epiphan Video


MFR Part # ESP0470

Capture, synchronize, record and stream up to 128 sources (64 HD and 64 SD) using Networked VGA Grid. More
MSRP: $6000
Capture, synchronize, record and stream up to 128 sources (64 HD and 64 SD) using Networked VGA Grid. Networked VGA Grid uses HD encoders to capture and encode VGA, DVI, HDMI™, S-Video and audio signals from anywhere on your network (or on the internet if your VGA Grid is externally addressable). Receive encoded data from up to 64 encoders and stream to over a hundred viewers, to CDNs, to digital signs and to video wall processing software. Synchronize input streams using NTP and arrange them in multi-source layouts with custom background and time stamp.
  • Record/Stream multiple AV inputs (VGA/DVI/HDMI, composite, S-Video and audio)
  • Mix inputs into various chan­nels to be recorded and/or streamed
  • Stream from up to 64 HD encoders, each with 1 HD, 1 HD and 1 audio input
  • Publish multiple streams to web viewers, CDN, RTMP, RTP, RTSP, CMS
  • Ideal for control room, training, signage and simulation systems
Video Inputs (Using VGA Grid HD Encoder) Maximum Connectors (64)1 encoded streams using DVI-I (HDMI™2 / VGA2 / Component3) and/or using S-Video / composite4(NTSC/PAL)
Resolutions VESA modes: 640×480 to 1920×1200; Custom resolutions
HD Video Format Options R, G, B plus separate HSync and VSync signals; R, G, B plus CSYNC signal; R, G, B with Sync-on-Green synchronization DVI single link
Audio Input (Using VGA Grid HD Encoder) Maximum Connectors (64)5 3.5mm stereo analog audio
Input Levels Mic and line-in
Video Encoding Video Codec H.264, MPEG-4, Motion JPEG
Video Bit Rates Configurable up to 10 Mb/sec
Key Frame Intervals Programmable
Color Resolution YUV 4:2:0
Frame Size Configurable up to 1920×1200
Frame Rates5 30 fps @ 1920×1080p or smaller, 25 fps @ 1920×1200p
Audio Encoding Audio Codec
(stereo and mono)
Encoder Bitrate Sample Frequencies
MP3 32-192kbps 22kHz, 44kHz
PCM 22kHz, 44kHz
AAC 32-192kbps 16 kHz, 22kHz, 44kHz
Network Interfaces Connector (1) 10/100/1000 Ethernet RJ45
Streams FLV, ASF, and MJPEG over HTTP
RTMP and RTSP for publishing to a streaming server or CDN
HLS – (Native Apple HTTP stream for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch)
Multicast Streams RTP, MPEG-TS and MPEG-TS/RTP over UDP
Network Discovery / Announce UPnP, SAP
Video/Audio Recording and File Management Internal Storage 6 TB (Default), configurable up to 24 TB or 12 TB RAID or With SSD options up to 4 TB or 2 TB RAID.
Unlimited storage when configured with local or network attached storage, enabling 24/7 recording.
Automatically removes oldest recordings from internal storage as space is required.
File maintenance through admin interface (Web UI)
Local Storage Automatic copy to local USB drives via the (6) USB 2.0 ports
Network Storage FTP server and FTP client capabilities (automatic and manual)
SFTP/SCP/RSYNC/CIFS synchronization
Playback and Recorded Formats Download recorded videos (AVI, MP4, MPEG-TS or MOV) using the Web UI and playback through any compatible player.
Administration Web UI for administration. Includes multiple user roles (admin, operator and viewer).
Included API for integration into existing environments (executed via HTTP or RS-232). Creston/AMX ready.
Time Synchronization NTP, TIME (RFC 868), PTP v1 (IEEE-1588-2002 V1)
Product Dimensions VGA Grid Concentrator: 4U Rackmount Chassis; 17.5″ × 16.9″ × 6.9″ (445mm × 430mm × 176mm) VGA Grid HD Encoder: 7.95″ × 4.13″ × 1.38″ (202mm × 105mm × 35mm)
Product Weight Approx. 18 kg (40 lbs), May vary with system configuration options
Country of Origin Final Assembly and Manufacturing: North America (Canada)

1When Using VGA Grid HD Encoders you get one DVI-I and one S-Video input, and you can use up to 64 VGA Grid HD Encoders for every one VGA Grid Concentrator. Both video sources can be combined into one stream, but cannot be separated into two separate streams.
2Using DVI-I port, with the supplied adapter or cable
3Requires component to VGA adapter (not included)
4Using S-Video port with the supplied adapter
5Frame rates may differ under certain conditions

  • One VGA to DVI-I cable
  • One HDMI to DVI-I adapter
  • One DVI-I to DVI-I (single link) cable
  • One composite to S-Video cable
  • One Ethernet cable
  • One Power over Ethernet injector

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