CLOUD OPERATED AAC/MP3 AUDIO ENCODER

Simply plug it in and stream. Get the only audio encoder that requires no setup.

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A CLOUD OPERATED ENCODER THAT DOES IT ALL

CLOUD OPERATED
CLOUD OPERATED

See the status of your encoder, change server settings and/or encoder settings, through our cloud portal.

SCHEDULE
SCHEDULE

Populate your stations schedule in our calendar, and make it available to your listeners. You can also schedule which DJ has access to particular timeslots.

RECORD
RECORD

Your live broadcast can be recorded and uploaded to the cloud automatically. The content can be posted on your website for podcasting.

SUPPORT
SUPPORT

Pair your encoder with Primcast radio streaming services, and get access to 24/7 support via phone or live chat.

Inputs and Encoding

Use the Zerhex G1 as an encoder source for shoutcast or icecast servers, or use it as an audio bridge for point to point streaming. The G1 encodes analog audio to AAC, MP3 or OGG.

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Applications

  • AAC, Mp3, OGG Audio Encoding
  • Point to point audio bridge
  • Shoutcast or Icecast server source
  • In-store music player

Features

  • Stream audio without a PC
  • No setup required, simply plug n play*
  • Headphone audio out
  • Audio Recording
  • Automatic podcast upload

Technical Specifications

Supported Extensions 
  • Zerhex ONAIR Indicator sign YES
Encoding Mode
MPEG-1 Layer 3
  • Mono and stereo
  • Joint Stereo or Dual Channelt
PCM codec
  • 2 Channels
Codec
  • MP3, HE-AAC (v.1 and v.2)
  • Joint Stereo or Dual Channelt
  • MPEG-1 Layer 3
  • raw PCM, OGG
Sample rates
  • 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
Bitrates
  • Up to 320 kbps (MPEG-1);
Streaming Server
  • Shoutcast v1, v2 / Icecast compatible TCP/IP stream
Point to Point
  • Direct audio point to point transmission. No broadcast server required.
Audio Recorder
  • MicroSD, Cloud recorder - Save audio directly to cloud server
Broadcast schedule
  • Set broadcast connect and disconnect schedule
Recorder & recorder schedule
  • Set record schedule
Network
  • RJ-45, Ethernet, Analog audio input
Connector
  • RCA (Left & Rigth), stereo
User control panel
  • Full control and status information
Cloud interface
  • Access configuration panel from any web browser on  the internet without port forwarding or proxy.
Mobile interface
  • Mobile App
  • Operating conditions
Temperature
  • 40° C to 70° C
Power requirements
Voltage
  • 5V DC
Connector
  • 3.5mm X 1.35mm Dc Power
Size
  • 105 x 25 x 105 mm
Config profile
  • Unlimited
Config Mode
  • Zero configuration mode supported
Geographical Blocking
  • Supports API geographical blocking mode
Why Primcast?

Pair your Zerhex encoder with service from the only company that delivers streaming services on its own custom built, low latency network. Your services are backed by 24/7 support and our 99.9 uptime guarantee.

Sign up

1. Sign up

Create your Primcast account and add a Zerhex encoder to your order.

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Delivery

2. Delivery

Your encoder is delivered anywhere in the United States, preconfigured and ready to stream.

Broadcast

3. Broadcast

Simply plug in your encoder, connect your audio source (RCA cable required), and login to start broadcasting.