Broadcast grade HD/SD Encoder

MPE-4000

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BLANKOM MPE-4000

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HD/SD MPEG-2 & MPEG-4/AVC/H.264 Encoder

⟩⟩⟩ 5. Generation BLANKOM® IPTV Headend Technology. Broadcast grade, high performance MPEG-2 & MPEG-4/AVC/H.264 encoder for HD and SD channels.
MPE-4000 can encode SD/HD efficiently with a Magnum D7 chip, with either MPEG-2 or MPEG-4/AVC/H.264 coding. Beside ASI, it has IPTV (UDP and RTP) outputs. The wide choice of input interfaces include SDI, HDMI, YPbPr, CVBS for video and 4×XLR, 4×RCA, AES for audio. The friendly GUI can help to setup and monitor working status easily.

  • MPEG-2 HD/SD and MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 HD/SD video encoding
  • 1080i,720p, 480i, 576i video resolution and downscale transform
  • Low latency
  • MPEG1 Layer II, HE-AAC (V1&V2), LC-AAC and DD AC3 audio encoding
  • DD AC3 audio passthrough (for SDI in)
  • 4 stereo or 8 mono audio encoding
  • QR code, LOGO, OSD insertion
  • Video buffer, free to switch video sources (all video interfaces available)
  • CC (closed caption), EIA 608 and EIA 708 (for CVBS and SDI in)
  • ASI output
  • IP over UDP and RTP output
  • LCD / keyboard control and web management

Versatile, Future-Ready HD/SD MPEG-2 & MPEG-4/AVC/H.264 Encoder with ASI and IP output

Features

BLANKOM MPE-4000 MPEG-2/H.264 HD Encoder is the new broadcasting audio & video encoding device with powerful functionality. It is equipped with multiple video input interfaces (SDI, CVBS, YPbPr and HDMI) and audio input interfaces (AES, RCA and XLR) to ensure compatibility with various signal sources.

Multiple audio and video encoding formats are available to meet customers’ various requirements. It supports 4 stereo (8 mono) or one DD 5.1 (AC3) audios embedded to mix with the video to form a stream output. The encoded program will finally output in TS through ASI/IP port.

MPE-4000 has QR code, LOGO and OSD insertion function. It will show 3 different screen add-ons at same time. The operator can insert advertisement picture, own LOGO, special QR code, OSD content on encoding process independent of STB.

Application

Encoder for Broadcasters.

Encoder for IPTV Headends.

Technical Specifications

Function

MPEG-2 and MPEG-4/AVC/H.264 Encoder

Video Interface 1×SDI, 1×CVBS, 1×YPbPr and 1×HDMI
Resolution Input Output Interface Applicable
1920×1080i@60 1920×1080, 1440×1080, 1280×1080i, 960×1080i HDMI, SDI, YPbPr
1920×1080i @59.94
1920×1080i @50
1280×720p@60 1280×720, 960×720p, 640×720p HDMI, SDI, YPbPr
1280×720p@59.94
1280×720p@50
720×576i@50 720×576, 704×576, 640×576, 544×576, 528×576, 480×576, 352×576 SDI, CVBS
720×480i@59.94 720×480, 704×480, 640×480, 544×480, 528×480, 352×480 SDI, CVBS
Encoding MPEG-2 HD/SD; MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 HD/SD
Bitrate Range 0.52 – 60.00 Mbps
Rate Control CBR
GOP Structure Auto, IP, IPB, IPBB, IPBBB
Aspect Ratio 4:3, 14:9 (for SD video), 16:9 (for HD video)
Chroma 4:2:0, 4:2:2
Advanced Pretreatment De-interlacing, noise reduction, sharpening
Audio Interface 4×XLR, 4×RCA, 1×AES, 1×HDMI, 1×SDI (support maximum 4 stereos synchronous processing or one DD 5.1 CH processing)
Encoding MPEG-1 Layer II, HE-AAC (v1&v2), LC-AAC, DD AC3 (2.0, 5.1 available);

DD AC3 passthrough (for SDI in)

Sampling rate 48kHz
Resolution 24-bit
Bit-rate 32kbps~384kbps
Low Delay options 150ms, 200ms, 350ms, 650ms
Stream output 2×ASI output ports, BNC interface
IP over UDP and RTP, 100 Base-T Ethernet interface (UDP multicast/unicast)
System function LCD/keyboard and web management
Language: English
Ethernet software upgrade
General Dimensions 482mm×405mm×44.5mm (W × D × H)
Weight Approx 4.0kg
Temperature 0~45℃ (Operation), -20~80℃ (Storage)

Specifications are subject to change without notice.