spark MCE-4514

HEVC-4K Professional Video and Audio Encoder

1RU Rackmount with touch screen front panel

high quality HEVC 4K Encoder

Regarding HEVC encoding, the first question that comes to mind is: “Quick or great?” The Spark Professional Encoder offers a simple answer to this question: “Both.” This device facilitates your experience of encoding video with the highest quality, alongside lowest bandwidth uses possible.


Spark Professional Video Encoder, 1RU Back View

it can be different based on options 



  • IP, SDH and Optical Fiber inter- or intra-studio links
  • Color Precision:4:2:2, 4:2:0 in all modes
  • Telemedicine
  • Telepresence and Video Conferencing
  • Digital Signage
  • Satellite or Terrestrial uplinks or Head-ends
  • Satellite News Gathering (SNG) or IP SNG
  • Microwave links
  • eLearning
  • Remote Video Surveillance
  • Cable Broadcasting
  • LAN TV Applications


  • Full support of H.265/HEVC and H.264/MPEG-4
  • audio encoding MPEG1-Layer II, AAC-LC, AAC+, and HE-AAC V2
  • User friendly WEB interface
  • Touch Screen front panel display
  • 1RU Rack mount
  • 4:2:2, 4:2:0 – 8 and 10 bit
  • Supports simultaneous IP (Unicast and Multicast) output as well as ASI
  • Embedded audio input up to 16 mono channel
  • 12G-SDI input
  • Multicast/Unicast over IPV4 with ProMPEG FEC
  • One Ethernet ports for Management and one port for TS over IP
  • Dual power supply for redundancy



HEVC/H.265 Encoder


۴K Encoder


Audio Encoder


Inputs and Outputs


MPEG-4/H.264 Encoder


Touch Screen Display

Spark Professional Encoder Input Video

  • Input Interface:
    • BNC: 12G-SDI, 3G-SDI (SMPTE 424M), HD-SDI (SMPTE 292M), SD-SDI (SMPTE 259M)
    • HDMI (Option)
    • Optical Fiber(Port for SDI over Fiber SFP) option
  • SDI Color Precision: 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2, 4:2:0 in all modes
  • HDMI Color Precision: 8, 10 and 12-bit (Deep Color)
  • Video Resolution @ Rate:
    • 2160p (3840×۲۱۶۰) @۹۸Hz. 24Hz. 25Hz. 29.97Hz. 30Hz. 50Hz
    • 1080p (1920×۱۰۸۰) @۲۳٫۹۸Hz, 24Hz, 25Hz, 29.97Hz, 30Hz, 50Hz, 59.94Hz, 60Hz
    • 1080i (1920×۱۰۸۰) @۵۰Hz, 59.94Hz, 60Hz
    • 720p (1280×۷۲۰) @۵۰Hz, 59.94Hz, 60Hz
    • PAL: 576i (720×۵۷۶) @۵۰Hz
    • NTSC: 480i (720×۴۸۰) @۶۰Hz
  • Internal Color Bar and Black Pattern Generator

Input Audio

  • Embedded Audio Sampling: Television Standard sample rate of 48 KHz at 24-bit
  • Up to 16 mono channel Embedded Audio from SDI Input (SMPTE 299, SMPTE 272)
  • Analog input for 2 channels Audio(Option)
  • AES/EBU input for 2 channels digital audio(Option)
  • Internal Test Tone or Silence Generator


  • SDI re-Clocked Loop through Output
  • IP Output to unicast/multicast Destination with UDP or RTP/UDP
    • Forward Error Correction (ProMPEG FEC), SMPTE 2022-1
  • ASI Outputs (Option MCE-ASI)
    • Maximum TS Rate: 35Mbps
  • ASI and IP Streaming simultaneously

Video Encoding

  • Constant Bit-Rate (CBR) Encoding with Zero Null Stuffing in the Output
  • Supports GPO Structures of IB, IBB, IP, IBP, IBBP, IBBB, IBBBP, IBBBB, IBBBBP
  • Supports GOP Lengths of 1 to 250
  • Output Encoded Video Rate Down to 500Kbps
  • 265/HEVC Encoding
    • Standard: ITU-T H.265, ISO/IEC 23008-2, HEVC
    • Profiles: Main10 422, Main10, Main
    • Levels: 5.1, 5.0, 4.1, 4.0, 3.2, and 3.1
    • Entropy Coding: CABAC
  • 264/MPEG-4 AVC Encoding
    • Standard: ITU-T H.264, ISO/IEC 14496-10, MPEG-4 AVC
    • Profiles: High 422 10-bit, High420 10-bit, High 422 8-bit, high 420 8-bit, Main
    • Levels: 5.1, 4.1, 4.0, 3.2, 3.1 and 3.0
    • Interlace Coding: Field Structure, PAFF, MBAFF
    • Entropy Coding: CAVLC, CABAC
  • Intra Prediction: All Modes Supported
  • Inter Prediction: All Block Sizes Supported

Audio Encoding

  • One Stereo pair Encoding on Base System; Optional Simultaneous other Stereo pair Encoding (Option MCE-AUD2)
  • AAC-LC, HE-AAC (AAC+), HE-AAC V2 (Option MCE-AAC)
    • Output Rates: 24, 32, 48, 56, 64 Kbps
  • MPEG I Layer II Audio Encoding ISO/IEC 11172-3
  • Output Rates: 32 Kbps up to 384 Kbps

Management and Control

  • Full Monitoring and Control of System and Encoding Parameters through front panel touch screen
  • Password-Protected Web Browser Interface

Physical Dimensions and Power

  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 437x650x43 mm (17.5” x 26.7” x 1RU)-rack mount
  • Approximate Weight: 20 Kg
  • Redundant Power Supply, 100-240VAC/50-60Hz, two separated 3-pin IEC Connector
  • Consumption: 400 Watts

Environmental Conditions

  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
  • Operating Humidity: 10 to 75% non-Condensing

Ordering Guide



-1x12G-SDI (Embedded Audio)

-1xHDMI (Embedded Audio) –

2xOptical Fiber(Port for SDI over Fiber SFP)

-2xDigital Audio channels


-2xSDI Loopback

Video Coding: HEVC- H.264

Chroma: 4:2:2, 4:2:0

Bit Depth: 8, 10 bit

Audio Coding: -MPEG 1 Layer II , AAC-LC, HE-AAC (AAC+), HE-AAC V2

Size: 1U




-1x12G-SDI (Embedded Audio)
-2xDigital Audio channels


-2xSDI Loopback

Video Coding: HEVC- H.264

Chroma: 4:2:2, 4:2:0

Bit Depth: 8, 10 bit

Audio Coding: -MPEG 1 Layer II , AAC-LC, HE-AAC (AAC+), HE-AAC V2

Size: 1U