Epiphan Pearl Mini Live Production System

All-in-one video production system that's small in size and big on pro features
Manufacturer: Epiphan
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Manufacturer: Epiphan

Epiphan Pearl Mini Live Production System

Bring Your Video 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 2 HD inputs simultaneously and take your video production to the next level with Epiphan Pearl Mini™.


Small in size, big on pro features
Record, stream, and switch up to three full HD video inputs from HDMI, SDI, and USB sources with Pearl Mini™ – or take advantage of new NDI|HX support. Use the giant touch screen or web-based interface, or access and operate the system from anywhere in the world with Epiphan Cloud.


New to Pearl Mini: NDI|HX!
Add broadcast-quality, low-latency video to from any NDI|HX source on your local network


Get direct feeds from Microsoft Teams

  • Add Microsoft Teams participants in full HD as SRT sources into Pearl with Epiphan Connect.
  • Isolated audio for each participant
  • Simplified, dummy-proof screen sharing
  • Entirely cloud based – no cables, no local network, no extra gear!


Reach viewers everywhere
Simultaneously live stream to YouTube, Facebook, and other content delivery networks and content management systems using SRT, HLS, 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. Deep integration with Kaltura, Panopto, and YuJa video platforms means no complicated stream URLs to set up. Just schedule your webcast events or start streaming right from Pearl Mini’s built-in touch screen.


Share your webcasts
Locally share unicast or multicast streams to up to 50 viewers with popular streaming protocols like HTTP, HLS, FLV, ASF, and SAP.


Stream securely
Use SRT end-to-end 256-bit AES encryption, HLS over HTTPS, or RTMPS for secure content streaming.


Power up Pearl Mini with Epiphan Cloud™

  • Take control of Pearl-2 from anywhere with Epiphan Cloud’s powerful remote production capabilities.
  • Full remote access
  • Live switching and production from the cloud
  • Centralized dashboard for monitoring devices
  • Real-time alerting of any issues


Versatile connectivity with NDI and SRT
Pearl Mini empowers owners to take advantage of networked inputs both on-site and around the world.


Simplify your space with NDI|HX
Add broadcast-quality, low-latency video to Pearl Mini from any NDI|HX-enabled camera connected to your local network.


Optimized video transport over any network.
Securely add sources and stream content across public Internet while maintaining professional-quality regardless of network conditions.


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, or MOV formats directly to a 512 GB EXT4 SD card* and automatically upload to a USB stick or network server.


SD card
Save recordings to a 512 GB EXT4 SD card. Easily download recordings and manage files through the Admin panel or Epiphan Live interface.


Automatic or manual file uploads
Record locally to the SD card while automatically transferring files to a USB drive or network storage (FTP or SFTP) for fail-proof recording, or transfer files manually.


Switch video sources live
Pearl Mini’s built-in 7 inch touch screen makes switching between video sources and layouts a breeze. Alternatively, use the browser-based Epiphan Live interface to switch sources from almost anywhere using a desktop, laptop, or mobile device.


Create professional custom layouts
Pearl Mini’s powerful yet easy-to-use layout editor makes it possible to combine, crop, and scale video sources to create dynamic, professional-quality layouts.


Easy PiP layouts
Make picture-in-picture, side-by-side, three-quarter, and other layouts for a dynamic and polished presentation.


Images and dynamic text
Customize the look and feel of your event with transparent PNG images, a static or dynamic background, timestamps, text overlays, and other elements. Define custom system variables for even more flexibility, like adding current GPS coordinates.


Video inputs
You can connect just about anything to Pearl Mini – cameras, computers, imaging equipment, and more. Pearl Mini accepts standard and custom resolutions up to 1920×1200 from SDI, HDMI, USB, and H.264 network-based SRT and RTSP sources.

  • 1 x 3G SDI
  • 2 x HDMI 1.4a
  • 2 x USB 3.0 (UVC/UAC)
  • 2 x NDI|HX
  • 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 an individual input source.

  • 1 x HDMI 1.4a
  • SRT


Connect to the network over Ethernet.

  • 1 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet port (RJ45)


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 is ready to use out of the box. Connect video sources directly to the HDMI inputs and start recording right away using the intuitive touch screen, or dig into the Admin panel and create a truly custom video experience for your viewers.


Intuitive touch screen and one-touch streaming/recording
Pearl Mini’s built-in touch screen and the intuitive touch-screen UI simplify streaming and recording so even inexperienced operators can control the system with confidence. One-touch functionality lets you start or stop recording and streaming with a tap of the screen, and from the touch screen you can monitor your sources and switch at the same time.


Epiphan Live™
Simple, intuitive, and mobile friendly, Epiphan Live makes it easy to control live video productions. Monitor sources and access channel and system information, control streaming and recording, switch between custom layouts, and more.


API and RS-232
Pearl Mini features comprehensive HTTP/HTTPS and RS-232 APIs for third-party integrations.


Web-based UI for advanced control
The web-based Admin panel is where you can access all the configuration options Pearl Mini has to offer. Set up your channels and recorders, select custom resolutions and streaming options, configure security features like 802.1x, and much 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. You can even use a touch screen monitor for added ease.


Deep content management system integrations
Full API integrations streamline your Kaltura, Panopto, and YuJa workflows. Simply register Pearl Mini with your preferred CMS to start using the system for streaming and recording – no complex programming required.


Secure live streaming and control
Stream securely with the latest protocols. Pearl hardware encoders support SRT with end-to-end 256-bit AES encryption, HLS over HTTPS, and RTMPS. Enjoy a hassle-free deployment in your enterprise network with support for 802.1x certificate authentication and HTTPS for encrypted admin access.


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 via the Admin panel.


Role-based access control and LDAP support
Log in to Pearl Mini with administrator, operator, or viewer privileges. LDAP authentication support lets you define domain name (DN) groups to assign user roles in bulk to let users log in with their LDAP credentials.


Secure streaming
Get end-to-end secure streaming with up to 256-bit AES encryption using SRT, encrypt content over TLS/SSL connections with RTMPS, or use HLS for 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 the system to offsite SFTP servers using Automatic File Upload.


Advanced networking
Take the “work” out of your network setup and configuration with Pearl Mini’s auto-discovery feature and built-in touch screen. The touch screen lets you view and reconfigure your IP address right from the device and offers quick access to helpful networking tools including connectivity diagnostics. These and other networking features are also available through Pearl’s web-based UI.


Configuration presets
Quickly apply settings to Pearl Mini and reconfigure on the fly for a consistent setup every time. You can even download a configuration preset and upload it to another Pearl Mini system.


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


Custom no-signal images
Prepare for signal loss by setting a custom image to keep viewers engaged.


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


USB camera control
Control the contrast, brightness, saturation, and other settings of connected USB webcams from Pearl’s Admin panel.


On-air status light
Connect a USB status light* to signal when streaming or recording is underway.


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 files into individual tracks for post-processing.


Built-in EDID compatibility
Pearl Mini features a robust, factory-set Extended Display Identification Data (EDID), ensuring video input ports correctly emulate a monitor for the connected source. The system also supports custom EDIDs.


Time sync
Use an NTP (RFC 868), RDATE, or PTP v1 (IEEE-1588-2002 V1) server to synchronize the time the system uses for timestamps and labelling recordings, or set the system time manually.


Video input2 × HDMI™, 1 × 3G SDI
Audio inputsConnectors:Mic-level: 2 × XLR, 1 × 3.5mm Line-level: 1 × stereo RCA, 1 × stereo TRS
Input level max:26 dBu
Video outputsOn-board touch screen and 1 × HDMI for video output
Video switchingDuring live streaming and recording via the touch screen or web UI
Video encodingCodecs:H.264, MPEG-4, Motion JPEG
Bitrate:1 to 50 Mb/s
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)
Audio encodingMP3, PCM, and AAC (sampling 16 to 48 kHz with bitrate up to 320 kbps)
Network1 × 10/100/1000 Ethernet port (RJ45)
StorageLocal 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 formatsAVI, MP4, MOV, or MPEG-TS
ControlWeb 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)

What's In The Box:

Pearl Mini comes with all the cables and connectors you need to combine, encode, switch and record your video.
  • Pearl Mini
  • Power cable (region specific)
  • Power supply
  • Quick start guide

Manufacturer: Epiphan
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