Magewell Ultra Encode SDI Plus
Our Ultra Encode family of universal live media encoders offers systems integrators, streaming professionals, and OEM partners a flexible and affordable encoding solution for applications including live streaming, AV over IP, remote contribution, IP production workflows and much more.
Available in HDMI and SDI models, it builds on the functionality of the Ultra Encode family with expanded features including 4K encoding and streaming from the HDMI input; simultaneous multi-protocol streaming; higher streaming bitrates; file recording; and much more.
This device is ideal for high-quality live streaming of content including sports, education, and live events as well as IP-based production and AV-over-IP.
The Magewell Ultra Encode SDI Plus Encoder supports multiple video encoding formats – including H.264, H.265 (HEVC), NDI |HX2, and NDI |HX3 – and a wide array of delivery protocols including RTMP, RTMPS, SRT, RTSP, RTP, HLS, TS over UDP, TS over RTP, and TVU’s ISSP technology. Up to eight channels of audio can be encoded in AAC format.
Encoder is ideal for broadcast video and audio, natively support live broadcast for Facebook, YouTube, and Twitch, as well as WOWZA, your own site, with multi-platform distribution. To customize encoder perfectly for your session, we have Web UI, where device work status, a thumbnail preview window and tabs for streaming settings, analytics, and stream health monitoring are provided.
Specifications and Features
- Support for up to 4096×2160 30fps input and loopthrough signals
- Input & loopthrough 16-Channel SDI embedded audio
- Input audio from 3.5 mm LINE IN
- Dual stream encoding profiles: main stream and sub stream up to 4096x2160p30
- Max bitrate: 62Mbps (NDI® HX3), 32Mbps (Others)
- Support for H.264/HEVC video encoding
- Provide video aspect ratio conversion, image rotation and cropping for the main and sub streams
- Encoding 8-channel AAC and audio channels mapping
- Side-by-Side 3D video encoding
- Natively support Facebook, Twitch, YouTube and WOWZA
- Supported streaming protocols: RTSP/RTMP/RTMPS/SRT Caller/SRT Listener/NDI® HX2/NDI® HX3/HLS/TS over UDP/TS over RTP/TVU ISSP
- Allow simultaneous 6 sessions over multiple streaming protocols
- Support for streaming schedule
- Record to internal storage (128GB), external USB storage or network attached storage (NFS/CIFS)
- Automatically upload recorded files to remote file storage platform
- Video recordings in MP4, MOV or TS format
- Normal recording and loop recording supported
- Support for recording schedule
- PoE available
- Tally lights for NDI® HX3
- Remote control via Web GUI and Control Hub
- Provide HTTP APIs