Epiphan Pearl-2™ is the easiest way to do 4K live streaming, switching and recording.
Pearl-2 is a powerful live production video mixer that creates stunning live video programs by by combining, encoding, switching and recording up to six video sources and 2 audio sources. With Pearl-2 you can share any kind of video, anytime, anywhere. Effortlessly.
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. You can choose to keep Pearl-2’s default encoding settings or customize them to meet your exact needs. Control the video recorder and video switcher capabilities via the touch screen or the tablet-friendly Epiphan Live interface.
- Three live video mixer models
- Stream 6 HD sources at 30 frames per second
- CDN and streaming server support
- Arrange your sources into layouts
- Add custom branding
- Switch between layouts while streaming
About Pearl-2 feature add-ons
Pearl-2 is sold as a base model and uses add-ons to activate extra features. With the base model, you can create up to six 1080p Full HD video programs at 30 fps. The 4K feature add-on gives you 4K encoding and streaming capabilities. With this add-on activated you can create a 4K program comprised of up to 2 4K inputs and 2 HD or IP camera inputs.
|HD INPUTS||4K INPUTS||OUTPUT PORTS||HARDWARE SCALING|
|Pearl2 Base||6 × HD||–||2 × HDMI||–|
|Pearl2 with 4K feature||4 × 4K + 2 × HD||✓||2 × HDMI 4K||4K to 1080p|
Capture 6 video sources at once
Pearl-2 works with video sources from SD to 4K. Connect up to six sources at once to encode and stream one 4K Ultra HD program or up to six 1080p Full HD programs. Use any combination of your video sources connected to the HDMI, 4K HDMI or 12G SDI video input ports, or from IP cameras over your network.
Stunning 4K video
Harness the power of Pearl-2’s 6th generation Intel i7 processor to capture stunning 4K video at 30 fps. Pearl-2’s hardware-accelerated encoder provides flawless H.264 encoding for maximum compatibility and performance with any video portal or player.
Switch video sources live
Use the touch screen or Epiphan Live to preview and change the live content in your video programs. See changes immediately in your live video stream and on displays connected to Pearl-2’s 4K HDMI video output ports.
Stream to viewers everywhere
Simultaneously live stream to YouTube, Facebook and any other CDN or video portal. At the same time, use the built-in streaming server to stream locally to web browsers, smart TVs and set-top boxes.
Epiphan Live: Monitoring and switching made easy
Simple to use monitoring and live switching between sources or layouts using Epiphan Live, a control interface designed for touch screen devices. Control your streaming and recording from any mobile device or computer on your local network.
Pro audio support
Capture embedded HDMI and SDI audio or use the XLR/RCA ports for professional level audio from mixing consoles and sound equipment. Built-in attenuation and gain adjustment mean you get perfect sound fidelity.
Custom layout builder
Design your own custom layouts including picture in picture using the drag-and-drop editor in Pearl-2’s web-based Admin panel. Combine, crop and scale up to 6 video sources. Customize it completely with backgrounds, overlay images, text and timestamping.
Keep your recordings safe
Hold hundreds of hours of HD recordings on the 512 GB solid state hard-drive. Configure automatic file transfer to a local USB drive with USB 3.0 file transfer speed or to networked storage to ensure your files are always protected.
Single person operation
Control and monitor your live video production with Pearl-2’s touch screen. With a touch of the finger, turn on streaming, recording or switch the layout in the live stream. Connect your headphones and monitor audio using the front-mounted 3.5 mm audio jack and on-screen VU meter.
Plug and play, or tweak to perfection
Let Pearl-2 set everything for you automatically or use the web-based Admin panel to configure bitrate, frame size, layouts and more!
Output video to local displays
Show content to front of house or send it to a larger confidence monitor with Pearl-2’s two 4K HDMI video output ports. Configure to share any input source or switched program output.
Use Pearl-2’s built-in streaming server to share via unicast or multicast stream to up to 50 viewers with popular streaming protocols such as HTTP, HLS, FLV, ASF, UPnP and SAP.
Stream to CDNs
Publish your live video stream to a large audience using an enterprise streaming server or CDN using RTMP or RTSP. Image: Supported CDNs including Facebook Live, Youtube, Wowza, Livestream, Akamai, Ustream and others.
Capture ISOs in full detail
Stream your final program output, in any desired resolution, while also recording high quality ISOs for post-processing.
Pearl-2 integrates easily with content management systems (CMS) and with learning management systems (LMS) such as Blackboard, Kaltura, Mediasite and Moodle. Our customers love Pearl-2 because it works with the systems you already have in place.
Use Pearl-2 anywhere
Comes with a very rugged, hard-shell custom carry case to protect it while traveling.
Now through 10/31/17 if you are making a purchase for use at an Educational Institution or House of Worship, you can save $500 off any Epiphan Pearl or Pearl 2. Order must be accompanied by a school or HOW purchase order or be shipped to a qualifying institution.
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