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Makito X4 Decoder

Welcome to the documentation for the Makito™ X4 Video Decoder. The Makito X4 Decoder is a real-time HEVC/H.265 and AVC/H.264 video decoder that can receive up to four 1080p50/60 HD streams or a single full 2160p50/60 4K UHD stream over IP, along with 32 channels of digital audio. It decodes video streams with either 8- or 10-bit pixel depths and 4:2:0 or 4:2:2 chroma subsampling and outputs them as 12G-SDI video for 4K content or in HD with up to four 3G-SDI outputs. 

The Makito X4 Decoder is available as an ultra compact decoding appliance, or within a high density 1RU (6 blades) or 4RU (21 blades) chassis. 

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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 Makito X4 Decoder appliance.

A Simplified Chinese translation (PDF) is also available. Click here to download.

User's Guide

Explains how to configure and manage the Makito X4 Decoder to decode video from a Haivision or third party compatible encoder, 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
Provide the steps to install the MB6 or MB21 Multichannel Chassis.
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 SeriesDescribes how to install and configure Haivision’s Makito X and X4 encoders and decoders to meet current network interface security standards. 

Makito X4 Decoder Datasheet

Includes an overview of Makito X4 Decoder features and licensing/ordering information. Available by request at

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