Our Applications & Solutions

High Density Transcoder


Possessing the highest real-time transcoding density on the market and any-to-any format support, the Harmonic Electra® XT Xtream™ transcoder delivers significant CAPEX and OPEX savings and accelerates time to market for operators faced with fast channel lineup growth and a rise in multiscreen applications.

Now more than ever, digital TV delivery is changing at a rapid pace, with an increasing number of channels to broadcast, more formats to support and an explosion in the range of multiscreen devices such as tablets, smartphones and connected TVs. Service providers have to tackle these challenges while continuing to increase their subscriber base, develop new web TV business and sustain average revenue per user. The Harmonic Electra XT transcoder helps operators succeed in this new paradigm.

A cost-effective appliance for live content transcoding, the Electra XT provides high-density and scalability for traditional broadcast over cable, IPTV, DTH and DTTV, as well as for multiscreen applications.


  • Scalable high-density live transcoding: up to 288 channels
  • Any-to-any video: MPEG-2 (SD/HD), MPEG-4 AVC and HEVC (SD/HD and low-res)
  • CBR, VBR, ABR, and statistical multiplexing
  • SD/HD up/down-conversion
  • Logo and text insertion
  • Any-to-any audio
  • Audio down-mixing
  • Automatic loudness control
  • MPEG transport stream input/output
  • RTMP, HLS, HSS and MPEG-DASH outputs
  • High resiliency
    − Internal failover
    − Redundant components (AC or DC PSU, fans, etc.)
    − Hot-swappable components
    − Field upgradability
  • Low power footprint

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System Solutions

To grow your business – and your revenue – operators want the Knowledge, Assets and impartial technical guidance only a true Partner can deliver! From HFC and DOCSIS to x-PHYTM; from FTTx – GPON and RFoG to IPTV; from Linear Video to Multi-Screen; MHz best-in-class Technologies and Client Services will meet your goals while exceeding your expectations…

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Client Services

Too much on your plate?
Not enough hours in your day?

The next time you need, Linear Video or Multi-Screen, MPEG, DOCSIS or x-PHYTM, IP or RF resources to support the operation of Multi-Vendor, Multi-Technology products deployed in your HFC or FTTx network, MHz can help!

Choose from a customized package of remote “Fractional Engineering” hours you can use over an extended period of time; or our on-site Integration and Activation Services.

Both can offset your temporary work-load.

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