The Harmonic Electra® XT is a cost-effective appliance for live content transcoding with high-density and scalability for traditional broadcast over cable, IPTV, DTH, DTTV and multiscreen applications. 


Harmonic PURE Compression Engine

Uncover a piece of the technology behind Electra XT that makes it exceptional.


Any-to-any format

The device supports MPEG-2, MPEG-4 AVC, and HEVC decoding and encoding in SD and HD resolutions. Supported audio codecs include MPEG-1 Layer II, Dolby® Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), AAC-LC, and HE-AAC v1/v2.

Rock-solid reliability

Built on a highly resilient 2-RU platform equipped with hot-swappable redundant components (AC or DC PSU, fans and IP switch), minimizing service downtime in the event of a module replacement or firmware upgrade.

Beyond transcoding

To bring added value to workflows, the unit embeds efficient and advanced features, including user-defined text and logo insertion, and manual and automatic loudness control on transcoded audio channels.

Highest density & scalability

Supports operator business growth with a modular architecture that accommodates up to nine hot-swappable audio/video processing modules. Each module can transcode a mix of channels independent of their codec, resolution, and frame rate.

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