Epiphan Pearl 2

Production Switcher with Live Video Recording and Streaming

Epiphan Video

Product Highlights

  • Streaming support by SRT (new!), RTMP/S, RTSP, NDI, HLS, and MPEG-DASH
  • SRT rendezvous enables high quality, low delay point to point streaming through most NAT Firewalls
  • Use any combination of your video sources connected to HDMI or SDI video input ports, or from IP cameras over your network
  • Use the touchscreen or Epiphan Live to preview and change the live content in your video programs
  • 4K features available as an upgrade: 4K Capabilities (12G-SDI and 4K HDMI 2.0) in the Pearl 2 are unlocked as an optional feature. Let us know if your application needs this upgrade.
Rentex No. STRPEARL2 | Mfr No. ESP0667

The Pearl-2 Base Video Mixer from Epiphan is a powerful live production mixer that lets you create visually appealing live video programs by combining, encoding, switching, and recording up to six video sources and two audio sources. With Pearl-2 you can share any kind of video, anytime, anywhere. Simple to use with a web-based portal for initial configuration, you get a drag and drop interface to create completely customizable layouts for your live stream. Control the video recorder and video switcher capabilities via the touchscreen or the tablet-friendly Epiphan Live interface.

Video Inputs
Connectors 2 x 12G-SDI
2 x HDMI / DVI
2 x 4K HDMI / DVI
Network Inputs RTSP Sources over IP (e.g. IP Cameras, or Channels from Pearl or Pearl-2 Systems)
Resolutions Supported Up to 4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K)
HD Video Format Options 4K HDMI, HDMI
DVI Single-Link (Through Adapter)
Audio Input
Connectors 2 x XLR, Stereo
1 x RCA, Stereo
2 x SDI, Embedded
4 x HDMI, Embedded
Analog Audio XLR Maximum Signal: 12.3 V (RMS), +24 dBu
RCA Signal: -10 dBV
Video Output
Connectors 2 x 4K HDMI, with Audio for Local Video Display or Larger Confidence Monitoring
Built-In Display Front Touchscreen Display Used for System Information, Confidence Monitoring, Simple Configuration, and Recording Control
Audio Output
Aux 3.5 mm Mini-Jack Line-In Front-Mounted Jack for Confidence Monitoring
Built-In Display Front Touchscreen Display for Live Switching, Confidence Monitoring, Quick Configuration, System Information, Recording Control, and Streaming Control
Video Codecs H.264, MPEG-4
Video Bit Rates 1 to 20 Mb/s
Key Frame Intervals Programmable
Color Resolution 4:2:0
Output Frame Size Configurable up to 4096 x 2160
Program Encoded:
2 x Simultaneous 1080p60 Programs (with up to Six HD Sources)
6 x Simultaneous 1080p30 Programs (with up to Six HD Sources)
1 x UHD 4K Program at 30 fps (with up to two 4K and two HD Sources)
Audio Encoder
Audio Codecs MP3: 64-320 kb/s
22/44/48 kHzPCM: 22/44/48 kHzAAC: 64-320 kb/s
16/22/44/48 kHz
Network Interface
Connector 1 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet RJ45
Streams MPEG-TS and FLV
Publish to Streaming Server/CDN (RTSP, 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
Video and Audio
Internal Storage 512 GB SSD
Local Storage 3 x USB 3.0 Ports for Automatic/Manual Copy to Local USB Drives
Network Storage FTP Server and FTP Client Capabilities (Automatic/Manual)
Playback and Recorded Formats Download Recorded Videos (AVI, MOV, MP4, or MPEG-TS) Using Admin Panel; Play Back Through Compatible Player
Time Synchronization NTP, TIME (RFC 868), PTP v1 (IEEE-1588-2002 v1)
Dimensions 11.81 x 9.45 x 3.54″ / 30.0 x 24.0 x 9.0 cm
Weight 8.38 lb / 3.8 kg

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