Epiphan VGADVI Recorder Pro (6TB HDD)

Epiphan VGADVI Recorder Pro (6TB HDD)

Epiphan VGADVI Recorder Pro (6TB HDD)

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Epiphan VGADVI Recorder Pro (6TB HDD)

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  • 2U Audio/Video Streaming System
  • Capture/Sync/Stream 4 HD, 2 SD, 3 Audio
  • Stream/Record 4 HD Sources at Same Time
  • Perform Multi-Encoding (Format/Bit Rate)
  • Resolutions up to 2560x1600 or 2048x2048
  • DVI, SDI, S-Video Inputs
  • HDMI, VGA, Composite Adapters Included
  • 6TB Internal Storage; 1TB SSD Supported
  • Stream Using UPnP and SAP
  • Web UI Local/Remote Setup and Use
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  • 1Description

The Epiphan VGADVI Recorder Pro is a professional 2U rackmount audio/video streaming system that captures, synchronizes, and streams up to four HD video sources, two SD video sources, and up to three audio sources. It supports resolutions up to 2560 x 1600 or 2048 x 2048 via dual-link DVI interface. It features SDI, DVI, and S-Video inputs, and supports HDMI, VGA, and Composite sources via included adapter cables.

This VGADVI Recorder Pro includes 6TB of internal storage and can automatically copy files to network storage and/or local external storage devices. An optional 1TB SSD is supported. Media files can be viewed by standard media players, by browsers, and processed with standard multimedia editing tools. The processor lets you simultaneously stream and record up to four HD video sources and perform multi-encoding to provide multiple formats and bit rates. The VGADVI Recorder Pro can also simultaneously stream and record the same content to two different channels (files) with different settings -- for example, a high quality/high bit rate channel and a low bit rate channel.

Key Features
  • Capture from screens or cameras at 2K resolutions (2560 x 1600, 2048 x 2048)
  • Supports HD-DL from VGA, DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort
  • Supports 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, and SD-SDI
  • Supports SD from S-Video, Composite, and RGB Component
  • Capture from multiple video and audio ports simultaneously
  • Manage and control either locally or over a network
  • Multi-encoding using duplicate channels with different codecs, formats, and/or bit rates
  • Stream while recording to many direct clients or via CDNs
  • Stream to a large local audience without the need of a streaming server
  • Flexible multi-source layout and branding to customize your output
  • Can be easily integrated with content management systems (CMS) and learning management systems (LMS) such as Blackboard, Kaltura, Mediasite, and Moodle
Multi-Source Layouts with Branding
  • Choose to record the video from one or multiple video sources; you can choose the size and placement of each source
  • VGADVI Recorder Pro automatically scales inputs to match your configured layout settings
  • Add a customized background and your logo, the date, time, and contributor name
  • Overlay video with timestamp information and other text
  • Upload a custom image to display when the channel does not have a signal or if your input signal is interrupted for any reason
  • You can choose to simultaneously record your video and stream to a diverse audience with customized layouts and delivery methods to suit each audience
  • Each stream can have multiple encoding settings to suit various delivery methods and viewing destinations
Configuration Presets
  • Configuration presets let you save any quantity and combination of configuration groups into a reusable preset
  • Create a configuration preset for each situation in which you use your VGADVI Recorder Pro
  • Save time and ensure accuracy when configuring the VGADVI in each new location
  • A special factory default configuration preset helps you return to the original factory configuration without permanently erasing files saved to the system hard drive
Video/Audio Inputs
  • Three audio inputs are provided as either mic or line level
  • Two DVI-I dual link ports capture signals from DVI sources as well as HDMI and VGA sources via included adapters
  • Two S-Video ports capture signals from S-Video sources as well as Composite sources via included adapters
A/V Outputs and Network/Control Ports
  • VGADVI Recorder Pro has an RJ-45 Ethernet port, four USB 2.0 ports, and one RS-232 port
Streaming Protocols
  • VGADVI Recorder Pro supports a wide range of live streaming formats and protocols enabling it to stream video to media players, Content Delivery Networks, and multicast networks using industry standard streaming formats including (HTTP, FLV, ASF, MJPEG) and via TCP/UDP using RTSP and HLS
  • Supports multicast streaming via UDP using RTP, MPEG-TS RTP, and MPEG-TS, and publishes to streaming servers (CDNs) via RTMP and RTSP
  • Multi-encoding functionality can eliminate the need for a transcoding service
Stream Using UPnP and SAP
  • Media players, smart TVs, set-top-boxes, digital signs etc. can play live streams and saved recordings from the VGADVI Recorder Pro via UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) or SAP (Session Announce Protocol)
  • Streaming via UPnP and/or SAP is ideal for situations when the destination device is unattended (For example: when streaming live or recorded video to a digital sign that continuously plays a video, the live stream resume feature automatically resumes the stream if there is an interruption)
  • VGADVI Recorder Pro's powerful processor lets you stream to many set top boxes/smart TV's simultaneously without sacrificing video quality
H.264, MPEG-4, and MJPEG Video Encoding
  • VGADVI Recorder Pro supports widely used video codecs to ensure maximum compatibility with commercial viewing software media players such as VLC and Adobe Media Player
  • Multi-encoding provides an optimal combination of settings to ensure your stream reaches your audience
  • Use the default settings, or fine tune the operation to your application
  • Video frame rate, encoding bit rate, and key frame interval are among several parameters available to tailor the encoding to your specific requirements
  • Whether you are recording highly dynamic full motion video or slowly changing instrumentation displays Epiphan recorders enable you to direct the encoder to achieve optimal video quality while satisfying bit rate and file size constraints of your specific application and environment
MP3, AAC, and PCM Audio Encoding
  • VGADVI Recorder Pro supports widely used audio codecs to ensure maximum compatibility with commercial viewing software
  • Use default settings, or fine tune to meet your requirements
Record While Streaming
  • VGADVI Recorder Pro is capable of recording the streaming output
  • Stores the video files to an included 6TB HDD in AVI, MP4, MPEG-TS, or MOV format (common and easy to use formats)
  • Admin interface indicates the amount of free storage space
  • Manage the size of your recorded video files by configuring the VGADVI Broadcaster Pro to start a new file based on a time or file-size limit; when the limit is reached, the current recorded file is closed and available for download while a new file is opened for continued recording -- all without missing a frame
Easy Access to External File Storage
  • Access files quickly at Gigabit Ethernet speeds
  • Store the files on the device itself -- this is useful when you don't have access to a network or an external device; you can always download the files later
  • Transfer the recorded files to an external USB storage device or local network storage via FTP, RSYNC, SFTP, SCP, or CIFS to ensure you don't run out of disk space on your device and facilitate 24/7 recording
  • Configure automatic file transfer when a USB device is inserted
  • Integrate easily with commercial content management systems
Supported Aspect Ratios and Resolutions
  • The input signal resolution and aspect ratio are automatically reflected in the output stream
  • Capture video from four simultaneous 1080p HD sources at 30 fps
  • DVI/HDMI/VGA resolutions at up to 2048 x 2048 (2560 x 1600 widescreen)
  • Capture computer displays and live camera signals
  • Convenient pick lists of standard resolutions in 4:3, 16:9, and 16:10 ratios make configuration and switching between various video input sources quick and easy; custom resolutions are also supported
Automatically Configure Frame Rate, Bit Rate, and Aspect Ratio
  • The VGADVI Recorder Pro analyzes your source stream and automatically uses the best possible frame size, bit rate, and aspect ratio for the output stream
  • Changes to the input signal resolution and aspect ratio are automatically reflected in the output stream
  • Automatic configuration is an option that can be enabled or disabled depending on your requirements
Thoughtful Design
  • Easily fits into any standard rackmount cabinet
  • AC power equipped that can easily be fed through the equipment rack
  • Removable hard drive allows for faster disk swapping or replacement
  • A web-based control interface enables local and remote configuration and operation
  • Integration with other systems is available via Epiphan's HTTP and RS-232 APIs
  • Monitor your VGADVI on-the-go with a mobile device or tablet using a custom interface designed for touch-screen devices
  • Perform basic operations like checking video signals, audio levels, starting and stopping recordings, and disk space from the mobile interface
  • The EpiphanConnect mobile application, available for Android and iOS, is an alternative to the desktop based discovery utility, designed to make connecting to the touchscreen interface even easier by finding all Epiphan devices on the network
In the Box
Epiphan VGADVI Recorder Pro (6TB HDD)
  • "Big Red Button" Start/Stop Controller
  • 2 x VGA to DVI-I Cables
  • 2 x HDMI to DVI-I Adapters
  • 2 x DVI-I to DVI-I Cables
  • 2 x SDI Cables
  • 2 x Composite to S-Video Cables
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
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    Video Input 2 x DVI-I (Dual Link) (Convertible to HDMI or VGA using supplied adapters)
    2 x 3G/HD-SD-SDI
    2 x S-Video (NTSC/PAL) (Convertible to Composite using supplied adapters)
    Resolutions VESA Modes: 640 x 480 to 2048 x 2048
    Custom resolutions
    HD Video Format Options RGB plus separate HSync and VSync signals
    RGB plus CSYNC signal
    RGB with Sync-on-Green synchronization
    DVI dual link
    Audio Input 3 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo analog audio
    Audio Input Levels Mic and line-in
    Video Codec H.264, MPEG-4, Motion JPEG
    Video Bit Rates Configurable to up to 10 Mb/sec
    Key Frame Intervals Programmable
    Color Resolution YUV 4:2:0
    Frame Size Configurable to up to 2048 x 2048 (2560 x 1600 widescreen)
    Frame Rates 80 fps at 640 x 480, 60 fps up to 1920 x 1080p, 15 fps at 2048 x 2048

    *Results obtained running all DVI-I ports at specified resolution. Actual fps performance may vary with specific video content. Real-time scaling (especially to different aspect ratios) may result in decreased fps performance.
    Audio Codec MP3 at 64-192 kbps bit rate and 22/44/48 kHz frequencies
    PCM at 22/44/48 kHz frequencies
    AAC at 64-192 kbps bit rate and 16/22/44/48 kHz frequencies
    Network Interface 1 x Ethernet RJ45 10/100/1000
    Streams FLV, ASF, and MJPEG over HTTP
    RTSP over TCP/UDP
    RTMP and RTSP for publishing to a streaming server or CDN
    HLS (Native Apple HTTP stream for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch)
    Multicast Streams RTP, MPEG-TS, and MPEG-TS/RTP over UDP
    Network Discovery / Announce UPnP, SAP
    Storage 6 TB HDD (removable)
    Unlimited storage when configured with local or network attached storage, enabling 24/7 recording
    Automatically removes oldest recordings from internal storage as space is required
    File maintenance through admin interface (Web UI)
    Local Storage Automatic copy to local USB drives via six USB 3.0 ports
    Network Storage FTP server and FTP client capabilities (automatic and manual)
    SFTP/SCP/RSYNC/CIFS synchronization
    Playback and Recorded Formats Download recorded videos (AVI, MP4, MPEG-TS, or MOV) using the Web UI and playback through any compatible player
    Administration Web UI for administration; includes multiple user roles (admin, operator and viewer)
    Included API for integration into existing environments (executed via HTTP or RS-232); Creston/AMX ready
    Time Synchronization NTP, TIME (RFC 868), PTP v1 (IEEE-1588-2002 V1)
    Dimensions 2 U Rackmount
    19.5 x 16.5 x 3.5" (50 x 42 x 9 cm)
    Weight 40 lb (18.2 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 39.65 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 24.4 x 22.5 x 9.75"

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