Product Benefits

  • 2x DVI, or HD-SDI + 1x DP 1.2 (2x DP out, on DP only variant)

  • 10 Free Notch FX

  • 1x optional internal Capture card

  • Genlock optional


A host of customisable output and capture options ensure that the Hippotizer Karst can fit into a multitude of different roles.

Hardware

Featuring a total of 3 outputs, as well as two ZooKeeper monitor outputs, this highly specified server can drive the most demanding shows with ease.

At only 2 rack units high, the Hippotizer Karst+ packs two HD-SDI outputs into a very small space while the third DisplayPort 1.2 connection offers the ability to drive 4K displays with a single cable.

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Karst+ (DVI-DL) Karst+ (SDI) Karst+ (DP)
Connectivity
Outputs 2x DVI-DL, 1x DP 2x SDI, 1x DP 2x DP
Max Output Resolution 3840 x 1200 2048 x 1080
4096 x 2160
4096 x 2160
Supports splitters Yes No Yes
Genlock No Yes Yes
EDID Emulation Hardware Hardware Software
HD Outs (with splitter) 4 2 8
ZooKeeper outs 1x DVI, 1x DP 1.2 1x DVI, 1x DP 1.2 1x DVI, 1x DP 1.2
Network Ports 2 2 2
Software
Mixes 12 12 12
Layers per mix 16 16 16
View Ports Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Notch 10 Free FX 10 Free FX 10 Free FX
Uncompressed playback*** No No No
Options
Number of Expansion Slots 1 – Each Karst+ can have 1 option or capture card from the list below 1 – Each Karst+ can have 1 option or capture card from the list below 1 – Each Karst+ can have 1 option or capture card from the list below
Capture Card Options DUAL DVI-SL;
DUAL 3G-SDI;
DVI-SL/ 3G-SDI (Inc HD-SDI)/ Composite
DUAL DVI-SL;
DUAL 3G-SDI;
DVI-SL/ 3G-SDI (Inc HD-SDI)/ Composite
DUAL DVI-SL;
DUAL 3G-SDI;
DVI-SL/ 3G-SDI (Inc HD-SDI)/ Composite
Karst+ options 10GB Network Upgrade
Fibre Network upgrade
LTC (SMPTE)
10GB Network Upgrade
Fibre Network upgrade
LTC (SMPTE)
10GB Network Upgrade
Fibre Network upgrade
LTC (SMPTE)
Physical
Size RU 2U 2U 2U
Size (L x W x H mm) 600 x 425 x 90 600 x 425 x 90 600 x 425 x 90
Size (with rack ears) 630 x 480 x 90 630 x 480 x 90 630 x 480 x 90
Unit weight 16kgs 16kgs 16kgs
Power Input PowerCon True 1 PowerCon True 1 PowerCon True 1
Voltage 100-250V 50/60Hz 100-250V 50/60Hz 100-250V 50/60Hz
Power consumption 500VA 500VA 500VA
Mounting
Front and rear ends included Yes Yes Yes
Rack drawer compatible Yes Yes Yes
System and Hardware
Media Drive Size 1TB 1TB 1TB
Media Drive speed 500 MB/s 500 MB/s 500 MB/s
CPU Intel i5 Intel i5 Intel i5
Operating system Windows 10 Enterprise Windows 10 Enterprise Windows 10 Enterprise
# Threads (cores) 4(4) 4(4) 4(4)
Core speed 3.5GHz 3.5GHz 3.5GHz
RAM 16GB DDR4 16GB DDR4 16GB DDR4
Type Dual Channel Dual Channel Dual Channel
Autio out Stereo XLR Stereo XLR Stereo XLR
System Drive 500GB SSD 500GB SSD 500GB SSD
Back-Up Factory image Yes
Rental Restore image Yes
User Restore image Yes
Hippotizer license Hardware Dongle
Hippotizer V4+ minimum software V4.3
Hippotizer software assurance 3 Years**

 
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**For more information on Hardware replacement and Software Assurance, please visit www.green-hippo.com/hippotizer-media-servers/hardware-replacement-software-assurance/

***Lower compression codecs such as Uncompressed or FlexRes Lossless require large, fast media drives. The drives used in this system are not suitable for uncompressed playback.

How it works

Karst Diagram