Highly reliable 4 channel broadcast encoder with SD analog CVBS composite video inputs. Encodes programs to CBR or VBR H.264 transport streams on ASI and IP outputs. Features dual hot stand by power supplies to ensure system uptime and reliability. IP output is in standard IPTV format as UDP, RTP, or RTSP unicast or multicast with IGMP support. Both individual SPTS single program streams and an MPTS multi program stream are provided on unique IP streams. All PIDs and program information values can be configured to customize the encoded programs names and IDs. Accepts any SD analog PAL or NTSC composite video inputs. Mirrored ASI outputs are provided for added flexibility when integrating with other broadcast equipment such as modulators or decoders. This platform is ideally suited as a high density ingest & encoding solution for broadcasters needing to transport, distribute, or archive live SD analog video sources.