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Thor 8-Channel HD-SDI Broadcast Encoder with IPTV Streamer

Thor 8-Channel HD-SDI Broadcast Encoder with IPTV Streamer
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Thor 8HD-EMS Overview

The 8-Channel HD-SDI Broadcast Encoder with IPTV Streamer from Thor converts eight channels of HD-SDI content input to ASI and IP outputs. Each of the eight encoders can be independently configured for bit rate and PID management. The encoder supports bit rates up to 19 Mb/s per channel. With high-level H.264 codec-based encoding, it is suitable for reducing the rack space required for HD program encoding for content source origination and distribution.

All the encoded programs are multiplexed to multi-program transport stream (MPTS) outputs on both ASI and IP. Additionally, single program transport stream (SPTS) outputs are provided for all inputs on the IP network output. All settings are available via the front panel as well as a web-based network management system. This encoder also provides a 1-channel ASI input that can multiplex one additional program to the outputs from an ASI source.

Real-time H.264 hardware encoder with eight HD-SDI inputs
Suitable for CATV headend program aggregation or high-end CCTV systems
Encoding based on high-level H.264 codec
Independent control for encoding parameters on each channel
Provides all programs as MPTS outputs on both ASI and IP
Provides single-program IP streams as SPTS IP outputs over UDP/RRTP/RTSP
Includes ASI input for multiplexing an additional ASI program
UPC: 659682981857

Thor 8HD-EMS Specs

Input8 x HD-SDI
1 x ASI
Supported Output Resolutions1080p 60/59.94/50
1080i 60/59.94/50
720p 60/59.94/50
720i 60/59.94/50
Video CodecsMPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio CodecsMPEG-1 layer 2
HD-AAC V2 (optional)
LC-AAC (optional)
Bit Rate0.8 to 19.0 Mb/s CBR or VBR
Video FeaturesInput deinterlacing, noise reduction, and sharpening
Audio Sampling Rate48 kHz, 24-bit resolution
Audio Bit Rate64 to 384 kb/s (each channel)
IP StreamingIP Transport Stream Output: 
1 x MPTS and 8 x SPTS over UDP, RTP/RTSP (RJ45, 100M)
ASIASI Transport Stream Output:
2 x ASI multiplexed
InterfaceWeb-based browser interface
Full front panel LCD interface
Operating Temperature32 to 113°F / 0 to 45°C
Dimensions18.9 x 17.9 x 1.8" / 48 x 45.5 x 4.5 cm
Weight7.2 lb / 3.3 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight13.46 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)22.8 x 22.8 x 5.5"

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