9990-TRX-MPEG

Multi-Standard Broadcast Transcoder

Product by: Cobalt Digital

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The 9990-TRX-MPEG Multi-Standard Broadcast Transcoder offers a powerful transcoding solution combining IPTV, professional broadcast, enterprise video delivery, and streaming video environments, making it ideally suited for content repurposing, edge transcoding, and video distribution network bandwidth optimization.

The 9990-TRX-MPEG is a full-featured quad-channel video transcoder using the latest advances in video compression technology to ensure excellent video quality at low bit rates. Simultaneous support of DVB-ASI, broadcast over IP, MPEG-DASH Streaming, and HTTP Live Streaming allows content to be freely distributed over virtually any video network.

The 9990-TRX-MPEG provides transcoding of two video services (channels) using either MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 AVC codecs in SD format and the output of MPEG-1 Layer II services. The single program can be outputted over ASI and IP interfaces individually or simultaneously. License options allow easy scalability via easy to install software uploads without removing or powering-down the card.

The openGear® card form factor and DashBoard™ remote control makes for easy integration into existing terminal equipment environments.

Features

  • Dual-channnel multi-standard HD/SD transcoding standard – scalable for additional transcoding using software licenses as simple downloads

  • Supports MPEG-1 Layer II, AAC, and Dolby® AC-3 audio inputs

  • Full, future-proof “any-to-any” multi-standard codec support – adapts services from both MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC systems

  • Low-power, high-density design; <14 Watts – up to 10 cards per frame

  • IP transmission using unicast or multicast

  • Gigabit Ethernet and DVB-ASI input/outputs

  • Audio pass-through

  • VBI and closed-captioning pass-through

  • Easy integration and control/monitoring via DashBoard remote control

  • Five year warranty

Specifications

Power
14 Watts

Inputs/Outputs
2x 100/1000Base-T RJ-45 ports, auto-negotiate or fixed speed
2x DVB-ASI input ports, BNC 75Ω
2x DVB-ASI output ports, BNC 75Ω
213Mbit/s maximum ASI TS bit-rate per port
Ethernet
Number of Ports: See Rear Module Options
Cable Type: Standard straight-thru CAT-5e
Connector Type: RJ-45
Network Transport Protocols
UDP/IP (Unicast and Multicast)
RTP/IP (Unicast and Multicast)
RTMP (Flash)
HTTP Live Streaming (HLS): populates an external web server through FTP or SFTP
Direct HTTP Streaming: encodes directly to an HTTP connection. Automatically generates web pages with a video window for all supported modes (VLC plug in required)

Transcode Modes
Multi-codec capable
MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 AVC
MPEG-4 AVC to MPEG-2
SD/HD MPEG-2 to MPEG-2 and AVC to AVC re-encode
- format conversion
- rate reduction

Video Processing
Integrated downconversion
- HD to SD
- Sub-SD resolutions
Adaptive deinterlacer
Frame rate reduction
AFD handling
Closed captions and VBI passthrough
Video Transcoding
Input:
MPEG-4 AVC HP @ L4.0, HP @ L4.2 (HD)
MPEG-4 AVC MP @ L3.0 (SD)
MPEG-2 HP @ HL (HD)
MPEG-2 MP @ ML (SD)
Output:
MPEG-4 AVC HP @ L4.0, HP @ L4.2 (HD)
MPEG-4 AVC MP @ L3.0 (SD)
MPEG-2 HP @ HL (HD)
MPEG-2 MP @ ML (SD)
CBR & VBR
1.5Mbps to 10 Mbps (profile dependent)

Video Formats
Input:
1080 x 1920p 60/50
1080 x 1920/1440i 25 29.97/30
720 x 1280/960 50/59.94
960 x 540 25/29.97
480 x 720/704/640/528 29.97
576 x 720/704/640/528 25
640x480, 480x270, 320x240, 320x180
Output:
1080 x 1920p 60/50
1080 x 1920/1440i 25 29.97/30
720 x 1280/960 50/59.94
960 x 540 25/29.97
480 x 720/704/640/528 29.97
576 x 720/704/640/528 25
640x480, 480x270, 320x240, 320x180
29.97, 25, 15, 12.5, 7.5, 6.25 frames/sec

Audio Transcoding
Input:
MPEG-1 layer II stereo
MPEG-4 AAC-LC stereo and 5.1
MPEG-4 HE-AAC 5.1
Dolby AC-3 stereo, 5.1, 7.1
Output:
MPEG-1 layer II
MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Pass-through
Conversion:
5.1 -> 5.1, 2.0

Management
10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet (RJ-45)
Configuration import/export
Visual fault indicator
SNMP v1,v2
Datasafe™ automated card configuration
Accurate bit rate control

Ordering Information

9990-TRX-MPEG     Multi-Standard Broadcast Transcoder

Rear Modules:

RM20-9990TRX-B    20-Slot Frame Rear I/O Module (Standard Width) (2) ASI Input BNCs, (2) ASI Output BNCs, (2) Gigabit Transport Ethernet ports

Options:

+TRX2    Add Transcoding License. Adds transcoding for two additional services

+TRXDDEC   Dolby® decoding license (per video service (channel))

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Email: sales@cobaltdigital.com
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