USB Joystick Keyboard

Designed, manufactured and supported in the United Kingdom, with software written entirely to Western Standards, the NetVu Uniplex range of recorders provides the best solution for every application. The NetVu Joystick keyboard works with the full range of Uniplex recorders and provides a rugged and long-lasting alternative means of camera control.

Why Uniplex?

  • Advanced file streaming protocol developed specifically for Video Surveillance, rather than generic Web Media protocols.
  • PAR file format video storage enables immediate playback across multiple channels with complete time synchronisation and allows storage of additional information such as event data and analytic streams.
  • MultiMode dynamic record and stream switching utilises activity detection to optimise recording profiles, reducing HDD storage costs by up to 80%.
  • Closed IP hardened management layer provides unparalleled, automatic security, automatic discovery of NetVu Connected products and an easy to use drag and drop allocation format.
  • Comprehensive event handling driven by physical interfaces, metadata or custom scripts, including active or inactive reporting and MQTT integration.
  • Embedded Meta data support with processing within the camera, server or viewing software and offering the functionality to deliver a total Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) solution, increasing timesaving, maximising efficiency benefits and automated risk reduction.
  • Bespoke PowerScripts deliver advanced processing of real time data, activity detection and other system extensions.
  • Compliant with PSTI and NDAA cyber protocol requirements.

Key Features

  • Ergonomically designed joystick for effortless precise control of the selected camera.
  • Includes all the necessary control functions for monitoring a video surveillance system and controlling Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) cameras, establishing audio connections, camera switching etc.
  • Supports 360⁰ cameras, with dedicated keys for auto-pan and Patrol functions.
  • Dedicated shortcut keys to summon all the most used functions.
  • Dedicated colour-coded keys that correspond with the colour-coded soft keys shown on screen by the Uniplex recorder.
  • Status indicating LED adjacent to each key for visual confirmation, in addition to excellent tactile response.
  • “Panic button” for Operator safety.
  • Simple USB connection.

Technical Drawing

Part Numbering

KBC2 /
U /
Connector, U – USB


1 year, plus additional 1 year (registration required)


Supported Functions Colour Coded Soft Keys
Live/Playback Switch
Panic Button
Fast forwards/reverse/play/pause in playback mode events
GOTO function
Main/spot monitor control
Camera selection (numeric keypad)
Wash/wipe/IR lamp activation
Iris control, zoom control, focus control
Pre-set position selection
Pan and tilt control
Connections RJ12 USB socket, 12V dc power socket
Local Display Light emitting diodes



Power 12V DC 15W External PSU, 100 to 240V AC Input.
Operating Temperature 5°C to 45°C
Operating Humidity 10% to 85% (Non-condensing).
Approvals UKCA and CE marked. Complies with part 15 of FCC CFR47. RoHS Compliant.
Product Dimensions 180mm x 395mm x 115mm
Product Weight 1.9kg excluding PSU.


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Associated Products

Uniplex Lite NVR

Uniplex Server NVR

Uniplex Appliance NVR

Dedicated Micros IP Cameras

NetVu Enterprise Observer Software

Version 1.1 –
28/05/2020 –

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