The Lifesize Express 220

Perhaps the most successful video endpoint Lifesize have ever made. With tens of thousands of these shipped globally they feature in meeting rooms of all sizes as well as executive offices the world over.

Featuring point to point 1080p30 and 720p60 video calling, dual display capability and the ability to make a 720p call at only 768Kbps the Express 220 is a hero of high definition video conferencing.

The Express 220 can be connected to the cloud to benefit from naturally escalated multi-way calling, firewall traversal, compatibility with mobile devices and more.


Lifesize Cloud Seamless call escalation, corporate and meetings directories, secure firewall/NAT traversal, automatic software updates
Video Quality Full HD Standards-based 1920×1080-30fps 1280×720-60fps
Multiple HD Monitors Supports up to two HD monitors
HD Cameras Supports HD pan-tilt-zoom camera
Manage HD Video & Audio Control multiparty calls and data sharing with the touchscreen interface of Lifesize Phone
HD Video Communications Make point-to-point calls or join multipoint calls

HD quality. Simplicity. Meaningful team connections.

Lifesize Express 220 is a Full HD video communications system that is both affordable and scalable. Ideal for small working groups, teams or individual knowledge workers who want to take communication over distance to the next level, Lifesize Express 220 has it all.

With Lifesize Express 220, you not only get Full HD video quality—1080p30/720p60—for natural, realistic interactions at the lowest possible bandwidth but also crisp, crystal clear data sharing and an all new digital I/O with Full HD support, plus dual HD displays, Full HD camera, and phone or Lifesize MicPod options.

When paired with Lifesize Cloud and combined with Lifesize® Phone™, and Lifesize® Digital MicPod™, you have the most full-featured video conferencing solution available today. The Lifesize Phone brings touchscreen simplicity to the conference room and eliminates the need for a separate remote control. Users can share content, control cameras, change layouts, add callers and do so much more with ease.

Lifesize Express 220 brings people together by allowing them to interact successfully across distances. Seeing facial expressions, body language and gestures makes you feel truly connected and understood.

And just like all of the Lifesize 220 products,

Lifesize Express 220 features:

  • Highest available resolution on the market—1080p30
  • Unprecedented bandwidth/performance
  • Adaptive motion control with forward error correction
  • Streaming and recording of point-to-point calls

HD quality. Simplicity. Meaningful team connections. Lifesize Express 220 is clearly how video communications are meant to be.


SYSTEM COMPONENTS Lifesize codec with stand
HD PTZ Lifesize Camera 10x
Lifesize Phone or Lifesize MicPod
Wireless remote control
Power supply/cables
COMMUNICATIONS H.323, SIP, 128 Kbps–4.0 Mbps
1 x RJ-45 Network LAN
1 x 3.5 mm Mic In for Lifesize MicPod
1 x RJ-45 for Lifesize Phone or Lifesize Networker (optional)
SUPPORT FOR MULTIPLE HD DISPLAYS Any HD display supporting HDMI or DVI-I input
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HD 1080P30/720P60 PTZ CAMERA Wide-angle zoom lens with 70-degree field of view
Up to 10x optical zoom
Auto focus/automatic gain control
10 camera presets (near or far end)
Standard 3.0 M HDMI cable
VIDEO SPECIFICATIONS/VIDEO RESOLUTIONS Maximum resolutions widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio
All resolutions progressive scanning
All resolutions at 30 frames per second except 60 frames per second where noted
384 Kbps (912×512 pixels) DVD resolution
512 Kbps (1024×576 pixels)
768 Kbps (1280×720 pixels) high definition
1.1 Mbps (1280×720 pixels @ p60) high definition
1.7 Mbps or higher (1920×1080 pixels) high definition
VIDEO STANDARDS H.261, H.263, H.263+, H.264 and H.239 and BFCP compliant with Polycom
Support for multiple dual live-streaming modes:
–1080p30 and 720p5
–720p60 and 720p5
–720p30 and 720p30
VIDEO INPUTS (2 INPUTS) 2 x HD Video In (1080p30/720p30)
1 x DVI-I In (HDMI/VGA enabled)
VIDEO OUTPUTS (2 OUTPUTS) 2 x HD Video Out (1080p30/720p60)
USER INTERFACE & FEATURES Context-sensitive user interface
Graphical user interface call manager
Multiple languages supported
Do Not Disturb mode
RS-232 serial pass-through support
Powered by codec directly through cable
Touchscreen user interface
Manage both HD video and audio
Support for up to two Lifesize Digital MicPods (additional purchase)
AUDIO FEATURES GIPS NetEQ packet loss concealment
Full duplex for natural conversations
Echo cancellation for echo-free calls
Automatic gain control
Automatic noise reduction
Three-way audio add-on call capability
Lifesize MicPod or dual MicPod support (optional)
AUDIO STANDARDS G.711, G.722, G.722.1 and G.722.1C licensed from Polycom®,
G.728, G.729, MPEG-4-AAC-LC
AUDIO INPUTS (5 INPUTS) 1 x RJ-45 (Lifesize Phone)(optional)
1 x Line In (3.5mm)
1 x Mic In—two channel (3.5mm)
1 x HD Video In
1 x DVI-I In
AUDIO OUTPUTS (4 OUTPUTS) 1 x Line Out/Headset (L+R)
1 x RJ-45 (Lifesize Phone) (optional)
2 x HD Video Out
OTHER SUPPORTED STANDARDS H.221, H.224, H.225, H.231, H.241, H.242, H.245,
H.281,BONDING (ISO13871) via Lifesize Networker, RFC
3261,RFC 3264, RFC 2190, RFC 3407, RFC 2833)
STREAM/RECORD WITH LIFESIZE® UVC VIDEO CENTER™ Record/stream outside of a call
Record/stream point-to-point or multipoint calls
Capture all participants (near or far)
Auto-record all calls
Single button, ad-hoc recording
Recording indicator
UVC CORE APPLICATIONS* Seamless call escalation for video and voice participants
Mobile calling
Video network management
Secure firewall traversal, plus NAT
SECURITY Admin and user level password
SNMP security alerts
Ability to disable HTTP, SSH and Telnet services
H.235 (AES) encryption support including strict compliance
TLS/SRTP support
IEEE 802.1x support
Kensington Security Slot
INTELLIGENT NETWORK FEATURES Adaptive Motion Control (AMC) including Forward Error Correction (FEC)
NAT/firewall traversal (H.460/SIP)
IPv4 and IPv6 support
Auto bandwidth detection
ISDN support via Lifesize Networker
DIRECTORY & ADDRESS BOOK Up to 1,000 local directory entries
Save, lock, remove, redial list features
Missed call notification
Auto-discovery directory lookup (patent pending)
LDAP support/H.350 compliant
Meetings directory support
H.323 URI dialing support (AnnexO)
SYSTEM MANAGEMENT Out-of-box setup via web interface and management tool
Backup and restore capability
JPEG snapshots through web interface
POWER AC voltage 100–240V, 50–60 Hz, 2.5A via external power supply
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA Operating temperature: 0°C (32°F) to 40°C (104°F)
Operating humidity: 15% to 85%, noncondensing
Storage temperature: –20°C (–4°F) to 60°C (140°F)
Storage humidity: 10% to 90%, noncondensing
CODEC DIMENSIONS Width: 288 mm (11.34”)
Depth: 187.5 mm (7.38”)
Height: 41.3 mm (1.63”)
Weight: 1.29 Kg (2.84 lbs)
Regulatory Model Number: LFZ-018
*Requires Lifesize UVC Platform

This product is available in following product numbers:

1000-0000-1154 Lifesize Express 220 | Camera 10x – Phone, 2nd Generation
1000-0000-1139 Lifesize Express 220 | Camera 10x – MicPod
1000-0000-0313 Lifesize Express 220 | Codec only

Product Matrix

Lifesize Express 220

Lifesize Team 220

Lifesize Room 220

Lifesize Room 220i
(rack mountable)
Performance 720p30 @ 768 Kbps 720p60 @ 1.1 Mbps 1080p30 @ 1.7 Mbps 720p30 @ 768 Kbps 720p60 @ 1.1 Mbps 1080p30 @ 1.7 Mbps 720p30 @ 768 Kbps 720p60 @ 1.1 Mbps 1080p30 @ 1.7 Mbps 720p30 @ 768 Kbps 720p60 @ 1.1 Mbps 1080p30 @ 1.7 Mbps
Content Sharing H.239/SIP (BFCP) dual video and presentation H.239/SIP (BFCP) dual video and presentation H.239/SIP (BFCP) dual video and presentation H.239/SIP (BFCP) dual video and presentation
Display Support Dual HD Dual HD Dual HD Dual HD
Integrated Multipoint N/A 4-way 1080p30, 720p60, 720p30 8-way 720p60, 720p30 6-way 1080p30 CP/VAS 8-way 720p60, 720p30 6-way 1080p30 CP/VAS
Camera/Microphone PTZ 10x camera/micpod PTZ 10x camera/phone OR PTZ 10x camera/dual micpod PTZ 10x camera/phone PTZ 10x camera/phone
Live Streaming/Recording (Requires Lifesize UVC Video Center) Optimized for video, audio and data. Inside and outside a video call Optimized for video, audio and data. Inside and outside a video call Optimized for video, audio and data. Inside and outside a video call Optimized for video, audio and data. Inside and outside a video call