Epiphan Pearl-2 Epiphan Pearl-2
Epiphan Pearl-2
Epiphan Pearl-2
Introduction

Epiphan Pearl-2™ is the easiest way to do 4K live streaming, switching and recording. Reliable, simple live streaming with Pearl-2’s integrated live video production workflow. Manage your streaming, recording and live switching in one place with this all in one video encoder and video production system.

Features
Specifications
Features

Capture 6 video sources at once

Pearl-2 works with video sources from SD to 4K. Connect up to six sources at once to encode and stream one 4K Ultra HD program or up to six 1080p Full HD programs. Use any combination of your video sources connected to the HDMI, 4K HDMI, 12G SDI, or USB video input ports, or from IP cameras over your network.

Stunning 4K video

Harness the power of Pearl-2’s 6th generation Intel i7 processor to capture stunning 4K video at 30 fps. Pearl-2’s hardware-accelerated encoder provides flawless H.264 encoding for maximum compatibility and performance with any video portal or player.

Switch video sources live

Use the touch screen or Epiphan Live to preview and change the live content in your video programs. See changes immediately in your live video stream and on displays connected to Pearl-2’s 4K HDMI video output ports.

Stream to viewers everywhere

Simultaneously live stream to YouTube, Facebook and any other CDN or video portal. At the same time, use the built-in streaming server to stream locally to web browsers, smart TVs and set-top boxes.

Monitoring and switching made easy

Simple to use monitoring and live switching between sources or layouts using Epiphan Live, a control interface designed for touch screen devices. Control your streaming and recording from any mobile device or computer on your local network.

Pro audio support

Capture embedded HDMI and SDI audio or use the XLR/RCA ports for professional level audio from mixing consoles and sound equipment. Built-in attenuation and gain adjustment mean you get perfect sound fidelity.

Custom layout builder

Design your own custom layouts including picture in picture using the drag-and-drop editor in Pearl-2’s web-based Admin panel. Combine, crop and scale up to 6 video sources. Customize it completely with backgrounds, overlay images, text and timestamping.

Keep your recordings safe

Hold hundreds of hours of HD recordings on the 512 GB solid state hard-drive. Configure automatic file transfer to a local USB drive with USB 3.0 file transfer speed or to networked storage to ensure your files are always protected.

Output video to local displays

Show content to front of house or send it to a larger confidence monitor with Pearl-2’s two 4K HDMI video output ports. Configure to share any input source or switched program output.

Capture ISOs in full detail

Stream your final program output, in any desired resolution, while also recording high quality ISOs for post-processing.

CMS/LMS integration

Pearl-2 integrates easily with content management systems (CMS) and with learning management systems (LMS) such as Blackboard, Kaltura, Mediasite and Moodle. Our customers love Pearl-2 because it works with the systems you already have in place.
Introduction
Specifications
SPECIFICATIONS

Connectors

(2) 12G1 SDI
(2) HDMI™ / DVI2
(2) 4K1 HDMI / DVI2
(2) USB video

Network inputs

RTSP sources over IP (e.g. IP cameras or channels from Pearl or Pearl-2 systems)

Resolutions

Nearly any input resolution up to 4096×2160 (including SD, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K UHD and 4K DCI)

HD video format options

4K HDMI, HDMI, 3G-SDI; 6G-SDI; 12G-SDI; HD-SDI; SD-SDI; USB video; DVI single link (through an adapter)

Connectors (line level, accept balanced or unbalanced signals)

(2) Stereo XLR
(1) Stereo RCA
(2) SDI audio
(4) HDMI audio
(2) USB web camera

Analog audio sensitivity

XLR Max signal: 12.3 V (RMS), (+24 dBu)
RCA signal level: -10 dBV

Video output Connectors

(2) 4K HDMI out with audio for local video display or larger confidence monitoring

Built-in display

Front touch screen display used for system information, confidence monitoring, simple configuration and recording control

3.5 mm audio

Front-mounted jack for confidence monitoring

Video codecs

H.264, Motion JPEG

Video bit rates

1 – 20 Mb/s

Key frame intervals

Programmable

Color resolution

4:2:0

Streams

MPEG-TS, FLV, and ASF
RTSP over TCP/UDP
Multi-Publish to Streaming Server / CDN (RTSP, RTMP)
HLS – Native Apple HTTP stream for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

Multicast streams

RTP, MPEG-TS & RTP and MPEG-TS over UDP

Network discovery/announce

UPnP, SAP

Internal storage

512 GB SSD
Automatically removes oldest recordings from internal storage as space is required.
File maintenance through Admin panel (web interface)

Local storage

Automatic or manual copy to local USB drives via the (3) USB 3.0 ports

Network storage

FTP server and FTP client capabilities (automatic and manual)

Playback and recorded formats

Download recorded videos (AVI, MOV, MP4 or MPEG-TS) using the Admin panel and playback through any compatible player.

Time synchronization

NTP, TIME (RFC 868), PTP v1 (IEEE-1588-2002 V1)

Power use

0.8 A, 100-240 V ac

Product dimensions

Pearl-2: 11.81″ × 9.45″ × 3.54″ (300mm x 240mm x 90mm)
Pearl-2 Rackmount: 19 ⅝” x 3½” x 10 ⅞” (498 mm x 89 mm x 276 mm)
Pearl-2 Rackmount Twin: 19 ⅝” x 3½” x 10 ⅞” (498 mm x 89 mm x 276 mm)

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Phone: (305) 573-7339
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