Compare Professional Streaming and Recording Systems from Epiphan

Compare Professional Streaming and Recording Systems from Epiphan

Epiphan delivers a wide range of streaming and recording systems which offer a balance between function and portability. Options range from lightweight portable units to scalable rack mounted solutions. Deciding which system meets your needs comes down to the input sources, storage capacity, resolutions and interfaces it supports. Refer to the table below to learn about what sets our recording and streaming solutions apart.

 
Epiphan Video's Lecture Recorder x2
Epiphan Pearl
Pearl Rackmount
Pearl Rackmount Twin1
Epiphan Video's VGADVI Broadcaster Epiphan Video's VGADVI RecorderEpiphan Video's Lecture Recorder x2

VGADVI Broadcaster
VGADVI Recorder
Lecture Recorder x2

Epiphan Video's DVI Broadcaster DL
DVI Broadcaster DL

VGADVI Recorder Pro
VGADVI Recorder Pro
VGA Grid Standalone (front) - Streaming and Recording Systems
Standalone VGA Grid
VGA Grid Networked (front) - Streaming and Recording Systems
Networked VGA Grid
Form Factor
Portable ✓ (1 model)      
Rackmountable ✓ (2 models)    
Inputs (Video and Audio)
SDI 2     2 4 or 6  
HDMI™ 2          
DVI-I/DVI-D   1   2 4 or 6 up to 64
DVI-D     1      
S-Video   1   2 4 or 6 up to 64
VGA 2          
3.5 mm audio   1 1 3 5 or 7 up to 64
TRS 1/4″ audio 4          
Supported Input Signals* (out of the box)
VGA  
DVI
HDMI
SDI    
S-Video    
Composite      ✓
3.5 mm audio  
TRS audio          
*Component, scart, displayport, HDBaseT and Thunderbolt are support with external adapters / converters.
1Pearl Rackmount Twin is comprised of two completely independent Pearl systems, therefore has double the number of every input.
Capture Resolution and Frame rates**
640×480 4 @ 60 fps 2 @ 30 fps 1 @ 60 fps 4 @ 85 fps 12 or 18 @ 60 fps up to 64 @ 30 fps
1024×768 4 @ 60 fps 1 @ 30 fps 1 @ 30 fps 4 @ 85 fps 8 or 12 @ 60 fps up to 64 @ 30 fps
1920×1080 4 @ 30 fps 1 @ 25 fps 1 @ 30 fps 4 @ 30 fps 8 or 12 @ 20 fps up to 64 @ 30 fps
2048×2048 2 @ 10 fps   1 @ 15 fps 4 @ 30 fps 8 or 12 @ 10 fps  
**We support many different resolutions and frame rates, custom timings and more.
Encode
Video layouts, PnP, branding Custom Pre-defined Pre-defined Custom Custom Custom
Multiple video layouts    
Maximum output resolution 4K (3840 x 2160) HD (1920 x 1200) 2K (2560 x 1600) 4K (3840 x 2160) 4K (3840 x 2160) 4K (3840 x 2160)
Multi-encoding    
Stream
Embedded streaming server
• Number of live streams

50+

3

3

100+

100+

100+
Stream to CDN or Enterprise streaming servers Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Network discovery (UPnP & SAP)
Record
Record directly to USB   VGADVI Recorder only        
Copy recordings to USB
Local recording capacity 1 TB
512 GB (Rackmount)
8 GB to 32 GB (Depending on model) 8 GB 6 TB 6 to 24 TB 6 to 24 TB
Copy to network (NAS)
Act as FTP Server
Features / Supported Functions:
Live video switching          
Touch screen          
Audio monitoring jack          
Embedded video/audio splitters         ✓***
Video source cropping          
Transparent PNG overlays          

*** Encoders have pass-throughs.