SLE-1500 Encoder

SLE-1500 Encoder

The SLE-1500 is a tiny encoder / stabilizer / recorder solution.  It provides single channel video processing with H.264 and analog video outputs.  Multiple input channels and a wide range of input accessory boards provide integration flexibility.

All SLE products can be upgraded to include telemetry data output to become a full SLA product.

NOTE: All SLA-1500 accessory boards are compatible and available for use with the SLE-1500-OEM.


  • HD digital video Input – 720p input, SD output, Pan and zoom within frame.
  • Two SD video inputs (NTSC/PAL)
  • Single channel processing (switched)
  • H.264 video encoding – with full bit rate control
  • Stabilization – includes roll correction
  • KLV Metadata – MPEG-TS with H.264 elementary stream
  • Recording / Snapshot – H.264 video recording and full input frame JPEG snapshot with EXIF data
  • Enhancement – Local contrast enhancement, de-noise, sharpen
  • Upgrade path – to a fully capable SLA-1500 board

Camera Interfaces Supported:

  • Analog (NTSC or PAL).  Two inputs.
  • Sony HD EO Block FCB-EH6xxx
  • Sony HD EO Block FCB-EH7500
  • Hitachi HD EO Block DI-SC120R
  • FLIR Tau LWIR.  Direct board to camera connection.
  • FLIR Quark LWIR.  Adaptor uAB board / FFC ribbon and then small adaptor board at camera.
  • DRS Tamarisk LWIR.  Adaptor uAB board / FFC ribbon and then small adaptor board at camera.
  • HDMI (in test)
  • Camera Link (in test)

Physical Specifications (OEM Board):

  • Size: 1.04 x 1.48 inches (26.5 x 37.7 mm)
  • Weight:0.27 ounces (7.6 grams)

Physical Specifications (Enclosure):

  • Ethernet RJ45
  • DC and RS-232 interface on 4 pin block
  • Standard SMA analog video in and video out
  • Digital video in via FFC ribbon interface
  • Size: 2.5 x 2.4 x 1.0 inches (64 x 61 x 24 mm)
  • Weight: 3.3 oz (92 grams)

Power Consumption:

  • Input:  5V DC
  • 2.5W maximum