Videon Sonora Encoder

Don’t let the low price fool you. This is a professional video encoder packed with features. 



Sonora encodes an HDMI source using H.264 compression. Don’t let Sonora’s market leading price fool you, this is a professional video encoder with all of the features you would expect in a much higher priced unit, it has all the power to simultaneously stream to many different destinations including:

  • Point-to-point on an internal network

  • Point-to-point over the WAN

  • Multicast on a local network

  • Streaming to a decoder located on a different network

  • Streaming to a variety of online video platforms




     Video Encoding/Decoding

Dual Core 1.2GHz Intel® AtomTM Processor

Input Resolutions
1080i60, i59.94, i50, p60, p59.94, p30, p29.97, p25; 720p60, p59.94, p50

Encode Resolutions
1080i60, i59.94, i50, p30, p29.97, p25; 720p60, p59.94, p50

Output Resolutions
1080i60, i59.94, i50, p60, p59.94, p50, p30, p29.97, p24, p23.98; 720p60, p59.94, p50; 576i50, p50; 480i59.94, p59.94

Compression: H.264, Baseline, Main, High

Bit rates: 250kbps-20Mbps; Rate control: Variable, Constant

Encode latency ~1sec; Decode latency ~250ms

      Audio Encoding/Decoding

Encode: MPEG-4 AAC-LC in ADTS 64-320kbps; Decode: MPEG-1- Layer 2, MPEG-2/MPEG-4 AAC in ADTS/LOAS

Encode Sampling Freq: 32, 44.1, 48KHz; Decode: 48 KHz


+12V Input; under 15 Watts total

Dimensions: 1.75” x 6.54” x 6.2”

Action Button to start/stop RTMP encoding and for Factory Reset


Video: HDMI v1.4a input and output

2 USB 2.0 connectors

Audio embedded in HDMI

3.5mm Analog Audio input

10/100/1000 Ethernet (RJ-45)

     Streaming  Capability

Unicast and Multicast
WowzaTM, UStream, YouTube Live, DaCast

RTP over UDP, Raw UDP
Up to 2x Unicast and 1x Multicast simultaneous channel output

     Network and Control

REST API integrates with third-party controllers and applications

Full-featured web browser based UI
Designed for tablets and desktops
Encoder and decoder configuration for unicast, multicast and RTMP

DHCP (Default) / Static IP Address

Command and Control: HTTP

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