Monarch HD Technical Specifications
Rack-mountable: 1U, 1/3 rack (horizontal)
|Video Input Resolutions||
Video Input Format is Auto-Detected
|Video Output Resolutions||
Preview output of video input signal
Processes first two channels of audio embedded in HDMI input signal.
Unbalanced analog stereo input via 1/8” (3.5mm) jack.
Passthrough of all embedded audio channels in HDMI signal.
Unbalanced analog stereo output via 1/8” (3.5mm) jack – passthrough of input.
Maximum resolution: 1920x1080
|Color Space and Chroma Sub-Sampling||
|Video and Audio Processing|
High Quality multi-tap 10 bit Down Scaler and De-Interlacer
|Audio Encoding Format||
|Audio Sampling Frequency||
Range from 32 kbps to 256 kbps
|Video Encoding Formats||
H.264/MPEG-4 Part 10 (AVC)
|Encoder Bitrates Range||
Record Only Mode: 100 kbps to 30 Mbps
Stream Only Mode: 100 kbps to 20 Mbps
Independent Stream and Record Mode*:
*Note that when both streaming and recording resolutions are above 1280x720, the encode parameters must be identical for both processes. Completely Independent recording and streaming settings are available when either the streaming or the recording resolution is 1280x720 or below.
|Encoding Rate Control||
Average max/min data rate controls
Selectable frame rates
Variable bitrate support
Up to 4.2
RJ45 providing 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet with Static or DHCP addressing
DHCP (default) and static IP
|Command and Control||
HTTPS over TCP
Industry Standard MP4 and MOV files with two channels of embedded AAC audio.
2x USB 2.0*
1x SD card slot**
Network mapped drive***
** Supports SD and SDHC cards. Only NTFS formatted SDXC cards are supported. (Class 10 highly recommended).
*** Support for writing to shared folders in computers found on a network using Windows Share protocols (suitable for Windows system) as well as NFS protocols (suitable for Mac and Linux systems).
Maximum file length of 300 minutes—irrespective of storage type used. File splitting feature allows a user to record continuously for long periods by defining file segment sizes. The Monarch appliance will create these sequential file segments over the course of the recording operation without losing a single frame of video. File segment can have a length of 1 to 300 minutes.
|Full Frame Rate||
Encode frame rates selection includes;
Note that the maximum encode frame rate is 30 fps when encode resolution is 1920x1080
5.60 (L) x 4.40 (W) x 1.22 (H) inches
0.66 lbs / 300 g
|Power Supply Unit||
Line Voltage: 100-240 V a.c., 0.5A
|Hardware & Software|
Matrox Monarch HD appliance
Matrox Monarch HD external power supply
IEC-C8 power cords (US, UK and EU)
|Accessories (sold separately)||
Monarch Rack Mount Kit* (MRCH/RACK/KIT)
Monarch HD power supply unit** (MRCH/RACK/KIT)
Monarch HD Command Center
Temperature: 0 to 45 degrees Celsius
Altitude: 650 hPa (3,580 m) to 1,013 hPa (0 m)
Humidity: 20% to 80% non-condensing
Temperature: -40 to 70 degrees Celsius
Altitude: 192 hPa (12,000 m) to 1,020 hPa (-50 m)
Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
Input: 5 volts
|Supported Operating Systems (software)||
Mac OSX EL Capitan
|EMC/EMI Device Class||
RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU amended by (EU) 2015/863
Two-year limited warranty with free online or telephone support