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Niagara 4100

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Rugged, portable, powerful.

The Niagara 4100 is designed with a combination of simplicity, portability and power to quickly and easily stream your HD content to broadband and mobile networks including live adaptive streaming to Apple® iPhone® and iPad® mobile digital devices. With the ability to ingest high-definition video, the Niagara 4100 is ideal for live sports, live newsgathering operation, webcasting or any streaming application where you need rock-solid performance on the go.

This rugged, portable streaming system can ingest standard- or high-definition video sources through its SDI input, and accommodates a variety of audio input formats, including embedded SDI, AES/EBU, and balanced or unbalanced stereo.

With a portable, streamlined chassis, an easy-to-use web interface, and intuitive front panel controls, setup and operation is quick and easy. The Niagara 4100 even comes standard with front panel A,B,C buttons that can be pre-configured independently to activate different streaming profiles to meet the needs of any streaming application.

A self-contained system.

There’s no need for a keyboard, monitor or mouse. The Niagara 4100 is a self-contained system built with the durability to withstand the most demanding production environments. You can control all key functions from the front-panel controls, or the unit can be accessed remotely anywhere on the network through its built-in web interface. All rear-panel connections are recessed for maximum protection, and there’s even a built-in handle for easy portability.

With ViewCast’s SimulStream® technology, the Niagara 4100 supports multiple concurrent streams in a variety of formats, at multiple bit rates, from a single video source - all simultaneously.

It also comes with Niagara SCX® management software so you can control all its features through an easy-to-use web interface. Niagara SCX will markedly improve the live streaming delivery workflow. By eliminating the need for an external stream segmenter, encoding workflows are simplified and overall system costs reduced.


Encoding Formats:

  • Adobe® Flash® H.264 *
  • Adobe® Flash dynamic streaming
  • Apple® HTTP live streaming
  • Microsoft® Live IIS Smooth Streaming
  • Microsoft® Windows Media® (Silverlight®) SD and HD *
  • MPEG-4, H.264, H.263
  • MPEG-2 Transport Stream
  • 3GPP/3GPP2 MP4 container support


  • Video presence indicator
  • LCD status monitor
  • Audio level meter
  • Audio headset


  • SDI (standard definition and high definition) (1 x BNC)

  • Audio:
  • Embedded SDI (16 channels or 8 stereo pair)
  • AES/EBU (2 stereo channels)
  • Balanced stereo (2 x XLR)
  • Unbalanced stereo (2 x RCA)

Video Formats:

  • SMPTE 259M and 292M SDI standards


  • USB ports: 1 rear panel, 1 front panel
  • Ethernet: 2 x 1 Gbit ports


  • Niagara SCX® with Web Interface
  • SimulStream®


  • Multi-core processor
  • HDD (160 GB or larger)


  • Scaling, cropping, de-interlacing, inverse telecine
  • Systems with Niagara SCX versions prior to 7.2 - CEA 608 closed caption overlay is available on all encoder types (SD only).
  • Systems with Niagara SCX version 7.2 - HD and SD CEA 608/708 embedded closed captions only available for HLS, Flash Adaptive, Flash, and MPEG2 TS streams. HD and SD CEA 608/708 overlay closed captions is available for all encoder types.


  • 8 lbs (3.6 Kgs)


  • 4.5”H x 8” W x 12” D (11.43 cm H x 20.32 cm W x 30.48 cm D)


  • 90 W power supply
  • 12 V DC (AC to DC adapter included)

Package Contents:

  • Mini XLR to XLR adapter cable
  • Rugged carrying case

Hardware Warranty:

  • 1 year limited hardware warranty

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