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MB86H46 – Ultra Low Power Full HD H.264 Codec

“MB86H46” compresses and decompresses full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)/60p video in the H.264 format in real-time. The product features power consumption of only 700mW during Full HD encoding including the in-package memory.


  • Built-in H.264 codec up to 1080p60 and audio codec
  • Low power consumption necessary for high density or power sensitive application
  • Small form-factor, 15 x 15 mm package including the in-package memory


  • Broadcasting
  • Security
  • Medical
  • Video capture
  • Video conference

Block Diagram


Video Profile H.264 high profile/level 4.2*1 Half-duplex Codec
Resolution 1920 x 1080 x 60p/50p, 1920 x 1080 x 60i/50i/30p/24p,
1440 x 1080 x 60i/50i/30p/24p, 1280 x 720 x 60p/50p, 720 x 480 x 60i, 720 x 576 x 50i
Up/Down scaler embedded
Bit Rate 30Mbps (max.)
Interface SMPTE 274M/SMPTE296M-2001, ITU-R BT.656, External sync mode
(H/V/F + 16-bit data)
Audio Format Dolby® Digital (AC-3)*2, MPEG-2/4 AAC (LC profile), MPEG-1 Audio Layer 2, Linear PCM
Channels Max. 5.1ch*3
Interface I2S, S/PDIF
System Format ISO/IEC13818-1 + Amd3 (MPEG-2 TS), Video/Audio ES output
Interface 8-bit parallel, Serial, PCI
Host Interface General 16-bit parallel, Serial (UART), PCI
Peripheral I/O SPI
Input Clock Frequency 27MHz
Power Consumption
(including memory)
700mW (typ., 1.2V, 1920 x 1080x60p at encoding)
500mW (typ., 1.2V, 1920 x 1080x60i at encoding)
Package FBGA 650pin 15mm square SiP (Ball pitch 0.5mm)
Memory 512Mbit FCRAM*4 x 1

*1 Support up to a maximum of 30Mbps bit rate
*2 Dolby is a registered trademark of Dolby Laboratories
*3 Number of channels depend on audio format
*4 FCRAM is a trademark of Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited

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