Monarch LCS Technical Specifications
Rack-mountable: 1U, 1/2 rack (horizontal)
HDMI 1* (video sources)
|Video Input Resolutions||
Compliant with SMPTE 259M/292M/424M (Level A) / 425M
|Video Output Resolutions||
Preview output of video input signals. Preview output can be mapped from either SDI or HDMI input sources.
Note that when input is an SD-SDI resolution, the HDMI preview output will show video window-boxed on an HD output.
When HDMI output is set to Preview Mode, refer to the manual for a complete description of behavior.
Processes the first two channels of audio embedded in HDMI or SDI input signals.
Unbalanced analog stereo input via 1/8” (3.5mm) jack.
Passthrough of 8 channel of embedded audio channels in HDMI and SDI signals.
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|
The Monarch LCS contains frame synchronization circuitry designed to compensate for disruptions of the input signal. This circuitry is in place for both SDI and HDMI inputs. Streaming and recording operations will proceed cleanly with repeated or dropped frames.
High Quality multi-tap 10 bit Down Scaler and De-Interlacer
Yes, Side-by-Side (SbS), Picture-by-Picture (PbP)
|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||
Single Encoder - Streaming mode: 16 Mbps
|Encoding Rate Control||
Average max/min data rate controls
Selectable frame rates
Variable bitrate support
Up to 4.2
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.
RJ45 providing 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet with Static or DHCP addressing
DHCP (default) and static IP
|Command and Control||
HTTPS over TCP
5.6 (L) x 8.5 (W) x 1.4 (H) inches
1.3 lbs / 0.6 kg
|Power Supply Unit||
Line voltage: 100-240 V a.c.
|Hardware & Software|
Matrox Monarch LCS appliance
Matrox Monarch LCS external power supply
IEC320-C14 power cords (US, UK and EU)
|Accessories (sold separately)||
Monarch Rack Mount Kit* (MRCH/RACK/KIT)
Monarch LCS power supply unit** (PWR/SUP/MHLS)
* Monarch Rack Mount Kit. Can fit up to two Monarch LCS units in a 1RU space.
Monarch LCS 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: 9-24 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