Product Benefits

  • 4x DVI or HD-SDI outputs (chosen at purchase)

  • EDID Management

  • Stereo XLR Audio in and out with isolation and earth lift

  • 2x optional internal Capture cards

Every V4 system features front panel indication of system status, as well as removable hard drives as part of the STRATA Caddy System. Inside, Hippotizer V4 includes all Solid State Drives as standard and the latest graphics technology to deliver unmatched performance.


With four DVI or HD-SDI outputs, Hippotizer Boreal is designed for the rigors of life on the road. All video outputs are EDID managed with dedicated hardware to ensure easy set up and operation in any environment. Each output includes a second parallel connection to enable local monitoring.

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Boreal DVI-DL Boreal SDI
Media Processing
Max Mixes 12 12
Layers per Mix 16 16
4K Playback* up to 6 up to 6
HD Playback* up to 32 up to 32
System Connectivity
Production Video Outputs 4 4
Production Output Connector 4x DVI-DL 4x HD SDI
Max resolution per DVI Output*** 3840 x 1200
Max resolution per SDI Output 2048 x 1080
Video splitter support Yes No
Additional control outputs (ZK) 2x DVI 2x DVI
Genlock Yes Yes
Hardware Specifications
Video Capture*** Yes: Optional up to 2 cards Yes: Optional up to 2 cards
Media Storage 1000GB Solid State 1000GB Solid State
HippoNet network 1Gb EtherCon 1Gb EtherCon
Data Network 1Gb EtherCon 1Gb EtherCon
Audio Input Connectors 2x XLR 2x XLR
Audio Output Connectors 2x XLR 2x XLR
MultiChannel Audio support Via USB Via USB
Hardware EDID Management No Yes
Software EDID Management Yes No
Optional Redundant PSU Yes Yes
SMPTE Timecode in Optional Optional
Size (mm) L x W x H 630 x 425 x 175 630 x 425 x 175
Size (mm) L x W x H with Rack Ears 670 x 480 x 175 670 x 480 x 175
Size RU 4U 4U
Unit weight 24kgs 25kgs
Power Input PowerCon True 1 PowerCon True 1
Voltage 100-250V 50/60Hz 100-250V 50/60Hz
Power Comsumption 1100VA 1100VA
Mounting Front and rear ears included Front and rear ears included
Rack drawer compatible Yes Yes


* For reference only. Tested with 30FPS FlexRes Performance Codec. Numbers of Layers, Mixes, Viewports, and other processing (such as SHAPE) may result in less

** Number of Outputs to use at once software limited

*** Maximum resolutions at 60Hz. Higher resolutions may be possible at lower frame rates

**** Time from date of purchase or 1/10/15; whichever is later where updates to new Hippotizer V4 software is free of charge.

***** Specify at time of

How it works

Boreal Diagram