ipMergeNX Technical Specifications

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Front Panel

1. Media Storage Drive Bays: Two optional 2 TB and 4 TB drives from LEIGHTRONIX.

2. Display: 2 x 16 character liquid crystal display provides information on time/date, hardware/firmware versions, license information, system information, and IP configuration.

3. Keypad: Six push buttons for display navigation and password-protected access to system configuration.

4. System Status Indicator LEDs

5. Power Button: Turns the ipMergeNX on and off.

Back Panel

6. Power Input: IEC 60320.

7. USB Ports: Not used

8. Ethernet Port

  • GE2 MGMT: 1 Gb BASE-T RJ-45 Ethernet connection for remote management via the browser-based ipMergeNX Web Control Panel.

9. Ethernet Ports for future expansion.

  • GE1: 1 Gb BASE-T RJ-45 Ethernet connection.
  • XG3: 10 Gb BASE-T RJ-45 Ethernet connection.

10. Ethernet Port

  • XG4 VIDEO: 10 Gb BASE-T RJ-45 Ethernet connection for video distribution.

11. SDI Input and Output up to 3G-SDI 1080p60 with embedded audio.

Video and Audio Input

SDI Input
  • Video
    • 1280x720p59.94 or 60 - SMPTE ST 296
    • 1920x1080i59.94 or 60 - SMPTE ST 274
    • 1920x1080p29.97 or 30 - SMPTE ST 274
    • 1920x1080p59.94 or 60 (3G-SDI Level A or B) - SMPTE ST 425
    • 720x480i59.94 - SMPTE ST 125
  • Audio
    • Embedded SMPTE ST 272 (SD), ST 299-1 (HD) or ST 299-2 (3G)
    • One stereo pair on embedded audio channels 1 & 2
    • 48kHz sample rate
    • External SDI embedder required for analog audio
  • Closed Captions
    • CEA-608 and CEA-708
    • SMPTE ST 334 ancillary data (line 9)
Stream/File Input
  • UDP unicast or multicast
  • Container
    • MPEG-TS (.ts or .m2t file extension)
  • Video
    • H.264
    • Up to High profile, level 4.2
    • Up to 20 Mb/s
  • Audio
    • AAC-LC
    • 48kHz sample rate
    • Up to 320 Kb/s
  • Closed Captions (if output and input frame rates are equal)
    • CEA-608 and CEA-708
    • Registered user data SEI (SCTE/ATSC)
Image File Input
  • JPEG, PNG, WebP

Video and Audio Output

SDI Output
  • Video
    • 1280x720p59.94 or 60 - SMPTE ST 296
    • 1920x1080i59.94 or 60 - SMPTE ST 274
    • 1920x1080p29.97 or 30 - SMPTE ST 274
    • 1920x1080p59.94 or 60 (3G-SDI Level B) - SMPTE ST 425
  • Audio
    • Embedded - SMPTE ST 272 (SD), ST 299-1 (HD) or ST 299-2 (3G)
    • One stereo pair on embedded audio channels 1 & 2
    • 48kHz sample rate
    • External SDI de-embedder required for analog audio
  • Closed Captions
    • CEA-608 and CEA-708
    • SMPTE ST 334 ancillary data (line 9)
Stream/File Output
  • UDP unicast or multicast
  • Container
    • MPEG-TS (.ts or .m2t file extension)
  • Video
    • H.264
    • Up to High profile, level 4.2
    • 500 Kb/s to 20 Mb/s
    • Rate control: CBR, VBR, CQP
  • Audio
    • AAC-LC
    • 48kHz sample rate
    • 192 Kb/s
  • Closed Captions (if output and input frame rates are equal)
    • CEA-608 and CEA-708
    • Registered user data SEI (SCTE/ATSC)

Hardware

OS Storage: 240 GB M.2 SATA

Media Storage: 2 x 2 TB, ZFS Mirrored or 2 x 4 TB, ZFS Mirrored 2.5” SATA SSD

Power Supply: Internal - accepts 100 to 240VAC @ 50 to 60Hz

Product Safety: Product Listed to ANSI/UL 62368-1 and CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 62368-1-14 Audio/Video, Information and Communication Technology Equipment

Compliance: FCC Part 15

Licensing:

  • Digital Media: AVC/H.264 Patent Portfolio
  • Encryption: Zenith Pro:Idiom System Provider

Warranty: One year, parts and labor

Dimensions and Weight

Height: 1.75 inches

Depth: 13.5 inches

Width: 19 inches

Weight: 11 pounds

NOTE: Specifications subject to change without notification.