Cisco Room Kit EQ - First Light (CS-KIT-EQ-K9)

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Cisco Room Kit EQ is an AI-powered collaboration device solution that includes the multi-lens Quad Camera, the powerful Codec EQ computing engine, and other room peripherals to enable true-to-life video conferencing on any platform. It integrates with up to three external displays while providing unparalleled camera and audio intelligence to create more inclusive video meetings and rich content experiences from large conference rooms, boardrooms, training rooms, and auditoriums.

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Product overview

Cisco Room Kit EQ is a collaboration device bundle that is optimized for RoomOS for native Webex meetings and powerful video interoperability with third-party meeting platforms, and will natively support the Microsoft Teams Rooms experience augmented with full-featured Webex meetings (coming soon). This intelligent hardware offering delivers next-generation video and audio experience to enable more equitable and engaging meetings where everyone has a seat at the table.

Room Kit EQ features the new Cisco Codec EQ, the ultimate AI-powered collaboration hub that brings more connectivity, computing power, and intelligence to modern meeting spaces. This is augmented with the upgraded, 80 MP Cisco Quad Camera, which offers optimized, equitable camera views, high-performing UHD image processing, sharp focus, and stunning zoom capabilities. The system provides a distraction-free, elevated audio experience with a built-in speaker system, machine learning–based noise removal, and seamless connectivity with directional Cisco microphones and third-party audio systems so that everyone comes across loud and clear. Better still, it offers flexible configuration options via PoE, HDMI, USB and analogue connectivity to equip large spaces, stunning 4K content with industry-standard wireless sharing technologies, and powerful USB passthrough to turn your laptop into an instant studio with a single cable.

The Room Kit EQ provides optionality and extensibility with a highly modular setup to easily add touch controllers, cameras, speakers, microphones, and other room peripherals – easing the configuration and scaling of complex, multi-component audiovisual environments. This solution is rich in functionality and experience yet easy to deploy, maintain, and scale to your workspaces – and comes with unified cloud device management and workspace analytics in Control Hub.

Data Sheet

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  • Full HD video conference device bundle optimized for large workspaces, including conference rooms, boardrooms, trainings rooms, and auditoriums
  • Intelligent collaboration kit solution including the intelligent Quad Camera, the AI-powered Codec EQ, and optional room peripherals, integrating with up to three external screens
  • Integrated 80 MP, multi-lens camera, speaker system, and microphones (for speaker tracking) in the Quad Camera bar; can be extended with external microphones, speakers, touch controller, and other room peripherals
  • Platform independence to run the native RoomOS or Microsoft Teams Rooms (coming soon) experience
  • When configured for RoomOS, seamless meeting-join experience for Webex meetings and third-party video interoperability with Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and Google Meet
  • Sleek, elegant hardware design and intuitive software experience for more engaging and productive meetings
  • Brings optimized, inclusive camera views for more equitable video meetings:
  • Frames camera mode: Automatically captures a condensed view of in-room participants and frames them individually or in smaller groups for more equitable meetings, on Webex and when using third-party meetings
  • People focus: When the device is used with Webex, it uses advanced camera intelligence to dynamically update the screen layout to ensure everyone is equally framed in the meeting, for the best possible experience
  • Speaker tracking: When enabled, it uses a dedicated microphone array to detect and provide a prominent view for the active speaker
  • Automatic, machine learning–based noise removal blocks out disruptive sounds coming from the meeting room (e.g., typing, paper rustling)
  • 4K wireless content sharing via Webex, Miracast, and Apple AirPlay for exceptional presentations, or via USB and HDMI passthrough

Cisco Room Kit EQ prominent features and differentiators

The Cisco Room Kit EQ is the most advanced collaboration bundle, bringing more intelligence, usability, and equal meeting experiences to your large rooms. With the Room Kit EQ, you can experience natural, true-to-life meetings, engaging presentations, and an elevated workspace experience. Video-enable your conference rooms and large workspaces at scale with a collaboration kit that’s easy to deploy, engaging to use, and more affordable to maintain—creating a connected, intelligent workplace

  • Equitable meetings: Powerful, multi-lens camera delivers intelligent camera views and optimized layout composition, such as people Frames for equal view across meeting participants displayed (available in Webex and third-party platforms) and People Focus for intelligent layout composition (available in Webex meetings); automatic, ML-based noise removal reduces unwanted background noises while flexible microphone input and speaker output options help create a more natural meeting experience both for people in the room and remote participants
  •  Stunning presentations: Triple screen support, dual content sources, single-cable USB passthrough for instant BYOD and laptop charging, 4K wireless sharing on Webex, Miracast, and Apple AirPlay; smart presenter tracking when Room Kit EQ is combined with the Cisco PTZ 4K Camera
  • Multi-platform video conferencing: The device can be configured to run on RoomOS for native Webex meetings and powerful third-party interoperability with Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and Google Meet; or deployed as a native Microsoft Teams Rooms system* with the ability to still join full-featured Webex meetings
  • Intelligent workspaces: Presence detection for automatic “wake-up” when someone enters the room; people count for usage metrics and resource allocation; intuitive touch and voice controls for a better workspace experience; built-in environmental sensors in Room Navigator to promote safety and well-being; APIs and macros allow meeting personalization.
  • Flexible integration: The Codec EQ allows for integrating with multiple cameras*, third-party audio systems, touch controller, and scheduling display; tight integrations with leading third-party displays to enhance user experience and drive energy savings.
  • Cloud first but not cloud-only: Built for both cloud and on-premises deployment, protecting your investment. Room Kit EQ can be deployed as a fully managed solution in Control Hub offering a seamless cloud admin, monitoring, troubleshooting, and analytics experience



Platform compatibility

●  RoomOS 11.1.2 and later (for native Webex meetings and video interoperability for Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and Google Meet) ●  Microsoft Teams Rooms (coming soon – also featuring native Webex meetings and other third-party meetings via direct guest join)

Available solutions

●  Cisco Room Kit EQ (featuring the Cisco Quad Camera) ●  Cisco Room Kit EQ PTZ 4K (featuring the Cisco PTZ 4K Camera) ●  Cisco Codec EQ Standalone

Default components in the Cisco Room Kit EQ bundle

●  Cisco Codec EQ ●  Cisco Quad Camera ●  Wall mount for Quad Camera ●  Power adapter ●  Ethernet cable

Optional hardware components

●  Cisco PTZ 4K Camera ●  Cisco Room Navigator table-stand touch control unit ●  Cisco Room Navigator wall-mount touch control unit ●  Cisco Table Microphone ●  Cisco Ceiling Microphone ●  Cisco Microphone Array ●  Wall mount for Cisco Codec EQ ●  Rack ears for Cisco Codec EQ ●  Cisco USB-C Cable with Laptop Charging ●  Cisco Multi-head Cable 4K ●  Network cable ●  Other cable and peripheral options (see Ordering information)

Camera overview (Quad Camera)

●  4x 20MP CMOS image sensors with machine intelligent switching ●  The camera generates frames from the 4 sensors simultaneously to provide a single HD output at 1080p ●  Support up to 60 fps ●  1/1.7 CMOS ●  5x zoom ●  f/2.0 aperture ●  83° horizontal field of view on wide lens ●  50° horizontal field of view on 3 tele-lenses ●  Automatic group framing (audio + face detect) ●  Speaker tracking ●  Intelligent people framing for equitable views ●  5056 x 3888 pixel resolution ●  Auto focus, brightness, and white balance ●  Focus distance 1 m to infinity


●  Up to 6 Mbps point-to-point

Minimum bandwidth for resolution/frame rate

●  1920 x 1080 at 60 fps from 2560 kbps

Firewall traversal

●  Cisco Expressway technology ●  H.460.18, H.460.19 firewall traversal

Video standards

●  H.264, H.265, and H.263

Video inputs

●  1x USB-C input supports formats up to maximum 3840 x 2160 at 30 fps with USB-C port has 3A charging capability ●  3x HDMI inputs support formats up to maximum 3840 x 2160 at 30 fps including 1920 x 1080 at 60 fps ●  Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) ●  Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) 2.0

Video outputs

●  3x HDMI outputs support formats up to 3840 x 2160 at 60 fps ●  Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) 2.0

Encode and decode

●  Main video: 1920 x 1080 at 60 fps ●  Presentation channel: 3840 x 2160 at 15 fps

Audio standards

●  G.711, G.722, G.722.1, G.729, AAC-LD, and Opus

Audio features

●  High-quality 24kHz audio ●  Prepared for inductive loop (line out) ●  Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC) ●  Active Lip Synchronization ●  AI-Powered, Adaptive Noise Removal ●  Automatic Gain Control (AGC) ●  Full Duplex ●  Full-Band Audio ●  Self-Hear ●  Ultrasound Technology

Audio inputs

●  3x external microphones via 4-pin mini-jack audio input ●  Embedded audio on 3 HDMI inputs and one USB-c input ●  Audio over IP using the Cisco Microphone Array: Extension option to add up to 8 microphones with AV integrator package (option key)

Audio outputs

●  1 line out mini-jack (stereo) (Codec EQ) ●  1 RCA output for subwoofer (Quad Camera) ●  Embedded audio on all HDMI output ●  HDMI input #1 supports Audio Return Channel (ARC): Audio output to Quad Camera

Loudspeakers(Quad Camera)

●  High-quality loudspeaker system with a single full-range driver and dual low-frequency drivers ●  Frequency response: 100Hz to 20kHz ●  Max output level: SPL 90dB

Camera modes(Quad Camera)

●  Group view: Automatically detects meeting participants and provides ideal group framing for the best view ●  Speaker view: Uses a dedicated, built-in microphone array to detect and provide a prominent view for the active speaker ●  Frames: Captures a condensed view of in-room participants and frames them individually or in smaller groups for more equitable meetings, on Webex and when using third-party meetings

Video stream layouts

●  Supporting available Webex video stream layouts and meeting features, including focus, grid, prominent, stack, and overlay. For more information, please consult the Webex Help Center. ●  People Focus helps create an optimized view of every participant in Webex meetings via smart cropping to remove excess real estate

Speaker tracking(Quad Camera)

●  8-element microphone array for accurate speaker tracking ●  Quad Camera can support group framing and intelligent people framing feature with 5x zoom capability ●  For an optimal speaker-tracking experience for people joining remotely, it is recommended that the furthest in-room participant is located within less than 9 meters from the video device. Please note that the best overview (automatic group framing) camera mode can support an extended distance from the Quad Camera.

Presenter tracking(PTZ 4K Camera)

●  AI-powered face and upper-body detection capability ●  Camera automatically follows the active presenter within a defined zone and helps ensure an optimized view

Content stream

●  H.239 (H.323) dual stream ●  Binary Floor Control Protocol (BFCP) (SIP) dual stream ●  Support resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 at 15 fps and 1920 x 1080at 60 fps

Wireless sharing

●  Webex App (up to 3840 x 2160 at 7.5 fps) ●  Cisco Intelligent Proximity client (up to 1920 x 1080 at 3 fps) ●  Miracast (1920 x 1080 at 30 fps) – Not available on non-radio version. Available in cloud-registered and Webex Edge for Devices deployments. ●  Apple AirPlay wireless sharing:

◦    Screen mirroring up to 1920 x 1080 at 60 fps

◦    Extended desktop (Mac only) - up to 1920 x 1080 at 60 fps

◦    Video streaming from iPhone and iPad up to 3840 x 2160 at 30 fps

◦    Video streaming from Mac (Safari) up to 1920 x 1080 at 60 fps

MultiSite features (embedded multipoint) (optional upgrade)

●  Adaptive SIP/H.323 MultiSite:

◦    3-way resolution up to 1080p30 plus content up to 4Kp15

◦    4-way resolution up to 720p30 plus content up to 4Kp15

◦    5-way resolution up to 720p30 plus content up to 4Kp15

●  Full individual audio and video transcoding ●  H.323/SIP/VoIP in the same conference ●  Support for presentation (H.239/BFCP) from any participant at resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 at 15 fps ●  Best Impression (automatic continuous presence layouts) ●  Encryption and dual stream from any site


●  H.323 ●  SIP ●  Webex ●  WebRTC ●  ISDN PRI/BRI using the optional ISDN Link

Embedded encryption

●  H.323 and SIP point-to-point ●  Standards-based: H.235 v3 and Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) ●  Automatic key generation and exchange

IP network features

●  DNS lookup for service configuration ●  Differentiated services (Quality of Service [QoS]) ●  IP-adaptive bandwidth management (including flow control) ●  Automatic gatekeeper discovery ●  Dynamic playout and lip-sync buffering ●  H.245 Dual-Tone Multi-Frequency (DTMF) tones in H.323 ●  RFC 4733 DTMF tones in SIP ●  Date and time support using Network Time Protocol (NTP) ●  Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) dialing ●  Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) ●  802.1X network authentication ●  802.1Q Virtual LAN ●  802.1p [QoS and Class of Service (CoS)] ●  Cisco Media Assure and ClearPath, including packet loss-based down speeding

Call control

●  Native registration on Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM)

◦    Requires CUCM version 12.5 or later with device pack for Room Kit EQ

●  Native registration with Cisco Expressway ●  Webex ●  Third-party H.323 Gatekeepers and standards-based SIP proxies

IPv6 network support

●  Single call stack support for both H.323 and SIP ●  Dual-stack IPv4 and IPv6 for DHCP, SSH, HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, DiffServ ●  Support for both static and automatic IP configuration (stateless address auto configuration)

Security features

●  Secure management using HTTPS and SSH protocols ●  End-to-end encryption for calls and meetings on Webex ●  Standards-based media encryption on all back-ends (Secure Real-time Transport Protocol [SRTP], using AES-128-GCM or AES-256-GCM) ●  Password protection to access administration available on Room Navigator controller ●  Network settings protection

Certificate management

●  Certificate Authority Proxy Function (CAPF) support for additional security ●  Manufacturer-Installed Certificates (MIC) ●  Locally Significant Certificates (LSC) ●  X.509 Digital Certificates (DER encoded binary); both DER and Base-64 formats are acceptable for the client and server certificates; certificates with a key size of 1024, 2048, and 4096 are supported

Other interfaces

●  4x USB 3.0 ports, 1.5A charging capability per port for external USB microphones and future integrations ●  Micro USB port ●  Factory reset pinhole

Network interfaces (Codec EQ)

●  Ethernet (RJ-45) 10/100/1000 for LAN ●  4x PoE++ ( Ethernet (RJ-45) 10/100/1000 with a total power budget of 90W for

◦    Camera control

◦    Room Navigator touch controller

◦    PoE room peripherals (microphones including the Cisco Microphone Array)

●  Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz and 6 GHz also supported for LAN - not available in non-radio versions; Wi-Fi 6E support coming soon ●  2x2 Multiple Input and Multiple Output (MIMO)

Note: Due to compliance regulations, it is required that 802.11d is enabled in the access point for the product to operate properly within 5725 to 5875 MHz.

Using a Wi-Fi connection is a flexible option; however, an Ethernet connection is always preferred for high performance.

Power supplies (2)

●  100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz ●  Average 20 W ●  Quad camera must be used with power supply FSP FSP070-AHAN2 or AcBel ADF019.

Operating temperature and humidity

●  0°C to 35°C (32°F to 95°F) ambient temperature ●  10% to 90% Relative Humidity (RH)

Storage and transport temperature

●  20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F) at RH 10% to 90% (noncondensing)

Locking mechanism

●  Kensington security lock

Language support

●  Arabic, Czech, Danish, German, US English, UK English, Catalonian, Spanish, Latin-American Spanish, Finnish, French, Canadian French, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Turkish, Chinese (Simplified), Traditional Chinese, Ukrainian

Form factor

●  Cisco Quad Camera color options in First Light and Carbon Black (coming soon) ●  The Quad Camera supports flexible mounting on the wall or on the screen, either above or underneath the screen(s). ●  Codec EQ supports wall mounting, rack ear mounting, and custom placement as a free-standing unit.


Cisco Quad Camera

Cisco Quad Camera:

●  Width: 37.4 in. (95.0 cm) ●  Height: 4.7 in. (12.0 cm) ●  Depth: 4.0 in. (10.3 cm) ●  Weight: 10.6 lb. (4.8 kg)

Cisco Codec EQ

Cisco Codec EQ:

●  Width: 18.6 in. (47.3 cm) ●  Height: 1.7 in. (4.4 cm) ●  Depth: 8 in. (20.2 cm) ●  Weight: 5.1 lb. (2.33 kg)

Standards and regulatory compliance

●  Directive 2014/53/EU (Radio Equipment Directive) for the radio versions ●  Directive 2014/30/EU (EMC Directive) for the non-radio versions ●  Directive 2014/35/EU (Low-Voltage Directive) for the non-radio versions ●  Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS) ●  Directive 2002/96/EU (WEEE) ●  NRTL approved (product safety) ●  FCC CFR 47 Part 15B (EMC) – Class A ●  FCC CFR 47 Part 15C (RF) ●  FCC CFR 47 Part 15E (RF) ●  FCC listed (radio equipment)

Please check the Product Approval Status Database at for approval documents per country.


●  Circular design principles applied for product architecture, materials, and packaging ●  Foam-free, 100% recyclable packaging design including fiber-based trays and a reduced amount of single-use plastics ●  Increased use of Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) resin originating from end-of-life Cisco devices and old electronics on cosmetic parts ●  The video bar, codec, and other peripherals are designed for easy repair, refurbishing, and recycling to extend the lifecycle of the product and the materials used for manufacturing . ●  Using built-in presence sensors and environmental sensors in the touch panel, it can provide real-time and historic occupancy metrics to control the workspace environment and optimize power consumption. ●  Adaptive Power over Ethernet (PoE) connects and powers the camera, the touch controller, the microphones and other accessories to enable energy savings. ●  Cisco’s takeback and reuse program enables you to return your end-of-use devices for free, via a simple, secure, and sustainable process.
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