Matrox Monarch EDGE E8 4K/Multi-HD Webcasting and 8-Bit Remote Production Encoder 

Matrox Monarch EDGE E8 4K/Multi-HD Webcasting and 8-Bit Remote Production Encoder 

Matrox Monarch EDGE E10 4K/Multi-HD Webcasting and 10-Bit Remote Production Encoder 

The encoder can operate at both 4:2:2 (8-bit and 10-bit), 4:2:0 (8-bit and 10-bit). 

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An encoder that can flourish anywhere, be it in webcasting, remote production (REMI), or high-density contribution is Matrox Monarch EDGE.  The H.264 encoder is the undisputed number one choice in the video codec arena with its innumerable applications and universal availability. In a day and age when interoperability is key, the H.264 codec is uniquely positioned to minimize the challenges posed by a lack of interoperability as it can tackle a myriad of different workflows. Designed for convenience, Monarch EDGE delivers unparalleled, robust encoding power with the wide-ranging aptitude of the H.264 codec.

4K/Multi-HD Webcasting Encoder

In a media landscape filled with continuously evolving online video platforms (OVPs), traditional broadcasters are beginning to leverage their existing over-the-top (OTT) delivery methods to deliver content specialized for the web. By enhancing their means of linear programming delivery, broadcasters can expand their reach and meet their audiences through new online-only channels. Using the latest in webcasting innovations, such as high-frame rate 4K (HFR), 4K 360 VR, and multi-camera selection, which are only supported on desktop, mobile, and Smart TV web-based video players, broadcasters can easily deliver compelling live content. Designed to take on today’s engaging webcasting workflows, Matrox Monarch EDGE provides broadcasters with robust, low-latency, and dynamic H.264 encoding capabilities packaged in a compact, low power, and portable appliance.


4K/Multi-HD Remote Production Encoder

Affordably produce live, multi-camera events, while minimizing on-site expenses by keeping talent in-house with Monarch EDGE. A compact, robust, and low-power remote production encoder, Monarch EDGE synchronizes and securely delivers remote camera feeds to your master control room or cloud for production with remarkably low latency. Programs destined for web or over-the-top (OTT) delivery can select the 4:2:0 8-bit encoder version, while the 4:2:2 10-bit capable Monarch EDGE encoder version is ideal for demanding, broadcast-quality productions.

High-Density Contribution Encoder

The contribution or mezzanine-level encoding capabilities of Monarch EDGE provide broadcasters with a means to easily add additional or complimentary backhaul feeds, or redundant contribution channels of their primary feeds. This small-footprint low-power appliance delivers quad-channel broadcast quality with 4:2:2 10-bit HDstreams. It has enough encoding horsepower to simultaneously generate low-bitrate 4:2:0 proxy streams for each input, which can be monitored by any device on the network.

  • Pristine Quality Delivered to Any Screen
  • Stream Every Angle
  • Uncompromising H.264 Quality
  • Flexible Streaming Formats
  • SDI and IP Connectivity
  • Convenient, Centralized Control
  • Preview Inputs
  • Robust and Practical Design
  • 4K/Multi-HD Webcasting
  • Big Productions, Small Footprint
  • Built for High Quality 10-bit H.264 Encoding
  • Exceptionally Low Encode Latency
  • Keep it In-sync
  • Flexible Streaming Formats
  • Tally and Talkback
  • SDI and IP Connectivity
  • Convenient, Centralized Control
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Connectivity
Input connections

•1x 12G SDI input per ST 2082
•3x 3G SDI inputs per ST 425 (Level A mapping only)
•UHD support using 4 SDI inputs per SMPTE ST 425-5
   -Square division 
   -2x sample interleave input1 
•2x SFP 28 network ports (up to 25 Gbps) 1 
•Capture up to four independent 3 Gbps video streams or one 12 Gbps (4Kp60) stream encapsulated per SMPTE ST 2110-10, -20, and -21. Seamless protection (redundancy) according to SMPTE ST 2022-7

Resolutions 2160p at 50, 59.94, 60 fps
1080p at 251, 29.971, 301, 50, 59.94, 60 fps
1080i at 25, 29.97, 301fps
720p at 50, 59.94, 60 fps
Configurable genlock Bi-level genlock output 
Bi-level or tri-level genlock input
Digital audio 8x channels of embedded audio support per SDI input. Two channels per input supported with first release 1
Analog audio 2x channels of balanced analog audio input via XLR connector
2x channels of balanced analog audio output via XLR connector1 
1 channel of unbalanced stereo audio output via 1/8” TRS connector
All sampled at 48 kHz
Audio processing Embedded or analog audio channels can be compressed as a stereo pair or processed as PCM1 (uncompressed audio)
Multi-channel audio support as separate audio pairs1
Compression
Codecs Video: H.264/MPEG-4 part 10 (AVC)
Audio: AAC-HE and AAC-LC
Bitrate per stream Video: Up to 120 Mbps 
Audio: From 32 to 256 Kbps
Chroma sub-sampling 4:2:2 (8-bit and 10-bit), 4:2:0 (8-bit and 10-bit) 
Encoding controls Up to 5.2 level support
GOP size and structure
Variable and constant bit rate support
Average max/min data rate controls
Encoding frame rates offered independent of input frame rates
Profile Up to High 4:2:2 profile (Hi422P)
Latency Encode latency as low as 50ms (network transfers and decode operation not included in value)
Encode density/workflow examples One (1) 3840 x 2160p @60 fps (encoded as 4:2:0 or 4:2:2) plus one 1080p (4:2:0 8 bit) proxy stream
OR
Four (4) 1920 x 1080 @60 fps (encoded as 4:2:0 or 4:2:2) plus four 720p30 (4:2:0) proxy stream
There are a number of additional encoding profiles that can be generated per input.
VANC ancillary data processing (SDI and IP)1
Closed captioning (CC) embedded in VANC processing as CEA-608/708 
Vertical interval timecode (RP-188) 
HDR and colorimetry metadata
Tally light output1
8x tally signals (sent to cameras) 
Tally ports available via a 15-pin D-SUB connector
Streaming protocols
MPEG-2 TS over UDP 
RTP/RTSP
Native RTP1 (unicast or multicast)
SRT
RTMP
Network
2x RJ45, 100/1000BASE-T Ethernet
2x MSA-compatible SFP28 cage supporting 10 GbE and 25 GbE modules1
Control and management
Access Monarch EDGE Control Hub dedicated Windows® application
RESTful HTTP API2
Physical On-device buttons and screen for basic set up and monitoring operations
Monitoring output 1x DisplayPort (HD output only)
Physical and power
Product dimensions (length x width x height) 8.53x7.45x1.68 in (21.7x18.9x4.3 cm)
Rack-mountable; two Monarch EDGE appliances can fit in 1 RU space
Product weight 3.65 lbs (1,660 g)  
Operating conditions 32 to 104 deg. F (0 to 40 deg. C), 20 to 80% relative humidity (non-condensing)
Power •Line voltage: 12 volts 
•Total power consumption: 45 watts [avg.] 
•Connector: DIN 4
Power supply •Line voltage: 100-240 VAC
•Frequency: 50-60 Hz 
•Input: external AC/DC adapter - IEC320-C14 
•DIN4 locking power connector
Regulatory •EMI: FCC Class A, CE Mark Class A, ACMA C-Tick Mark, VCCI 
•Power-supply safety: UL/CUL(UL60950-1), TUV-GS(EN60950-1), T-LICENSE(BS EN60950-1), CCC(GB4943.1-2011), PSE(J60950), SAA(AS/NZS60950-1), KC-MARK(K60950), S-MARK(IEC60950-1) 
• RoHS directive 2002/95/EC
Warranty •Two-year limited warranty with free online or telephone support

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