Monarch EDGE Technical Specifications

Product
Part number

MDG4/E10/I2 (4:2:0 8-bit, 4:2:0 10-bit, and 4:2:2 10-bit encoding)

MDG4/E8/I2 (4:2:0 8-bit encoding)

MDG4/D/I2 (4:2:0 8-bit, 4:2:0 10-bit, and 4:2:2 10-bit decoding)

Connectivity
Input connections
  • 1x 12G SDI per SMPTE ST 2082
  • 3x 3G SDI per SMPTE ST 425

(Level A and B mapping)

  • UHD support using 4x SDI per SMPTE ST 425-5
    • Square division
    • 2x sample interleave1
  • 2x SFP 28 network ports (up to 25 Gbps)1
  • Capture up to four independent 3 Gbps video streams or one 12 Gbps (4Kp60) stream encapsulated per SMPTE ST 2110-10, -20, and -21. Seamless protection (redundancy) according to SMPTE ST 2022-71
Output connections
  • 1x 12G SDI per SMPTE ST 2082
  • 3x 3G SDI per SMPTE ST 425

(Level A mapping only)

  • UHD support using 12G SDI per SMPTE ST 2082
    • Square division
    • 2x sample interleave1
  • 2x SFP 28 network ports (up to 25 Gbps)1
  • Output up to four independent 3 Gbps video streams or one 12 Gbps (4Kp60) stream encapsulated per SMPTE ST 2110-10, -20, and -21. Seamless protection (redundancy) according to SMPTE ST 2022-7.
Resolutions

2160p at 50, 59.94, 60 fps

1080p at 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60 fps

1080i at 25, 29.97, 30 fps

720p at 50, 59.94, 60 fps

Genlock

Bi-level genlock output (encoder)

Bi-level or tri-level genlock input (decoder)

Digital audio

16x channels of embedded SDI audio is supported per input

16x channels of audio support per encode using SRT or MPEG2 TS

Analog audio2

2x channels of balanced analog audio input via XLR connector

2x channels of balanced analog audio output via XLR connector

1 channel of unbalanced stereo audio output via 1/8” TRS connector

Audio processing

Embedded or analog audio channels can be compressed as a stereo pair or processed as PCM1 (uncompressed audio)

Multi-channel audio support as separate audio pairs

USB ports

2x USB 2.0 (front)

1x USB 3.0 (back)

Confidence preview

1x DisplayPort 1.1

Maximum resolution: 1920x1080

Multi-unit synchronization support Yes
Control and management
Access

Matrox Monarch EDGE Command Center (web UI)

Monarch EDGE Control Hub dedicated Windows® application

RESTful HTTP API3

Physical On-device buttons and screen for basic set up and monitoring operations
Compression

Codecs

Video: H.264/MPEG-4 part 10 (AVC)

Audio: AAC-HE and AAC-LC

Bitrate per stream

Video: Up to 120 Mbps

Audio: From 32 to 256 Kbps

Chroma sub-sampling

4:2:2 (8-bit and 10-bit), 4:2:0 (8-bit and 10-bit) – MDG4/E10/I2

4:2:0 (8-bit only) – MDG4/E8/I2

4:2:2 (8-bit and 10-bit), 4:2:0 (8-bit and 10-bit) – MDG4/D/I2

Encoding controls

Up to 5.2 level support

GOP size and structure

Variable and constant bit rate support

Average max/min data rate controls

Encoding frame rates offered independent of input frame rates

Decoding controls

Scaling of HD/UHD resolutions

Frame rate conversions

Profile Up to High 4:2:2 profile (Hi422P)
Latency Encode latency as low as 100ms glass- to-glass (network transfers not included in value)
Encode density/workflow examples

4:2:2 workflows
•    1x 3840x2160p @60fps
        plus 1x 1080p30 proxy stream (8-bit)
or
•    4x 1920x1080p @60fps
       plus 4x 720p30 proxy stream (8-bit)

4:2:0 workflows
•    2x 3840x2160p @60fps
       or 8x 1920x1080p @60fps
       or 16x 1920x1080p @30fps

VANC ancillary data transport as per ST-2038

 

  • Closed captioning (CC) embedded as CEA-608/708
  • SCTE-104 messages (Matrox encoder to decoder)
    • SCTE-104 to SCTE-35 translation1
  • Vertical interval timecode (ST 12-2)1
  • HDR and colorimetry metadata1
Tally4
 

•    8x tally signals
(sent to cameras - encoder)
•    8x tally signals
(sent from switcher - decoder)
•    Tally ports available via a 15-pin D-SUB Connector

Streaming protocols

 

MGEG-2 TS over UDP or RTP

RTP/RTSP

Native RTP1 (unicast or multicast)

SRT (Caller, Listener and Rendez-Vous modes)

RTMP (encoder only)

Network

 

2x RJ45, 100/1000BASE-T Ethernet

2x MSA-compatible SFP28 cage supporting 10 GbE and 25 GbE modules1

Physical and power
Product dimensions

8.53 (L) x7.45 (W) x1.68 (H) in

21.7 (L) x18.9 (W) x4.3 (H) cm

Rack-mountable; two Monarch EDGE appliances can fit in 1 RU space

Product weight 3.65 lbs (1,660 g)
Operating conditions 32 to 104 deg. F (0 to 40 deg. C), 20 to 80% relative humidity (non-condensing)
Power

Line voltage: 12 volts

Total power consumption: 45 watts [avg.]

Connector: DIN 4

Power supply

Line voltage: 100-240 VAC

Frequency: 50-60 Hz

Input: external AC/DC adapter - IEC320-C14

DIN4 locking power connector

Regulatory

EMI: FCC Class A, CE Mark Class A, ACMA C-Tick Mark, VCCI

Power-supply safety: UL/CUL(UL60950-1), TUV-GS(EN60950-1), T-LICENSE(BS EN60950-1), CCC(GB4943.1-2011), PSE(J60950), SAA(AS/NZS60950-1), KC-MARK(K60950), S-MARK(IEC60950-1)

RoHS directive 2002/95/EC

Warranty Two-year limited warranty with free online or telephone support
Ordering information
MDG4/E10/I2

Monarch EDGE appliance with 4:2:0 8-bit, 4:2:0 10-bit, and 4:2:2 10-bit encoding

Includes IEC-C14 power cord (US, UK, AUS, EUR)

MDG4/E8/I2

Monarch EDGE appliance with 4:2:0 8-bit encoding

Includes IEC-C14 power cord (US, UK, AUS, EUR)

MDG4/D/I2

Monarch EDGE appliance with 4:2:0 8-bit, 4:2:0 10-bit, and 4:2:2 10-bit decoding

Includes IEC-C14 power cord (US, UK, AUS, EUR)

MRCH/RACK/KIT Monarch Rack Mount Kit. Can fit up to two Monarch EDGE units in a 1RU space
PWR/SUP/MDG Monarch EDGE power supply unit. Does not include IEC-C14 power cord. These cables must be sourced locally.
MDG/AUD/CBL Monarch EDGE break out audio cable. Provides two input channels and two output channels. DB15 to XLR I/O.
Accessories
NRG Redundant Power Supply

NRG-5-1DB: Rack tray with one NRG RPSU pre-installed

NRG-5-2DB: Rack tray with two NRG RPSU pre-installed

 
1.    Enabled with future firmware update.
2.    Available via optional audio cable.
3.    Contact a Matrox Video representative for availability.
4.    This feature is offered via a 15 Position Pin D-Sub Standard Connector. 
With the help of a Pinout diagram, a cable can be assembled to interface to any tally output interface on the vision mixer.

 

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