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Advanced Single-Channel Encoder/Streamer

NB100A
StreamCast NB100A is a cost-effective single-channel encoder which can modulate, record and stream.
 
The versatile StreamCast platform has several models with QAM, IP and USB options for live encoding, single RF channel insertion, streaming to YouTube® and Facebook® Live™ and local playback and recording.
  • Compact, all-in-one design
  • Native Youtube and Facebook Live streaming support
  • H.264 or MPEG2 SD/HD quality video encoder
  • MPEG, AAC and AC3 audio encoding
  • Rich IP streaming protocol support including UDP/RTP multicast or unicast, HLS-OTT, RTMP and RTSP
  • QAM Annex A/B/C digital cable RF output
  • Built-in Wi-Fi access point for web interface and streaming
  • Intuitive web interface optimized for mobile devices
  • Front panel screen with status, setup and control capabilities
  • Recording to and streaming from USB flash drives
  • Live Encoding and Uploading
  • Youtube and Facebook Live Streaming
  • MDU/Hospital/Hotel Channel Insertion
  • Live Meeting Broadcasts
  • Ad/Local Program Playback
  • Security Camera Transmission
  • Digital Signage

Channels

Video

1 channel of H.264 or MPEG-2 HD/SD program encoding

Audio

1 pair of MPEG1L2, AAC or AC3 audio

Physical Interfaces

Input

1 x HDMI (v1.4) 
1 x YPbPr (3.5mm adapter cable included) 
1 x CVBS (3.5mm adapter cable included) 
1 x HD/SD-SDI (option of NB-100A-01/02/03) 
1 x RJ45

Output

1 x RJ45 
1 x RF Out (option of NB-100A-02/03) 

Other I/O

Embedded Wi-Fi (for wireless accessing and data transmission) 
1 x USB2.0 (Storage) 
LCD x 1, front button x 5, Reset button x 1 

Encoding

H.264/AVC Profile (4:2:0)

SD: MP/HP@L3.0/3.1/3.2 
HD: MP/HP@L4.0/4.1/4.2 

MPEG-2 Profile (4:2:0)

SD: MP@ML
HD: MP@HL

Resolution

HD: 1920 x 1080@25p/30p/50i/60i, 1280 x 720@50p/60p 
SD: 720 x 576@50i, 720 x 480@60i Sub-SD resolutions 
Sub-SD resolutions

Rescaling

HD to SD down-conversion

Video Bit-rate

MPEG-2: 0.8 Mbps ~ 14 Mbps 
H.264: 0.8 Kbps ~ 14 Mbps 

Rate Control: CBR/VBR 

GOP Control: Supported

Aspect Ratio:Automatic or Manual (4:3 or 16:9) 

Audio Profile: MPEG-1 Layer II, AAC (HE/LC), AC3

Audio Bit-rate

MPEG-1 Layer II: 64 - 384 Kbps 
AC3: 128 - 448 Kbps 
AAC: 48 - 448 Kbps 

Audio Mode: Stereo (2.0, including down-mix)

Audio Sampling Rate: 48 KHz

Audio Volume Leveling: -12 ~ 12 dB

Ancillary Data Processing

Closed Caption (CEA 608/708)
Teletext (*future option)

Streaming

Protocols

Live: UDP/RTP, RTSP, RTMP, HLS 

Server Mode 

Direct streaming to connected audience (Wi-Fi or RJ45, limited number of connections supported)

Modulation

Standards

QAM, Annex B & A/C

Output Range: 66 - 858 MHz

Constellations: 16/32/64/128/256 QAM

Symbol Rate: 3 - 6.952 Ms/s

Operating Modes

Live

Encoding and IP streaming 
Encoding and RF output 

Recording

Local: HDD, USB flash, storage card reader via USB 

Format: TS Record looping (by time or size of file)

Circling recording (by time or size of file)

Playback

Local: HDD, USB flash, storage card reader via USB

In-order, random, scheduled playlist

IP output

Management

Configuration

Web-GUI (easy or advanced mode) or front panel

Power-on and play (by preset or last configuration)

Status/Monitoring 

LCD display of status

Remote monitoring of status and current program

Physical & Environment

Dimensions

144 x 118 x 38 mm
0.3 Kg (0.66 lbs)

Power

12V DC port x 1 (Power adapter included)

Max. 9W (non-modulation mode)

Max. 15W (modulation mode)

Operating Temperature: 10 – 40 degC