Mantis Encoder

Mantis is a versatile, single channel live streaming and encoding appliance.

The Mantis encoder gives you multiple video and audio input options

Mantis Video Encoder

Inputs can be HDMI, SDI, DVI, VGA, Composite, or Component, and analog audio.

Configure Mantis from any web browser and you stream and/or record your video with minimum complexity.


Industry standard, high quality H264 with AAC audio gives you great video quality and excellent audio fidelity at video rates from 1 Mbps to 20 Mbps.

Live Streaming for Events, Sports and Graduation

Local or Remote Control

Schedule and control Mantis from the DEVOS system, or from its built-in web interface.  Or simply press the front panel button to start and stop streaming and/or recording.


Mantis streams to DEVOS, DVExpress, Arcus, and to YouTube, Facebook, or any standard video streaming service.  Or use Mantis locally and view directly thanks to its built-in streaming server to deliver RTMP, RTSP, UDP (multicast), or view on your cell phone using HLS.


Record to your USB storage device.  You can tell Mantis to upload the video to the DiscoverVideo system when recording is complete.  After upload, you can tell Mantis to automatically delete the file from the USB drive to effectively manage storage space.

Compact, Reliable Appliance

The Mantis appliance is compact and fits on a coat pocket.  Take it with you, or mount up to six Mantis it in our special rack-mount shelf with power supply management.

Product Information

When used with a Discover Video system solution, Mantis supports remote configuration and control. This exclusive feature allows you to plug in the appliance on a private networks, inside firewalls, and configure/control it from the system.

Configure Mantis for a fixed IP address or use the default DHCP. You can find the Mantis using the DV Finder, then log in and make configuration settings from an easy to use web interface.

Insert your own memory into the USB port and record video up to the capacity of your device. Mantis can also automatically transfer your recording to a server and optionally delete the recording after transfer. 



  • 1 x BNC for 3G/HD/SD-SDI
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x DVI-I for DVI-D/HDMI and DVI-A/VGA
  • 1 x BNC for Composite
  • 2 x RCA for Analog L/R Audio
  • SDI/HDMI/DVI-D embedded audio
  • 1x 3.5 mm phone jack


  • H.264/AVC, Main
  • Configurable bit rate from 1Mbps to 10Mbps
  • Supported input/ output resolutions1080@50p/60p (1080p25/30p output)
    • 1080@50i/ 59.94i/60i
    • 720p@50p/59.94/60p
    • 576@50p/480@59.94p
    • 576@50i/ 480@59.94i


  • AAC-LC
  • 32Kbps to 384Kbps
  • Sample rate: 48 KHz, 16 bit


  • RJ45 10/100 Ethernet
  • DHCP Client, Fixed IP


  • RTMP
  • RTSP
  • TS UDP/TCP unicast/multicast
  • HLS

Record Format

  • MP4, TS, AVI

Included in the box

  • 12V, AC Power Supply 
  • DVI/VGA Adapter Included


  • 3.25”D x 1.5”H x 6”

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