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Best Conference room Video Conferencing Solutions Gear for Zoom Rooms Canada

/Best Conference room Video Conferencing Solutions Gear for Zoom Rooms Canada
Best Conference room Video Conferencing Solutions Gear for Zoom Rooms Canada 2020-04-16T16:01:20-04:00
AVerCam CAM520 - 1080p Camera Only

https://www.averusa.com/products/conference-camera/cam520

40 FAQ of the CAM520

Would anyone happen to know if the camera can be ceiling mounted? If so, can the picture be flipped right-side up electronically? 

Yes, the camera comes with a mount which can be seen on averusa’s site here: http://www.averusa.com/video-collaboration/products/vc520-usb-conference-camera.asp. You can also download their free PTZ app that offers the ability to flip and mirror the image, in addition to other camera settings like white balance, brightness, sharpness and others.

How many mics can be connected?

The Aver Cam520 that product that you are referring to is just a camera and therefore does not have any microphone. There is the Aver VC520+ which does come with a microphone. If you can share with us how you plan to use it we can make some suggestions for a product(s) that would best work for you.

How do I get a Missing power cord for CAM520.

The CAM520 power supply is 12volt 5amp with the center pin as positive.

It’s listed as manufacturer APD (Asian Power Devices, Inc.)
Model # DA-60N12
Input 100-240V ~1.5A 50-60 Hz
Output 12V ===5A
Will the CAM520 work with live streaming on youtube, crowscast or Zoom?
Answer: Yes
Can the CAM520 be connected directly to a smart TV in a conference room?
NO. Mostly Dont.  Please check if your smart TV does with the manufacturer.

Would this camera work to live stream church services?

Yes, this camera “Compatible with all your favorite applications: Skype, Skype for Business, Blue Jeans, ZOOM, Microsoft Lync, Google Hangout, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, WebRTC, Wirecast, vMix, XSplit, Adobe Connect. ” … Streaming content, whether you use Skype, Blue Jeans, ZOOM … or any other program, involves presenting audio or video media to you continuously while still downloading that same content. This differs from simply downloading the media first and then playing it only after the download completes.

Is there, or are there apps to view CAM520 on a smart phone (iphone & android)?

This is a Camera USB, that must be use with a Computer, you can use any video conference platform on your computer and that video conference service is the one that will allow you to communicate from your iPhone or Android device to the place this camera is installed.

Can included software for this camera allow remote viewers to control the ptz if given permission by the host?

Yes the CAM 520 allow you to be controlled remotely, but usually it is the video conference platform you use the one that let you control de Camera.

Does video sync with audio with Avercam CAM520 ? Is video time delay short enough for music live?

Bandwidth and computer capabilities (processor, ram, etc.) will factor into how well synched you audio and video are in your presentation. That being said, we have our camera hooked into an external meeting room audio system via USB and the audio does not skip a beat. We use several different services with it like Zoom, Skype, GoToMeeting and other proprietary software.

How does the Avercam CAM520 do in low light and dark areas?
Answer:
We turned off the lights to test this. The quality in low light conditions is exceptional.
Is the CAM520  USB 2.0 or 3.0?
Answer:
USB 2.0
AVerCam VC520+ 1080p Camera + Speakerphone

https://www.averusa.com/products/conference-camera/vc520plus

VC520 and CAM520 are the SAME CAMERAs . VC520+ has a speakerphone included.

Daisy-Chain Speakerphone System
The days of having to crowd around a single speakerphone are now over! The VC520+
includes a full duplex, echo cancelling and noise suppression speakerphone with the
ability to daisy-chain an additional speakerphone. Each speakerphone can cover a 30ft
diameter. With full duplex, you will no longer get cut off in mid-sentence, talked over or
miss critical details of the conversation

FAQ on VC520

How many usb ports does the AVer CAM520 have camera have? if you plug the camera into the computer’s usb, is there another usb port for the external microphone?
Answer:
Only one, this is Only the camera, if you need connect microphone you need connect direct to USB Port on PC.
Does the AVer CAM520 camera have a built in mic?
Answer:
It does NOT have a built in mic.
Can the AVer CAM520 camera be used on a Mac?
Answer:
Yes. We have our camera connected to a Mac mini for our Zoom conferencing. Works great!

Can the AVer CAM520 camera be set to automatically track to the current speaker?

Answer . NO.

Is it possible to connect two or more of the AVer CAM520 camera and control each independently?
Answer:
This is a USB Camera, for that reason it depends of the computer and the Video Conference platform you are using.
The camera has the following Connectors: 12V power adaptor Micro type B USB 2.0 connector Mini DIN6 to RS232 connection
Can a tripod be used with the AVer CAM520 camera?
Answer:
Hi, yes you can use a tripod with the AVer CAM520, see the manual and you will see it comes with a Screw hole for mounting.
How would the AVer CAM520 perform with a bright light pointed at it?
Answer:
Any camera will perform terribly with a bright light pointed directly at it. It will auto iris down to adjust to the brightest light in frame. Making any thing other than the light too dark to see.
How jerky/smooth is the AVer CAM520are or can the movements be? I’m looking at this for a church to steam services to other rooms and online and want smooth movements.
Answer:
Zooming is pretty smooth, but panning and tilting is jerky, both in manual movements with the remote, as well as switching between presets.
Can I power the AVer CAM520 over ethernet?
Answer:
the AVer CAM520 not an ethernet device, and it needs separate power, it is NOT usb bus powered
Can you manually control exposure/saturation/focus of the AVer CAM520?
Answer:
The short answer is Yes but the amount of control you have is dependent on which piece of software you’re using. The control app the camera comes with has quite a number of controls but don’t think saturation is one of them. While Skype also has a nice set of controls but don’t think exposure is one of them. In my opinion, the camera works very well and the image controls should meet most needs. 
CAM540 4K Video Conferencing Camera

https://communication.aver.com/model/cam540

Does the CAM540 come with a wall mount?
Answer:
Hi, Yes it is included as you can see the information on the datasheet, on the Package Contents it is mentioned: Metal mount
can I connect a soundbar and microphone to the aver CAM540
Answer:
The CAM540 is a USB camera that connects to a computer. You can connect soundbar and microphone to the computer.
Is it an optical or digital zoom for the AVer CAM540?
Answer:
If you look on the Datasheet, 16X HD Zoom (3.3xOptical + Digital)
This means it is a combination of both Optical and Digital.
What is the maximum usb cable length and is the AVer CAM540 compatible with active usb extenders?
Answer:
I did not use active cable. However i bought a USB over Ethernet connector with power plugged into the receiver. It worked great. You just have to make sure you have at least 2.0 or higher extender. I bought a 65ft active cable but never tested it.
Does the AVer CAM520 or the AVer CAM540 come with the remote?
Answer:
Yes the remote control is included. 
Does the AVer CAM520 or the AVer CAM540 come with a power supply?
Answer:
Ys this camera include the Power Supply, if you check the datasheet, the info is:
Power Supply
‧AC 100V ~240V, 50/60Hz, 3 meters ‧Consumption: 12V, 2A
When connected to the computer via usb. does the computer have the ability to ptz the AVer CAM520 or the AVer CAM540or do i need to use the remote?
Answer:
There is an AVer PTZ application that you can connect to from your PC or laptop to control the camera or you can use the remote.
Can you manually control exposure/saturation/focus the AVer CAM520 or the AVer CAM540?
Answer:
The short answer is Yes but the amount of control you have is dependent on which piece of software you’re using. The control app the camera comes with has quite a number of controls but don’t think saturation is one of them. While ZOOM also has a nice set of controls but don’t think exposure is one of them. In my opinion, the camera works very well and the image controls should meet most needs
Is the AVer CAM520 or the AVer CAM540 device chrome os compatible (box/book)?
Answer:
This the AVer CAM520 or the AVer CAM540 is compatible with Chrome, I will transcript what we have on the Datasheet
System requirement: Windows 7/8/8.1/10, Mac OS X 10.7 or higher, Google Chromebook version 29.0.1547.70, Platform 4319.79.0

What is the warranty for the AVer CAM520 or the AVer CAM540 ?

Answer:

The Manufacturer warranty is 3 years and is included in the price at the rime of writing this in April 2020.
 Can the AVERCAM CAM520 camera automatically track a subject, or focus on the speaker? Or does all movement have to be done manually?
Answer:
This is just a beefed up webcam with manual PTZ capability and the picture quality and zoom capabilities work great. It supports up to 10 preset views, so you can pick direction and zoom for up to 10 locations and the camera will move there at the touch of the remote control. To get true auto-tracking of a speaker, you are going to have to pay a lot more
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