Compare Pearl systems

Pearl and Pearl-2 form a lineup for formidable, full-featured all-in-one live video production systems. This page will help you select the one that works best for your based on your current and future video streaming and recording needs. For full technical specifications, see the Pearl tech specs and Pearl-2 tech specs pages.

Pearl-2 - front and rear view

With a state of the art 6th generation Intel i7 processor, Pearl-2 gives you everything from Pearl plus 4K video processing and 4K encoding support. It has additional processing power for more simultaneous channels and headroom for a whole roadmap of new features.

Choose Pearl-2 when

  • you need to capture from four to six sources
  • you need to work with 4K HDMI or 12G SDI video
  • you need fast USB copy with USB 3.0
  • you want 4K video output or passthrough
  • you need processor-intensive operations like scaling and branding across multiple channels or outputs
  • you want to use XLR pro audio
  • you want room for future growth

Pearl-2

Pearl-2 features updated hardware, the latest Intel i7 chipset and all the same software features as Pearl.

Pearl-2 Rackmount

All the same features of Pearl-2, designed for installation in a rack.

Pearl-2 Rackmount Twin

Two completely independent Pearl-2 systems for high density rack installation.

Pearl - front and rear view

Pearl uses a 3rd generation Intel i5 processor to bring you 4 simultaneous 1080p streams at 30 frames per second. It gives you dynamic switching, complete layout control and local video monitoring.

Choose Pearl when

  • you are capturing from four sources or less
  • you need to capture from VGA sources
  • you want a rack-mount model

Epiphan Pearl - For portable live production. Includes a hard-shell carrying case.

For portable live production. Includes a hard-shell carrying case.

Pearl

  • One Pearl system
  • Up to 4 simultaneous inputs
  • Rear power button
  • 1 TB HDD
  • 2 USB 2.0 ports
  • TRS audio
  • External audio attenuation
  • Portable with custom carry case

Epiphan Pearl Rackmount - All the same features of Pearl, designed for installation in a rack.

All the same features of Pearl, designed for installation in a rack.

Pearl Rackmount

  • One Pearl system
  • Up to 4 simultaneous inputs
  • Front power button
  • 512 GB SSD
  • 3 USB 2.0
  • 2U Rackmount format with integrated power supply

Epiphan Pearl Rackmount Twin - Two completely independent Pearl systems for high density rack installation.

Two completely independent Pearl systems for high density rack installation.

*Pearl Rackmount Twin

  • 2 Independent Pearl systems
  • (2x) Up to 4 simultaneous inputs
  • (2x) 1 Front power buttons
  • (2x) 1 512 GB SSDs
  • (2x) 3 USB 2.0 ports
  • 2U Rackmount format with 2 integrated power supplies

*Pearl Rackmount Twin is comprised of two completely independent Pearl systems, therefore has double the number of every input, output and component that Pearl and Pearl Rackmount have.