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Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510 Data Sheet

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Product Overview

Figure 1.      Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510

The Cisco TelePresence® MCU MSE 8510 blade is the industry’s leading chassis-based, high-definition (HD) multimedia conferencing bridge (Figures 1 and 2). It delivers superior video and voice with an easy-to-use, versatile management interface. Compatible with all major vendors’ endpoints (Figure 3), it maintains its capacity and performance in every configuration, delivering 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.

Features and Benefits

Table 1 summarizes the key features of the Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510 blade.

Table 1.       Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510 Feature Summary

Feature

Benefit

Design Features

  Standards-based and compatible with all major vendors’ endpoints
  Selectable between HD 1080p, HD 720p, or 80-port standard-definition (SD) modes
  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
  Pay as you grow - buy the capacity you need now and upgrade in the future with a software license
  High-speed backplane to create multiblade multipoint control units (MCUs)

Application Features

  Supports Cisco TelePresence ConferenceMe for multipoint desktop video
  Supports transition from SD to high definition (HD) 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
  Offers full interoperability with ISDN networks using Cisco TelePresence ISDN Gateways
  Compatible with Microsoft Office Communications Server
  Fully integrated, with built-in gatekeeper and streaming server
  Supports Cisco ® Multiway technology

Performance Features

  Full High-definition 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
  Up to 20 HD 1080p or 720p video plus 20 voice ports or up to 80 SD video ports on a single blade
  Up to 15 FullHD 1080p or 720p symmetric video plus 20 voice ports
  Enables up to 180 HD 1080p video plus 180 voice ports or 720 SD video ports in a single chassis
  Up to 60 HD 1080p video ports in a multiblade MCU
  Constant high capacity
  Bandwidth per site up to 4 Mbps
  Video resolutions up to 1080p 30 fps and 720p 60 fps
  SD support at up to w448p 30 fps
Figure 2.      Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510 blade

Figure 3.      Example of Endpoints Supported by Cisco TelePresence MSE 8000 Chassis with Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510 Blade

Product Specifications

Table 2 lists the product specifications; Table 3 gives video and audio specifications; and Table 4 gives network, security, and management specifications, Table 5 lists the physical specifications for the Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510.

Table 2.       Product Specifications

Product Compatibility

  Standards-based and compatible with all major vendors’ endpoints

Software License

  MCU (media) port licenses are required in the Cisco TelePresence MSE 8000 chassis to enable video ports:
   Four media port licenses enable one HD 1080p30 port and one additional audio port in Full HD and HD+ modes
   Two media port licenses enable one HD 720p30 port and one additional audio port in HD mode
   One media port license enables one SD w448p30 video port and no additional audio ports in 80 port SD mode
   One media port license enables two nHD w360p30 video ports and no additional audio ports in 80 port nHD mode

High-Definition Performance

  Main video up to 1080p 30 fps and 720p 60 fps H.264 4-Mbps continuous presence
  Comprehensive HD audio codecs
  Content video up to 1080p

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, or any video or audio codec can be used on any video call within the same conference
  All participants have their own personal encodes

Streaming Video

  Built-in streaming server
  Ability to view using Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, or QuickTime
  Streaming of slides (H.239 and Virtual Network Computing [VNC])
  Text chat
  Unicast and multicast
  User Datagram Protocol (UDP), TCP, or HTTP
  Independent choice of bandwidth and codec

Localization and Customization

  Custom interactive voice response (IVR)/auto attendant audio prompts and graphics
  Uploadable multilanguage support
  Unicode conference and site names

MCU Features

  Ability to dial in or dial out through web server
  Standalone or with gatekeeper/registrar/proxy
  Configurable audio and video auto attendant
  Advanced continuous presence as standard on all ports
  Automatic selection of best layout
  Individual layout selection using remote control or webpages
  More than 50 custom layouts
  Active speaker selection using remote control or voice activated
  Floor assignment using remote control or management application
  Far-end camera control tunneling using remote control or web
  Text identification of sites
  On-screen text messaging to individual or all sites
  Built-in conference scheduling and reservation
  On-demand and ad-hoc conferences
  Automatic lecture mode
  Preview of conference and individual camera on webpages
  On-screen list of participants
  Web conferencing - those without endpoints can still interact
  Uploadable bitmaps for voice participants
  Video association for IP and traditional private branch exchanges (PBXs)
  Automatic connection to audio conferences
  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
  Cisco TelePresence Multiway technology, which enables many Cisco video endpoints to initiate ad hoc multiparty calls

Content Features

  Dual video using H.239 and BFCP content sharing
  Presentation mode: You can add slides from your PC using VNC
  Automatic content handover
  Widescreen (16:9) support
  Passthrough content option to maximize capacity
  Content transcoding for interoperability
  Participants with no content support can receive transcoded content in main video
  Up to 1080p in H.264
  Up to 720p in H.263

Cisco TelePresence ConferenceMe

  Video, audio, and content sharing:
   Multiple layouts
   Firewall friendly
  Independent transcode per participant
  Up to 12 simultaneous connections

Built-in Web Server

  Complete configuration, control, and monitoring of the system and conferences

Built-in Gatekeeper

  Resolution of E.164 numbers
  Registration of conferences, endpoints, and gateways
  Ability for up to 25 devices to register

Language

  English as standard, but alternative language packs can be loaded onto the system

Table 3.       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), including interlaced iCIF and iSIF
  4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios

Frame Rates

  Up to 60 frames per second

Audio Standards

  G.711, G.722, G.722.1, G.723.1, 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 Automated-Attendant voice prompts
  Adjustable gain and individual audio mute using remote control or webpages
  Power indication and automatic gain control using webpages

Table 4.       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), VNC, Binary Floor Control Protocol (BFCP), H.243 (chair control), FTP, Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP), Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP), 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 through remote control or web interface or management application
  Secure non-PC hardware and operating system
  AES encryption, 128-bit key, and H.235
  SIP encryption
  TLS certificate verification
  Certificate-based login with OCSP certificate checking
  Second Ethernet port
  Static ARP
  Audit log

Interfaces

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

System Management

  XML-RPC 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
  Call detail records (CDRs)
  SNMP

Network Resilience

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

Table 5.       Physical Specification

Chassis Physical Dimensions
(H x W x D)

  Physical dimensions: 33.25 x 17.2 x 20.5 in. (842 x 437 x 520 mm) (19 rack units [19RU])
  19-in. rack-mountable (kit supplied)

Weight

  14.55 lbs (6.6 kg)

Power

  Power -48 VDC, 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz

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
  USA/Canada safety: UL 60950-1
  CB, CE
  EMC:
   EN55022 class A
   EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3
   EN55024: EN61000-4-2,-3,-4,-5,-6,-11
   FCC Part 15 class A
   VCCI class A
   AS/NZS 3548
  RoHS compliant

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 6 or contact your local Cisco representative. To download software, visit the Cisco Software Center.

Table 6.       Ordering Information

Product Name

Part Number

Cisco TelePresence MSE 8000

CTI-8000-MSECH-K9

Start with CTI-8000-MSECH-K9 in order to view the options listed below:

Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510 blade

Conference Director Option for MSE 8510 blade

AES and HTTPS Encryption Option for MSE 8510 blade

Then separately configure L-8000-CHLIC-PAK in order to add port licenses

1 HD 720p or 2 SD MCU (media) port licenses for use with MCU MSE 8510

CTI-8510-MED2-K9

LIC-8510-CCD

LIC-AESCDN7-K9

 

L-8420-2PL

Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510 blade for post sales upgrade

CTI-8510-MED2-K9=

Start with CTI-8510-MED2-K9= in order to view the options listed below:

Conference Director Option for MSE 8510 blade

AES and HTTPS Encryption Option for MSE 8510 blade

1kW AC/DC power shelf rectifier module

LIC-8510-CCD

LIC-AESCDN7-K9

CTI-8000-VALRCTF

Cisco TelePresence MSE 8000 chassis port license PAK (Product Authorization Key) for post sale upgrades

L-8000-CHLIC-PAK

Start with L-8000-CHLIC-PAK in order to view the option listed below:

1 HD 720p or 2 SD MCU (media) port licenses for use with MCU MSE 8510

L-8420-2PL

Cisco TelePresence MSE 8000 blade license PAK (Product Authorization Key) for post sale upgrades

L-8000-BLADE-PAK

Start with L-8000-BLADE-PAK in order to view the option listed below:

Conference Director Option for MSE 8510 blade

L-8510-CCD

AES and HTTPS Encryption Option for MSE 8510 blade for post sales upgrade

L-AESCDN7-K9=

1kW AC/DC power shelf rectifier module

CTI-8000-VALRCTF=

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/telepresenceservices.

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8510, please visit http://www.cisco.com/go/telepresence or contact your local Cisco account representative or authorized Cisco partner. Product specifications are estimates and subject to change without notice.