Bosch VIP X1 Single-channel Video Encoder

  • Single-channel encoder with Dual Streaming
  • High-quality MPEG‑4 from QCIF to 4CIF
  • USB and iSCSI recording
  • Ultra-compact size
  • Multicast and Internet streaming

The VIP X1 features DVD-like quality MPEG‑4 video, at up to 25/30 images per second, over IP networks. This unit supports PAL and NTSC sources.
The audio models of the VIP X1 provide bidirectional audio communication in parallel to video. Besides the standard line level interface, built in amplifiers allow direct connection to microphone and speaker. The VIP X1 Power-over-Ethernet models can be powerfed via the network cable.
The VIP X1 provides Dual Streaming. It is able to generate two independently configurable MPEG‑4 video streams. The VIP X1 is ultra-compact, so it is perfect for any application that depends on spacesaving solutions.

VIP X1 Single-channel Video Encoder


Video 1 x input
• connector BNC
• impedance 75 ohm, switchable
• signal Analog composite, 0.7 to 1.2 Vpp, NTSC or PAL
Audio (audio versions only) 1 x mono line in, 1 x mono line out, 1 x microphone input, 1 x speaker output
• connector 2 x 3.5 mm stereo jack, 1 x CombiCon
• signal line in 9 kohm typical, 5.5 Vpp max
• signal line out 16 ohm min, 3.0 Vpp max
• signal microphone 2 kohm typical, 2.8 Vpp max at -20 dB, 2.3 Vpp typical
• signal speaker 4 ohm min, 6 Vpp max, 1 W RMS
Standard G.711; 300 Hz to 3.4 kHz
Data rate 80 kbps at 8 kHz sampling rate
Alarm 4 x input
• connector Clamp (non-isolated closing contact)
• activation resistance 10 ohm max
Relay 1 x output
• connector Clamp
• signal 30 Vpp, 2 A
COM port Clamp, RS‑232/422/485


Standards MPEG‑4, M‑JPEG, JPEG
Data rates 9.6 kbps to 6 Mbps
Resolution Horizontal x vertical PAL/NTSC
• 4CIF/D1 704 x 576/480 (25/30 ips*)
• 2CIF 704 x 288/240 (25/30 ips*)
• 2/3 D1 464 x 576/480 (25/30 ips*)
• 1/2 D1 352 x 576/480 (25/30 ips*)
• CIF 352 x 288/240 (25/30 ips*)
• QCIF 176 x 144/120 (25/30 ips*) * Depending on picture content and movement
GOP structure I, IP
Overall IP delay 120 ms
Frame rate 1 to 50/60 (PAL/NTSC)


Ethernet 10/100 Base‑T, auto-sensing, half/full duplex, RJ45
SNTP, SNMP, 802.1x
Encryption TLS 1.0, SSL, AES (optional)


Software update Flash ROM, remote programmable
Configuration Configuration Manager or Web browser


USB Port 1 x USB 2.0 high-speed port, 2.5 W max feed


Dimensions (H x W x D) 26 x 85 x 107 mm (1.02 x 3.35 x 4.21 in)
Weight Approx. 0.17 kg (0.37 lb)


Power Supply VIP‑X‑PS included in the box
Input voltage 12 to 24 VDC
Power Consumption Approx. 6 VA
PoE models additionally 802.3af, class 2
power output 2.5 W max


Operating temperature 0 °C to +50 °C (+32 °F to +122 °F) ambient temperature
Relative humidity 20 to 80% atmospheric humidity, noncondensing
Thermal Value 21 BTU/h max

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