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Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Data Sheet

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Product Overview

The Cisco TelePresence® MCU 5300 Series is a range of state-of-the-art multipoint control units (MCUs) that can grow with your business’ video usage over the long term (Figures 1 and 2). As the industry’s first stackable MCU, it provides an entry-level appliance and flexible port that enables your video deployment to grow as your telepresence usage accelerates. Compatible with all major vendors’ standard- and high-definition (SDand HD, respectively) endpoints, it delivers the best experience for each participant, every time.

Cisco TelePresence MCU is WebEx enabled, allowing customers to enjoy fully integrated, scalable conference involving callers from WebEx clients and telepresence endpoints.

Figure 1. Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series

Figure 2. Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series Is Standards-Based and Compatible with All Major Vendors’ Endpoints

Features and Benefits

Table 1 summarizes the key features of the Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series, and Table 2 gives information about the models in the Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series.

Table 1. Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series Feature Summary

Feature

Benefit

Design features

Standards-based and compatible with all major vendors’ endpoints
Software selectable between HD or SD video ports
Upgradable unit capacity using software port licenses
Ability to stack two units together for increased capacity
Easy-to-use, versatile management interface
More than 50 custom layouts
Comprehensive wideband audio support
Support for both Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and H.323 endpoints
Cisco TelePresence PacketSafe technology, which minimizes effects of network packet loss
Compact size: One rack unit (1RU) tall and 19-in. rack-mountable

Application features

Upscale SD resolution using Cisco TelePresence ClearVision technology
Integrated with Cisco TelePresence Management Suite
Integrated with Cisco Unified Communications Manager (v8.6 or later) for ad-hoc conferencing
Integrated with Cisco TelePresence Conductor
Full interoperability with ISDN networks using standalone Cisco TelePresence ISDN gateways
Support for Cisco TelePresence Multiway technology

Performance features

Continuous presence on every port
Cisco TelePresence Universal Port technology, which helps ensure each participant receives the best possible experience
Cisco ClearPath is supported, providing improved media resilience with lossy networks.
Predictable port capacity
Bandwidth per site up to 4 Mbps
Video resolutions up to 1080p, 30 frames per second (fps)

Table 2. Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series Models

Model

Continuous Presence Video Participants (Symmetric)

Additional Voice Participants

MCU 5310
(with maximum numbers of port licenses)

10 x 720p30 HD ports

5 x 1080p30 or 720p60 Full HD ports

20 x w448p30 SD ports

24 x w360p30 nHD ports

10

5

None

None

MCU 5320
(with maximum numbers of port licenses)

20 x 720p30 HD ports

10 x 1080p30 or 720p60 Full HD ports

40 x w448p30 SD ports

48 x w360p30 nHD ports

20

10

None

None

Stack of two MCU 5320s
(both with maximum numbers of port licenses )

40 x 720p30 HD ports

20 x 1080p30 or 720p60 Full HD ports

80 x w448p30 SD ports

96 x w360p30 nHD ports

40

20

None

None

Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Video Firewall Option (VFO-5300)

Video firewall option, which enables second Ethernet connection to additional networks (for example, to a management network)

Product Specifications

Table 3 lists the product specifications; Table 4 gives video and audio specifications; Table 5 gives network, security, and management specifications; and Table 6 gives physical specifications for the Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series.

Table 3. Product Specifications

Product compatibility

The product is standards-based and compatible with all major vendors’ endpoints.

Universal transcoding and transrating

HD and SD can be combined within the same conference.
All calls are automatically transcoded and transrated for audio and video.
Any bandwidth, any resolution, any video, or any audio codec can be used on any video call within the same conference.
All participants have their own personal encodes.

Localization and customization

The MCU offers custom interactive voice response (IVR))/Auto-Attendant audio prompts and video titles.
The MCU provides unicode conference and site names for on-screen display.
The MCU provides custom web interface welcome messages.

Built-in web server

You can configure, control, and monitor the system and conferences.

MCU features

You can dial in or dial out through web server.
You can use the MCU standalone or with an H.323 gatekeeper or SIP registrar or proxy.
The MCU offers a configurable audio and video Auto-Attendant.
Advanced continuous presence is standard on all ports.
Selection of the best layout is automatic.
You can select individual layouts using remote control or webpages.
More than 50 custom layouts are available.
You can select the active speaker using remote control or voice activation.
You can make floor assignments through the webpage or management application.
Far-end camera control tunneling is performed using remote control or the webpage.
Sites are identified through text overlays.
On-screen text messaging to individual or all sites is possible.
Conference scheduling and reservation is built into the MCU application.
You can have both on-demand and ad-hoc conferences.
The MCU offers an automatic lecture mode.
You can preview the conference and individual cameras on webpages.
Connections to audio conferences can be automatic.
Integration with Cisco Unified Communications Manager v8.6 or later ad-hoc conferencing features allows Cisco video IP phones to initiate impromptu multiparty calls with other Cisco TelePresence endpoints.
Linked voice and video calls
Automatic redialing

Content features

Dual video is available using H.239 or Binary Floor Control Protocol (BFCP).
Content handover can be automatic or co-operative.
Widescreen (16:9) is supported as well as 4:3 aspect ratio content.
Options for content pass-through maximize capacity.
Options for content transcoding maximize interoperability.
Participants with no content support can receive transcoded content in the main video.
The MCU offers H.239 and BFCP content sharing:
Up to 1080p in H.264
Up to 720p in H.263

High-definition performance

Up to 1080p, 30 fps and 720p, 60 fps H.264 4-Mbps continuous presence.
HD audio is comprehensive.
Dual video H.239 up to 1080p.

Language

English is standard, with the option to load alternative language packs onto the system.

Table 4. Video and Audio Specifications

Bandwidth

Up to 4 Mbps with both H.263 and H.264 for each site in all conference modes, including advanced continuous presence

Video standards

H.261, H.263, H.263+, H.263++, and H.264

Video resolution

From QCIF up to 1080p (1920 x 1080)
4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios

Frame rates

Up to 60 fps

Audio standards

G.711, G.722, G.722.1, G.728, G.729 Annex A/B, MPEG-4 AAC-LC, MPEG-4 AAC-LD, and Polycom Siren14/G.722.1 Annex C

Audio features

Wideband audio mixing
Built-in and uploadable Auto-Attendant voice prompts
Automatic gain control, adjustable gain, power indication, and individual audio mute using webpages

Table 5. Network, Security, and Management Specifications

Protocols

H.323, SIP, H.235 (Advanced Encryption Standard [AES]), Secure Real-Time Transport Protocol (SRTP), Transport Layer Security (TLS), H.239 (dual video), BFCP, H.243 (chair control), Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP), HTTP, Secure HTTP (HTTPS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Network Time Protocol (NTP), IPv4, and IPv6

Quality of service (QoS)

Configurable differentiated services code point (DSCP) or type of service (ToS)/IP Precedence

Security features

Seven levels of access rights and privileges for users
Strong password policy
Personal identification number (PIN)-protected conferences
Conference locking
Secure non-PC hardware and operating system
AES encryption, 128-bit key, and H.235
SIP encryption
TLS certificate verification
Video firewall option - second Ethernet port
Audit log
Static ARP
Certificate-based login with OCSP certificate checking

Interfaces

RJ-45 Ethernet, 10-/100-/1000- Mbps full and half duplex, manual or autosensing
RJ-45 serial port
Status LCD

System management

XML management application programming interface (API)
Management through embedded web server
RS-232 for local control and diagnostics
Syslog for diagnostics
Configurable event logs and full H.323 and SIP decoding
Automatic diagnostic reporting
Configuration backup to network
Secure upgrades through Ethernet or CompactFlash
Call detail records (CDRs)
SNMP

Network resilience

Cisco TelePresence PacketSafe technology, which provides intelligent down-speeding, packet pacing, and packet-loss concealment to ensure optimum video and audio quality
Dynamic jitter buffering
Alternate gatekeepers
DNS SRV failover for SIP

Table 6. Physical Specifications

Physical dimensions

(H x W x D): 1.75 x 17.4 x 16.7 in. (44.5 x 442 x 423 mm) (1RU)
19-in. rack-mountable (kit supplied) or standalone

Weight

17.6 lb (8 kg)

Power

100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
1177 BTU/h (345W) maximum heat dissipation

Environmental data

Operating temperature: 32 to 95°F (0 to 35°C) ambient
Relative humidity below 95% (noncondensing)

Approvals and compliance

European safety: EN 60950-1:2005
USA safety: UL 60950-1 Second edition
Canada safety: CSA 60950-1-07
CB Scheme certificate, CE Marked
EMC: EN55022 class A, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, EN55024, EN61000-4-2,-3,-4,-5,-6,-11, FCC Part 15 ClassA, VCCI Class A, AS/NZS CISPR 22, CCC: GB4943, GB9254, YD/T993
RoHS compliant
Regulatory Approval Certification completed under Compliance Model Number: AD1A

Warranty Information

Find warranty information on Cisco.com at the Product Warranties page.

Ordering Information

To place an order, visit the Cisco Ordering Home Page and refer to Table 7 or contact your local Cisco representative. To download software, visit the Cisco Software Center.

Table 7. Ordering Information

Product Name

Part Number

Cisco TelePresence MCU 5310

CTI-5310-MCU-K9

Comes with: MCU 5310 -MCU, rack kit and cables

Software License Options for Cisco TelePresence MCU 5310

Second Ethernet port option (VFO) for MCU 5310

LIC-5300-VFO

AES and HTTPS Enable Option for MCU 5310

LIC-AESMCU53-K9

Hardware Options for Cisco TelePresence MCU 5310

Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series Stacking Cable

CTI-5300-CAB2MCU

Then separately configure L-MCU5300-UPG-PAK to add port licenses

L-MCU5300-UPG-PAK

1 Full HD/2 HD/4 SD/8 nHD ports on MCU 5310 (max of 5 with this option (3 used for nHD))

L-5300-4PL

Cisco TelePresence MCU 5320

CTI-5320-MCU-K9

Comes with: MCU 5320 -MCU, rack kit and cables

Software License Options for Cisco TelePresence MCU 5320

1 Full HD/2 HD/4 SD/8 nHD ports on MCU 5320 (max of 10 with this option (6 used for nHD))

LIC-5300-4PL

Second Ethernet port option (VFO) for MCU 5320

LIC-5300-VFO

AES and HTTPS Enable Option for MCU 5320

LIC-AESMCU53-K9

Hardware Options for Cisco TelePresence MCU 5320

Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series Stacking Cable

CTI-5300-CAB2MCU

Then separately configure L-MCU5300-UPG-PAK to add port licenses

L-MCU5300-UPG-PAK

1 Full HD/2 HD/4 SD/8 nHD ports on MCU 5310 (max of 5 with this option (3 used for nHD))

L-5300-4PL

Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series license PAK (Product Authorization Key) for post sale upgrades

L-MCU5300-UPG-PAK

Second Ethernet port upgrade (VFO) for MCU 5300 Series

L-5300-VFO

MCU 5300 Series upgrade for 1 Full HD/2 HD/4 SD ports

L-5300-4PL

Cisco TelePresence Port License Conversion Key

L-300-PLC

AES and HTTPS Encryption Option for MCU 5300 Series post sales upgrade

L-AESMCU53-K9=

Hardware Spares for Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series

Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series 1RU accessory kit spare

CTI-KM1U-ACC-KIT =

Comes with: spare DB9-RJ45 serial cable, rack mount ears and screws

Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series Stacking Cable spare

CTI-5300-CAB2MCU =

Cisco Services

Cisco and our partners provide a broad portfolio of intelligent, personalized services and support that can help you realize the full value of your Cisco TelePresence investment by increasing business agility and network availability. This portfolio of services accelerates business innovation through a network-based collaboration platform that enables businesses to collaborate anywhere, anytime. For more information about these services, please visit: http://www.cisco.com/go/mcu.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series, please visit http://www.cisco.com/go/mcu or contact your local Cisco account representative or authorized Cisco partner. Product specifications are estimates and subject to change without notice.