Originally Posted by quake
...for the cost of a single PTZ camera, you can often install 4-6 fixed cameras and actually have better coverage.
PTZ portion is actually just a self made servo design I came up with that costs all of about $20 that I can control via my intranet...it's a beautiful thing. In reality there are 3 spots that I would like the ability to manipulate and zoom in to cover something specific. True words though, commercial PTZ's are not a cheap thing to purchase.