MPEG Encoders

MCE-4500 Spark Professional Encoder

Simultaneously experience highest quality of video and lowest bandwidth in full-HD Contribution HEVC encoder

 

Features

  • Supports H.265/HEVC and H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video encoding
  • Encodes video input resolutions up to 1080p@60Hz
  • Supports MPEG1-Layer II, AAC-LC, AAC+, HE-AAC V2 audio encoding
  • Supports simultaneous IP output as well as ASI
  • Embedded audio input up to 16-channel
  • 3G-SDI input
  • Multicast/Unicast over IPV4 with ProMPEG FEC
  • Two Ethernet ports for Management and TS over IP
  • Dual power supply for redundancy
  • High reliability and 24/7/365 operation

Applications

  • IP, SDH and Optical Fiber inter- or intra-studio links
  • IPTV
  • Telemedicine
  • TelePresence and Video Conferencing
  • Digital Signage
  • Satellite or Terrestrial uplinks or Head-ends
  • Satellite News Gathering (SNG) or IP SNG
  • Microwave links
  • eLearning
  • Remote Video Surveillance
  • Cable Broadcasting
  • LAN TV Applications

Application Block Diagram of MCE-4500

Block Diagram of MCE-4500

 

Technical Specifications

Input Video §  Input Interface:

§  BNC: 3G-SDI (SMPTE 424M), HD-SDI (SMPTE 292M), SD-SDI (SMPTE 259M)

§  HDMI (Option MCE-HDMI)

§  SDI Color Precision: 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all modes

§  HDMI Color Precision: 8, 10 and 12-bit (Deep Color)

§  Video Resolution@Rate:

§  1080p (1920×1080)@23.98Hz, 24Hz, 25Hz, 29.97Hz, 30Hz, 50Hz, 59.94Hz, 60Hz

§  1080i (1920×1080)@50Hz, 59.94Hz, 60Hz

§  720p (1280×720)@50Hz, 59.94Hz, 60Hz

§  PAL: 576i (720×576)@50Hz

§  NTSC: 480i (720×480)@60Hz

§  Internal Color Bar and Black Pattern Generator

Input Audio §  Embedded Audio Sampling: Television Standard sample rate of 48 KHz at 24-bit

§  Up to 16 channel Embedded Audio from SDI Input (SMPTE 299, SMPTE 272)

§  Up to 2 channel AES/EBU Digital Audio Input (Option MCE-DAIO)

§  Internal Test Tone or Silence Generator

Outputs §  SDI re-Clocked Loop through Output

§  IP Output to unicast/multicast Destination with UDP or RTP/UDP

§  Forward Error Correction (ProMPEG FEC), SMPTE 2022-1

§  2 ASI Outputs (Option MCE-ASI)

§  Maximum TS Rate: 50.00Mbps

Video Encoding §  Constant Bit-Rate (CBR) Encoding with Zero Null Stuffing in the Output

§  Supports GOP Lengths of 1 to 250

§  Output Encoded Video Rate Down to 500Kbps

§  H.265/HEVC Encoding

§  Standard: ITU-T H.265, ISO/IEC 23008-2, HEVC

§  Profiles: Main10 422, Main10, Main

§  Levels: 5.1, 5.0, 4.1, 4.0, 3.2, and 3.1

§  Adaptive GOP Supported

§  Entropy Coding: CABAC

§  H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Encoding

§  Standard: ITU-T H.264, ISO/IEC 14496-10, MPEG-4 AVC

§  Profiles: High 422, High, Main

§  Levels: 4.1, 4.0, 3.2, 3.1 and 3.0

§  Interlace Coding: Field Structure, PAFF, MBAFF

§  Entropy Coding: CAVLC, CABAC

§  Intra Prediction: All Modes Supported

§  Inter Prediction: All Block Sizes Supported

Audio Encoding §  One Stereo pair Encoding on Base System; Optional Simultaneous Second Stereo pair Encoding (Option MCE-AUD2)

§  AAC-LC, HE-AAC (AAC+), HE-AAC V2 (Option MCE-AAC)

§  Output Rates: 24, 32, 48, 56, 64 Kbps

§  MPEG I Layer II Audio Encoding ISO/IEC 11172-3

§  1 channel (Mono), 2 channel (Stereo)

§  Output Rates: 32 Kbps up to 384 Kbps

Management and

Control

§  Full Monitoring and Control of System and Encoding Parameters through Front Panel

§  Password-Protected Web Browser Interface

Physical Dimensions and Power §  Dimensions (W x D x H): 435 x 707 x 43 mm (17.1” x 27.8” x 1RU)

§  Approximate Weight: 14 Kg

§  Redundant Power Supply, 100-240VAC/50-60Hz, two separated 3-pin IEC Connector

§  Consumption: 400 Watts

Environmental

Conditions

§  Operating Temperature: 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)

§  Operating Humidity: 10 to 75% non-Condensing

Ordering Information

Ordering Number Description Quantity Ordering Number Description Quantity
MCE-5BAS MCE-4500 Base System 1 MCE-AAUD Additional Audio Encoding Option 1-3
MCE-HDMI HDMI Input Option 1 MCE-AACP AAC-LC, AAC+ and HE-AAC V2 Audio Encoding Option 1
MCE-DAIO Digital Audio Input Option 1-2 MCE-FPMO Front panel Management Option 1
MCE-ASI ASI Output Option 1-2 MCE-H264 H.264/AVC Video Encoding Option 1
MCE-422P 4:2:2 Profile Encoding Option 1 MCE-ATSY Additional Technical Support Year Option 1-5

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