Epiphan Pearl-2 technical specifications

Video inputsConnectors(2) 12G SDI
(2) HDMI™ / DVI1
(2) 4K HDMI2 / DVI1
(2) USB video (webcameras)
Network inputsRTSP sources over IP (e.g. IP cameras or channels from Pearl or Pearl-2 systems)
ResolutionsNearly any input resolution up to 4096×2160 (including SD, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K UHD2 and 4K DCI)
HD video format options4K HDMI2, HDMI, 3G-SDI; 6G-SDI; 12G-SDI; 4K-SDI2; HD-SDI; SD-SDI; USB video; DVI single link (through an adapter)
Audio inputConnectors (line level, accept balanced or unbalanced signals)(2) Stereo XLR
(1) Stereo RCA
(2) SDI audio3
(4) HDMI audio
(2) USB audio
Analog audio sensitivityXLR Max signal: 12.3 V (RMS), (+24 dBu)
RCA signal level: -10 dBV
Video outputConnectors(2) Up to 4K HDMI2 out with audio for local video display or larger confidence monitoring
Built-in displayFront touch screen display used for system information, confidence monitoring, simple configuration and recording control
Audio output3.5 mm audioFront-mounted jack for confidence monitoring
Built-in displayFront touch screen display for live switching, confidence monitoring, quick configuration, system information, recording control and streaming control
Video encodingVideo codecsH.264, Motion JPEG
Video bit rates1 - 50 Mb/s
Key frame intervalsProgrammable
Color resolution4:2:0
Output frame sizeConfigurable up to 4096×2160
Encoded programs2 simultaneous 1080p programs at 60 fps (with up to 6 full HD sources)
6 simultaneous 1080p programs at 30 fps (with up to 6 full HD sources)
1 4K2 UHD program at 30 fps (with up to four 4K sources)
Audio encodingAudio codecsEncoderBitrateSample frequencies
MP364-320 kbps22 kHz, 44 kHz, 48 kHz
PCM-22 kHz, 44 kHz, 48 kHz
AAC64-320 kbps16 kHz, 22 kHz, 44 kHz, 48 kHz
IP network interfacesConnector(1) 10/100/1000 Ethernet RJ45
StreamsMPEG-TS, FLV, and ASF
Multi-Publish to Streaming Server / CDN (RTSP, RTMP)
HLS - Native Apple HTTP stream for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch
Multicast streamsRTP, MPEG-TS & RTP and MPEG-TS over UDP
Network discovery/announceUPnP, SAP
Video / audio recording and file managementInternal storage4 512 GB SSD
Automatically removes oldest recordings from internal storage as space is required
File maintenance through Admin panel (web interface)
Local storageAutomatic or manual copy to local USB drives via the (3) USB 3.0 ports
Network storageFTP server and FTP client capabilities (automatic and manual)
Playback and recorded formatsDownload recorded videos (AVI, MOV, MP4 or MPEG-TS) using the Admin panel and playback through any compatible player
AdministrationAdmin 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 synchronizationNTP, TIME (RFC 868), PTP v1 (IEEE-1588-2002 V1)
Power use0.8 A, 100-240 V ac
Product dimensionsPearl-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 weightPearl-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)
1Using HDMI port, with the supplied adapter
2Requires the 4K feature add on
3SD-SDI audio is not supported
4A 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