Cisco TelePresence MCU 4501
Transition to HD Conferencing
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The Cisco TelePresence MCU 4501 is the industry's leading entry-sized, full high-definition (HD) conferencing bridge. It offers organizations a low-risk, cost-effective solution for HD multipoint video conferencing. For those organizations with an existing standard-definition (SD) video environment, it provides a seamless transition path to HD with an option to upgrade the capacity when required. Compatible with all major vendors' SD and HD endpoints, it delivers the best experience for each participant, every time.
Cisco TelePresence MCU is WebEx enabled, allowing customers to enjoy fully integrated, scalable conference involving callers from WebEx clients and telepresence endpoints.
Cisco TelePresence MCU 4501 Is Standards-Based and Compatible with All Major Vendors' Endpoints
Transition to HD Conferencing
If you currently operate a standard-definition (SD) conferencing system, the Cisco TelePresence MCU 4501 provides a smooth transition to high definition (HD). The system provides a low-risk, cost-effective path to 1080p HD multipoint video conferencing.
Cisco TelePresence MCU 4501 features:
- 6 HD and 12 SD video ports
- More than 50 custom layouts
- Easy-to-use management interface
- Compatibility with major video conferencing vendors' SD and HD endpoints
With a Cisco TelePresence MCU 4501 upgrade key, you can grow your entry-level MCU and protect your investment.
The system extends the benefits of video to desktop users with the ConferenceMe feature. With multiple layouts, Continuous Presence and content sharing, users can join a multipoint conference through ConferenceMe and fully participate in a video call.
Features and Benefits:
Table summarizes the key features of the Cisco TelePresence MCU 4501, and Table 2 gives information about the models in the Cisco TelePresence MCU 4501.
|Cisco TelePresence MCU 4501 Models|
|Model||Continuous Presence Video Participants (Symmetric)||With 1080p30 HD+ Capacity Option (Asymmetric)||Additional Voice Participants||Video Streaming Unicast*/Multicast|
|CTI-4501-MCU-K9||6 x 720p30 ports
3 x 1080p30 or 720p60 ports
12 x 448p30 ports
|CTI-4501-MCU-K9 + LIC-4501-PL6||12 x 720p30 ports
6 x 1080p30 or 720p60 ports
24 x 448p30 ports
|12 x 1080p30||12
|Product compatibility||Standards-based and compatible with all major vendors' endpoints|
|Universal transcoding and transrating||
|Localization and customization||
|Built-in web server||Complete configuration, control, and monitoring of the system and conferences|
|Multipoint-Control-Unit (MCU) Features||
|Cisco Telepresence ConferenceMe||
|Language||English as standard, with option to load alternative language packs|
|Video and Audio Specifications|
|Bandwidth||Up to 4 Mbps with both H.263 and H.264, for each site in all conference modes, including advanced continuous presence|
|Video Standards||H.261, H.263, H.263+, H.263++, and H.264|
|Frame Rates||Up to 60 frames 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|
|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|
|Weight||24 lb (11 kg)|
|Approvals and compliance||
*Maximum number of unicast streams depends on network topology.
Download the Cisco TelePresence MCU 4501 Datasheet (PDF).
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