Matrox Video Solutions for Streaming Appliances

Streaming Appliances

Monarch HD Single Channel H.264 Streaming


Monarch HDX Dual-Channel H.264 Streaming


Monarch LCS Dual-Channel Dual-Input H.264 Streaming

Matrox Monarch HD Matrox Monarch HDX Matrox Monarch LCS

Matrox Monarch HD is a small, easy-to-use video streaming and recording appliance designed for professional video producers who need to simultaneously stream a live event and record the master quality version for post-event editing. By separating the task of recording from streaming in a single integrated unit, Matrox Monarch HD ensures that the Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) are focused on delivering quality video to your audience while you control the quality of the archive.
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The Matrox Monarch HDX is a compact, dual-channel H.264 encoder for broadcast streaming and recording applications equally suited as a stand-alone recorder or live streaming appliance. This flexible solution which features 3G-SDI and HDMI inputs with frame synchronizers is powerful enough to take on today’s most demanding video delivery workflows.
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IT administrators will find this reliable, standalone network appliance simple to set up and integrate into any open Video Management System (VMS) or Lecture Management System (LMS). Monarch LCS lets you easily define profiles for live streamed and recorded lectures by mixing camera and presentation material from SDI and HDMI sources. Once configured, this versatile H.264 encoding appliance can be operated by anyone at the push of a button. And it won’t break your budget!
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Matrox Monarch Comparison Table

Main Feature Difference Monarch HD Monarch HDX Monarch LCS
HDMI Input 1 1 2
HDMI Preview Output 1 1 1
SDI Input No 1 1
SDI Output No 1 1
Closed Captioning No Yes No
Pairing to YouTube and Facebook Live Yes Yes No
Frame Synchronizer on Inputs No Yes Yes
Volume Mute No Yes Yes
Video Mixing No No Yes
Scheduling No No Yes
FTP/sFTP/CIF/NFS File Transfers No No Yes
Encoders (Configuration options)
Two Independent Channels: Streaming No Yes Yes
Two Independent Channels: Recording No Yes Yes
Simultaneous independent streaming and recording Yes * Yes Yes
H.264 Preview Stream of Input No Yes No
On Device Buttons Yes Yes Yes
Web Based UI Yes Yes Yes
Centralized Monitoring Tool No No Yes
HTTP Control API Yes Yes Yes
Crestron Module Yes Yes Yes
Auto-Configuration Modes Yes Yes Yes
RS-232 No Future release Future release

* For Monarch HD when streaming and recording 1080p30, content will not be independent. Same bitrate must apply.