Epiphan Pearl Mini technical specifications

Video inputConnectors:2 × HDMI™
1 × 3G SDI
Resolutions:Most common and custom SDI/HDMI modes up to 1920×1200
Video format options:3G SDI, HD-SDI, SD-SDI1
Audio inputsConnectors:2 × XLR (L/R stereo pair or mono, balanced/unbalanced signals up to 12.3 VRMS, +24 dBu pro line-level). Supports mic-level (balanced) with optional phantom power.
2 × 1/4" TRS (L/R stereo pair or mono, balanced/unbalanced signals up to 12.3 VRMS, +24 dBu pro line-level)
2 × RCA (L/R stereo pair, -10 dBV consumer line-level)
1 × 3.5mm (stereo/unbalanced for electret microphones)
Input level max:RCA: -10 dBV (consumer line level)
1/4" TRS: 12.3 V (RMS), (+24 dBu)
XLR: 12.3 V (RMS), (+24 dBu)
Video outputsConnectors:1 × HDMI
Built-in display:Touch screen display for confidence monitoring, viewing system information, set up, and simple switching, streaming, and recording control
Audio output3.5 mm audioFront-mounted headphone jack for confidence monitoring
Video switchingDuring live streaming and recording via the touch screen or web UI
Video encodingCodecs:H.264, Motion JPEG
Bitrate:1 to 50 Mbps
Key frame intervals:programmable
Color resolution:4:2:0
Resolution:User selectable up to 1920 × 1200
Encoded programs2 simultaneous 1080p programs at 30 fps with up to 2 Full HD sources (recommended), or
1 1080p program at 30 fps with up to 3 Full HD sources (without scaling2)
Audio encodingMP3, PCM, and AAC (sampling 16 to 48 kHz with bitrate up to 320 kbps)
NetworkConnector:1 × 10/100/1000 Ethernet port (RJ45)
Streams:MPEG-TS, and FLV
Multi-Publish to Streaming Server / CDN (RTMP/RTMPS)
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
Network security:802.1x EAP methods: PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS
StorageLocal SD card3:Up to 512 GB EXT4 formatted internal storage (user supplied)
Local USB 3.0:Automatic or manual copy via 3 USB 3.0 ports
Network storage:FTP (server and client), SFTP, SCP, RSYNC, CIFS, AWS, or WebDav servers
Recording formatsAVI, MP4, MOV, or MPEG-TS
Control / administrationWeb Admin panel, Epiphan Live portal, and touch screen
Multiple user accounts/passwords
Comprehensive HTTP/HTTPS and RS-232 APIs for 3rd party integrations
Time synchronizationNTP, TIME (RFC 868), PTP v1 (IEEE-1588-2002 V1)
Power supply1.5 A, 100-240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz (60W); 1.3 A, 100-240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz (84W)
Input power rating12 VDC, 5.0 A (maximum / 60W PSU); 12 VDC, 7.0 A (maximum / 84W PSU)
Operating temperature32° to 104° F (0° to 40° Celsius)
Dimensions ( W × D × H )10 1/4” x 6 3/4” x 2 3/8” (261 mm x 172 mm x 60 mm)
Product weight3.8 lbs (1.7 kg)
Country of originMade in Taiwan

1 SD-SDI audio is not supported.

2 Pearl Mini supports up to three HD video sources in a single channel with two picture in picture layouts under certain conditions, see the user guide for details.

3 SD card is reserved for system use and cannot be used to transfer files to other devices, like a laptop. Use a USB memory device to manually transfer files instead.