For.A IP-920 MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) Encoder

For.A IP-920 MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) Encoder
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For.A IP-920 SD Overview

The IP-920 MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) Encoder from For.A is an audio/video codec that utilizes MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) encoding to perform real-time transmission of SDTV and HDTV signals at lower bit rates over an IP network. It employs Fujitsu FEC (Forward Error Correction) and ARQ (Automatic Repeat Request) and Pro-MPEG FEC error correction techniques.

The encoder features a Low Latency mode (<400 ms) with support for optional Ultra-Low Latency mode (<99 ms). In addition, it comes with SD-SDI (SMPTE 259M), HDMI, and NTSC/PAL interfaces. The encoder also comes with a balanced analog audio interface. You can record encoded video and audio data on the recorder via an optional CF card (up to 16GB) and then download it remotely from the network operation center as per your requirements.

Videos can be transmitted using Carrier ID and NIT over Satellite Network
RS-232C (pass-thru) functionality
FEC, ARQ, and Pro-MPEG FEC error correction techniques
Comes with a balanced analog audio interface
1 RU form factor
Dual Encoder: Supports two types of bit rate encoding
Superimpose (text and time)
Suitable for applications such as news gathering (SNG/ ENG) and live sports backhaul

For.A IP-920 SD Specs

InputsSD-SDI (SMPTE 259M)
1 x HDMI
Coding MethodITU-T H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (ISO/IEC 14496-10)
ITU-T H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (ISO/IEC 14496-10), HP at L3, MP at L3
Resolution / Frame Rate1080i x 1920/1440/960 (50/59.94 Hz): 0.5 to 27 Mb/s
720p x 1280/960/640 (50/59.94 Hz): 0.5 to 27 Mb/s
480i x 720/352 (59.94 Hz), 576i x 720/352 (50 Hz): 150 kb/s to 10 Mb/s
240i x 352 (59.94/29.97 Hz), 288i x 352 (50/25 Hz) : 25 kb/2 to 1 Mb/s
Inputs2 x SDI embedded (SMPTE 272M)
1 x HDMI, 1 x balanced analog pair (D-Sub 9-pin)
Connector conversion cable is attached
Coding MethodMPEG-1 Layer2 (ISO/IEC 11172-3): 2-channel (2 x stereo), 128, 256, 384 kb/s/stereo
MPEG-2 AAC (ISO/IEC 13818-7): 2-channel (2 x stereo), 56, 64, 128, 256, 384 kb/s/stereo
MultiplexingMPEG-2 TTS, MPEG-2 TS
Ancillary DataNIT (Carrier ID), SDT
Transport ProtocolsRTP/UDP/IP, UDP/IP
Error CorrectionFujitsu FEC and ARQ, Pro-MPEG FEC
NetworkIPv4: PPPoE, DHCP, SNTP, SNMP v1/SNMP v2c, IGMP v3
IPv6: SNTP, SNMP v2c, MLDv2
ControlWeb GUI, SNMP
Network Interface1 x 10Base-T/100Base-TX
DataRS-232C (pass-thru)
Power Requirements100 to 240 VAC
Power Consumption38 VA
Operating Temperature14 to 131°F (-10 to 55°C)
Humidity20 to 90% RH (No condensation)
ComplianceUL, CE, FCC, RoHS, KC
Class III device of IEC60950-1, UL60950-1
Dimensions (W x D x H)8.2 x 11.8 x 1.6" (210 x 300 x 42 mm)
Weight4.4 lb (2 kg)
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