NMX for Broadcast (Lecture & Demo Only)



Course Description:

This lecture and demonstration only course covers the Harmonic NMX Digital Service Manager where the student observes Harmonic digital video compression system monitoring and operation procedures.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this training, students will be able to perform NMX administration, map configuration, GUI navigation and other NMX operational tasks.

Course Prerequisites:

A basic knowledge of networking, TCP/IP, and video compression (MPEG-2, MPEG-4). Harmonic also recommends that student's have prior experience with NMX and/or complete the NMX Essentials training on Harmonic University.

Course Duration:

1 Day


Module 1 – Introduction and Hardware (Lecture)

  • Compression System Overview
  • Integrated Receiver Decoders
  • Encoders
  • Remultiplexers
  • NMX Server

Module 2 – NMX Digital Service Manager Overview (Lecture)

  • NMX Architecture
  • NMX Software Components
  • Accessing the NMX Server
  • NMX Client applications

Module 3 – Activate and Provision a Video Compression System (Demonstration)

  • Load and activate the database catalog
  • Verify the network group
  • Verify BOOTP activity
  • View video with TSReader

Module 4- Design and Activate a Video Compression System (Demonstration)

  • Build a new catalog
  • Build a new network group
  • Build a new service plan
  • Connect services and activate service plan

Module 5 – Adding Baseband Services & Statistical Multiplexing (Demonstration)

  • Adding baseband inputs on the NMX map
  • Configuring baseband service properties
  • Verifying baseband source inputs

Module 6 – Adding DiviTrack Statistical Multiplexing (Demonstration)

  • Configure and provision statistical multiplexing
  • Monitor compression system for VBR encoding


Group Size Location Price Part Number
Small Group
(8 students max)
Harmonic Facility $2000 OTC-NMX-LECT-GROUP
Small Group
(8 students max)
Customer Site $3500 OTC-NMX-LECT-SITE
Large Group
(12 students max)



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Issy les Moulineaux, 92130
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