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Cisco Digital Media Encoders

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Cisco Digital Media Encoders provide live and on-demand digital media, including video and audio, across an IP network in a variety of encoding formats, inputs, and monitoring functions.


Cisco Digital Media Encoder Model Comparison

Model Dimensions
(H x W x D)
Video Inputs Audio Inputs Hard Drive Monitoring Processors
Cisco Digital Media Encoder 2000
  • 2 rack units (RUs)
  • 42lb / 19.05 kg
  • 3.5 x 19 x 24 in. (8.89 x 48.26 x 60.96 cm)
  • 2 composite
  • 2 S-Video
  • 2 SDI
  • 2 balanced stereo (XLR)
  • 2 unbalanced stereo (RCA)
  • 2 digital audio (AES/EBU)
  • One 85 GB
  • Color video display
  • Audio level monitoring
  • AMD Dual Core
Cisco Digital Media Encoder 2200
  • 2 rack units (RUs)
  • 48.6 lb / 22.05 kg
  • 3.5 x 19 x 23 in. (8.89 x 48.26 x 58.42 cm)
  • 2 composite
  • 2 S-Video
  • 2 SDI
  • 2 balanced stereo (XLR)
  • 2 unbalanced stereo (RCA)
  • 2 digital audio (AES/EBU)
  • One 100 GB
  • Color video display
  • Audio level monitoring
  • Dual AMD Opteron Quad Core, 2.2GHz
Cisco Digital Media Encoder 1000
  • Portable
  • 12 lb / 5.44 kg
  • 3.5 x 17.1 x 14.7 in.
    (10.16x19.67x39.37 cm)
  • 1 composite
  • 1 S-Video
  • 1 balanced stereo (XLR)
  • 1 unbalanced stereo (RCA)
  • One 40 GB
  • 3 LCD command display
  • Single Intel Celeron
Cisco Digital Media Encoder 1100
  • Portable
  • 7.5 lb / 3.41 kg
  • 11.43x19.67x30.48
  • 1 composite
  • 1 S-Video
  • 1 balanced stereo (XLR)
  • 1 unbalanced stereo (RCA)
  • One 100 GB
  • 3 LCD command display
  • Single, 2.119GHz Intel Core2Duo CPU

Recommended Usage for Cisco Digital Media Encoders

Model Recommended Maximum Encoder Settings Recommended Usage
Cisco Digital Media Encoders 2000 & 2200

2 Live stream outputs with a VoD saved per output stream

Window Size: 640 x 480

Bit Rate: 2 Mbps

The power of the multiple processors, variety of audio and video inputs and encoding formats, and front-panel video and audio monitors make the Cisco Digital Media Encoder 2000 ideal for general studio use for encoding live and on-demand content as well as converting or transcoding files from one format to another.

Cisco Digital Media Encoder 1000

Single live stream output with single VoD

Window Size: 320 x 240

Bit Rate: 350 Kbps

The light weight, small size, and front panel-accessible operational controls make the Cisco Digital Media Encoder 1000 ideal for both novices and professionals to use as a portable encoder to provide video and audio streams from any location through either wired or wireless IP network connections.

Cisco Digital Media Encoder 1100

Single live stream output with single VoD
Window Size: 640 x 480
Bit Rate: 2 Mbps

The light weight, small size, and front panel-accessible operational controls make the Cisco Digital Media Encoder 1000 ideal for both novices and professionals to use as a portable encoder to provide video and audio streams from any location through either wired or wireless IP network connections.

Streaming Formats Supported by Encoders

Model Supported Formats Compatible with Cisco Application and Content Networking System (ACNS) Cisco Digital Media System Integration Support
Cisco Digital Media Encoders 2000 & 2200
  • Windows Media 9
  • MPEG-4/H.264
  • Flash (.flv) (on-demand)

Yes

Yes

Cisco Digital Media Encoders 1000 & 1100
  • Windows Media 9
    (on-demand and live)
  • MPEG-4/H.264
  • Flash (.flv) (on-demand)

Yes

Yes