Epiphan Pearl-2 Technical Specifications

Video inputs Connectors (2) 12G SDI
(2) HDMI™ / DVI1
(2) 4K HDMI / DVI1
(2) USB video (webcameras)
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)
Audio input Connectors (line level, accept balanced or unbalanced signals) (2) Stereo XLR
(1) Stereo RCA
(2) SDI audio
(4) HDMI audio
(2) USB audio
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
Audio output 3.5 mm audio Front-mounted jack for confidence monitoring
Built-in display Front touch screen display for live switching, confidence monitoring, quick configuration, system information, recording control and streaming control
Video encoding Video codecs H.264, Motion JPEG
Video bit rates 1 – 50 Mb/s
Key frame intervals Programmable
Color resolution 4:2:0
Output frame size Configurable up to 4096×2160
Encoded programs 2 simultaneous 1080p programs at 60 fps (with up to 6 HD sources)
6 simultaneous 1080p programs at 30 fps (with up to 6 HD sources)
1 4K UHD program at 30 fps (with up to two 4K and two HD sources)
Audio encoding Audio codecs Encoder Bitrate Sample frequencies
MP3 64-320 kbps 22 kHz, 44 kHz, 48 kHz
PCM 22 kHz, 44 kHz, 48 kHz
AAC 64-320 kbps 16 kHz, 22 kHz, 44 kHz, 48 kHz
IP network interfaces Connector (1) 10/100/1000 Ethernet RJ45
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
Video / audio recording and file management 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.
Administration Admin panel for full administration. On-screen display and mobile UI for confidence monitoring and simple administration and control.
Multiple user accounts/passwords.
Included API for integration into existing environments (executed via HTTP or RS-232).
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 ⅛” x 3½” x 10 ⅞” (485 mm x 89 mm x 276 mm) – dimensions include mounting tabs

Pearl-2 Rackmount Twin: 19 ⅛” x 3½” x 10 ⅞” (485 mm x 89 mm x 276 mm) – dimensions include mounting tabs

Product weight Pearl-2: 8.38 lbs (3.8 kg)

Pearl-2 Rackmount: 12.1 lbs (5.5 kg)

Pearl-2 Rackmount Twin: 14.6 lbs (6.6 kg)

Country of origin Made in Taiwan
1Using HDMI port, with the supplied adapter
2A portion of the hard drive space (approximately 100 MB) is reserved for system use. Recording space can be virtually unlimited with offload to networked storage.

Pearl-2 - rear view