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Drake Digital High Definition Video Encoder (HDE24)

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Drake Digital High Definition Video Encoder (HDE24)

Brand: Drake           P\N: HDE24          

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Drake The Drake HDE24 high-definition encoder module generates an MPEG2 or MPEG4 (H.264) video stream, with Dolby AC3 or MPEG1 layer 2 audio. The HDE24 high-definition encoder accepts non-encrypted HDMI or component video inputs and can inject closed-captioning data from a synchronized composite video source (typically provided by the same decoder that produces the HD video stream). Composite analog audio inputs provide the audio source when component video inputs are used. Typically HDMI has embedded audio but if the HDMI is derived from a source converter that does not provide audio, such as DVI-to-HDMI, then the analog composite inputs may be used.


  • Encodes either one MPEG2 program or one MPEG4 program

  • Dolby AC3 audio encoding

  • Up to 6 modules can fit one EH24xx chassis

  • Adjustable encoding bit rate

  • Applications: Hospitality, Health Care, Commercial, Government/Military, Digital Signage, Cable Networks

  • High quality low cost High Definition real time encoding in MPEG2 or MPEG4 H.264 with Dolby AC3 audio

  • Module/chassis design allows multiplexing of multiple streams and saves rack space


Technical Data And Specifications

Video Inputs
HDMI™: 1 x HDMI Input - to protect copyrighted content, this encoder does not support HDMI copy protection (HDCP)
Component Video: 1 x HD Component (YCrCb) Video Input
Composite Video: 1 x 1V p-p +/- 3 dB, 480i only
Closed Captioning Input: 1 x 1V p-p +/- 3 dB, 480i Composite Video (used for Closed Captioning data extraction during HD encoding)
Audio Inputs
RCA-type L + R: 1 x 1Vrms nominal, 3.5Vrms maximum
HDMI-embedded Audio: Supports PCM (uncompressed) digital audio from HDMI
Video Options
Input Video Modes Supported: 480i ( 720x480 @ 30 fps ), 480p ( 720x480 @ 60 fps ), 720p @ 60 Hz ( 1280x720 @ 60 fps ), 1080i @ 30 Hz ( 1920x1080 @ 30 fps ) Supports auto-scan for input resolution
Encoder Format: MPEG2 or MPEG4 / H.264_Supports auto-scan
Video Adjustments: Brightness, Contrast, Hue, Saturation
MPEG4 Profile Support: Simple, Advanced Simple, High
Bitrate: Up to 19 Mbps (depending on input format)
Audio Options
Encoder Format: Dolby Digital® AC-3 or MPEG1, Layer 2
Output Bitrate: Variable; 128-320 kps


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