Polycom CX5100 Unified Conference Station for Microsoft Lync


Polycom CX5100 Unified Conference Station for Microsoft Lync

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Polycom CX5000 Unified Conference Station for Microsoft Unified Communications.

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The IT department’s challenge is to make video meetings in conference rooms more effective, reduce video support calls and eliminate the need for “in room” video support services to get video meetings started. Are your video conference room users distracted by video or audio quality issues? Are they having trouble seeing or identifying who is speaking? Are they finding it hard to pan the camera to focus attention on the active speaker? Are they frustrated by trying to learn another user interface? Solve these challenges and video conference room use goes up. More room use translates to fully realizing the benefits of video collaboration and achieving your expected return on investment. For Skype for Business and Microsoft® Lync® users, the Polycom®CX5100 unified conference station answers these challenges with a truly unique around-the-table video collaboration solution.

The Polycom CX5100 unified conference station brings the powerful collaboration capabilities of voice, video and content together through a unique 360-degree panoramic view of the entire room. A second HD video view of the active speaker is also sent at 1080p video resolution using advanced technology that automatically focuses on the current speaker and tracks the flow of conversation to enable richer, more interactive communication. No more reaching for a video control device. It’s a “hands-free” experience that allows you to forget about the technology and simply focus on your meeting.

An intuitive design with full plug-and-play functionality makes it easy to deploy and use the Polycom CX5100. With little or no training, anyone with a laptop that has Skype for Business or Microsoft Lync can walk into the room and simply plug the CX5100 unified conference station into their PC’s USB port and start sharing voice and 360-degree panorama video. Control, invitations, and content sharing are handled through the familiar Skype for Business user interface your users already know and use every day. Removing the challenge of learning a remote control device means fewer support calls and fewer requests for “white glove” level support from the IT department.

The Polycom CX5100 unified conference station features Polycom’s legendary audio, bringing the industry’s best voice quality to your Skype for Business meeting with a dynamic range of 160 Hz to 22,000 Hz. Polycom® HD Voice™ and a microphone range of 20 feet (6 meters) means everyone in the room can be clearly heard, even at the end of the table. Optional extension microphones extend the range even further, if needed. While the CX5100 is a USB-only model, for customers needing standalone SIP VoIP for audio conferences, the Polycom® CX5500 unified conference station adds SIP telephony, eliminating the need to install a separate audio conference station in the room.

What’s in it for you?

  • Enable richer communications by automatically focusing on the active speaker in true HD while tracking the conversation flow
  • Fully engage all participants by providing a 360° panoramic view of the conference room
  • Reduce training costs with simple USB plug-and-play functionality that requires little or no training
  • Lower support costs and realize a better ROI with increased room usage for collaboration
  • 360° 1080p USB camera with active speaker detection
  • Active speaker and panoramic video stream output
  • 20 ft (6 m) microphone pickup range
  • 160 Hz–22 kHz audio processing
  • Optimized for use with Skype Room Systems

Guide and Datasheet

General Data

  • Table Console Footprint Dimension (W x D): 369 x 325 mm
  • Height: 348 mm (privacy cap closed), 401 mm (privacy cap extended)
  • Weight: 2.3 kg (exclusive of cables)
  • Power Data Box Size (W x H x D): 209.5 x 300 x 56 mm (excluding stand)
  • Weight: 2.9 kg
  • Shipping Size (W x H x D): 520 x 430 x 430 mm
  • Weight: 9.07 kg
  • Operating temperature: 0–40ºC
  • Relative humidity: 15–85% (non-condensing)
  • Storage temperature: -40–60ºC
  • Recommended room conditions Room reverberation time: RT60 <0.600 seconds
  • Ambient noise level: <50 dBA SPL
  • Optimal lighting conditions: 300 lux, with a single lighting temperature (no mixed lighting)
  • Warranty: 12 months


  • Power consumption: 110 watts, typical
  • Universal power supply 100–240 V AC, 50–60 Hz

Video performance

  • Panoramic video resolutions supported: 1920 x 288 pixels (requires USB 3.0 and Lync 2013 or Skype for Business): 1280 x 192 pixels (requires USB 3.0 and Lync 2013 or Skype for Business), 1056 x 144 pixels
  • Active speaker video resolutions supported HD 1080: 1920 x 1080 pixels (requires USB 3.0 & Lync 2013 or Skype for Business): HD 720: 1280 x 720 pixels, VGA: 640 x 480 pixels, CIF: 352 x 288 pixels
  • Frame rate for panoramic and active speaker video, maximum 30 frames per second with 60 Hz AC power
  • 25 frames per second with 50 Hz AC power
  • Maximum frame rates with systems prior to Lync 2013 will be limited to 15 fps (12.5 @ 50 Hz)

Audio performance

  • Console Loudspeaker Frequency response: 160 Hz–22 kHz
  • Volume: adjustable to 88 dBA SPL (peak) volume at 0.5 meters
  • Console microphones 3 microphones for omnidirectional coverage
  • Frequency response: 160 Hz–22 kHz
  • Full Duplex (Class 1) with noise suppression

User interface

  • 3 mute buttons with mute/in-call indication lamps
  • Camera on/off indication lamp
  • Captive privacy cap with integrated on/off switch for client synch

Console connectivity

  • Proprietary system port for connection to Power Data Box
  • USB 3.0 Type A port for proprietary connection to Power Data Box
  • USB 3.0 Type B port for connection to PC
  • USB 2.0 Type A port for diagnostics/ software update
  • 2 extension microphone ports

Power data box connectivity

  • Proprietary system port for connection to console
  • USB 3.0 Type A interface for proprietary connection to console or to Lync appliance
  • USB 2.0 Type A for diagnostics/software update
  • Ethernet: RJ-45 10/100/1000 Mbit
  • Audio RCA jacks (reserved for future use)
  • AC power input

Physical security

  • Kensington-style lock slot on Console and Power Data Box

Extension microphones (optional accessory)

  • Frequency response: 160 Hz–22 kHz
  • Mute button and indicator lamp

Regulatory compliance

  • Safety UL 60950-1
  • EN 60950-1
  • CSA C22.2 60950-1
  • IEC 60950-1
  • AS/NZS 60950-1
  • GB4943-2011 (China)
  • KCC approval (Korea)
  • EMC CISPR 22 Class B (FCC, ICES, AS/NZS)
  • VCCI Class B
  • EN 55022 Class B
  • EN 55024
  • GB9254:2008, YD/T993-1998 (China)
  • KCC approval (Korea)
  • ANATEL (Brazil)

Box Inclusion

  • Tabletop console with integrated 360º camera
  • Power data box with stand
  • Quick setup card
  • Cables Proprietary system cable
  • USB 3.0 Type A–Type A cable
  • USB 3.0 Type A–Type B cable
  • Ethernet cable
  • AC power cord with local plug

Optional accessories

  • Extension microphone kit with pair of microphones and cables
  • Cable length is 25 ft (7.6 meters)