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Switches for MediaCento Guide

Choosing the right Ethernet Switch for your MediaCento IPX multicasting application

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For MediaCento IPX multicasting applications it’s very important to choose the right Ethernet switch, one that can handle the requirements to multicast data in your network without flooding your IP infrastructure .

You will need Ethernet switches with these minimum features:

  • Gigabit (1000-Mbps) or faster Ethernet ports
  • Support for IGMP v2 (or v3) snooping
  • Support for jumbo frames (packets) up to 9216-byte size—and you must enable Jumbo frames when configuring the switches
  • High bandwidth connections between switches, preferably multi-Gigabit speed and or multiple slower links using Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)

The MediaCento IPX system can be configured with multiple sources and screens. We recommend different switches for different configurations, depending on the number of sources and screens. Check the table below for the most suitable switch for your MediaCento IPX configuration.

Recommended Switches for MediaCento IPX
One source to multiple screens
MediaCento IPX Units* 1 source to ≤ 5 screens 1 source to ≤ 19 screens 1 source to ≥ 20 screens
With PoE LPB2910A LPB2926A (2) LPB2926A
Without PoE LGB1110A LGB5028A
(2) LGB5028A
Multiple sources to multiple screens
MediaCento IPX Units* Up to 8 endpoints Up to 24 endpoints Up to 48 endpoints
With PoE LPB2910A LPB2926A LPB2952A

* Please order one transmitter for each AV source and one receiver for each display.

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