Live Streaming Workflows with Epiphan Pearl Systems on Videoguys Live

This week's Videoguys Live Webinar is all about the Epiphan Pearl family, which are great encoders and production systems for numerous use cases- including corporate AV, government streaming, lecture capture and more.  

On this weeks show we'll be talking about some great products to add to your Pearl system, as well as some great options for recording while streaming.  

Check out the webinar below. 

Free Angelbird Card for Recording Workflows:

Epiphan Pearl Nano and Pearl Mini ​now come with a FREE Angelbird 128GB AV Pro SDXC SD Card.  This promotion is running now through January 31st, 2022.  

This Angelbird card wasn't simply picked as a free item to give away with Pearl Systems.  The team at Videoguys have tested these items together, and believe this is a great card for recording and providing graphics for Pearl Systems. 

What Makes Angelbird 128GB AV Pro MK2 UHS-II SDXC the Optimal Memory Card for Pearl?

In addition to the specs listed below, these Angelbird cards provide the ability to record in both full HD and 4K, giving flexibility for however your Pearl is configured.  They are also fast enough to record while supporting a stable stream. ​

Check out the other relevant specs, below:

  • 128GB (Pearls Recommended Storage Size)
  • Sustained Read Speed: 260 MB/s
  • Sustained Write Speed: 140 MB/s
  • Sequential Read Speed: 280 MB/s
  • Sequential Write Speed: 160 MB/s
  • Minimum Write Speed: 60 MB/s
  • SDXC / UHS-II / V60 / U3 / Class 10
  • $59.99 Value

Import Graphics, captions and lower thirds directly from your card.

 Bring in graphics for live video production. Oliver gives a fantastic demo on how to do this from an SD card. You can now customize your layouts, shots, and images all within the Epiphan online UI.


Oliver brings in a logo for his demo. He can now make it any size he needs to best brand his live streaming going out over the Epiphan Pearl Mini. 

How Long can the Card Record?

Pearl System Recordings:

  • Pearl Mini and Pearl Nano record in resolutions up to 1920x1080p
  • Frame rates up to 60 FPS, but a default recording is 30FPS 

How much can a 128 GB Card Hold, based on these specs?

Estimated 12 Hours with Default Recording Settings

Use your SD Card to Bridge to Post Production

Use your recorded files to archive your streams​. Now you can repurpose these recordings into clips for social media to help grow your brand and better tell your story. 

Also, be confident that your content is safely backed up. Know that there is a place you can always access your video recordings. You can even access these files remotely using Epiphan Cloud while the SDI card is inserted into your Pearl system!

Videoguys Tech Tip for Pearl System Recordings

You can set a time limit for recording, so it will create a new file once it hits the limit. This is great in case your recording gets interrupted, you won't lose your whole session

Epiphan Cloud

Here's where you can pair multiple Pearl units and control them from remote locations. Think of it as your command center for everything Epiphan. It's also available for all Epiphan Pearl devices!

  • One platform for all your Epiphan devices including Pearl Nano, Pearl Mini and Pearl-2
  • Commanding view of the status of all your devices
  • Set up and launch events within the cloud
  • 24/7 monitoring for all devices
  • Actionable advice for troubleshooting
  • Collaborate with your team within the cloud
  • Fine tune the UI to fit your needs
  • Intuitive user interface for easy navigation


Oliver gives some good real-world workflows for how to best utilize the Epiphan Pearl Family of Products!

The Pearl 2 can even integrate with NDI workflows. Add the NETGEAR M4250 Network Switch to fully utilize all that NDI has to offer!

Learn more about the Epiphan Pearl Nano here!

Learn more about the Epiphan Pearl Mini here!

Learn more about the Epiphan Pearl 2 here!

Learn more about Epiphan here!

Watch the full webinar here!

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