Next-Generation AV over IP: MCX

MediaCento MCX

Advanced AV Distribution and Control for Modern Networks

MCX is the next-generation AV-over-IP solution from Black Box. MCX distributes and extends 4K 60 Hz video and audio over IP and is made for 10-Gbps network infrastructures. This robust video distribution system allows AV and data payloads to exist on the same IT network, which reduces network management time and costs. And it’s the first commercially available AV-over-IP system to incorporate Dante® audio transport.

Advantages of MCX

Uncompressed 4K

Deliver up to 4K60 4:4:4 Video

Extend up to 4K 60 Hz 4:4:4 video to an unlimited number of displays without sacrificing latency, video quality or bandwidth.

Zero Latency

Zero Latency

Overcome source to display latency with glass-to-glass encoding and decoding that happens in real time (0.03 milliseconds).

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Seamless Switching

Switch between video sources in less than 100 milliseconds with no artifacts or screen blink.


Advanced Video Wall Capabilities

Increase versatility in video wall deployments with advanced video scaling options, such as multi-view, picture-in-picture, split screen and more.


Complete Control

Control your entire audio/video system from your preferred web browser with the MCX Web UI.

Easy Connections

Flexible Deployment

Deploy on 10G networks over Ethernet, fiber or both.

Comprehensive Connectivity

Comprehensive Connectivity

Connect every essential AV distribution device to your MCX through its variety of ports: discrete RS-232, IR, secondary audio channel plus a separate 1-GbE connection.

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Powered by Dante® Audio

Extend network audio to other Dante-enabled receiving devices, like mixers and power amplifiers. This provides more control over feeds and the ability to matrix switch audio.

Ideal for Any Application

Because MCX is an IP-based solution, it can manage an infinite number of connected devices. This makes it perfect for a wide range of applications, such as bars and restaurants, enterprise applications, control rooms and operations centers, digital signage, receptions and entryways, conference rooms and boardrooms, education and more.

Conference Rooms

Conference Room

Black Box offers a number of conference room solutions that will help your team turn every meeting into a productive endeavor

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Control Room

With our complete line of control room solutions, you can build for tomorrow at your own pace with all of the scalability, redundancy and flexibility you demand

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Digital Signage

Create, manage, distribute and monitor the digital signage content that delivers ROI for your specific application



From the BYOD settings in higher education to the 1:1 classroom in K-12, Black Box can optimize the student and staff experiences

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MCX Product Family



Multicast AV signals to an unlimited amount of remote displays without issue. Deploys on any modern network over Ethernet, fiber or both.

  • Transmits true 4K 60 Hz 4:4:4 uncompressed video
  • Zero source to display latency and seamless switching
  • Ideal for high-performance AV applications that do not require video scaling options
  • Supports HDMI 2.0 over IP



Distribute and extend uncompressed 4K 60 Hz 4:4:4 video and audio from any source to any screen over your network. Easily control how your content displays on every screen.

  • Advanced scaling options for multi-view, PiP, split screen and more — perfect for video walls
  • Two channels of Dante® network audio
  • USB support for audio, webcam, Flash drive, keyboard and mouse
  • Transmits true 4K 60 Hz 4:4:4 uncompressed video
  • Supports HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2 over IP

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MCX Product Family Comparison 

MCX ModelsInput TypeConnectivitySDVoE 4K 60 HzScalingDante® AudioUSBShipping
MCX-S7-DECHDMI 2.010-GbE CopperX   August 2019
MCX-S7-ENCHDMI 2.010-GbE Copper
X   August 2019
MCX-S7-FO-DECHDMI 2.010-GbE FiberX   October 2019
HDMI 2.010-GbE FiberX   October 2019
MCX-S9C-DECHDMI 2.010-GbE CopperXX  August 2019
MCX-S9C-ENCHDMI 2.010-GbE CopperXX  August 2019
HDMI 2.0, DP1.2a10-GbE Copper or Fiber
XX XAugust 2019
MCX-S9-ENCHDMI 2.0, DP1.2a10-GbE Copper or FiberXX XAugust 2019
MCX-S9D-ENCHDMI 2.0, DP1.2a10-GbE Copper or FiberXXXXOctober 2019

Created with the Newest Technologies

Built with SDVoE Technology

Powerful SDVoE technology optimizes MCX. SDVoE distributes AV over modern networks without negatively affecting performance, functionality or capability.

Industry-Leading Dante® Audio

Dante is uncompressed, multi-channel digital media networking technology with near-zero latency. Dante is an industry-leading audio networking solution that has been adopted by more pro AV manufacturers than any other technology.

Contributing Member of the SDVoE Alliance

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Black Box is committed to developing AV-over-IP technology and educating end users about its advantages. That’s why we have become a contributing member of the SDVoE Alliance. The alliance is bringing top AV companies together around a standardized hardware and software platform to benefit consumers.


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