NMX for Broadcast – Electra X



Course Description:

This instructor-led course is a lecture and demonstration course which covers the Harmonic NMX Digital Service Manager where the student observes Harmonic NMX Digital video compression system monitoring and operational procedures with the Electra X platform.

Course Objectives:

At the completion of this course, the students will learn how to setup and configure the Electra X encoder. After the system is configured, students will use NMX to complete the Electra X configuration, and then manage a video compression system through the NMX Digital Service Manager.

Course Prerequisites:

It is recommended that students have some prior training or experience with Harmonic’s NMX Digital Service Manager. Also a basic knowledge of networking, including Ethernet, network switching, and TCP/IP is also recommended. An understanding of MPEG compression and video processing systems would be helpful.

Course Duration:

1 Day


Module 1- Broadcast System Overview

  • NMX for Broadcast
  • Compression system network
  • Input sources
  • Compression system components
  • Output delivery

Module 2- Electra X Platform Overview

  • Features
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Licenses

Module 3 – Using NMX with the Electra X

  • Four steps of map building
  • Adding the Electra X device to the map
  • Electra X properties
  • Configuring services for the Electra X
  • Service connections and status
  • Activate service and view output

Module 4 – Monitor and Maintenance

  • NMX Alarms and Logs
  • Using the Stand Alone GUI (SAG)
  • Electra X Logs
  • Upgrading the software image


Group Size Location Price Part Number
Large Group

(12 student max)

Harmonic Facility $2000 OTC-ELE-X2-LECT-GROUP
Large Group

(12 student max)

Customer Site $3500 OTC-ELE-X2-LECT-SITE
Large Group

(12 student max)

Webinar $1500 per day OTC-ELE-X2-LECT-WEBEX


There are no sessions scheduled at this time.

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Harmonic Training Centers are located at our corporate headquarters in San Jose, CA, and at our office in Issy-Les-Moulineaux, France.
Students are responsible for their own transportation and hotel reservations. Please click the Hotel information link below for local hotel information. Complimentary continental breakfast and lunch are provided on training days.

San Jose, CA
4300 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95134
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Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
12, rue Rouget de l’Isle
1st Floor
Issy les Moulineaux, 92130
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