Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8420 Data Sheet

Data Sheet
Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8420
Figure 1.
Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8420
Product Overview
®
The Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8420 is the industry’s leading chassis-based, standard-definition (SD),
multimedia conferencing bridge (Figure 1). It delivers high-quality voice and video with an easy-to-use, versatile
management interface. Compatible with all major vendors’ endpoints, it maintains its capacity and performance in
every configuration, delivering an excellent experience for each participant, every time.
Features and Benefits
Table 1 summarizes more key features for the Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8420.
Table 1.
Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8420 Feature Summary
Feature
Benefit
Design Features
● Standards-based and compatible with all major vendors’ endpoints
● Forty video plus 40 voice ports on a single blade
● Up to 360 video plus 360 voice ports enabled in a single chassis
● More than 50 custom layouts
● Comprehensive wideband audio support
● Support for both Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and H.323 endpoints
● Pay as you grow - buy the capacity you need now and upgrade with a software license in the future
Application Features
● Integrated with Cisco Unified Communications Manager (v8.6 or later) for ad-hoc conferencing
● Integrated with Cisco TelePresence Conductor
● Offers Cisco TelePresence ConferenceMe for multipoint desktop video
● Integrated with Cisco TelePresence Management Suite
● Offers full interoperability with ISDN networks using Cisco TelePresence ISDN Gateways
● Compatible with Microsoft Office Communications Server
● Fully integrated, with built-in gatekeeper and streaming server
● Supports Cisco TelePresence PacketSafe technology, which minimizes effects of network packet
loss
● Supports Cisco TelePresence Multiway technology
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Feature
Benefit
Performance Features
● Cisco TelePresence Universal Port technology, which helps ensure each participant receives an
excellent experience
● Constant high capacity
● Bandwidth per site up to 4 Mbps
● Video resolutions: 720p at up to 15 fps, 480p at up to 30 fps
● Standard-definition continuous presence
● Latency as low as 60 ms
Figure 2.
Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8420 blade
Figure 3.
Examples of video and data-sharing layout options
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Product Specifications
Table 2 lists the product specifications; Table 3 gives video and audio specifications; and Table 4 gives network,
security, and management specifications, Table 5 lists the physical specifications, for the Cisco TelePresence
MCU MSE 8420.
Table 2.
Product Specifications
Product
Compatibility
● Standards-based and compatible with all major vendors’ endpoints
Software License
● MCU (Media) port licenses required in Cisco TelePresence MSE 8000 chassis to enable SD video ports
High Performance
● 720p up to 15 fps H.263 continuous presence; 480p up to 30 fps
● Comprehensive high-definition (HD) audio codecs
Universal
Transcoding and
Transrating
● All calls are automatically transcoded and transrated for audio and video
● Any bandwidth, any resolution, or any video or audio codec can be used on any video call within the same
conference
● All participants have their own personal encodes
Streaming Video
● Built-in streaming server
● Ability to view using Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, or QuickTime
● Streaming of slides (H.239 and Virtual Network Computing [VNC])
● Text chat
● Unicast and multicast
● User Datagram Protocol (UDP), TCP, or HTTP
● Independent choice of bandwidth and codec
Localization and
Customization
● Custom interactive voice response (IVR)/auto attendant audio prompts and graphics
● Uploadable multilanguage support
Multipoint-ControlUnit (MCU) Features
● H.323 dial in, or dial out from web server
● Standalone or with gatekeeper/registrar/proxy
● Configurable audio and video auto attendant
● Advanced continuous presence as standard on all ports
● Automatic selection of best layout
● Individual layout selection using remote control or webpages
● More than 50 custom layouts
● Active speaker selection using remote control or voice activation
● Floor assignment through webpage or management application
● Far-end camera control tunneling using remote control or web
● Text identification of sites
● On-screen text messaging to individual or all sites
● Built-in conference scheduling and reservation
● On-demand and ad hoc conferences
● Automatic lecture mode
● On-screen list of participants
● Preview of conference and individual camera on webpages
● Web conferencing - those without endpoints can still interact
● Uploadable bitmaps for audio participants
● Video association for IP and traditional private branch exchanges (PBXs)
● Automatic connection to audio conferences
● Integration with Cisco Unified Communications Manager v8.6 or later ad-hoc conferencing features allows Cisco
video IP phones to initiate impromptu multiparty calls with other Cisco TelePresence endpoints.
● Cisco TelePresence Multiway technology, which enables many Cisco® video endpoints to initiate impromptu
multiparty calls
● Linked voice and video calls
● Automatic redialing
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Content Features
● Dual video using H.239 and BFCP content sharing
● Presentation mode: You can add slides from your PC using VNC
● Automatic content handover
● Widescreen (16:9) support
● Pass through content option to maximize capacity
● Content transcoding for interoperability
● Participants with no content support can receive transcoded content in main video
Cisco TelePresence
ConferenceMe
● Video, audio, and content sharing:
◦ Multiple layouts
◦ Firewall friendly
● Independent transcode per participant
● Up to 12 simultaneous connections
Built-In Web Server
● Complete configuration, control, and monitoring of the system and conferences
Built-In Gatekeeper
● Resolution of E.164 numbers
● Registration of conferences, endpoints, and gateways
● Ability for up to 25 devices to register
Table 3.
Video and Audio Specifications
Bandwidth
● H.263 up to 4 Mbps, and H.264 up to 2 Mbps for each site in all conference modes, including advanced (symmetric)
continuous presence
Video Standards
● H.261, H.263, H.263+, H.263++, and H.264
Video Resolution
● From QCIF to 480p at up to 30 fps and 720p (1280 x 720) at up to 15 fps, including interlaced iCIF and iSIF
● 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios
Frame Rates
● Up to 30 frames or 60 fields per second
Audio Standards
● G.711, G.722, G.722.1, G.723.1, G.728, G.729, MPEG-4 AAC-LC, MPEG-4 AAC-LD, and Polycom Siren14/G.722.1
Annex C
Audio Features
● Wideband audio mixing
● Built-in and uploadable auto attendant voice prompts
● Automatic gain control, adjustable gain, power indication, and individual audio mute using webpages
Table 4.
Network, Security, and Management Specifications
Protocols
● H.323, SIP, H.235 (Advanced Encryption Standard [AES]), Secure Real-Time Transport Protocol (SRTP), Transport
Layer Security (TLS), H.239 (dual video), VNC, Binary Floor Control Protocol (BFCP), H.243 (chair control), FTP,
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP), (Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP), HTTP, Secure HTTP (HTTPS),
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Network Time
Protocol (NTP), IPv4, and IPv6
Quality of Service
(QoS)
● Configurable differentiated services code point (DSCP) or type of service (ToS)/IP Precedence
Security Features
● Seven levels of access rights and privileges for users
● Password-protected conferences
● Secure non-PC hardware and operating system
● AES encryption, 128-bit key, H.235
● SIP encryption
● TLS certificate verification
● Second Ethernet port
● Static ARP
● Certificate-based login with OCSP certificate checking
Interfaces
● Two RJ-45 Ethernet, 10-/100-/1000-Mbps full and half duplex, manual or autosensing
● RJ-45 serial port
● CompactFlash socket
● Thirty-nine status LEDs
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System Management
● XML - RPC management application programming interface (API)
● Management through built-in web server
● RS-232 for local control and diagnostics
● Syslog for diagnostics
● Configurable event logs and full H.323 and SIP decoding
● Configuration backup to network
● Secure upgrades through Ethernet or CompactFlash
● Call detail records (CDRs)
● SNMP
Network Resilience
● Cisco TelePresence PacketSafe technology, which provides intelligent down-speeding, packet pacing, and packetloss concealment to help ensure optimum video and audio quality
● Dynamic jitter buffering
● Alternate gatekeepers
● DNS SRV failover for SIP
Warranty Information
Find warranty information on Cisco.com at the Product Warranties page.
Ordering Information
To place an order, visit the Cisco Ordering Home Page and refer to Table 6 or contact your local Cisco
representative. To download software, visit the Cisco Software Center.
Table 5.
Physical Specification
Language
● English as standard, but alternative language packs can be loaded onto the system
Chassis Physical
Dimensions
(H x W x D)
● Physical dimensions: 33.25 x 17.2 x 20.5 in. (842 x 437 x 520 mm)
● 19-in. rack-mountable (kit supplied)
Weight
● 9.7 lbs (4.40 kg)
Power
● 48 VDC, 100-240 VAC 50/60 Hz
Environmental Data
● Operating temperature: 32 to 95°F (0 to 35°C) ambient
● Relative humidity below 95% (noncondensing)
Approvals and
Compliance
● European safety: EN 60950-1
● USA/Canada safety: UL 60950-1
● CB, CE
● EMC: EN55022 class A, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, EN55024: EN61000-4-2,-3,-4,-5,-6,-11, FCC Part 15 class A,
VCCI class A, AS/NZS 3548, CCC: GB4943, GB9254, YD/T993
● NAL Certificate (China)
● RoHS compliant
Table 6.
Ordering Information
Product Name
Part Number
Cisco TelePresence MSE 8000
CTI-8000-MSECH-K9
Start with CTI-8000-MSECH-K9 in order to view the options listed below:
Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8420 blade
CTI-8420-MED-K9
Conference Director Option for MSE 8420 blade
LIC-8420-CCD
AES and HTTPS Encryption Option for MSE 8420 blade
LIC-AESCDN7-K9
2 SD port licenses for use with MCU MSE 8420
LIC-8420-2PL
Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8420 blade for post sales upgrade
CTI-8420-MED-K9=
Start with CTI-8420-MED-K9= in order to view the options listed below:
Conference Director Option for MSE 8420 blade
LIC-8420-CCD
AES and HTTPS Encryption Option for MSE 8420 blade
LIC-AESCDN7-K9
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Product Name
Part Number
Cisco TelePresence MSE 8000 chassis port license PAK (Product Authorization Key) for post sale upgrades
L-8000-CHLIC-PAK
Start with L-8000-CHLIC-PAK in order to view the options listed below:
2 SD port licenses for use with MCU MSE 8420
L-8420-2PL
Cisco TelePresence MSE 8000 blade license PAK (Product Authorization Key) for post sale upgrades
L-8000-BLADE-PAK
Start with L-8000-BLADE-PAK in order to view the option listed below:
Conference Director Option for MSE 8420 blade
L-8420-CCD
AES and HTTPS Encryption Option for MSE 8420 blade for post sales upgrade
L-AESCDN7-K9=
Cisco Services
Cisco and our partners provide a broad portfolio of intelligent, personalized services and support that can help you
realize the full value of your Cisco TelePresence investment by increasing business agility and network availability.
This portfolio of services accelerates business innovation through a network-based collaboration platform that
enables businesses to collaborate anywhere, anytime. For more information about these services, please visit:
http://www.cisco.com/go/telepresenceservices.
For More Information
For more information about the Cisco TelePresence MCU MSE 8420, please visit
http://www.cisco.com/go/telepresence or contact your local Cisco account representative or authorized Cisco
partner. Product specifications are estimates and subject to change without notice.
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