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HC-JOY-G3 RS-232 Joystick Controller (Gen3)

Home Control Surfaces PTZ Optics HC-JOY-G3 RS-232 Joystick Controller (Gen3)
Third Generation, easy-to-use RS-232 PTZ Joystick Controller with sturdy metal case (US Style Power Supply)
PTZ Optics
Mac & Win
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Availability: In stock

Easily Pan, Tilt, and Zoom virtually any VISCA, PELCO-D, or PELCO-D protocol camera! The joystick also features Iris, focus, presets, and many other ways to customize your camera.


The Generation 3 Joystick Controller is equipped with many upgrades from the previous version. The new model features:


6 Camera Quick Swap Keys (+2)

Auto Focus Lock

Quick Preset Set & Call

OSD Control

Preset Speed Control

2-year warranty



All Metal housing.

VISCA, PELCO-D and PELCO-P protocol support.

Large LCD Menu display.

Key-press “BEEP” confirmation (optional – set on or off).

Pan, tilt, zoom, iris and focus control.

Variable speed control of pan, tilt and zoom.

Auto/Manual Focus and Iris.

Backlight Compensation control.

Cameras #1-4 ‘Quick Key’ Select buttons.

Preset Save, Call and Clear.

Real time display of the current status.

Short circuit and overcurrent protection.

Automatic recovery program for the communication port(s).

Control up to 255 Cameras


One reliable joystick to control up to 255 unique cameras via serial RS-232 cabling.


Camera Switching Hot Keys


One of the most requested features is here! Four keys for quick keyboard switching functionality.


Industry Standard Protocols


Support for any mix of PTZ cameras that use either VISCA, PELCO-D or PELCO-P protocols.


Durable Metal Housing


The HuddleCamHD second generation joystick is made tough for a wide variety of real world applications.


RS-232 Camera Control


Uses affordable serial control cabling available here:


Works w/ every PTZOptics Camera!


This joystick will work with any PTZOptics camera using the provided DB9 to 8-pin mini din RS-232 cable.

Technical Specifications

Connections: RS-232, RS-485, RS-422

Baud Rate: 1200-19200 bps

Interfaces: DB9 RS-232; 5SCT RS-485/RS-422

Maximum Cameras: Control up to 255 Cameras

Maximum Presets: Up to 255 Presets

Maximum Distance: 3,937 (1200m) using 24 gauge twisted paircabling

Power: 6W (12VDC)

Working Temp: 14F 122F (-10C +50C)

Working Humidity:

Weight: 3.4 lbs | 1.6 kg

Dimensions (in.): 12.6(W) x 7.1(D) x 4.3(H)

Dimensions (mm.): 320mm(W) x 181mm(D) x 110mm(H)

What's In the Box?

Three-axis control keyboard

RS232 cable

5p screw terminal plug (RS422/RS485)

DC12V Power Supply



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