Makito X4 Video Encoder

Makito X4 Video Encoder

Ultra low latency 4K and HD video over IP

Broadcast Quality

Makito X4 is a highly-secure, ultra low latency HEVC and H.264 video encoder, featuring exceptional video quality, next-gen performance, SRT streaming, and the highest available 4K UHD and HD encoding density. The Makito X4 is ideal for live broadcast contribution, remote production, enterprise, and defense applications.

 4K UHD and HD

 Video encoder for low latency, broadcast quality streaming

The new Makito X4 offers power, quality and flexibility for real-time HEVC/AVC video encoding in a compact appliance or rack-mountable blade. Designed for the most demanding live video applications, the Makito X4 can ingest full 4K UHD or up to four HD inputs with 10-bit pixel depth and 4:2:2 chroma subsampling.

Extremely robust and always reliable, the Makito X4 offers 8 powerful encoding cores that can securely and simultaneously deliver low latency multi-bitrate streams over any IP network. And with native support for the SRT protocol, the Makito X4 is ideal for streaming over unpredictable networks such as the public internet.

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Ultra Low Latency

High Quality

High Density

Next-generation power for encoding 4K or up to four HD inputs.

Suitable for live, interactive video applications.

Pristine 10-bit 4:2:2 picture quality.

Up to 84 HD / 21 UHD inputs in a 4RU rack chassis.

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 8 Encoding Cores


 Network Adaptive Encoding


 HEVC or H.264 encoding for multi-bitrate streaming.

 SRT protocol with AES-128/256 bit encryption.

 Adapts to network conditions ensuring non-stop streaming.

 Synchronize live streams over IP for REMI.


Up to 8 encoding cores can encode and stream HEVC and H.264 with very low latency, which makes the Makito X4 ideally suited for interactive video applications such as live interviews as well as field contribution, backhaul, and return feed confidence monitoring. With Haivision’s unique StreamSync technology, the Makito X4 can also stream multiple camera feeds over IP for synchronized multi-cam playback enabling remote production and REMI workflows.


The Makito X4 is a compact, portable appliance ideal for use on mobile platforms and in remote locations. For centralized deployments Makito X4 blades offer the highest channel density available, up to 84 HD or 21 UHD video sources within a single 4RU rack module.


Process up to 84 HD video sources


With a powerful encoding engine built on top of a programmable platform, the Makito X4 addresses a wide range of live video applications today and tomorrow, including 4K UHD, 10-bit and IP-based production workflows, ensuring that your live video workflows address today’s critical needs, and are flexible enough to adapt to your future low latency video encoding requirements.




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