Epoch | 4K Neutron


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Epoch | 4K Neutron. 4K/HD/SD SDI/HDMI up to 30p.

Deliver cutting edge video products with Epoch | 4K Neutron

In an industry that always demands "bigger and better" Bluefish444 have yet again delivered! This time we have gone one step further, the Epoch | 4K Neutron packs a massive amount of power into a form-factor that defies belief. With 3 independent 3G SDI I/O connectors, an HDMI video output and options for AES EBU audio I/O, analogue audio output, LTC timecode I/O, and RS-422 machine control.


Major features at a glance

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 Epoch | 4K NeutronEpoch | 4K Neutron LP
PCIe form-factor Half-length/Full-height Half-length/Low-profile
3 independent video channels YES YES
Full Duplex DMA YES YES
4:4:4:4 SDI YES YES
4:2:2:4 SDI YES YES
Thunderbolt 2/3 Compatible YES YES
Breakout Cable:
8 x AES Audio I/O
2 x Analogue Audio Monitoring
Auxiliary Genlock

^Refer to Optional Connectivity table for more information. #Available on all models except EB3006X.


Achieve advanced 4K workflows

Epoch | 4K Neutron. Achieve Advanced 4K Workflows.

Synchronising 2 4K Neutron's using the interlock cable will create the performance required for capture or playback of 4K UHD 3G-SDI up to 60 fps.

Simultaneously preview 4K HDMI during playback.


Quality, reliability, flexibility, lowest-latency & fail-safes

Epoch | 4K Neutron. Quality, Reliability, Flexibility, Lowest Latency & Failsafes.

4K Neutron provides unsurpassed image quality with a 12-bit processing pipeline for all 8/10/12-bit video modes. The hardware design and cross-platform SDK have evolved from 10+ years of continuous development making it extraordinarily reliable. An MR2 routing resource, alongside a customisable full-duplex asynchronous DMA engine, deliver unrivalled developer flexibility.

The 4K Neutron has, by design, the world's lowest latency, providing access to captured video frames with the shortest possible delay. A FIFO mode to protect against dropped frames, bypass relays and a watchdog timer allows developers to plan for the unexpected and ensure that the show does go on.


Switch between SDI & ASI

Epoch | 4K Neutron. Switch Between SDI & ASI.

4K Neutron can capture, play-through and playout raw transport DVB ASI streams in addition to supporting SDI I/O. 4K Neutron offers the flexibility to choose between capturing 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI or ASI, and similarly the flexibility to choose to playback either 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI or ASI. That’s maximum transport flexibility for either live or file-based workflows.



Epoch | 4K Neutron. Full Height and Low Profile Form Factors.

The 4K Neutron range offers a variety of low-profile and full-height shield options allowing the same physical hardware to be deployed in any number of applications and inside any number of enclosures or chassis'.

4K Neutron offers a full-height shield and optional connectivity making for ease of integration with traditional workstations and expansion chassis.

The 4K Neutron LP has a low-profile shield for installation in low-profile workstations and expansion chassis', creating a highly-compact professional video solution available with optional connectivity.


Flexible, cross-platform SDK

Epoch | 4K Neutron. Flexible, Cross Platform SDK. Windows, macOS, Linux.

The Bluefish444 Windows, Linux and macOS SDK’s share a common API allowing developers to port from one platform to another with greater ease and efficiency. Other common development interfaces are available including DirectShow, Video 4 Linux 2 and Medialooks MPlatform.

4K Neutron comes with a free SDK and free integration support.


FREE multi-channel capture tool, IngeSTore

Epoch | 4K Neutron. FREE IngeSTore Multi-channel ingest.

Bluefish444 have developed IngeSTore as a multi-channel ingest tool, which is available FREE with all 4K Neutron I/O cards. IngeSTore allows capture of up to 4 channels of video with independent format SDI sources simultaneously. Capture to QuickTime, AVI and DVCPRO50/HD codecs for free, with additional codecs available via licencing.


Learn more about Bluefish444 IngeSTore


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