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Extron SME 100

H.264 Encoder for Pro AV System Integration

The Extron SME 100 is not like any live streaming encoder on the market today. It is designed specifically to support a wide variety of video formats required in pro AV applications, and features integrated switching with loop-throughs for easy integration into pro AV systems. The SME 100 interfaces with DVI, RGB, HDTV, and standard definition sources. It employs standards-based H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC encoding to output an IP stream that can easily be decoded and viewed on desktop or laptop PCs and is compatible with many third-party devices such as set-top box decoders. Use with the Extron SMD 101 H.264 Streaming Media Decoder to provide complete end-to-end streaming solutions. High performance Extron signal processing scales and optimizes video input signals for the intended viewing application. The SME 100 is the pro AV integrator’s ideal choice for delivering AV media over networks.

Key Features

  • Streams DVI, RGB, HDTV, and video signals with audio over IP networks
  • Use with the SMD 101 H.264 decoder to provide complete end-to-end streaming systems
  • Standards-based H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC video compression
  • Compatible with many third-party H.264 devices including set-top box decoders
  • Integrated three-input AV switcher
  • Buffered input loop-throughs for video and audio
  • Supports input signal resolutions up to 1920x1200, including HDTV 1080p/60
  • DVI, RGB, HDTV, and standard definition video upscaling and downscaling
  • Selectable streaming output resolutions from 166x120 to 1024x768, and HDTV 720p/30 and 1080p/30
  • Adjustable encoder bit rate and quality
  • EIA-608B closed captioning support
SME 100 Diagram
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Monitor AV systems remotely at a helpdesk or any PC throughout an enterprise network.



Stream videoconference or presentation sessions to overflow rooms.


Enterprise Broadcast

Distribute content from centrally located media assets such as VCRs, DVD players, or PCs to classrooms or meeting rooms.

Enterprise Broadcast

Media Server or CDN

Integrate live video streaming of meetings or events to Media Servers or Content Delivery Networks for broad distribution across an enterprise or the Internet.

Media Server or CDN

Featured Media

  • Product Overview
    Product Overview Video

    Introduces new SME 100 streaming and networking protocols that increase compatibility with third party devices such as hardware decoders, set-top box decoders, media servers, and Content Delivery Networks.

  • SME 100 Presentation
    Product Presentation

    Learn About SME 100.
    There is no sound associated with this enhanced presentation video.

  • SME 100 Video
    Product Overview Video

    Introduces the SME 100 H.264 Streaming Media Encoder and describes its integrator-friendly features and streaming capabilities.

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