Control Systems

Barco S3-4K


Featuring 12 input channels, 4 PROGRAM outputs, 4 AUX outputs and 2 dedicated Multiviewer outputs, the S3-4K is the E2 image processor’s more compact sidekick. Under the hood, however, it boasts the same processing performance, image quality, flexibility and rugged durability. In short: all the tools you need to create a stunning live experience, in a single compact and roadworthy housing.

- Modular card-based design
- Interlinking of S3-4K chassis allows expansion of inputs, outputs or layers
- Easy set-up with the cross-platform Event Master Toolset, providing a step-by-step approach to system configuration
- Using the same modular cards as the E2, the S3-4K is serviceable in the field and ready for future signal interfaces
- Dual, redundant power supplies for maximum peace of mind
- Widescreen blending support

Technical Stats

Video Inputs
- 12 HD inputs via 3 input cards (Event Master series cards)
- Up to 3 x 4K inputs (each input card supports up to 4K@60p)
- 4 x SD/HD/3G SDI
- 4 x HDMI 1.4a
- 4 x DisplayPort 1.1

Video Outputs
- 12 HD outputs via 3 output cards (Event Master Series Cards)
- Up to 3x 4K outputs (each output card supports up to 4K@60p)
- 4 x SD/HD/3G SDI - 4x HDMI 1.4a
- 2 x HDMI 1.4a for Multiviewer (4X HDMI 1.4a when used as standard output card)

Live Effects Canvas
- Up to 20 megapixels in PVW/PGM or 40 megapixels in PGM only mode

Program Output
- Up to 12 outputs can be assigned to a variety of single, tiled, or blended widescreen configurations
- Configurable for up to 12x 2048X1200@60 or up to 3x 4096x2400@60 outputs supporting Aux or Program destinations
- Independent edge blending/feathering control for all four sides

- Native resolution background mixer per output screen
- Independent layer transitions or full Preview/Program transition
- Flexible layer allocation
- 4 mixable or 8 single scalable PIP/key layers assignable to any Program output screen

- SD (bi-level and blackburst)
- HD (tr-level)

- HDCP compliance determined by installed cards