Product Benefits

  • 6 Native Outputs (DisplayPort, DVI, DVI-DL, DVI Genlock and SDI)

  • Integrated DVI or HD-SDI capture card and Genlock

  • 4 removable STRATA drives

  • Supports greater than 8K

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.


Featuring 6 unlimited DVI or SDI outputs, the Taiga can drive at least 3 x 4K displays at full frame rate. As the media server of choice on the 88th Academy awards and Superbowl half-time show, Taiga uses the newest generation of server-class computer hardware to deliver unrivalled performance.

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Taiga DVI-DL Taiga SDI
Media Processing
Max Mixes Unlimited Unlimited
Layers per Mix 16 16
4K Playback* up to 8 up to 8
HD Playback* up to 40 up to 40
System Connectivity
Production Video Outputs 6 6
Production Output Connector 6x DVI-DL 6x 3G-SDI
Max resolution per DVI Output*** 3840 x 1200
Max resolution per SDI Output 2048 x 1200
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 1400GB Solid State 1400GB Solid State
HippoNet network 10Gb EtherCon 10Gb 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 Yes
Software EDID Management Yes
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 25kgs 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 purchase.

How it works

Taiga Diagram