FAQs about Polycom HDX 9001/2/4
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What is the resolution of the HDX 9001?
The 9001 is a Standard Definition codec which has 704 x 480 (4CIF/4SIF) resolution at 30 fps.
What is the HD resolution of the HDX 9002 & 9004?
Both units have an HD resolution of 720p or 1280 x 720 resolution at 30 fps.
What is the minimum bandwidth needed for high definition?
1 Mbps in point-to-point, 2Mbps if content is shared using dual stream standard
What video resolutions are supported under 1 Mbps
128 kbps CIF, 256 kbps – 768 kbps, 4CIF
Q: What is the maximum speed of a point to point call?
A: 4 Mbps Standard (HDX 9004), 2 Mbps Standard (4 Mbps optional) (HDX 9001 & 9002)
Q: What is the maximum bandwidth in the HDX 9004?
A: 6 Mbps throughput allows for higher speed multipoint calls.
Q: Does the HDX 9002 and HDX 9004 have better quality below 1 Mbps?
A: Yes, the both the 9002 and the 9004 run at 4CIF resolution from 256kbps to 768 kbps.
Q: How many video inputs do these video systems support?
A: The 9004 supports up to five video inputs while the 9002 and 9001 support up to four.
Q: Can any HD camera be used with the HDX 9002 & 9004?
A: For the main camera, any HD camera that supports 720p 30fps can be used with component connections but camera control would not be supported.
Q: What camera inputs do you support?
A: HDCI, DVI, VGA, Composite and S-Video
Q: How many displays can be used?
A: Four (9004), Three (9001 & 9002)
Q: What monitor outputs do you support?
A: DVI, Composite, S-Video, Component, HDMI (video only)
Q: What is the max length of camera cable that can be used?
A: The main camera cable for camera one when used with a Polycom Eagle-Eye Camera can be extended 250 feet using an analog component HDCI pin out.
If a second EagleEye camera is used, an optional power supply must be used.
Q: What types of audio connections are used?
A: Professional Phoenix cable connections are used for all audio inputs and outputs.
Q: Does People + Content (H.239) support High Definition?
A: The entire HDX series uses People and Content. When using a minimum of 2 Mbps bandwidth, both people and content will be in high definition.
Q: What PC resolutions are supported?
A: Resolutions up to SXGA are supported. Higher resolutions will be supported in future software releases.
Q: How many languages is the user interface translated into?
A: 16 both in the UI and on the remote control.
Q: Can the Polycom HDX 9001 be upgraded to HD?
A: Yes, it is a return-to-factory upgrade. Part number 5150-23911-001
|What are the key differences between the 3 HDX models?
||HDX 9002||HDX 9001 HDX 9004|
|Max Resolution||HD 720p||HD 720p||SD (4CIF/SIF)|
|Max Bandwidth||6 Mbps||4 Mbps||4 Mbps|
|Video inputs||5 HD||4 HD||4|
|Multipoint Option(s)||8-way, 4-way||4-way||4-way|
|Rack Mount Design||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|HD H.264 Content||Yes||Yes|