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MPEG-2 SD Encoder with optional 4:2:2 Encoding

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VistaLINK® enabled

As broadcasters, cable companies, satellite providers, IPTV companies and content providers are moving to an all digital domain, all contribution and distribution are done in the compressed domain. These service providers have a need for a versatile, easy to use, cost effective professional video SD encoder.

The 7880ENC-MP2SD-1A is a high quality professional MPEG-2 encoder that offers high end MPEG-2 SD encoding of 1 SD SDI input. It can extract in the most flexible way all VANC & HANC data from the SD SDI input and insert it in the MPEG-2 transport stream.

  • 1x SD 8-bit/4:2:0 video encoder, with option for 4:2:2 (+422)
  • SD SDI input with embedded audio
  • Selection of PIDs
  • 4x ASI outputs and MPEG-over-IP output
    • Basic MPEG-2 transport tables creation
    • 4x MPEG-1 Layer II audio encoding or Dolby AC-3® or Dolby-E® pass through
    • Fully integrated with the industry leading VistaLINK® PRO system
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Inputs and Outputs
  • 1x SD SDI 270Mb/s SMPTE ST 259 with embedded audio
  • 4x ASI outputs per DVB TR101891-270Mb/s, maximum 210Mb/s bit rate each
  • MPEG-over-IP output
  • Management/control IP interface
Encoding Specifications
SD encoding standards supportedMain Profile @ Main Level
4:2:2 Profile @ Main Level (+422)
Format525 (NTSC), 625 (PAL)
ProcessingDolby AC-3® or Dolby E® audio pass through
Encoding4x MPEG-1 Layer II audio encoding
HANC-VANC ProcessingClosed Caption, Subtitles
MPEG-over-IP Output
  • Encapsulation of MPEG-2 packets following: MAC 802.3 → IPv4 → (RTP) → UDP → MPEG
  • 1-7 MPEG-2 packets per IP frame
  • Configurable unicast, multicast, IP address, and port numbers
Number of Slots2

Ordering Information

7880ENC-MP2SD-1AMPEG-2 SD Encoder with optional 4:2:2 Encoding
Ordering Options
NotesRear plate must be specified at time of order - eg: [model]+3RU
+4224:2:2 Profile @ Main Level
Rear Plate Suffix
+3RU3RU rear plate for use with 7800FR Multiframes
7800FR3RU Multiframe which holds 15 modules