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#1 Martin Lyons

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Posted 11 July 2014 - 12:33 PM

Folks, just thought I'd share my latest discovery.
The Samsung SDC435/SCB2000 series cameras can be controlled via the video coaxial cable using a UTC Controller (Up The Cable controller) as pictured.
They are available from any cctv camera vendor for very little money.

Use it, don't use it....... :grin:

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#2 Dom543

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Posted 11 July 2014 - 12:41 PM

In the US you can get it from here
http://www.astro-vid...eo-cameras.html
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#3 Martin Lyons

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Posted 11 July 2014 - 01:00 PM

In the US you can get it from here
http://www.astro-vid...eo-cameras.html
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Sheesh!! Quite expensive there.
I paid 1/5 of that price locally and we normally pay a premium for any gadget here in Cape Town.

#4 David B in NM

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Posted 11 July 2014 - 01:49 PM

My SDC-435s are not Coaxitron compliant. Therefore the UTC remote cannot be used. I have a hardwired remote box for them.

Added: You are correct. I see it appears hidden in my manual (not in the specs). They say you learn something new everyday! Thanks for drawing this to my attention. :bow:

My SCC-B2331s are Coaxitron compliant. The UTC remote does work with them.

The SCB-2000 is Coaxitron compliant. I'm assuming that is the camera you are using and that's why the UTC remote is working for you.

If a camera is Coaxitron compliant, it will state so in the user's manual.

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 01:56 PM

Got mine from Amazon for 10 USD. It works great on the SCB-2000N.

"eSecure UTC OSD Controller with BNC Connector"

 

 

I was reading about soldering wires to points inside the camera keypad, when I saw there was a better way..

It's got to be cheaper than buying wire and buttons for the solder-it hardwired DIY controller.

 

This controller makes it very easy for a novice (like me) to quickly check out the difference camera settings.

And it's nice that it's not too expensive either.

 

Now, all I need to do is borrow a telescope and see if I really want to get in deep.

 

 

Cheers,

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#6 ccs_hello

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 06:41 PM

I also bought one at that famous auction place for $8 shipped.  Search keywords:

UTC Remote Controller OSD.

 

Gut feeling it is using RJ Electronics' RJ201 chip

<edit> indeed it is RJ201 but it is a 16 pin version and

only has 1 lead tapping onto the CVBS video..  I.e., video is straight thru.

(i.e., without battery video can still flow thru unaffected.)

 

Works on my Samsung SDC-435.

BTW, tried it on LN300 and another videocam.  UTC/Coaxitron did not work on them.

 

Clear Skies!

 

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#7 Craig in Tacoma

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 10:52 PM

My SDC-435s are not Coaxitron compliant. Therefore the UTC remote cannot be used. I have a hardwired remote box for them.
 

 

Not all SDC-435's are created equal?

 

On page 30 of the SDC435 users guide, bottom entry of Operations, Communication: Coxaial (Pelco coaxitron) ... If yours doesn't work, you may have gotten a bad part.

 

Mine does work,  it's a "P" model (12vdc/24vac) SDC435 mfg Dec 2010.

 

Just saying....All hopeful Samsung SDC-435 or SCB-2000 users should check their model and compliance spec's. before ordering.

 

Hope that helped someone

 

Craig



#8 David B in NM

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Posted 15 August 2014 - 03:21 AM

Craig,

 

Please re-read my post above.  You'll see I did recheck my manual and thanked the OP for teaching me something new that day.  You'll see a bow in the second line.

 

David B in NM



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Posted 06 September 2014 - 09:40 AM

I also bought one at that famous auction place for $8 shipped.  Search keywords:

UTC Remote Controller OSD.

 

Gut feeling it is using RJ Electronics' RJ201 chip

<edit> indeed it is RJ201 but it is a 16 pin version and

only has 1 lead tapping onto the CVBS video..  I.e., video is straight thru.

(i.e., without battery video can still flow thru unaffected.)

 

Works on my Samsung SDC-435.

BTW, tried it on LN300 and another videocam.  UTC/Coaxitron did not work on them.

 

Clear Skies!

 

ccs_hello

Such unit can be obtained from Aliexpress for about $6.

 

It has a bug though (due to 1-wire tap design), when the screen is very bright  (e.g., over exposed to be almost 100% white), it losses the control of the videocam

and requires camera-back button pushes.

 

Anyone has the full datasheet of the 16-pin version of the RJ201 (such that it can be converted it back to the standard design)?

 

Clear Skies!

 

ccs_hello



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Posted 07 September 2014 - 01:09 AM

Thanks for the heads up!  I was previously looking at units like the Samsung SPC-300 controller (~$118 refurb), thinking about AstroV's $50 - but at ~$10 for (more likely than not) the same thing, it's a no-brainer! 



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Posted 07 September 2014 - 09:36 PM

Got mine a few weeks ago and it works very well!



#12 TropixSky

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Posted 07 September 2014 - 11:18 PM

Got mine from amazon a couple of days ago and it works great on my scb2000N.

 

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#13 will w

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 12:09 PM

well i just got around to ordered one.according to manual it should work with my sdc-435 cam. will w




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