Installation Guide
MAX-AVP Audio/Video Player
Overview
The MAX-AVP Audio/Video Player (FG2178-51) provides standard media playback
and control functionality, featuring multiple audio and video outputs. The MAX-AVP
functions as a standalone player, and as a player for MAX server content (FIG. 1).
Key features include:
Plays DVDs (and audio CDs) from its internal DVD/CD player
Plays audio and video content over a CAT5 network interface from a MAX-HT
server.
Provides A/V output in multiple formats: Component Video, Composite Video,
SVideo and HDMI™ (High-Definition Multimedia Interface).
Provides both analog stereo and coaxial digital audio outputs. The supported
digital audio outputs are Dolby® Digital (S/PDIF), Dolby® Digital-Plus
(Surround 5.1, 7.1), and DTS® Surround.
A Reset button is incorporated into the name plate on the front of the unit.
Note: Refer to the MAX-AVP Audio/Video Player Instruction Manual (available online
at www.amx.com) for additional information, including detailed descriptions of the IR
Remote Controller, and the MAX-AVP User Interface.
Product Specifications
FIG. 1 MAX-AVP
MAX-AVP (FG2178-51) Specifications
Power: 13.5 VDC 4.4A external power supply (included)
110-240 VAC 50/60 Hz
Current Draw: Peak Running
DC: • Current:
Watt:
0.94
12.502
0.74
9.82
AC: • Current:
Watt:
0.125
14.925
0.101
12.0594
Supported media types: DVD
•DVD+R/-R/-RW/+RW
Audio CD
Supported formats: MPEG-2 MP/ML
AC3 audio
MP3 audio
LPCM audio
PCM audio
MPEG2 Layer 2 audio
FLAC audio
Video outputs: Composite video
RGB Component video
S-Video
HDMI™ (High-Definition Multimedia Interface)
Video broadcast standards NTSC
•PAL
Supported Aspect Ratios: 4:3 - Pan & Scan (full screen)
4:3 - Letterbox
16:9 - Widescreen
Ethernet (to MAX Server)
Power switch
(front)
(rear)
Power Connector
HDMI
Component Video
S-Video
Composite Video
Analog Stereo
Digital Audio (see Specifications table for details)
Disc Eject button
Disc slot
IR Receiver and Power/Standby LED
MAX-AVP IR Remote Controller
Setup Key Number is printed on a decal on
the bottom panel of the AVP
Reset button
MAX-AVP Specifications (Cont.)
Audio Outputs: Digital:
- Dolby® Digital (S/PDIF)
- Dolby® Digital-Plus (Surround 5.1, 7.1)
- DTS® Digital Surround
Analog: stereo
Front Panel Components: IR Receiver and Power/Standby LED
CD/DVD-ROM drive slot
Disc Eject button
Reset button (doubles as the name plate)
Rear Panel Connectors: 1/4” DC power connector
Power Switch
Ethernet port: RJ-45 Ethernet port provides 10/100
network connectivity between the AVP and the MAX
server
HDMI™ output: 19-pin HDMI cable connector
Component Video output: 3 RCA connectors (Green,
Blue, Red)
S-Video output: Mini-Din4 port
Composite Video output: RCA connector (Yellow)
Analog Audio outputs (R/L): RCA connectors
(Left = White, Right = Red)
Coaxial (digital) Audio output: RCA connector (Orange)
Operating Environment: Operating temperature: 0º to 50º C (32° to 122° F)
Storage temperature: -45º to +85º C (-49° to 185° F)
Operating relative humidity: 5% to 85%
(non-condensing)
Intended for indoor use only
Dimensions (HWD)
(without rack ears):
2" x 17" x 12.44"
(50.67 mm x 431.80 mm x 316.10 mm)
1 RU (mounts in a standard 19” equipment rack)
Weight: 10.10 lbs (4.58 kg)
Included Accessories: AMX PS4.4 Power Supply (FG423-44)
Handheld IR Remote Controller (FG2178-53)
Audio/Video Cables (one of each):
- HDMI™ cable (6.5’ / 2.0m - FG10-2178-05)
- Component Video cable (6’ / 1.82m - FG10-2178-05)
- S-Video cable (6’ / 1.82m - FG10-2178-01)
- Composite Video cable (6’ / 1.82m - FG10-2178-04)
Rackmount brackets (set of 2 - FG62-2178-46)
Other AMX Equipment: NXA-ENET24 Managed Ethernet Switch
(FG2178-60)
Certifications: FCC/CE Class B
EN60950
Trademark
Acknowledgements:
HDMI, and “High-Definition Multimedia Interface” are
trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing
LLC.
“Dolby” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of
Dolby Laboratories.
“Dolby Digital” and “Dolby Digital-Plus” are registered
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
“DTS” is a registered trademark of DTS, Inc.
Minimum Firmware
version:
1.00.15 or greater
MAX-AVP Supported Resolutions
Mode Name Resolution Outputs
NTSC (M) 525 line (480vis), 60 Hz, Interlaced, standard NTSC Composite
Component
HDMI
NTSC (M)
Japan
525 line (480 vis), 60 Hz, Interlaced, NTSC with
Japanese black-level
Composite
Component
HDMI
PAL (BG) 625 line (576 vis), 50 Hz, Interlaced, standard PAL Composite
Component
HDMI
PAL M 525 line (480 vis), 60 Hz, Interlaced, NTSC framing
with PAL color
Composite
Component
HDMI

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