Content mobility - redefined

A true game changer for the industry, Christie Phoenix breaks through the physical walls of the control room to encompass a global workplace.

Christie Phoenix

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Do more, spend less and benefit from greater performance

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.

Christie Phoenix 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.

  • 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
  • Scalable – Unlimited Christie Phoenix nodes, multiple video walls up to 128+ screens, multiple desktops and users
  • Secure – Support for HDCP, H.264 encryption throughout your network
  • Simple and powerful – Easy to install and configure. Encode, decode and display simultaneously, all from one box
  • Easy integration with ONVIF-compliant IP cameras – ONVIF-compliant cameras can be automatically detected and uploaded as sources into the Phoenix system using a lightweight software discovery tool. ONVIF cameras with PTZ controls can be accessed using the source viewer used from the Phoenix desktop client.

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.


  • Flexible and cost-effective video wall and desktop integration
  • Secure transmission of content with support for HDCP
  • Supports a variety of inputs over a network, including HD camera, Network Video Recorder (NVR) and desktop capture streams
  • Easily expandable with additional Christie Phoenix and Phoenix Quad-T units
  • Modular, to allow modest installations to grow over time without a system redesign
  • Based on a single streaming hardware node for simultaneous encode, decode and display
  • Best price for performance
  • The Phoenix Quad-T integrated into a Phoenix system offers increased input scalability for 4K resolution sources with KVM reach back control and audio

Christie Phoenix


  • 1U form factor
  • Included rack ears
  • Optional under table mount
  • Optional VESA 'sandwich' mount

Dual DVI (digital only)

  • Up to 2560 x 1600 resolution per output 
  • Support for bezel compensation
  • Support for display overlap
  • Support for custom resolutions

Dual DVI (digital only)

  • From 640 x 480 to 1920 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

Dual Gigabit Ethernet 

  • 100/1000 Mbps Ethernet, RJ-45 connectors
  • ONVIF camera discovery, ONVIF PTZ camera control
  • Active Directory, server accessed using secure LDAPS
  • 2 high definition DVI inputs to L5 H.264 video streams at 30Hz
  • 2 stereo audio streams
  • Support for variable bitrate
  • 12 high-definition network video streams @ 30Hz
  • Includes borders and labeling
  • Up to 20Mbps per video stream
  • Direct support for network cameras
  • VNC and RDP streams transcoded to H.264
  • (WxHxD) 17.40 x 1.74 x 9.5” (442x44x241mm)
  • 6.5lbs. (2.95kg)
  • 100-240VAC (auto-ranging power supply)
  • 4-2A (max)
  • 220W (max)
  • 750 BTU/hr (max)


  • >50,000 hours of major modules


  • <15 minutes
Regulatory safety
  • CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60065 • UL 60065 • IEC 60065 emissions • FCC CFR47, Part 15, Subpart B, Class A – unintentional radiators • EN55103-1 Class A audio, video, audio-visual equipment emission; EN55103-2 audio video, audio-visual equipment immunity; EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3 environmental
  • Directives: (EC) 2011/65/EU (RoHS); 2012/19/EU (WEEE); Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH)
  • Certification marks (check with Christie for latest updates): cULus (Canada & US), CE (EU), CCC (China), GoST-R (Russia), KC (Korea), S-Mark (Japan), C-Tick (Australia & New Zealand), Ukraine.
Manufacturing location
  • Designed, manufactured and tested by Christie Digital Systems, USA Inc.’s facility in Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • Limited two years parts and labor
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