Maevex 6020 vs Pearl Nexus

Trying to decide between the Matrox® Maevex 6020 and the Epiphan Pearl Nexus? Researching Maevex 6020 alternatives? Compare the specifications of both hardware encoders below.

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How does Pearl Nexus compare to Maevex 6020?

Pearl MiniPearl Nexus
Matrox Maevex 6020Maevex 6020
Encoded channels of video32
Video inputs2 × HDMI
1 × 3G-SDI
2 × USB
2 × HDMI
Simultaneous video input useMaximum of threeMaximum of two
Networked AV inputs2 × RTSP/SRT/NDI-HX
Audio inputs2 × XLR (with 48 V phantom power)
2 × 1/4″ TRS
2 × RCA
1 × 3.5 mm
2 × USB
2 × HDMI embedded audio
1 × 3G-SDI embedded audio
Network-embedded audio inputs (RTSP, SRT, NDI-HX)
3 × 3.5 mm
Encodingup to 3 × 1080p 30fps H.2642 × 1080p live streaming
Ladder encoding for both inputs
Video outputs1 × HDMI program1 × DisplayPort program
2 × HDMI passthrough
Storage1 TB internal SSD SATA storage128GB SSD
Recording FormatsMP4
AVI
MPEG-TS
MOV
MP4
Streaming protocolsRTMP(s) push
HLS push
SRT push
RTSP announce
MPEG-TS UDP push
MPEG-TS RTP/UDP push
RTP/UDP push
Streaming to Panopto:
RTMP
RTMPS
RTSP (proxy stream only)
Streaming locally / to overflow rooms
SAP MPEG-TS UDP
SAP MPEG-TS RTP/UDP
SAP RTP/UDP
HLS pull
Flash pull
MPEG-TS pull
RTSP pull
Ladder encoding
One-touch streaming and recording
(only start/stop recording)
Rackmount option 1RU with detachable mount wings (included) 1 RU, half width
CMS integrationsKaltura
Panopto
Yuja
Opencast
Panopto
SchedulingThrough CMS integration and via Epiphan EdgeThrough Panopto
Platform agnostic
Layout switching
Flexible layout editor
Versatile inputs
API integrationsRS232 and HTTP API
RS232 and HTTP API
Security featuresLDAP support,802.1x network access control, role-based access control (user/admin/operator), HTTPS/SSL
Fleet management platform
TAA compliance
Dimensions19 × 7.5 × 1.75″
(46.5 × 18.4 × 4.3 cm)
(with rackmount attachments)
8.53 × 7.52 × 1.68″
(21.7 × 19.1 × 4.3 cm)
Weight5.3 lb / 2.4 kg6.375 lb (2.89 kg)

The info in this table is current as of July 13, 2023. All info related to the Matrox Maevex 6020 was sourced from the Maevex 6020 product page on the Matrox website, the Maevex 6020 Series user guide, and the specifications sheets for the Maevex 6020.

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