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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 2000

Cisco Digital Media Encoder 2200

Cisco Digital Media Encoder 1000

Cisco Digital Media Encoder 1100

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Cisco Digital Media Encoder Model Comparison

Dimensions (H x W x D)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 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) Portable 12 lb / 5.44 kg 3.5 x 17.1 x 14.7 in. (10.16x19.67x39.37 cm) Portable 7.5 lb / 3.41 kg 11.43x19.67x30.48
Video Inputs2 composite 2 S-Video 2 SDI2 composite 2 S-Video 2 SDI1 composite 1 S-Video 1 composite 1 S-Video
Audio Inputs2 balanced stereo (XLR) 2 unbalanced stereo (RCA) 2 digital audio (AES/EBU)2 balanced stereo (XLR) 2 unbalanced stereo (RCA) 2 digital audio (AES/EBU)1 balanced stereo (XLR) 1 unbalanced stereo (RCA)1 balanced stereo (XLR) 1 unbalanced stereo (RCA)
Hard DriveOne 85 GBOne 100 GBOne 40 GBOne 100 GB
MonitoringColor video display Audio level monitoring Color video display Audio level monitoring 3 LCD command display3 LCD command display
ProcessorsAMD Dual CoreDual AMD Opteron Quad Core, 2.2GHzSingle Intel CeleronSingle, 2.119GHz Intel Core2Duo CPU

Recommended Usage for Cisco Digital Media Encoders

Recommended Maximum Encoder Settings2 Live stream outputs with a VoD saved per output stream Window Size: 640 x 480 Bit Rate: 2 Mbps2 Live stream outputs with a VoD saved per output stream Window Size: 640 x 480 Bit Rate: 2 MbpsSingle live stream output with single VoD Window Size: 320 x 240 Bit Rate: 350 KbpsSingle live stream output with single VoD Window Size: 640 x 480 Bit Rate: 2 Mbps
Recommended UsageThe 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.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.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.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

Supported FormatsWindows Media 9 MPEG-4/H.264 Flash (.flv) (on-demand) Windows Media 9 MPEG-4/H.264 Flash (.flv) (on-demand) Windows Media 9 (on-demand and live) MPEG-4/H.264 Flash (.flv) (on-demand) Windows Media 9 (on-demand and live) MPEG-4/H.264 Flash (.flv) (on-demand)
Compatible with Cisco Application and Content Networking System (ACNS)YesYesYesYes
Cisco Digital Media System Integration SupportYesYesYesYes