Broadcast Equipment Rental In San Diego LA And Orange County With Wireless Cellular Streaming And MPEG-2 And H.264 Encoders And Transport Stream Analyzer Rentals

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We own and sell some good test, etc. equipment and find that often this equipment is sitting "idle". From this pool of equipment we offer rental of Transport Stream Analyzers, Streaming Appliances, and Broadcast Encoders. These products come with "support". We are also open to renting most any of the products we sell. Feel free to ask...

Tektronix MTS 300 Transport Stream Analyzer
DiviCatch ASI™ Transport Stream Analyzer with DVB ASI to USB
  CloudPort: 8 Sim H.264™
Wireless HDSDI or HDMI Streaming via 8 Cell Modems
Tektronix MTS 300
DiviCatch ASI ™
CloudPort: 8 Sim H.264™

High-Performance MPEG Protocol Diagnostics and Analysis Tool Provides Comprehensive, Real-Time Analysis and Generation of MPEG-2 Transport Streams.  Offers Powerful Acquisition and Computational Capabilities for Analyzing Designs Based on MPEG, DVB, ATSC and ISDB Standards. Flexible and Expandable Capabilities Include Real Time Monitoring, Data Rate Analysis and Tektronix-Exclusive Timing Analysis. Transport Stream Capture, Playout and On-Line Storage Let You Build Extensive Suites of Test Streams and Use These Streams to Exercise Your Designs.

Small, Self Powered, Standards Compliant DVB ASI transport stream analyzer for MPEG-2 and H.264 streams with fully ETR 290 compliant TS analysis tools, flexible TS capture with scheduling capability to Hard Drive and TS display software for use with portable computers. Now includes MPEG-2 TS to IP streaming application via UDP.

H.264, Linux® Based, Backpack Encoder for Live Wireless Video and Data Transmission Using Bonded 3G and 4G Mobile Network Connections. Inputs Include SD-SDI, SD-HDMI, Composite + 2x Analog Audio Balanced, Plus HD-SDI, HD-HDMI, and Optional FireWire® 1394. Local Management with Touch Screen, plus Remote Web Based Management. Ideal for Live Broadcasting and/or Store and Forward. Ships with 40 Gigabyte of Storage. Turnkey System Includes Encoder, Decoder, Backpack, Antenna, Batteries, etc. Total Weight of Backpack with all Equipment except Decoder (Which Resides at Your Facility) is 21.4 Pounds (9.7 Kilograms).


Standard Features:

  • Real-time monitoring and compliance testing of MPEG, DVB, ATSC and ISDB transport streams for complete application flexibility
  • Status and Error Logging for capturing intermittent problems or creating test records
  • Dolby Digital AC-3 Compliance Testing and AAC Stream Monitoring for testing advanced audio capabilities
  • Tektronix-exclusive PCR overall jitter, drift and offset measurements allow you to diagnose the most challenging real-time performance problems
  • Detailed Off-line Analysis of transport streams, program streams and elementary streams available to fully verify design performance
  • ASI/M2S, SPI (LVDS), SMPTE 310M and DHEI interfaces available to support a variety of design configurations
  • Capture, Playback and On-line Storage of transport, program and elementary streams
  • Optional Editing Capability allows you to create custom transport streams and inject errors or jitter to fully stress your design
  • Modular Architecture lets you purchase the performance you desire today – you can easily upgrade in the future as your needs change


  • Evaluation and verification of MPEG, DVB, ATSC and ISDB designs
  • Design and verification of digital video Set-top Boxes (STBs)
  • Stress and characterization of circuits and ICs developed for products using MPEG-2 compressed digital video technology

Standard Features:

  • Digital TV broadcast dedicated interface
  • DVB or ATSC MPEG-2 and H.264/AVC (MPEG-4 Part 10) TS compliant
  • Performs DVB-ASI to USB 2.0 conversion
  • 1x USB 2.0 connector
  • 1x ASI input
  • Standalone interface
  • Self powered (using USB power)
  • Pocket sized
  • Delivered with Stream Recorder and Stream Analyzer application
  • Real time analysis
  • Services video and audio display for monitoring purposes
  • Supports VBR mode in input
  • MPEG-2 TS over IP encapsulation
  • Minimum requirements Intel® PIII or later
  • Support for Windows® 7 32 bit


  • R&D, QA and test, road shows
    Record or analyze your application's
    output MPEG-2 TS
    Cost effective, robust and pocket sized
    Instantly move from one PC to another
    Pocket sized, easy for traveling
  • Broadcast
    Powerful monitoring tool
    ETR290 (I & II) real time status
    Audio & Video display of MPEG-2 services

Standard Features:

  • H.264 high profile encoder
  • H.264 high profile decoder
  • Inputs: SD-SDI, HD-SDI, HDMI, Composite + 2x analog audio balanced, and optional FireWire® 1394
  • Frame rates: 50, 60, 59.94
  • USB socket for file storage or file submission
  • Latency is two seconds
  • IFB or return audio at less than a second delay
  • Real modems, so external antennas with up to 12 db gain are available
  • Fail-over compensation between different networks
  • Continuously seeks the best possible mobile network
  • 4 inch high visibility touch screen with easy to use GUI and detailed network information
  • Linux®: Local and remote (web-based) management
  • Easy one button operation
  • Lightweight encoder weighs approximately 8.6 lbs (3.9 kg)
  • Backpack with all equipment except decoder (which resides at your facility) weighs 21.4 lbs (9.7 kg)
  • Includes two hot swappable V Mount batteries
  • Analog, SDI, and HDMI available at the same time
  • Matching 1 RU decoder with SDI, HD-SDI hand-off


  • Broadcast Live Events
  • Store and Forward recorded video files
  • High speed FTP upload connection
  • High speed internet access


Screen shots of User Interface

nanoCASTER® SDI (in stock) MultiStreamer DIG/IP™
$500/per 2 weeks -- support is additional
HARMONIC ION 4 Channel MPEG-2 SD Encoder with IP Out (ELC 8100) $1500/month
MultiStreamer DIG/IP™ 2ch (mini)
LinuxiptvIntel Platinum Partner
HARMONIC ION 4 Channel MPEG-2 SD Encoder with IP Out (ELC 8100) $1500/month

A Tiny, Truly Mobile Hardware Based H.264 Real Time Encoder that Converts Any Camera or Other Video and Audio Source into an IP Based Live Stream and Delivers it via WiFi, Hard Wired IP, or Cellular Network Dongle to the Leading Content Delivery Networks and Video Streaming Platforms. Versions Available for SDI/HD-SDI/3G-SDI (SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 424M), HDMI, and Analog. nanoCASTER® Generates One HD and One SD Stream in Parallel and is Able to Record at the Same Time. Can be Operated in Real-Time via a Web-Based Remote Management Port and Comes with All Cables, Memory Stick, and Camera Mount Hardware. Almost Complete Replacement for a Satellite Truck.

Demo units are rentable for 21 days at $500 with rental price applicable to purchase. (plus credit card deposit)


Real time, highly reliable, 1 RU, quick starting, standards compliant, embedded Linux® based, remotely manageable, single channel SD or HD (SDI), H.264/AVC TS Encoder with built-in streaming support for 500+ simultaneous adaptive bitrate streaming and/or RTMP users. Incorporates a "minimal" Linux® kernel (residing on an SSD) yielding a highly reliable encoder.

Supports most industry standard "protocols" like UDP or RTP and “Wrappers” such as HLS, RTMP, DASH, etc. Audio output is AAC, Ogg Vorbis, MPEG-1 Layer II, optional MP3, and/or optional “SurCode for Dolby Digital” AC-3. Supports closed captioning and teletext with overlay.

Encodes both streams with multiple resolutions at .1 to 15 Mbps at popular GOP sizes, frame rates, refresh rates, or aspect ratios. Simultaneously creates high, medium, and low bitrate ABR streams to hand off to your content delivery networks (CDNs) with required authentication, for "One to Many" distribution. Software is scanned for vulnerabilities and open ports. With optional Atlas™ add-on, supports 1,000 RTMP, DASH, and/or HLS users natively.

Professional Grade, Superb Quality, Latest Generation, 4 channel MPEG-2 Encoder. Reliable, Remotely Manageable, SD Video Encoder with SMPTE 259M SDI inputs and DVB ASI and IP output. Compliant with all North American ATSC encoding standards and all ATSC Broadcast Resolutions. Supports Dolby® AC-3 and EIA-608 and EIA-708 closed captioning and static and dynamic PSIP. Rental includes setup assistance.

SDI or HD-SDI inputs and/or IP at same time, Optional single HDMI in place of SD/HD-SDI
Option: Component, composite video and analog audio balanced or unbalanced
Concurrent Multiresolution IP streams replicas with Multiple Wrappers and Multiple Protocols supporting multiple devices


  • SDI, HD-SDI, and 3G-SDI video input
  • 2 channel audio input
  • Generates one HD and one SD Stream in parallel
  • H.264 SD transport stream encoder
  • Compatible with most brands of 3G and 4G dongles
  • On Board Lithium Battery
  • Outputs IP and IP over wireless
  • Ships with WiFi Dongle
  • Compatible with most CDN's and Live Streaming Services
  • Tested with Wowza® and Adobe® media servers
  • Live Streaming Platforms supported: UStream, Livestream, justin.tv
  • Full monitoring, updates, and maintenance over web based repository service
  • Includes 1 hour free telephone configuration support from DVEO


  • Video Journalists
  • Sports Video Streaming
  • Cultural Venues
  • Web-TV and TV Production Teams
  • Digital Dailies
  • In place of News Gathering Backpack

Standard Features:

  • Thousands in use worldwide
  • Inputs: One SDI or HD-SDI input, one GigE IP input
  • Optional single HDMI input instead of SDI/HD-SDI input
  • Optional stream archiving
  • Outputs: Multiple simultaneous IP streams through GigE port (RJ45), SDI or HD-SDI video loop through
  • IP output protocols: UDP, RTP, HTTP, HTTP Live (HLS), HTTP Smooth, RTMP (Open Flash)
  • Support for adaptive bitrate streaming protocols such as HTTP Live Streaming
  • Supports logo insertion and text overlay on outputs
  • Able to upconvert incoming SD streams to HD, and scale down
  • Tested with leading CDNs (Verizon®, Akamai®, Tulix™, Ustream®, etc.)
  • Supports Octoshape™ and Verizon® upLynk natively
  • Supports H.264 High Profile @ Level 4.0 (HP@L4)
  • Supports 1080i, 1080p, 720p, 576i, 480i, 480p, CIF, QCIF, qHD, H.264up and many others, and custom resolutions
  • Optional built-in server supports 1,000+ simultaneous HLS, DASH, and/or RTMP users
  • Audio Output:  AAC, Ogg Vorbis, MPEG-1 Layer II, optional MP3, and/or optional “SurCode for Dolby Digital” AC-3
  • Support for Variable Bit Rate (VBR) encoding maximizes adaptive streaming video quality and bandwidth efficiency
  • Tested to work with Atlas™, Wowza®, and Adobe® Flash® media servers
  • Tested compatible with major brands of IP devices including Amino™, Roku®, Dune HD™, Telergy, Android™, and Apple iPad® and iPhone®
  • Tested compatible with major brands of professional H.264 and MPEG-2 decoders and video servers
  • Remote GUI includes some scheduling
  • SNMP, REST, SOAP support for remote management and monitoring
  • Relies on Intel® Xeon® Multicore 4 Core processor


  • Streaming video to CDNs and web sites like Ustream®, Akamai®, Edgecast®, Octoshape™, Verizon®, etc.
  • Backhaul/Monitoring for Broadcasters
  • DLNA output to smart TV’s
  • Live streaming at Religious Services, Festivals, Fairs, Lectures, Weddings, Funerals, etc.
  • Military, Corporate Video, Religious Services, Special Events
  • Origin Encoder for Grooming Servers
  • Event streaming via ISPs or CDNs
  • Event streaming with built-in 500+ users server

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NTT HVE9100 H.264 and MPEG-2 Broadcast Encoder with ASI and IP Output
ASI MPEG-2 or H.264 Downconverter from HD to SD
MPEG-2 SD Encoder

Professional Grade, Superb Quality, 1 channel MPEG-2 Encoder. Reliable, Remotely Manageable, MPEG-2 SD Video Encoder with SMPTE 259M SDI inputs and DVB ASI and IP output. Compliant with all North American ATSC encoding standards and all ATSC Broadcast Resolutions. Supports Dolby® AC-3 and EIA-608 and EIA-708 closed captioning and static and dynamic PSIP. Rental includes setup assistance.

Broadcast Grade High Profile 4:2:2 H.264 AVC and MPEG-2 HD and SD Encoder with HD SDI in and DVB ASI Out. Full Control from front panel buttons and included LCD. Supports all high level AVC/H.264 and MPEG-2 video compression formats. Audio support includes AC-3 and Dolby E. Full support for SNMP management. Optional Features include IP output.


Standard Features:

  • World's first H.264 encoder to support High 4:2:2 Profile
  • H.264 encoding in one 1 RU enclosure
  • Superior image quality and low delay (less than 850 msec)
  • Short boot time
  • Video compatible for various formats such as 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480i and 576i.
  • Significantly enhanced audio functions
  • 8-channel PCM audio I/O; 16 channels optional
  • Built-in Dolby E and Dolby Digital (AC3) encoder module (optional)
  • Dolby E and Dolby Digital (AC3) pass through function
  • Built-in Ethernet interface for IP transmission (optional)
  • Full control via the front display panel
  • Built-in HTTP menu, easy maintenance using SNMP function
  • BISS-1/E scrambling function for SNG transmissions
  • RoHS compliant
  • Transmission of ancillary data possible
  • Tested and Field Proven at Beijing Olympics with major North American broadcaster
  • Special pricing