The MPHDE-50 is a network media player and a versatile single channel encoder combined in a 1RU assembly. It consists of a Drake model DNP-50 Android-based player coupled with a Blonder Tongue model HDE-CSV-QAM HD MPEG-2 encoder. The HDMI connection between the media player and the encoder is provided and both units are powered by a single 12 VDC power supply integrated in the chassis. 120 VAC line powering is a standard and -48 VDC power is optional. The media player’s two USB ports are provided on the front panel and its 10/100 BaseT Ethernet port is presented on the rear panel.