Avediastream e3555 Encoder
0207 735 2020
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Avediastream e3555 Encoder

Avediastream e3555 Encoder

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The AvediaStream e3555 encoder streams pre-recorded and live TV (news, sports, entertainment, educational) HD and SD channels over your existing network. It encodes and distributes content from 3G SDI, HD SDI or SDI broadcast sources such as professional cameras and recorders to an IP network. It can upscale to 1080p or downscale to SQCIF.
  • Easy Setup
  • Hot swap module allows quick and non intrusive upgrade to existing installations
  • Accepts 3G/HD/SDI input resolutions and scales to standard TV resolutions
  • 1080p, 1080i, 720p, HD, SD or Sub SD Encoding
  • MPEG-2 AAC or MPEG-1 layer 2 audio encoding
  • Audio Input Options: Embedded Audio or S/PDIF
  • H.264 video encoding from devices such as professional cameras and recorders
  • Pass- through output for chaining devices.
  • Embedded system for high reliability and low power consumption
  • Frame rate and audio sample rate conversion

Technical Specifications


Video Input:
  • 3G SDI - SMPTE 424M
  • HD SDI - SMPTE 292M
  • SDI - SMPTE 259M
  • (BNC) 1.75V p-p 75Ω
Audio Input:
  • 3G SDI, HD SDI or SDI (Embedded, single audio pair from eight available)
  • S/PDIF Digital Audio (RCA). 0.5V p-p 75Ω
802.3 10/100BaseT Ethernet (RJ45 chassis socket)
Serial RS232 Port for local administration (RJ45 chassis socket)


  • Up to 80Mbps output per blade
  • Single program MPEG-2 transport streams (ISO/IEC 13818-1)
  • RTP
  • UDP
  • Multi IP unicast (up to 10 simultaneous locations)
  • IGMP
  • Channel announcement using SAP/SDP
  • Video only option

Administration Interface

  • Configurable aspect ratio override
  • Multicast/unicast address selection (automatic or manual)
  • Configure name, number and group membership


  • Fully integrated with Exterity management tools
  • Network administration via SSH, Telnet and SNMP
  • HTTP web interface (Supported browsers Firefox, Internet Explorer and Chrome)
  • Serial RS232 Admin Port
  • Telnet Control Interface (TCI)
  • Event logging via Syslog (local and remote)
  • Firmware upgrade via TFTP
  • Configuration backup/restore via TFTP

Video Input

HD and SD auto-switching Resolutions supported:
  • 1080p 23.98Hz/24Hz/50Hz/59.94Hz/60Hz,1080i 50Hz/59.94Hz/60Hz, 720p 50Hz/59.94Hz/60Hz, 525i 60Hz and 625i 50Hz
HD 16:9 aspect ratio SD 4:3/16:9 aspect ratio

MPEG-4 Encoding

HD: H.264 High Profile Level 4.0 SD: H.264 Main Profile Level 3.0
  • Sub-SD 100kbps - 10Mbps
  • 525i/625i 500kbps - 15Mbps
  • 525p/625p 1Mbps - 15Mbps
  • 720p 2Mbps - 20Mbps
  • 1080i/1080p24 3Mbps - 24Mbps
  • 1080p50/60 4Mbps - 30Mbps
  • Constant or variable bitrate
  • SQCIF, QCIF, CIF, DCIF, QVGA, HVGA, VGA, WVGA, FWVGA, D1, ED, 720p, 1080i, 1080p video resolutions
  • Frame rate conversion

Audio Encoding

  • MPEG-1, Layer 2 or MPEG-2 AAC (LC profile)
  • Encoding bit rate 48kbps – 384kbps
  • Audio sampling rate 32kHz, 44.1kHz or 48kHz
  • Audio sample rate conversion

Additional Features

  • Watermarking (encode customisable text and logo onto video)
  • Test pattern generation
  • Automatic streaming of fixed colour/test pattern on loss of video


  • CPU: MIPS 4Kc 492MHz
  • RAM: 64MB
  • Flash:16MB (for firmware and configuration)
  • OS: Linux 2.6


  • Linux IPv4 stack
  • DHCP or Static IP addressing
  • IEEE 802.3u 10/100Mbps MDIX Ethernet


IP (RFC 791), UDP (RFC 768), TCP (RFC 793), ARP (RFC 826), DNS (RFC 1035), DHCP (RFC 2131), ICMP (RFC 792), IGMP (RFC 3376), TFTP (RFC 1350), HTTP (RFC 2616), Telnet (RFC 318) Syslog (RFC 3164), NTP (RFC 1305), SAP (RFC 2974), SDP (RFC 4566), RTP (RFC 3550), SNMP (v1, v2c -RFC 1901)


EN55022: 2006, EN61000: 2006, EN55024:2003
IEC 60950-1: 2005 Second Edition /EN 60950-1: 2006
+ A11:2009
47CFR: 2008, ANSI C63-4: 2003
CSA 60950-1-07, 2nd Ed. UL 60950-1, 2nd Ed.

Physical Format

Modular hot swap blade for Exterity chassis
  • AvediaStream c1101 providing 1 input
  • AvediaStream c1103 providing up to 3 inputs
  • AvediaStream c1110 providing up to 10 inputs


DC 24V: 12W Typical, 14W Maximum


  • Operating: 0 …+40°C / +32 … +104°F
  • Storage: -20 …+70°C / -4 … +158°F
  • Operating and storage Relative Humidity: 10-90% (non-condensing)


L: 275mm x W: 130mm x H: 40mm


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