Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series
State-Of-The-Art Multipoint Control Units
The Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series is a range of state-of-the-art multipoint control units (MCUs) that can grow with your business' video usage over the long term. As the industry's first stackable MCU, it provides an entry-level appliance and flexible port that enables your video deployment to grow as your telepresence usage accelerates. Compatible with all major vendors' standard- and high-definition (SD and HD, respectively) endpoints, it delivers the best experience for each participant, every time.
Cisco TelePresence MCU is WebEx enabled, allowing customers to enjoy fully integrated, scalable conference involving callers from WebEx clients and telepresence endpoints.
Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series Is Standards-Based and Compatible with All Major Vendors' Endpoints
The MCU 5300 Series is the industry's first hardware-stackable MCU appliance, now enabling customers to expand entry-level configurations through a unique combination of software port licenses and the ability to connect a second unit through a stacking cable.
With this exceptional level of field upgradability, you can minimize disruption to your conferencing services while thoroughly protecting your initial investment.
The Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series:
- Is standards-based and compatible with all major vendors’ endpoints
- Is highly configurable and field upgradable
- Offers a broad range of HD MCU entry points for customers
- Is software-selectable between HD or SD video ports
- Provides an upgradable unit with growth capacity using software port licenses
With the MCU 5300 Series, you get:
- The ability to stack two MCUs together for increased capacity
- Continuous presence for users on every port
- Easy-to-use, versatile management interface
- More than 50 custom layouts
- Video resolutions up to 1080p, at 30 frames per second (fps)
- A low-risk, cost-effective solution for HD multipoint video conferencing
Features and Benefits:
Table summarizes the key features of the Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series, and Table 2 gives information about the models in the Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series.
|Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series Models|
|Model||Continuous Presence Video Participants (Symmetric)||Additional Voice Participants|
(with maximum numbers of port licenses)
|10 x 720p30 HD ports
5 x 1080p30 or 720p60 Full HD ports
20 x w448p30 SD ports
24 x w360p30 nHD ports
(with maximum numbers of port licenses)
|20 x 720p30 HD ports
10 x 1080p30 or 720p60 Full HD ports
40 x w448p30 SD ports
48 x w360p30 nHD ports
|Stack of two MCU 5320s
(both with maximum numbers of port licenses)
|40 x 720p30 HD ports
20 x 1080p30 or 720p60 Full HD ports
80 x w448p30 SD ports
96 x w360p30 nHD ports
|Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Video Firewall Option (VFO-5300)||Video firewall option, which enables second Ethernet connection to additional networks (for example, to a management network)|
|Product compatibility||The product is standards-based and compatible with all major vendors' endpoints.|
|Universal transcoding and transrating||
|Localization and customization||
|Built-in web server||You can configure, control, and monitor the system and conferences.|
|Language||English is standard, with the option to load alternative language packs onto the system.|
|Network, Security, and Management Specifications|
|Protocols||H.323, SIP, H.235 (Advanced Encryption Standard [AES]), Secure Real-Time Transport Protocol (SRTP), Transport Layer Security (TLS), H.239 (dual video), BFCP, H.243 (chair control), Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP), HTTP, Secure HTTP (HTTPS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Network Time Protocol (NTP), IPv4, and IPv6|
|Quality of service (QoS)||Configurable differentiated services code point (DSCP) or type of service (ToS)/IP Precedence|
|Weight||17.6 lb (8 kg)|
|Approvals and compliance||
Download the Cisco TelePresence MCU 5300 Series Datasheet (PDF).
- Pricing and product availability subject to change without notice.