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Makito FX Encoder

Welcome to the documentation for the Makito™ FX Video Encoder. The Makito FX is a real-time HEVC/H.265 and AVC/H.264 video encoder that can ingest full 4K UHD or up to four HD inputs with 10-bit pixel depth and 4:2:2 chroma subsampling. The Makito FX offers eight encoding cores that can deliver simultaneous low latency multi-bitrate streams over any IP network. The Makito FX is available as an ultra compact encoding appliance. 

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Available Documentation



Important Notice

Includes default credentials and network settings.  Postcard shipped with the appliance or available through the Download Center on the Haivision Support Portal.

Quick Start Guide

Provides the steps to install and get started configuring the MFX appliance to stream audio, video, and metadata to a compatible decoding device.

User's Guide

Explains how to configure and manage the MFX Encoder to stream audio, video, and metadata to a compatible decoding device, using either the Web interface, the Command Line Interface (CLI), or an SNMP server.

Release NotesLists fixes between versions, as well as known issues. Only available on the Haivision Support Portal.
Related Documents
SRT Deployment GuideDescribes the SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) protocol and how it is configured and used between all supported Haivision devices.

Hardening Guide for Makito X Series

Describes how to install and configure Haivision’s Makito X and X4 encoders and decoders to meet current network interface security standards. 
Makito FX Encoder DatasheetProvides an overview of Makito FX Series features and licensing/ordering information. Available by request at

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