With Precision and Ease With Telemetric’s Intelligent Controller

For steadier and more precise camera control for your own application, Sony and Telemetrics as well as Aegis Electronic Group Inc offers PTZ cameras and an intelligent controller or “joystick” used to control the operation of analog PTZ surveillance cameras as well as IP PTZ cameras.

The Telemetrics Camera Control Panel CPITV4S is an RS-232 serial desktop control panel designed to manage up to 4 of Sony’s EVI and BRC line PTZ cameras including EVI-HD1 (EVIHD1), EVI-HD3 (EVIHD3), EVI-HD7 (EVIHD7), EVI-H100 (EVIH100), EVI-D90 (EVID90), EVI-D80 (EVID80), EVI-D100 (EVID100), EVI-D70 (EVID70), BRC-Z330 (BRCZ330), BRC-Z700 (BRCZ700), BRC-H700 (BRCH700) and BRC-H900 (BRCH900).  This controller provides smooth and simultaneous performance of your PTZ camera, it offers controls for focus and iris with six stored presets focus positions including zoom, speed and bright & dark exposure.

Telemetrics, Sony and USA Security Systems provide the best products at cost effective prices.  Also check out our accessories such as daisy chain cables to connect your PTZ and control all with the simple to use joystick at our website

7 Must Have Items for Your PTZ Camera

Have you taken a look at purchasing a PTZ camera? Have you finally tracked down the model you want but now need the accessories to make your camera all that you need it to be? At USA Security Systems there are a wide range of accessories available that make your camera’s ideal application possible. Check out the 7 must have items that no PTZ owner should ever go without!

1. Daisychain VISCA Cables

Daisychain VISCA Cables make using controllers such as the RMBR300 highly convenient with cable lengths available from 6 to 100 feet. The dual 8pin Mini-Din plug ends also makes connecting multiple cameras to a single source possible.

Sony VISCA Cable - PTZ Cameras Must Have
Sony VISCA Cable

2. Sony VISCA Cables

While the Sony VISCA cable was made to function in a similar fashion to the Daisychain VISCA, this cable allows you to connect your camera directly to your computer with its 9 pin D-Sub end and 8 pin Mini-Din plug for the actual camera. These cables come in a variety of lengths, extending from 6 to 100 feet.

3. BNC Cables

BNC cables are always in high demand as they commonly connect PTZ cameras to a video capture device, such as a video capture card. Choose from 6, 12, or 25 feet in length for your BNC cable.

4. S-Video Cables

The final cable for your PTZ cameras is the S-Video cable. Connect your color camera to your computer for a direct high-quality picture. There are 5 different lengths available, ranging from 6 to 100 feet.

5. Wall & Ceiling Mounts

CAMWMBKTDH - PTZ Cameras Must Have

From large houses of worship to a small office conference room, there are a wide variety of mounts available to suit your needs. Earlier this week we were glad to announce that we are now selling wall mounts from Telemetrics such as the CAMWMBKTDH. This particular wall mount allows you to elevate your camera without the fear that your new investment may come crashing down due to an unreliable mount. The CAMWMBKTDH can support the EVI-HD1, EVI-HD7V, and EVI-HD3V from Sony.

6. Housings

Many of our customers utilize their PTZ cameras for outdoor security due to their ease in use, but many face the fear that bad weather or vandalism will damage their new investment. One of many housings available include the EVI-FDP8C3, which was made for the outdoors and contains a blower and thermostatically controlled heater. The EVI-FDP8C3 was also engineered to resist high-impact UV rays and has a UL flame rating of 94VO. This particular model is perfect for EVI-D70 Pan Tilt Zoom cameras.

7. Controllers

KT&C KTX-1200 - PTZ Cameras Must Have
KT&C KTC-1200

From Telemetrics, Sony, and KT&C, you have your pick of camera controllers for your P/T/Z camera. THE KT&C KTX-1200 comes with multiple communication protocols, an LCD display, as well as battery or wall charging options. The 3-Axis proportional joystick on the controller allows for a large range of control with the camera.

There you have it! 7 items every PTZ camera owner must have! Be sure to check out what other monitors and DVRs we have that can enhance your user experience even further.

Now Available: FCB Universal Camera Contoller for Sony Block Cameras

This Universal Camera Controller for the Sony FCB series of block cameras and the EVI series of P/T/Z cameras incorporates a flexible, configurable controller designed to work with one or multiple cameras via RS232. Ruggedized for use in harsh environments and programmable to control a majority of these Sony camera functions, the size and ease of operation of these controllers make them suitable for applications where space and control capability are issues.

5AVP FCB Controller

Currently used in television broadcasting for reality programs involving ocean fishing, it is also used aboard ships in oceanographic applications in the surveillance of animals, and the tracking of non-biodegradable oil spills. Hospital operating rooms utilize this camera controller in surgical and non-surgical cases, where space is always a key issue.

Controller configurations available for FCB block cameras include:
Power – On/Off, zoom-tele, zoom-wide, zoom-speed, digital zoom-on/off, focus-far, focus-near, focus-auto/manual, freeze, iris-open/close/reset, image flip, ICR (IR Cut Filter), Capability to switch between SD (HD 720p) and HD (HD1080i) with a push of one button (FCB-H11 only), presets and more…

The configurations for EVI P/T/Z (Pan/Tilt/Zoom) cameras consist of Power – On/Off, ability to pan left and right, tilt up and down, zoom speed, digital zoom (on/off), far and near focus, automatic and manual focus, E-flip (EVI-D70 only), and additional presets.

Different controller program configurations are available for this controller, depending on your specific application needs; a sales representative can assist in determining the best configuration available for you.

A wireless version of the AVP FCB Block Camera Controller is available, and will go up to 100 feet.

Applied Vision Products is your distribution center for this innovative universal camera controller.


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New Configurable Camera Controller for Sony’s line of Industrial P/T/Z Cameras Gives Users Even More Control

USA Security Sytems is pleased to announce that they are now stocking the new configurable, push button controller from AVP created specifically for SONY’s lines of EVI P/T/Z cameras.
The AVP-Controller-PTZ controller is designed to work with one or multiple cameras via RS232, this small form factor controller is extremely flexible, ruggedized for use in harsh environments and can be programmed to control a majority of EVI SONY camera functions based on the needs of individual applications.
The controller can be configured to control the following Pan/Tilt/Zoom camera funtions in the order you want them to be in:

• Power – On/Off
• Pan Left and Right
• Tilt Up and Down
• Zoom Speed
• Digital Zoom – On/Off
• Focus – Far/Near
• Focus – Auto/Manual
• E-Flip (EVI-D70 only)
• Presets and more…

Because of its portability, size and ease of use, AVP-Controller-PTZ controller is suitable for a variety of applications, especially where space and control capabilities are issues.
Remote monitoring and/or harsh environment applications are just a few examples, and the controller is also ideal for adjusting and bench testing cameras before field installation/integration with minimal hardware requirements.
In addition to standard command capabilities, users are given the ability to control the cameras independently, allowing them to zoom in and out without disturbing any other controls and eliminates the need to switch back and forth between screens and program.
This controller can also be programmed to control most of the functions of Sony’s line of FCB block cameras.