Tieline Merlin PLUS IP Audio Codec

Tieline Merlin PLUS IP Audio Codec

Studio Codec for Managing 6 Simultaneous Remotes


Merlin PLUS is the ideal 1RU codec for studio installations and offers a simple, compact and scalable solution for managing multiple simultaneous remotes.

Now supports 6 simultaneous Opus audio streams, ISDN and POTS!


Use Merlin PLUS for:

  • Up to 6 simultaneous bidirectional mono remote connections.
  • Bidirectional stereo and full duplex communications for point-to-point and remote connections.
  • Simple local or remote command and control.
  • Recallable codec configurations via programs.

  •     SP based architecture
  •     24 Bit 48kHz audio sampling
  •     Dual 1 Gig (10/100/1000) Ethernet ports
  •     Dual redundant AC power supplies
  •     User programmable matrix audio mixer for bidirectional stereo program, plus low latency IFB and full duplex communications*
  •     Uncompressed PCM audio plus algorithms including aptX® Enhanced; LC-AAC, HE-AAC v1 and v2, AAC-LD, AAC-ELDv1 and v2, Opus, MPEG II, MPEG Layer-3, Tieline Music and MusicPLUS, G.722 and G.711
  •     Supports up to 6 simultaneous streams of Opus encoding.
  •     IPv4 & IPv6 compatible
  •     DB-25 Audio Expansion Connector for an additional 4 channels in/out
  •     Asymmetric algorithmic encode/decode*
  •     Integrated alarm management
  •     G5 Toolbox GUI enables remote codec control over WANs
  •     Codec Management System compatible for codec network management
  •     Low latency in-band RS-232 aux data channel
  •     Programmable rules engine
  •     Streamlined codec wizards and graphical user interface
  •     Support for multiple languages*: English, Chinese, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish
  •     Connect to all Tieline IP codecs and Report-IT Live Enterprise Edition

*Supported in later releases.

MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson Licensing.