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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
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

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

LIC-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.