Professional multi-format decoder


The Harmonic RD9000 multi-format professional decoder enables rapid, reliable deployment of eye-catching UHD content for contribution and primary distribution applications.

RD9000 is software-based multi-format (H.265) professional decoder that is perfect for contribution and primary distribution applications. The platform’s software architecture provides content providers and broadcasters with maximum flexibility, which is paramount in today’s market.

Single-slice UHD HEVC technology is a cornerstone of the RD9000, eliminating border compression artifacts and maximizing compression efficiency. In addition, the RD9000 supports HDR (High Dynamic Range) along with WCG (Wide Color Gamut) to ensure drastic contrast and color rendering for “wow” video experience. Combined with Harmonic’s ViBE CP9000 HD/UHD contribution encoder, the RD9000 multi-format professional decoder offers users a pristine UHD contribution solution.


  • Up to 4 x HD or 1 x UHD decoding
  • Single/multi slice UHD decoder
  • Multi-format MPEG-2/H.264/HEVC 4:2:0/4:2:2 8/10 bit
  • Two versions up to 80 Mbps or up to 160 Mbps
  • Compact and low-power appliance
  • SDR, HDR and WCG BT.2020
  • HDMI, 4x3G-SDI or 12G-SDI outputs
  • SMPTE 2110 Video over IP outputs
  • Down & up-conversion
  • Up to 4 x HD or 1 x UHD decoding
  • Dual AC PSU

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