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Encode 8 Stereo or 16 Mono Audio Channels to IP & ASI 

Thor The Thor H-8A-ENC is an encoder for analog audio signals.  The unit features 8 pairs of unbalanced stereo audio, or 16 mono inputs on BNC terminals.  Each channel can be independently controlled and gain values set.  Encoding is preformed via the MPEG1 Layer 2 codec with multiple bit rates supported.  Once the audio is compressed, it is provided on both ASI and Network audio stream outputs.  All settings and control features are available on both a front LCD keypad and through a web browser via an integrated web server.  Contact a sales representative for more information.


  • Encodes 8 stereo or 16 mono audio channels per unit 
  • Provides encoding via the MPEG1 Layer 2 audio codec
  • Each channel provides independently controlled gain
  • Provides mirrored ASI outputs as well as an ASI input 
  • Provides network IP output in the form of UDP MPTS
  • All function available on front LCD as well as web server
  • Updates can be preformed through web browser NMS


Input 8 Stereo or 16 Mono Unbalanced Analog on BNC 
Encoding Format MPEG1 Layer 2  
Audio Gain -20 ~ +6 dB 
Sampling Rate 48 KHz 
Bit Rates 32, 48, 56, 64, 80, 96, 112, 128, 160, 192, 224, 256, 320, 384 Kb/s (each ch) 
Stream Outputs 2x ASI Outputs on BNC
MPTS Over UDP 1000M Base-T Ethernet  
Power Input 100-240 VAC Auto Switching
~ 20 W 
Dimensions 19 x 17 x 2 Inches 
Weight 9 Pounds 
Operating Temperature 32-110 F