Pearl Mini


Live production video mixer! Record, stream, and switch up to 3 x 1080p HD inputs simultaneously at 30 fps

£2,818.32 £3,381.98

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


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 3* HD video sources. Add overlay images, text, and timestamping and more.

*Pearl Mini supports 3 video inputs with certain conditions

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.


NEW! 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.


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.”


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”


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 for all your 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.

Video input Connectors: 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 inputs Connectors: Mic-level:
2 × XLR (L/R stereo pair or mono, supports phantom power)
1 × 3.5mm (stereo/unbalanced for electret mics)
2 × RCA (L/R stereo pair)
2 × 1/4" TRS (L/R stereo pair or mono)
Input level max: RCA: -10 dBV (consumer line level)
1/4" TRS: 12.3 V (RMS), (+24 dBu)
Video outputs Connectors: 1 × HDMI
Built-in display: Touch screen display for confidence monitoring, viewing system information, set up, and simple switching, streaming, and recording control
Audio output 3.5 mm audio Front-mounted headphone jack for confidence monitoring
Video switching During live streaming and recording via the touch screen or web UI
Video encoding Codecs: 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 programs 2 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 encoding MP3, PCM, and AAC (sampling 16 to 48 kHz with bitrate up to 320 kbps)
Network Connector: 1 × 10/100/1000 Ethernet port (RJ45)
Streams: MPEG-TS, and FLV
Multi-Publish to Streaming Server / CDN (RTMP)
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
Storage Local 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 formats AVI, MP4, MOV, or MPEG-TS
Control / administration Web Admin panel, Epiphan Live portal, and touch screen
Multiple user accounts/passwords
Comprehensive HTTP and RS-232 APIs for 3rd party integrations
Time synchronization NTP, TIME (RFC 868), PTP v1 (IEEE-1588-2002 V1)
Power supply 1.5 A, 100-240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz (60W); 1.3 A, 100-240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz (84W)
Input power rating 12 VDC, 5.0 A (maximum / 60W PSU); 12 VDC, 7.0 A (maximum / 84W PSU)
Operating temperature 32° 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 weight 3.8 lbs (1.7 kg)
Country of origin Made in Taiwan

1 SD-SDI audio is not supported.

2 Pearl Mini supports up to three HD video sources in a single channel with two picture in picture layouts under certain conditions, see the user guide for details.

3 SD card is reserved for system use and cannot be used to transfer files to other devices, like a laptop. Use a USB memory device to manually transfer files instead.

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What’s in the box?

Pearl Mini comes with all the cables and connectors you need to record, stream, and switch your HD video:

Power cable (region specific).

Power supply.

Pearl Mini unit.

Quick Start Guide.

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