The Z3-MVE-100 Broadcast Encoder is a high-performance, compact 280mm x 165mm x 43mm system that supports full HD, H.264 High Profile encoded up to 1080p at 60 frames per second. The Z3-MVE-100 supports encoding from either a standard or high definition source. The system’s flexibility allows it to be configured as an encoder or decoder from the HTTP GUI.

“The MVE-100 is Very Affordable!”
-Michael P. Sheffer, Project Manager/Engineer, Worldwide Network Provider

Please click on the datasheet link for additional information: Z3-MVE-100

Ordering Information

Technical Specifications

Video Encoding

  • 1x 3G-SDI Input
  • 1x HDMI/DVI Input
  • 1x Component Input
  • 1x ASI Output
  • 1x GigE
  • 1x HDMI Output


  • H.264 BP, MP, and HP up to 1080p60
  • Supports MPEG-2 TS and RTP
  • Supports unicast and multicast
  • Input video re-sizer support 1/2, 2/3, and 3/4 of standard resolutions
  • High quality de-interlacer
  • Low latency encode mode (optional)
  • Rate Control: CBR, VBR
  • Custom video bit rate
  • GOP Size: from 15 to 240 frames
  • Video Burst Size: 150ms to 2000ms
  • Downscale from HD to SD resolution
  • Video Frame Rate: 50Hz, 59.94Hz, or 60Hz

Audio Encoding

  • Source: Selectable from Analog Jacks, any pair from embedded HDMI or SDI audio

Audio Codecs:

  • AAC-LC ADTS, AAC-LC LATM, PCM, and AC-3 Passthru

Video Decoding

  • 1x 3G-SDI Output
  • 1x HDMI Output
  • 1x ASI Input
  • 1x GigE


  • H.264 BP, MP and HP up to 1080p60
  • Supports MPEG-2 TS and RTP
  • Video Frame Rate: 50Hz, 59.94Hz or 60Hz

Audio Decoding

  • AAC-LC, HE-AAC stereo audio up to 192kbps

Network Management:

  • Device IP, Subnet Mask, Gateway

Additional Interfaces:

  • 2x SATA2, 2x USB 2.0, RS-232

Software Control:

  • Web server – configuration and software update
  • RS-232 – configuration


  • 12V External Power Supply
  • 18W typical


  • Dimensions- 280 x 165 x 43 mm
  • Weight- 1,385 g