Epiphan Pearl Mini

$6814.50 Ex GST
$7495.95 Inc GST
Short description:

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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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


Connect any camera or video source

Connect any camera or video source

Be ready for anything. Pearl Mini allows you to work with HDMI, SDI, and DVI sources. No signal converters or scalers necessary!

USB webcam and RTSP sources

Directly connect your USB webcams to Pearl Mini via the USB ports. Networked sources can be connected over RTSP.


Custom layout designer

Design your own custom layouts, including picture in picture and image overlays, using the drag-and-drop editor in Pearl Mini’s web-based Admin panel. Combine, crop, and scale up to 3* HD video sources. Add overlay images, text, and timestamping and more.

Custom layout designer


CMS support for Kaltura and Panopto

Seamless CMS support for Kaltura and Panopto

Pearl Mini works seamlessly with Kaltura and Panopto (coming soon). Full API integration means there’s no complicated programming required. Just register and start scheduling your video events right away. Pearl Mini offers a versatile and no-fuss experience for multi-camera scheduled VOD events, ad hoc events, and webcasting using either RTMP or RTMPS. With security features like 802.1x, RTMPS, HTTPS and LDAP built-in, Pearl Mini makes a great hardware encoder solution for lecture capture and corporate communications.


Integration with Crestron AV Systems

Easily integrate with Crestron AV Systems

Using the Crestron-developed Control Module, the bulk of the heavy coding is already done. Integrating Pearl Mini into your Crestron AV system is a snap. Build upon the Crestron Control Module’s foundation with confidence knowing that Pearl Mini’s comprehensive API is accessible over HTTP or HTTPS for greater security. Epiphan Video is a certified Crestron partner.


Remote login

Remote login

Login to your Pearl Mini 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.

IT friendly

IT friendly

IT friendly and network security compliant with 802.1x support, RTMPS encryption for secure live streaming, SFTP and HTTPS data encryption.

Pearl Mini - rear

Pro audio support

Use the mic-level XLR and 3.5mm inputs, or line-level TRS and RCA inputs. Built-in attenuation and gain adjustment mean you get perfect sound fidelity.


Stream to viewers everywhere

Simultaneously live stream to YouTube, Facebook or any other content delivery network or content management system. At the same time, use the built-in streaming server to stream locally to web browsers, smart TVs, and set-top boxes.

Stream to viewers everywhere


Simplified lecture capture

Trusted by the world’s leading academic institutions, Pearl Mini is the ultimate lecture capture device. While it’s incredibly easy to use for operators and professors, it also has a robust set of features designed for integration into a LMS or CMS.

NEW! Direct integration with CMS Kaltura.

“I’m very happy with our decision to use Pearl; it’s now our lecture capture standard.”

Gabe Russell, Harvard Division of Continuing Education

Live event workhorse

Setting up for a live event has never been easier than with Pearl Mini. Get up and running in minutes to stream, record, and switch your event. Pearl Mini is built for durability in the field and delivers high quality results in any situation.

“Pearl has been a game-changer in our product lineup”

Glenn Fraser, Freeman


Switch video sources live

Switch video sources live

Incredibly easy to use, Pearl Mini’s touchscreen makes switching between your connected sources or layouts a breeze. Or use the web-based Epiphan Live to do switching from your phone or tablet.


1080p HD recordings

Pearl Mini’s hardware-accelerated encoder provides flawless H.264 encoding for maximum performance. Record as produced program out or as individual ISOs.

1080p HD recordings


Local video output

Local video output

Send your content to front of house or to a larger confidence monitor with Pearl-Mini’s HDMI video output. Configure to share any input source or switched program output.


NEW! Optional hard-shell carrying case

Purchase an optional, lightweight hard-shell carrying case with custom foam inserts to protect your Pearl Mini while on the go!

Pearl Mini with hard shell carrying case


Epiphan Live

Web-based monitoring and admin

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.


Networked and removable storage

Networked and removable storage

Front mounted SD card slot allows for speedy handoffs of recorded footage. You can also configure automatic file transfer to a local USB drive or to a network drive using SFTP, FTP, RSYNC, SCP or CIFS.

One-touch operation

One touch operation

Even an unexperienced operator can have confidence when using Pearl Mini with the one touch button for streaming and recording, and the simplified touchscreen interface.


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 inputConnectors:2 × HDMI™
1 × 3G SDI
Resolutions:Most common and custom SDI/HDMI modes up to 1920×1200
Video format options:3G SDI, HD-SDI, SD-SDI1
Audio inputsConnectors:2 × XLR (L/R stereo pair or mono, balanced/unbalanced signals up to 12.3 VRMS, +24 dBu pro line-level). Supports mic-level (balanced) with optional phantom power.
2 × 1/4" TRS (L/R stereo pair or mono, balanced/unbalanced signals up to 12.3 VRMS, +24 dBu pro line-level)
2 × RCA (L/R stereo pair, -10 dBV consumer line-level)
1 × 3.5mm (stereo/unbalanced for electret microphones)
Input level max:RCA: -10 dBV (consumer line level)
1/4" TRS: 12.3 V (RMS), (+24 dBu)
XLR: 12.3 V (RMS), (+24 dBu)
Video outputsConnectors:1 × HDMI
Built-in display:Touch screen display for confidence monitoring, viewing system information, set up, and simple switching, streaming, and recording control
Audio output3.5 mm audioFront-mounted headphone jack for confidence monitoring
Video switchingDuring live streaming and recording via the touch screen or web UI
Video encodingCodecs:H.264, Motion JPEG
Bitrate:1 to 50 Mbps
Key frame intervals:programmable
Color resolution:4:2:0
Resolution:User selectable up to 1920 × 1200
Encoded programs2 simultaneous 1080p programs at 30 fps with up to 2 Full HD sources (recommended), or
1 1080p program at 30 fps with up to 3 Full HD sources (without scaling2)
Audio encodingMP3, PCM, and AAC (sampling 16 to 48 kHz with bitrate up to 320 kbps)
NetworkConnector:1 × 10/100/1000 Ethernet port (RJ45)
Streams:MPEG-TS, and FLV
Multi-Publish to Streaming Server / CDN (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
StorageLocal SD card3:Up to 512 GB EXT4 formatted internal storage (user supplied)
Local USB 3.0:Automatic or manual copy via 3 USB 3.0 ports
Network storage:FTP (server and client), SFTP, SCP, RSYNC, CIFS, AWS, or WebDav servers
Recording formatsAVI, MP4, MOV, or MPEG-TS
Control / administrationWeb Admin panel, Epiphan Live portal, and touch screen
Multiple user accounts/passwords
Comprehensive HTTP/HTTPS and RS-232 APIs for 3rd party integrations
Time synchronizationNTP, TIME (RFC 868), PTP v1 (IEEE-1588-2002 V1)
Power supply1.5 A, 100-240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz (60W); 1.3 A, 100-240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz (84W)
Input power rating12 VDC, 5.0 A (maximum / 60W PSU); 12 VDC, 7.0 A (maximum / 84W PSU)
Operating temperature32° to 104° F (0° to 40° Celsius)
Dimensions ( W × D × H )10 1/4” x 6 3/4” x 2 3/8” (261 mm x 172 mm x 60 mm)
Product weight3.8 lbs (1.7 kg)
Country of originMade in Taiwan

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