TANDBERG Codian MCU 4500 Series

  • Ultimate choice for High Definition (HD) multipoint videoconferencing
  • The most powerful HD MCU available
  • Delivers full continuous presence for all conferences, full transcoding
  • Ideal for mixed vendor HD endpoint environments
  • 720p 30 fps H.264 5 Mbps continuous presence
  • Future options will allow 1080p 30 fps and 720p 60fps
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General Information

Category:Conferencing EquipmentManufacturer:Tandberg
Categorization By Manufacturer:Multipoint Control UnitsBrand:Codian Series
Model:MCU 4500 Series  
The Codian MCU 4500 Series is the only conferencing bridge with the power to deliver a true high definition (HD) multimedia experience. Without compromise or limits, this MCU supports the highest video resolution, speed, frame rate and codec of the latest HD endpoints. This includes full continuous presence for all conferences, including those with a mix of both HD and standard definition (SD).The Codian MCU 4500 Series is ideal for applications which demand the ultimate audio and video quality, such as business meetings, telemedicine, distance learning and corporate training. With Codian’s infrastructure solutions you can conduct business better every day.
High Definition Performance
Crystal clear, full-motion, high definition video on every port. 720p H.264 at 30 frames per second continuous presence with perfect quality and limited only by the capabilities of the endpoint and network. Multi-standard HD audio support and high resolution data conferencing.

Constant High Capacity
Codian Universal Port™ technology supports any codec, any speed, any resolution and any layout (including over 50 continuous presence layouts) on any port without loss of capacity or capability - greatly simplifying the planning, provisioning and scheduling of your conference.

Best Quality for Each Participant
Delivers a unique video stream for each participant resulting in the best possible audio and video quality for the available bandwidth and endpoint capabilities.

Codian ClearVision™
An innovative resolution and vision enhancement technology, delivering up to 4x resolution improvement on SD and ED video media, easing the transition to HD.

Investment Protection
Latest high performance architecture scales up to match future capabilities of new HD endpoints. Ready for 1080p full HD resolution video. Seamless integration of HD with existing SD equipment and with next generation devices such as 3G, SIP and desktop video.

Standards-based and Compatible
Offers full interoperability with IP and ISDN networks (using the Codian ISDN Gateway), and proven compatibility with all major vendors.

Easy to Use, Easy to Manage
Schedule, manage and monitor individual conferences and independently select the continuous presence layout for each user using the web-based user interface. Video auto attendant supports both scheduled and on-demand conferences. XML API provides integration with scheduling and management applications.

Innovation and Quality
Includes the features of the proven Codian MCU 4200 Series: endpoint agnostic, Universal Port™ and Packet Safe™ technology, video firewall, web conferencing, streaming and built-in gatekeeper.

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  • Video Conferencing equipment is used to facilitate a conference. It is a hi-tech equipment that is used for video conferences. Conference equipment is used from office desktop conferencing to large professional conferencing venues like training centers, courtrooms, auditoriums and boardrooms.
    Some of the popular manufacturers are LifeSize, KEDACOM, MediaPOINTE, POLYCOM, and SONY. Popular products are LifeSize’s Video Center, Room 200, Team 200 and TeamMP, Kedacom’s TS6610/6610E, TS6210/6210E, TS5210/5610 and TS3210/3610, MediaPOINTE’s TAC-80 videoconference system, DMR HD digital recorder + live streamer and VIDi 10 encoder, and Polycom’s VSX 7000s videoconferencing system.

  • Specification

    High Definition Performance
    720p 30 fps H.264 5 Mbps continuous presence • Future options will allow 1080p 30 fps and 20p 60fps • Comprehensive HD audio • HD dual video H.239

    Video Standards
    H.261, H.263, H.263+, H.263++, H.264

    Video Resolution
    From QCIF up to 720p (1280 x 720) including interlaced iCIF and iSIF • 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios

    Frame Rates
    30 frames or 60 fields per second

    Audio Standards
    G.711, G.722, G.723.1, G.728, G.729, MPEG-4 AAC-LC, MPEG-4 AAC-LD, Polycom® Siren14™ / G.722.1 Annex C

    H.323 v4, SIP, H.235 (AES), H.239 (dual video), VNC™, FTP, RTP, RTSP, HTTP, DHCP, SNMP, NTP

    Up to 5 Mbps with both H.263 and H.264, for each site in all conference modes including advanced (symmetric) continuous presence

    Universal Transcoding and Transrating
    Combine HD and SD within the same conference • Automatic audio / video transcoding and transrating on all calls • Any bandwidth, any resolution, any video or audio codec can be used on any video call within the same conference • Each participant has their own personal encode • Extremely low latency; less than 80 ms

    Streaming Video
    Built-in streaming server • View using Windows Media Player™, RealPlayer™ or QuickTime™ • Streaming of slides (H.239 and VNC™) • Text chat • Unicast and multicast • UDP, TCP or HTTP • Independent choice of bandwidth and codec

    System Management
    XML management API • Management via embedded web server • RS-232 for local control and diagnostics • Syslog for diagnostics • Configurable event logs and full H.323 and SIP decoding • Configuration backup to network • Secure upgrades through Ethernet or CompactFlash • Call Detail Records • SNMP

    2 x RJ45 Ethernet, 10/100/1000 Mbps full/half duplex, manual or auto sensing • RJ45 serial port • CompactFlash socket • 39 status LEDs

    Physical Dimensions
    Height 3.43”, 87 mm (2U), Width 17.4”, 442 mm
    Depth 19.25”, 489 mm, Weight 22 lbs, 15 kg
    19” rack mountable (kit supplied) or standalone
    Power 100-240 VAC, 50/60Hz
    600W maximum power consumption

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