Compared to the other CCTV security camera, the biggest difference is that
1. the PTZ camera’s pan tilt direction can be remote control, usually pan 0-360 degree, some are 0-355 degree, and tilt 0-93 degree, some are -45-45 degree.
2. The PTZ camera’s lens can be auto zoom-in and zoom-out from 3X, 4X, 5X, 10X, 18X, 30X, 27X, 33X. that make it clear when surveillance a large area.
Other features is that it can set many presets, and they can make several cruise. What is cruise? for example, you have several place need to surveillance, house gate, your garage，your pet’s little house, then you can make your house gate preset A, your garage preset B and your pet’s little house preset C. Preset A, B and C make a cruise, you can set your PTZ camera surveillance follow the route A to B to C, then back to A, do the cycle. And you can set the speed when it moves.
Some PTZ camera has auto tracking function.