Bring your video
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 2 HD inputs simultaneously and take your video production to the next level with Epiphan Pearl Mini™.
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!
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 2 HD video sources. Add overlay images, text, and timestamping and more.
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.
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.
“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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Epiphan Pearl Mini technical specifications
|Video input||2 × HDMI™, 1 × 3G SDI|
|Audio inputs||Connectors:||Mic-level: 2 × XLR, 1 × 3.5mm Line-level: 1 × stereo RCA, 1 × stereo TRS|
|Input level max:||26 dBu|
|Video outputs||On-board touch screen and 1 × HDMI for video output|
|Video switching||During live streaming and recording via the touch screen or web UI|
|Video encoding||Codecs:||H.264, MPEG-4, Motion JPEG|
|Bitrate:||1 to 50 Mb/s|
|Resolution:||User selectable up to 1920 × 1200|
|Encoded programs||2 simultaneous 1080p programs at 30 fps (with up to 2 Full HD sources)|
|Audio encoding||MP3, PCM, and AAC (sampling 16 to 48 kHz with bitrate up to 320 kbps)|
|Network||1 × 10/100/1000 Ethernet port (RJ45)|
|Storage||Local SD card:||Up to 512 GB (user supplied)|
|Local USB:||Automatic or manual copy via 3 USB 3.0 ports|
|Network storage:||FTP, SFTP, SCP, RSYNC, CIFS, AWS, or WebDav servers|
|Recording formats||AVI, MP4, MOV, or MPEG-TS|
|Control||Web Admin panel, Epiphan Live portal, touch screen, comprehensive HTTP, and RS-232 APIs|
|Dimensions ( W × D × H )||10 1/4” x 6 3/4” x 2 3/8” (261 mm x 172 mm x 60 mm), 3.8 lbs (1.7 kg)|