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The control room is no longer constrained to a single location. Christie® Phoenix® breaks through the physical walls of the control room to encompass a global workplace, providing flexible and cost-effective video wall processing and desktop integration.

Christie Phoenix video wall processor enables seamless access and control of audiovisual data from virtually anywhere, through a single, robust system. Its comprehensive tools allows thousands of users to simultaneously view, listen to and interact with any source of information found in a control room environment, regardless of their location.

Consisting of at least one hardware node and powered by web-based management software, the Christie Phoenix system allows users in a variety of challenging environments to make faster, more accurate life-critical decisions with confidence.

  • Network distributed – Uses standard IP network as AV transport and control
  • Content mobility – Interact with any source of information found in a control room environment, from virtually anywhere
  • Collaboration – Replicate and share content on many video walls and desktops, simultaneously
  • 4K/UHD capable – Directly interface with 4K/UHD sources and readily distribute, control and present them on video walls or 4K/UHD displays with four inputs
  • Scalable – Modular to allow even modest installations to grow over time without system redesign. Easily expandable with additional Phoenix nodes and Phoenix Quad-T
  • Secure – Support for HDCP and H.264 encryption throughout your network
  • Simple and powerful – Easy to install and configure. Encode, decode and display simultaneously, all from one unit – access from a PC, tablet or smartphone

Key features

  • Build networked systems that include multiple displays each with up to 128 screens per video wall, multiple desktops and users
  • Distributed architecture ensures no central point of failure
  • Direct interfacing with H.264 and MPEG-2 IP cameras, AV encoders or IPTV sources
  • Supports a variety of network sources including HD cameras, AV encoders, Network Video Recorders (NVR) and desktop capture streams, including easy integration with ONVIF compliant IP cameras
  • Simple web-based setup and configuration
  • Phoenix Desktop client is an easy-to-use and comprehensive programming, display management and source viewing application
  • Full system monitoring including network readiness indicator provides visual feedback that the network has been configured to accept multicast traffic
  • Display array and audio-video synchronizing 
  • Configuration and programming tools for managing, accessing and searching thousands of sources efficiently
  • Managed user access to displays and sources
  • Phoenix Quick Control allows users to select layouts and change sources quickly from a PC, tablet or smartphone
  • Messaging platform for content sharing
  • Offline programming – Layout creation does not interfere with active use of the videowall
  • NERC/CIP Compliant – Network security features protect system infrastructure and data operating in critical infrastructure and information sensitive environments
  • Multi-language support for keyboard transport over KVM and international language support for software including English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, and Korean



  • - 1U form factor
  • - Included rack ears
  • - Optional un​der table mount
  • - Optional VESA 'sandwich' mount

Signal inputs

  • Dual DVI (digital only)
  • - From 640 x 480 to 19​20 x 1200 encoded to H.264
  • Dual 3.5mm stereo audio
  • - Analog stereo audio encoded to AAC-LC
  • Dual mini-USB
  • - HID device emulation for (soft) KVM control of inputs

Signal outputs

  • Dual DVI (digital only)
  • - Up to 1920 x ​1200 resolution per output
  • - Support for bezel compensation
  • - Support for display overlap
  • - Support for custom resolutions


  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet
  • - 1000 Mbps Ethernet, RJ-45 connectors (Ethernet 1 = control and streaming; Ethernet 2 = Factory / unused)
  • - HTTPS encryption: TLS 1.2 protocol, 256-bit key, 2048-bit certificate key​
  • - ONVIF camera discovery, ONVIF PTZ camera control
  • - Active Directory, server accessed using secure LDAPS
  • - NERC/CIP Compliant (120-059105-02)


  • Ethernet
  • Serial RS-232


  • - 2 high definition DVI inputs to L5 H.264 video streams at 30Hz
  • - 2 stereo audio streams
  • - Support for variable bitrate

Performance specifications are typical. Due to constant research, specifications are subject to change without notice.



Christie Phoenix | 120-059105-XX
Christie Phoenix | 120-059105-XX
Christie Phoenix | 120-059105-XX
Christie Phoenix | 120-059105-XX
Christie Phoenix | 120-059105-XX