Matrox Monarch Series

Professional Streaming and Recording Made Easy

Monarch Product Family
Matrox Monarch H.264 encoders are portable, easy-to-use live-streaming appliances designed for webcasters and broadcasters to stream content via a web server or media delivery platform, using RTSP and RTMP protocols.
Equally suited as a stand-alone recorder, Monarch also enables you to record high-quality full HD video to the destination of your choice (SD card, USB drive, or network-mapped drive) and deliver master quality MP4 or MOV files instantly for immediate viewing on virtually any device, no transcoding required.

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Matrox Monarch LCS Encoder Appliance

Monarch LCS Encoder Appliance

Matrox Monarch LCS is a dual-channel, dual-input H.264 encoder for lecture capture and live webcasting applications, featuring 3G-SDI and HDMI inputs.

Matrox Monarch HDX Streaming & Recording Appliance

Monarch HDX Encoder Appliance

Matrox Monarch HDX is a dual-channel H.264 encoder for broadcast streaming and recording applications, featuring 3G-SDI and HDMI inputs.

Monarch HD Encoder Appliance

Monarch HD Encoder Appliance

Matrox Monarch HD is a portable encoder designed for professional video producers to simultaneously live stream and record a master quality version.

Matrox Monarch comparison table

Main Feature Difference Monarch HD Monarch HDX Monarch LCS
HDMI Input 1 1 2
Simultaneous Inputs 1 1 2
HDMI Preview Output 1 1 1
SDI Input No 1 1
SDI Output No 1 1
Closed Captioning No Yes No
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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.

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