The Picturall™ Mark II series is an extensive range of heavy-duty media servers designed to play huge video content across large video canvases, while providing ease-of-use and rock-solid reliability at affordable prices.
Picturall™ Mark II media servers
The Picturall Mark II media servers deliver industry-leading performance so that your show runs like clockwork. With flexible live input options, the ability to drive up to 16 LED wall 4K@60Hz controllers or video projectors from a single server unit and enough power to play media up to 16K resolution or uncompressed image sequences up to 8K@60Hz 10-bit, the Picturall Mark II series is the obvious solution to any demanding video playback need in fixed installations, museums, broadcast, houses of worship, video rentals and live events.
Built on Analog Way’s long experience in ruggedized low-maintenance hardware, the Picturall Mark II media servers have been designed to provide a robust, heavy-duty platform and deliver optimized uptimes and durability for any mission-critical applications. In order to avoid any downtime during preventive maintenance, the chassis offers easy access to front fans and filter for swift cleaning. Additionally, the Picturall Mark II media servers are based on the rock-solid Linux software engine by Picturall renowned for its extreme reliability, which is a result of 15 years of R&D development and field experience.
The Picturall Mark II media servers offer all the tools you need to creatively integrate the solution that your customer has envisioned. Features like automatic show start, custom resolutions and virtual displays, parallel cue lists, cue tracking, timecode-based cue triggering, cue scheduling, real-time effects, dynamic HTML graphics, crossfades between clips as well as multi-user control, give you flexibility in programming and control. In addition, Vioso™ camera calibration tools can be used to create playback canvas of various shapes, from curves to a dome.
Easy Setup and Control
The Picturall Commander software is an intuitive, elegant and powerful user interface to configure and control the Picturall Mark II media servers. All the servers offer IP (Ethernet) and Art-Net interface, which enables easy integration with many third-party control systems. The Picturall Mark II media servers are also compatible with various remote control software such as Universe or Companion.
Advanced media processing
The Picturall Mark II media servers have been designed to offer the best image quality and to process a wide variety of network streams and media including:
NEWTEK™ NDI V5.0 live video streaming (input/output)
SPX for titles, tickers, countdowns, and other animated HTML graphics
JPG, TGA, TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG with alpha channel
Uncompressed image sequences (TGA, DPX, BMP)
Extensive input options
Depending on the chassis size, the Picturall Mark II media servers can be equipped with up to six low-latency input cards allowing to capture either 24x 1080p@60Hz or 6x 4K@60Hz sources. A wide selection of input interfaces is available, supporting one or more channels of 3G-SDI, HDMI 1.4 or HDMI 2.0, and offering professional Neutrik connectivity for even greater reliability. The Picturall Mark II media servers can also receive several network video streams (RTSP, RTMP, SRT and UDP) and are compatible with Newtek™ NDI v5.0 live video streaming (input/output). They can also display HTML-based web content with full Java script support.
The Picturall Mark II media servers come standard with NVMe™ read-intensive professional drives (option for Twin Compact Mark II), offering consistent performance and reliability for demanding 24x7 environments. Built with PCIe® Gen4 x4 interface, the drives can deliver a read rate of up to 10.5 GB/s in RAID 0 configuration, ideal for the most demanding large-scale video playback applications. Depending on the servers, several storage options are available from 1TB up to 32TB, capable of storing several hours of high-quality uncompressed video content.
The Picturall Mark II media servers offer high network bandwidth with two standard 10Gb/s Ethernet ports (option for Twin Compact Mark II) for faster transmission of massive media files and for more networked video streams such as NDI, RTSP, RTMP, SRT or UDP.
Two additional 1Gb/s ports and/or one additional 10Gb/s port can be optionally installed for even more flexibility with your network configuration.
Compatible with DPH104 image processor
The Picturall Mark II media servers are compatible with Analog Way DPH104 image processor able to easily convert one 4K DisplayPort output to four 1080p HDMI outputs. For example, it is possible to drive up to 64 synced full HD outputs from a single Picturall Pro Mark II server equipped with 4 output cards or to drive 16 synced full HD outputs with a Picturall Quad Mark II.
Multi-channel audio processing
The Picturall Mark II media servers offer synchronized multi-channel audio playback and supports real-time audio de-embedding and routing from HDMI or SDI sources, network streams and web sources. The Picturall Mark II media servers feature several optional audio interfaces, including one with 2 balanced XLR inputs and 2 balanced XLR outputs, as well as a 32-channel Dante™ audio interface delivering instant access to any audio devices on the network. They are also compatible with a wide variety of 3rd party multi-channel USB interfaces.
Discover the Picturall Mark II media servers
Mission critical modular 16K media server
4 DisplayPort 1.2 outputs scalable up to 16 DisplayPort 1.2 outputs
Output resolution up to 4096 x 2160@60Hz 10-bit
Up to 24 inputs (HDMI 1.4, HDMI 2.0, 3G-SDI)
Uncompressed image sequence playback up to 8K@60Hz 10-bit
Playback of up to 66 layers of full HD video or 18 layers of 4K@60Hz video or 6 layers of 8K@60Hz video or 1 layer of 16K@60Hz video (with AWX codec)