Hippotizer Karst+

Hippotizer Karst+

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Unparalleled power and flexibility built into a custom, tour-ready case

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.

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

  • FlexRes Codec - Three codecs are available in MediaManager’s Encoding settings to ensure that your media is played instantly, smoothly and accurately.
  • HippoNet - Control multiple units from a single ZooKeeper with HippoNet
  • PixelMapper - A feature rich tool capable of mapping many thousand light points easily and effectively.
  • Real-time Playback - Hippotizer™ V4 offers real-time control of any attribute.
  • SHAPE 3D Mapping - complete 3D projection mapping tool set
  • Output Mapping - Hippotizer’s output management system offers complete flexibility in system configuration
  • Visualiser - Hippotizer™ V4’s multipurpose pre-visualisation tool built right into the Zookeeper software.
  • Media Management - Each unit includes an integrated media management system, adding media is easy and fast
  • 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

Max Resolution: SDI 2048 x 10804096 x 2160Max Resolution: DP  4096 x 2160

Karst+ (DVI-DL) Karst+ (SDI) Karst+ (DP)
Outputs 2x DVI-DL, 1x DP 2x SDI, 1x DP 2x DP
Max Resolution: DVI-DL 3840 x 1200 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
Mixes 12 12 12
Layers per mix 16 16 16
Notch 10 Free FX 10 Free FX 10 Free FX
Uncompressed playback*** No No No
Capture Cards 1 1 1
10GB Network Option Option Option
SMPTE in (LTC) Option Option Option
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
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
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 software assurance 3 Years**


**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.