Epiphan Pearl Mini

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The most reliable, all-in-one video production system that’s small in size and big on pro features.

Record, stream and switch up to three full HD video inputs from HDMI, SDI, and USB sources. Epiphan Pearl Mini takes your video production to the next level.

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production studio with you

 

The most reliable, all-in-one video production system that’s small in size and big on pro features.

Record, stream, and switch up to 3* HD inputs simultaneously and take your video production to the next level with Epiphan Pearl Mini™.

*Pearl Mini supports 3 video inputs with certain conditions

Pearl Mini diagram

 

Stream to viewers everywhere

Simultaneously live stream to YouTube, Facebook or other content delivery networks and content management systems using SRT, HLS, MPEG-DASH, custom RTMP/RTMPS, and RTSP. At the same time, use the built-in streaming server to stream locally to web browsers, smart TVs, and set-top boxes. Integration with Kaltura and Panopto CMSs means no complicated stream URLs to set up. Just schedule your webcast event and start streaming.

Share your webcast

Locally share unicast or multicast streams to up to 50 viewers with popular streaming protocols such as HTTP, HLS, FLV, ASF, UPnP, and SAP.

Secure streaming

Stream content securely with Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) end-to-end 256 bit AES encryption, HLS and MPEG-DASH over HTTPS, as well as Real Time Messaging Protocol Secure (RTMPS).

Stream to viewers everywhere

 

SRT certified

Leverage SRT for high-quality, low-latency video streaming

The Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) protocol uses the latest in live streaming technology to keep your live video productions looking great. Add a remote guest or contributor over SRT to bring professional-quality sources into your Pearl-powered productions.

 

1080p HD Recording

Pearl Mini’s hardware-accelerated encoder provides flawless H.264 encoding for maximum performance. Record a program and ISO in AVI, MP4, MOV, or MPEG-TS formats directly to a 512 GB EXT4 SD card* and automatically upload to a USB stick or server on the network.

*User supplied

Automatic or manual file uploads

Fail proof recordings and upload files automatically to a server while you record locally to the SD card. Transfer recordings to a USB drive or network storage (FTP or SFTP) for post processing.

SD Card

Save recordings directly to a 512 GB EXT4 SD card (user supplied). Easily download recordings and manage files using the Admin panel or Epiphan Live.

1080p HD recordings

 

Switch video sources live

Incredibly easy to use, Pearl Mini’s 7 inch touch screen makes switching between video sources and layouts a breeze. Or use the browser-based Epiphan Live and switch from almost anywhere using a tablet, PC, or mobile phone.

Epiphan Live

 

Custom layout designer

Custom layout designer

Design custom layouts like PiP with the easy drag-and-drop custom layout editor. Combine, crop, and scale video sources to make dynamic layouts. Add transparent png images, custom backgrounds, text overlays, timestamps and more.

Easy PiP layouts

Make PiP, side-by-side, three quarter layouts and more for dynamic looking visual presentations. The possibilities are endless.

Images and dynamic text

Customize the look of your event with transparent .png images and custom backgrounds. Easily add timestamps and other dynamic text content to layouts. Create custom system variables for even more flexibility, like adding the current GPS location.

 

Pearl Mini video encoder - inputs

 

Video inputs

Connect cameras, computers, imaging equipment or just about anything to Pearl Mini HDMI encoder. Standard and custom resolutions up to 1920×1200 from SDI, HDMI, USB, and H.264 network-based SRT and RTSP sources are accepted.

  • 1 x 3G SDI
  • 2 x HDMI 1.4a
  • 2 x USB 3.0 (UVC/UAC)
  • RTSP (H.264)
  • SRT
 

Video output

Send an HDMI feed of your switched program to projectors for front-of-house presentations, display walls, or monitors for confidence monitoring. Share the program output or just an individual input source.

  • 1 x HDMI 1.4a
  • SRT
 

Network

  • Connect to the network over Ethernet.

Audio inputs

Mix embedded audio from SDI, HDMI, or USB video sources with audio from XLR microphones and professional mixers with individual input gain controls. Confidently monitor audio levels with on-screen VU meters and headphones.

  • 2 x XLR (L/R stereo pair or mono, balanced/unbalanced mic and line level signals +4.0 dBu up to 12.3 VRMS +24 dBu). Phantom optional
  • 2 x 1/4″ TRS (L/R stereo pair or mono, balanced/unbalanced line level signals +4.0 dBu up to to 12.3 VRMS, +24 dBu)
  • 2 x RCA (L/R stereo pair, -10 dBV consumer line-level)
  • 1 x 3.5 mm (stereo/unbalanced for electret microphones)
 

Audio output

Connect headphones to the front-mounted 3.5 mm audio jack and monitor audio levels with on-screen VU meters.

  • 1 x 3.5 mm audio jack
 
 

Plug and play, or tweak to perfection

Pearl Mini HDMI encoder is ready to use out of the box. Connect video sources directly to the HDMI inputs and start recording those right away using the intuitive touch screen. Or dig into the control interface and create a truly custom video presentation experience for your viewers.

 

Pearl Mini - All-in-one video production system

Intuitive touch screen and One Touch start

Even unexperienced operators can control recording and streaming on Pearl Mini with confidence. One Touch lets you start/stop recording and streaming with a simple tap of the screen. Conveniently monitor your inputs and switch at the same time.

Epiphan Live™

Switch your live program and instantly see the results using Epiphan Live.

API and RS-232

Comprehensive HTTP/HTTPS and RS-232 APIs for third party integrations.

Pearl Mini streaming encoder - All-in-one video production system

Remote login

Login to your Pearl Mini hardware encoder securely from anywhere over an Internet connection. Quickly take control of Pearl Mini for remote rescue troubleshooting, support technicians in the field, control recording, switching, and more.

Web-based UI for advanced control

From the web-based Admin panel, set up your channels and recorders, select custom resolutions and streaming options, configure security features like 802.1x, monitor system health, and more.

Local Admin panel

No need to bring along a laptop to configure Pearl Mini. Connect a USB mouse, keyboard, and HDMI monitor for easy Admin panel access anywhere, anytime. You can even use a touch screen monitor.

 

Integration with Crestron AV Systems

Integrate with your Crestron System

Integrate Pearl Mini video encoders more easily into Crestron AV systems using the Crestron-developed Control Module for Pearl. The bulk of the coding already is done. Build upon the Crestron driver’s existing code base for secure, API control over HTTP or HTTPS.

CMS support for Kaltura and Panopto

Comprehensive CMS support including Kaltura and Panopto

Full API integrations provide an effortless lecture capture and enterprise communication setup experience. Simply register Pearl Mini with your CMS to start using the video encoder for scheduled, multi-camera VOD events, ad hoc events, and webcasting without complicated programming.

 
 

Secure live streaming and control

Stream securely using the latest protocols. Pearl encoders support Secure Reliable transport (SRT) with end-to-end 256 bit AES encryptions, HLS and MPEG-DASH over HTTPS, as well as Real Time Messaging Protocol Secure (RTMPS). And enjoy worry-free deployment in your enterprise network with support for 802.1x certificate authentication and HTTPS for encrypted admin access.

 

Pearl Mini hardware encoder in case

Digital certificate management

Pearl Mini supports PEAP, EAP-TLS, and EAP-TTLS authentication access control methods on 802.1x networks using passwords, usernames, and digital certificates. Easily upload and manage digital certificates on Pearl Mini using the Admin panel.

Role-based access control and LDAP support

Login to Pearl Mini with administrator, operator, or viewer privileges. LDAP authentication support on Pearl Mini lets you define domain name (DN) groups to assign user roles in bulk so users can login with their LDAP credentials.

Pearl Mini HDMI encoder close-up

Secure streaming

Get end-to-end secure streaming with up to 256 bit AES encryption using SRT or encrypt content over TLS/SSL connections using RTMPS. Use HLS and MPEG-DASH to secure live streaming over HTTPS.

HTTPS and SFTP secure data transport

Securely access the Admin panel and configure Pearl Mini over an HTTPS connection. Encrypt and send sensitive recordings from Pearl Mini to offsite SFTP servers using Automatic File Transfer.

 

Additional Features

More standard features make Pearl Mini the best choice as your all-in-one AV video production system.

Configuration presets

Quickly apply settings to your Pearl Mini video encoder with a configuration preset and reconfigure it on the fly for a consistent set up each time. You can even download a configuration preset and upload it to other Pearl Mini systems.

AV Sync

Adjust AV synchronization on each video input from -300 ms to 300 ms and instantly preview the results.

Custom no-signal images

Be prepared for any signal loss by setting a custom image to maintain your viewer’s engagement.

Deinterlacing

Convert an interlaced video input signal to a non-interlaced signal.

USB camera control

Control the contrast, brightness, saturation and more on connected USB web cameras from the Admin panel.

On-air status light

Connect a USB status light* and instantly see when streaming or recording is in progress. Select models from Busylight and Delcom Products supported.

Multi-track recorders

Record multiple channels in a single multi-track file and ensure recordings start and stop at the same time. The built-in synchronization tool lets you split the file into individual tracks for post-processing.

EDID compatibility built in

Pearl Mini video encoder has a robust, factory-set extended display identification data (EDID) so that the video input ports correctly emulate a monitor for the connected video input source. Custom EDIDs are supported.

Time sync (NTP, PTP, RDATE)

Use an NTP (RFC 868), RDATE, or PTP v1 (IEEE-1588-2002 V1) time server to synchronize the system time that’s used for time stamps and labeling recordings, or set the system time manually.

*User supplied

 

What’s in the box?

Pearl Mini comes with all the cables and connectors you need to record, stream, and switch your HD video.

Pearl Mini - What's in the box?

Epiphan Pearl Mini technical specifications

Video inputs Local video inputs: (1) 3G SDI
(2) HDMI™ 1.4a1
(1) USB 3.0 (UVC)2 - rear panel
Video over Ethernet:2

(1) RTSP
(1) SRT (push)

Connectors: (2) HDMI type A (female)
(1) BNC (female)
(2) USB-A (female) - rear panel
(1) RJ-45 (female)
Aspect ratios: 3:2, 4:3, 16:9, 16:10, and custom aspect ratios
Standard resolutions: PAL, PAL wide, NTSC, NTSC wide
Input resolution range: 640×480 to 1920×1200
Frame rate: Up to 60 fps
Video input color spaces: HDMI: RGB 4:4:4, YCRCB 4:2:2, YCRCB 4:4:4
SDI: RGB 4:4:4, YCRCB 4:2:2
Deinterlacing: Yes
Maximum cable length for 3G SDI: 300 ft
Maximum cable length for USB 3.0: 6 ft
Audio inputs Analog audio inputs: (2) XLR mic level/pro line level (+4.0 dBu) up to 12.3 VRMS, +24 dBu (balanced/unbalanced, mono or L/R stereo pair) - Phantom optional
(2) 1/4" TRS pro line level (+4.0 dBu) up to to 12.3 VRMS, +24 dBu (balanced/unbalanced, mono or two L/R stereo pairs)
(1) RCA consumer line level -10 dBV (L/R stereo pair)
(1) 3.5 mm stereo input for electret microphones (unbalanced)
Connectors: (2) XLR/TRS combo jacks (female)
(2) RCA (female)
(1) 3.5 mm (female) - rear panel
Digital audio inputs3: (1) SDI4
(2) HDMI
(2) USB (rear panel)
(1) RTSP over Ethernet
Connectors: (2) HDMI type A (female)
(1) BNC (female)
(2) USB-A (female) - rear panel
(1) RJ-45 (female)
Audio gain control: 0 dB to +30 dB
Audio mute: Yes
Configurable audio delay: -300 ms to +300 ms
Video processing Video output color space: 4:2:0, 8 bits per color
Video codec: H.264/AVC (ITU H.264, ISO/IEC 14496-10) 4:2:0, 8 bit color
- Encoding profile: High, Main, Baseline
- Profile levels: 3.0, 3.1,3.2,4.0,4.1
Motion JPEG
Bitrate: 1 to 50 Mbps (selectable)
Bitrate control: Constant
Hardware accelerated video encoding: Optional
Video scaling: Software
Key frames: 1/2 s, and 1 s up to 5 s in 1 second intervals
Audio Processing Compression: MP3, AAC, and PCM
Sampling rate: MP3: 22 kHz, 44 kHz, 48 kHz
AAC: 16 kHz, 22 kHz, 44 kHz, 48 kHz
PCM: 22 kHz, 44 kHz, 48 kHz
Bitrate: 64 to 320 kbps (MP3 and AAC)
Video output Signal types: (1) HDMI 1.4a
(3) H.264/AVC digital video over Ethernet
Connectors: (1) HDMI
(1) RJ-45 (female)
Streaming protocols: MPEG-TS, and FLV
RTSP over TCP/UDP
Multi-Publish to Streaming Server / CDN (RTSP, RTMP, RTMPS)
HLS - Native Apple HTTP/HTTPS stream for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch
Multicast streams: RTP, MPEG-TS & RTP, and MPEG-TS over UDP
Resolution ranges: Recorded: 480p to 1920×1200p
Confidence monitoring: 480p to 1920×1200p
Streamed: 480p to 1920×1200p
Frame rate: Up to 60 fps
Formats: H.264/AVC (ITU H.264, ISO/IEC 14496-10) 4:2:0, 8 bit color
- Encoding profile: High, Main, Baseline
- Profile levels: 3.0, 3.1,3.2,4.0,4.1
Motion JPEG
Network traffic shaping (multicast streams): 4 Mbps to 95 Mbps (configurable)
Audio output Analog audio output: (1) 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack - front panel
Digital audio outputs: RTSP audio over Ethernet
HDMI audio (embedded)
Monitor and
control
Touch screen: 7 inch touch screen monitor (built in) resolution: 800x480
Recording and storage Record formats: AVI, MOV, MP4, and MPEG-TS
File upload formats: JPEG, PNG
SD card: Up to 512 GB5
File system for SD card: EXT4
File transfer protocols: FTP, SFTP, SCP, AWS S3 client, and WebDAV client RSync
Network file share protocols: CIFS/SMB
File system for USB storage: FAT16, FAT32, XFS, EXT2, EXT3, EXT4, NTFS
External USB ports: (1) USB 3.0 0.9A - front panel
(2) USB 3.0 0.9A (UAV/UAC) - rear panel
Bitrate: Up to 50 Mbps
Communication USB standards: USB 1.1, USB 2.0, and USB 3.0
HDCP compliant
Serial port: (1) Bidirectional RS-232 (via a USB to serial adapter)
Serial protocols: Data bits: 7 or 8 (default)
Stop bits: 1
Parity: None
Flow control: None, Hardware or Software
Serial port baud rate: 19200 bps
Ethernet host port: (1) RJ-45 (female)
Ethernet data rate: 10/100/1000 Base-T, half/full duplex with autodetect
Maximum Transmission Unit: 68 to 1500 MTU (configurable)
Protocols: DHCP, TLS 1.2, LDAP, mDNS, UPnP, SAP, RTP, MPEG-TS & RTP and MPEG-TS/UDP, 802.1x, EAPOL, EAP-TTLS, EAP-TLS, PEAP, HTTP, HTTPS, NTP, PTP, FTP, SFTP, SCP
AWS S3
Network discovery/Announce: UPnP, SAP
Network security 802.1x EAP methods: PEAP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS
Administration and control Admin panel: Local web UI for full administration. On-screen display and mobile UI for confidence monitoring, administration, and control.

Local Admin panel access using a USB mouse, keyboard, and monitor connected directly to Pearl Mini with built-in virtual keyboard and touch-screen monitor support.
Epiphan Live: Local web-based UI to easily control streaming, recording, and switching.
Secure access: Multiple user accounts and passwords.
HTTPS for secure Admin panel and Epiphan Live access, as well as local network access to the live channel broadcast.
Remote access: Remote login for rescue troubleshooting and control.
Cloud versions of the Admin panel and Epiphan Live available for Internet access.
API: Yes (HTTP/HTTPS or RS-232)
Crestron driver: Yes
See https://applicationmarket.crestron.com/epiphan/
Integrations Content Management Systems: Kaltura
Panopto
Cloud-based video production: AV Studio
General Power supply: External: 1.5 A, 100-240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz (60W); 1.3 A, 100-240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz (84W)
Input power rating: 12 VDC, 5.0 A (maximum / 60W PSU); 12 VDC, 7.0 A (maximum / 84W PSU)
Operating temperature: 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° Celsius)
Cooling: Fan air flow: Left to right
Enclosure: Metal
Form factor: Portable desktop model. VESA mountable
Dimensions ( W × D × H ): 10 1/4” × 6 3/4” × 2 3/8” (261 mm × 172 mm × 60 mm)
Weight: 3.8 lbs (1.7 kg)
Regulatory compliance: FCC compliance: Part 15
CE compliance:
Directive 2014/30/EU - Electromagnetic Compatibility
Directive 2014/35/EU - Low Voltage Directive
Directive 2011/65/EU - RoHS

 

1HDCP compliant.
2One of the video input sources can be either a USB, RTSP, or an RTSP source; however, you cannot connect both at the same time.
3Digital audio is de-embedded from the digital source.
4SD-SDI audio is not supported.
5SD card is reserved for system use and not for transferring files to other devices. Use a USB memory device or network file transfers. Recording space can be virtually unlimited with offload to networked storage.

 

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