Best of breed Video Server from Vicon

Product Profile

It may not have been the first digital video server to come on to the market but the KTX-4 is surely the most technically advanced.

The KTX-4 Digital Video Server is a 4-channel digital video server powered by ViconNet.  This platform allows each KTX-4 to collect images from cameras connected to its analogue inputs and then send streamed video to any workstation or Kollector Elite Recorder on the network.  In addition, the server supports full PTZ control, alarm reporting, picture quality configuration, external sensors, macros, and alarm configuration.  Optimized proprietary compression minimizes data size and maximizes picture quality.

  • Internet connectivity for remote video transmission
  • Up to 100 fps
  • Two audio inputs
  • RS-422/485 port for dome control
  • Macros can be created to view and record video, PTZ cameras at preset positions and trigger alarms
  • 4 alarm inputs/outputs
  • Network 100 Base T
  • Remote configuration over the network
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Technical Specification

Make Vicon
Manufacturer Vicon Industries
Model code KTX-4
Series ViconNet Series
Video Inputs 4
Other Inputs 4
Audio Input Yes
Alarm Input Yes
Network Protocols TCP/IP
Resolution TVL 720 x 488
Image per second (IPS) 120
Physical Specifications Dimensions mm: 42 x 216 x 153
Electrical Specifications Power Consumption: < 7 W
Voltage: VAC
Environmental Specifications Operating Temperature oC: 0 ~ 50
Additional info

The KTX-4 provides up to 4 CIF resolution (720 x 488) at 2 levels of compression, Normal (optimized) MPEG4 and Full (JPEG).  ViconNet utilizes an MD5 video authentication algorithm used to identify data integrity.  In addition, video from any ViconNet server supports museum search, motion detection, full PTZ control, alarm input/output, audio input/output, picture quality configuration, external sensors and macros.

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