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Epiphan Pearl Nano Streamer & Recorder

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Epiphan Pearl Nano Streamer & Recorder
Key Features
  • 1080p60 12G-SDI and HDMI Video Inputs
  • 4K Available via Optional Add-On License
  • SD Card Recording / M.2 SATA SSD Support
  • Front Display for Basic Setup/Monitoring
In a portable design with 12G-SDI and HDMI 1080p60 inputs, the Epiphan Pearl Nano can be used for simple encoding productions or much more complex setups thanks to its expansive feature set and versatility, and 4K streaming and recording options are available with an add-on license.

Pearl Nano features an HDMI program out, zero-latency HDMI pass-through to local monitors, and audio support via dual XLR, RCA, and USB inputs. Streamline your setup even further with the ability to power Nano over PoE+ instead of the included power supply. An SD card slot on the front and an expansion bay supporting M.2 SATA SSDs, allow you to record locally and then automatically transfer the files to a USB drive, local server, or network-attached storage device.

The advanced and easy-to-use streaming and recording functions enable you to integrate the Nano into elaborate productions. SRT encoding and decoding capabilities along with end-to-end control allow the Nano to be used as a contribution encoder for remote guests. Broad streaming protocol support lets you stream to any CDN or streaming server using protocols including SRT, HLS, RTMP, and RTMPS.

You can also design the layout of your choice for your video program with Pearl Nano's custom layout designer. Create anything from simple picture-in-picture layouts to compositions with dynamic backgrounds and other custom graphics.

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Epiphan Pearl Nano Overview

In a portable design with 12G-SDI and HDMI 1080p60 inputs, the Epiphan Pearl Nano can be used for simple encoding productions or much more complex setups thanks to its expansive feature set and versatility, and 4K streaming and recording options are available with an add-on license.

Pearl Nano features an HDMI program out, zero-latency HDMI pass-through to local monitors, and audio support via dual XLR, RCA, and USB inputs. Streamline your setup even further with the ability to power Nano over PoE+ instead of the included power supply. An SD card slot on the front and an expansion bay supporting M.2 SATA SSDs, allow you to record locally and then automatically transfer the files to a USB drive, local server, or network-attached storage device.

The advanced and easy-to-use streaming and recording functions enable you to integrate the Nano into elaborate productions. SRT encoding and decoding capabilities along with end-to-end control allow the Nano to be used as a contribution encoder for remote guests. Broad streaming protocol support lets you stream to any CDN or streaming server using protocols including SRT, HLS, RTMP, and RTMPS.

You can also design the layout of your choice for your video program with Pearl Nano's custom layout designer. Create anything from simple picture-in-picture layouts to compositions with dynamic backgrounds and other custom graphics.

Control Pearl Nano Your Way
Use the Pearl Nano's front display screen for basic configuration and control, or jump into the browser-based interface or incorporate an optional local console to access all the features of the compact and versatile streamer and recorder. Alternatively, you can centralize configuration and monitoring via Epiphan's cloud-based platform (charges apply).
Front Display
Pearl Nano's front screen offers quick access to essential functions including basic configuration and easy streaming and recording. During events, the built-in screen serves as at-a-glance verification of your audio level and video program for production peace of mind.
Cloud-Based Configuration and Monitoring
Streamline the configuration and monitoring of multiple Pearl Nanos and other Epiphan devices with centralized access to key device statistics including operational status, system load, unit temperature, available storage, and overall health.
Ideal for SRT Contributions
The compact and lightweight Pearl Nano supports Haivision's open-source Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) protocol for secure, high-quality, low-latency video streaming over any given network.
Pair with Panopto, Kaltura, and YuJa
Deep integration with Panopto, Kaltura, and YuJa content management platforms lets you start and stop scheduled streaming or recording events using Pearl Nano's built-in screen and controls. The system can also push recordings to a user's folder on either platform to save administration time after events.
No-Fuss Networking and Security
Easily add Pearl Nano to any network and prevent unauthorized access with a bevy of security features including DHCP and LDAP support, role-based access control, 802.1x network access control, and SSL.
Additional Features
Deinterlacing
Yes
Video Scaling
Software and hardware
Record Formats
AVI, MOV, MP4, MPEG-TS
Upload Image Formats
JPEG, PNG
Maximum Cable Length
SDI: 300', USB 3.0: 6'
Audio Gain Control
0 to +30 dB
Audio Mute
Yes
Configurable Audio Delay
-300 to 300 ms
Video Processing Bitrate
1 to 50 Mb/s (selectable), constant control
Video Processing Keyframes
1/2s, and 1 up to 5s in 1 second intervals
Audio Compression
MP3, AAC, and PCM
Audio Sampling Rate
MP3: 22, 44, 48 kHz
AAC: 16, 22, 44, 48 kHz
PCM: 22, 44, 48 kHz
Audio Bitrate
64 to 320 kb/s (MP3 and AAC)
Stream Encryption and Authentication
SRT: 128-, 192-, or 256-bit AES encryption (negotiated) and configurable passphrase
HLS (push): MD5, SHA-256, and SHA-512
MPEG-DASH (push): MD5, SHA-256, and SHA-512
RTMPS: encryption plus CA certificate negotiation
File Transfer Protocols
FTP, SFTP, SCP, AWS S3 client, and WebDAV client RSync
File System for USB Storage
FAT16, FAT32, XFS, EXT2, EXT3, EXT4, NTFS
USB Standards
USB 1.1, USB 2.0, and USB 3.0, HDCP compliant
Serial Port
Bidirectional RS-232 (via optional USB to serial adapter)
Serial Port Baud Rate
19,200 bps
Maximum Transmission Unit
68 to 1500 MTU (configurable)
Communication Protocols
DHCP Option 81, TLS 1.2, LDAP, mDNS, DDNS, UPnP, SAP, RTP, MPEG-TS and RTP, 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
API
Yes (HTTP/HTTPS, RS-232)
FCC Compliance
Part 15
CE Compliance
Directive 2014/30/EU - Electromagnetic Compatibility
Directive 2014/35/EU - Low Voltage Directive
Directive 2011/65/EU - RoHS
Time Synchronization
NTP, TIME (RFC 868), PTP v1 (IEEE-1588-2002 V1)
UPC: 787790141747

Epiphan Pearl Nano Specs

Key Specs
IP Video
H.264:
640 x 480 to 1920 x 1080 at 60p (8 Mb/s) Encoding
Video I/O
1x BNC (12G-SDI) Input
1x HDMI (HDMI 2.0) Input
1x HDMI (HDMI 2.0) Output
1x HDMI (HDMI 2.0) Loop Output
Embedded Audio
HDMI/SDI
Recording Media
1x SD (Unspecified Type)
1x 2.5" SSD
Recording Modes
1920 x 1080p up to 60 fps
Power Consumption
Power Supply: 12 VDC at 2.5 A (34 W)
Display
Yes
IP Encoding/Decoding
IP Video
H.264:
640 x 480 to 1920 x 1080 at 60p (8 Mb/s) Encoding
Transport Protocols
HLS, RTMP, RTMPS, RTSP, SRT
Wireless
Wireless
No
Wi-Fi
No
Bluetooth
No
Cellular Support
No
Interfaces
Video I/O
1x BNC (12G-SDI) Input
1x HDMI (HDMI 2.0) Input
1x HDMI (HDMI 2.0) Output
1x HDMI (HDMI 2.0) Loop Output
Audio I/O
2x XLR 3-Pin Input
1x 2RCA Input
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Output
Other I/O
1x RJ45 Fast Ethernet Input/Output
1x USB-A Input
HDCP Support
Yes
Embedded Audio
HDMI/SDI
Internal Recording
Recording Media
1x SD (Unspecified Type)
1x 2.5" SSD
Recording Modes
1920 x 1080p up to 60 fps
Power
Power I/O
1x RJ45 (44 to 57 VDC) Input
1x Barrel (12 VDC at 1.5 A) Input
Power Consumption
Power Supply: 12 VDC at 2.5 A (34 W)
Environmental
Operating Temperature
32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
General
Display
Yes
Materials
Metal
Certifications
CE, FCC, RoHS
Dimensions
8.1 x 5.9 x 1.7" / 206 x 150 x 43 mm
Weight
2 lb / 0.9 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
3.985 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
11.8 x 10.4 x 2.4"

Epiphan Pearl Nano Reviews

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Does this unit support Embedded Closed Captions?

Does this unit support Embedded Closed Captions?
Asked by: Ryan
At this time the Epiphan Pearl Nano Streamer & Recorder does not support closed caption metadata information.
Answered by: Chris H
Date published: 2022-04-14

Can I switch between different video inputs (SDI, ...

Can I switch between different video inputs (SDI, HDMI) while streaming or do I need a separate video switcher for that?
Asked by: JL
no that would require a video switcher
Answered by: Sean
Date published: 2021-09-20

How do I edit the audio and video on this box?

How do I edit the audio and video on this box?
Asked by: Harris
This does not support video/audio editing. You can stream the video to a computer or record to an SD card, download that to a computer and edit from there.
Answered by: Dennis L
Date published: 2021-07-13

Can this unit be powered by a V-Mount Battery ?

Can this unit be powered by a V-Mount Battery ?
Asked by: Senoga
It can be but it is not designed to. You would have to find or make a D-tap adapter that can connect to the !2 VDC input on the Epiphan Pearl.
Answered by: jabarih
Date published: 2021-08-02

will this currently or with firmware upgrade ...

will this currently or with firmware upgrade encode .265?
Asked by: Harry
The Epiphan Pearl Nano Streamer & Recorder with a firmware update can work in encode .265.
Answered by: Rob K
Date published: 2024-02-06

What size is the 1 x Barrel (12 VDC at 1.5 A) ...

What size is the 1 x Barrel (12 VDC at 1.5 A) Input ?
Asked by: Senoga
Barrel size for AC unit is 2.1x5.5x11-S.
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2022-06-27

How loud is this unit?

How loud is this unit?
Asked by: Mike
I use these at conferences and can't hear them at all. In a very quiet environment you may be able to hear the fan but it's not even as loud as a laptop fan.
Answered by: Joshua
Date published: 2023-03-09

How many simultaneous streams can it encode?

How many simultaneous streams can it encode?
Asked by: Justin
The limit of how many simultaneous streams is not specified by Epiphan at the moment; however, we do know that with their Epiphan Cloud Management you can do 2+.
Answered by: Victor
Date published: 2021-11-23
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