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Developer Cards Epoch Supernova CG

Developer Cards Epoch Supernova CG

Epoch | Supernova CG designed with developers in mind


Epoch | Supernova CG offers 1.5G developers complete flexibility to choose between BNC connectors for 2K/HD/SD SDI I/O workflows. With bi directional connectivity built in, developers choose whether they want the BNC connectors to be either input, output, 2K, HD or SD SDI. Synchronise multiple cards, reduce hardware costs and increase your I/O capabilities. Epoch | Supernova CG gives developers more choice and flexibility than ever before.

Major features at a glance



 Epoch | Supernova CG
PCIe Form-factor 2/3-length, Full-height PCIe
4 independent video channels YES
1.5G YES
Full Duplex DMA YES
4:4:4:4 SDI YES
4:2:2:4 SDI YES
GPU Direct YES
AMD SDI Link YES
Thunderbolt 2/3 Compatible YES


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Quality, Reliability, Flexibility, Lowest Latency & Failsafes


Epoch | Supernova CG 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 customizable full duplex asynchronous DMA engine deliver unrivalled developer flexibility.

The Epoch | Supernova CG 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 allow developers to plan for the unexpected and ensure that the show does go on.


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Flexible, Cross Platform SDK


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 Direct Show, Video 4 Linux 2 and Medialooks MPlatform.

Epoch | Supernova CG comes with a free SDK and free integration support


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FREE Multi-channel capture tool, IngeSTore


Bluefish444 have developed IngeSTore as a multi-channel ingest tool, which is available FREE with all Epoch | Supernova CG 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.


Epoch | Supernova CG can capture and playout multi-channel HD/SD SDI video



2K/HD/SD SDI I/O Features


 10/8-BIT YUV10/8-BIT 3D YUV10/8-BIT RGB12-BIT RGB
2K HD 23, 24, 25, 29, 30FPS YES YES YES YES
2K HD 48, 50, 59, 60FPS YES YES NA NA
SD 25, 29FPS YES YES YES YES


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Independent bi-directional I/Os deliver unparalleled flexibility


Epoch | Supernova CG provides flexibility and performance with four industry standard BNC video connectors each allowing 2K/HD/SD SDI input or output and a fifth genlock BNC . With bidirectional connectivity built-in, developers choose whether they want the BNC’s to be input, output, 2K, HD or SD and in 2K/HD/SD video modes, each BNC connector can be any SDI 1.5 video mode frame rate frequency of your choosing.




Compare Features

 Epoch | Supernova CGEpoch | 4K Supernova S+Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ EX
SD 4 4 4
1.5G HD-SDI 4 4 4
3G-SDI (Level A+B) NO 4* 4*
Dual Link 1.5G
(4:2:2:4/4:4:4:4)
YES YES YES
Dual Link 3G (Level A+B) NO YES YES
Quad Link 1.5G NO YES YES
Quad Link 3G (Level A+B) NO YES* YES*
Dedicated Genlock YES YES YES
Colour Space Converter YES YES YES
Customisable Pixel Formats YES YES YES
2/3 Length PCIe YES YES YES
5th BNC SDI Monitor / BF Lock NO YES YES


Additional Shield Adds
  Epoch | Supernova CG Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ EX
AES/EBU Audio Input 8CH (BNC) NO NO YES
AES/EBU Audio Output 8CH (BNC) NO NO YES
Analogue Audio Output 2CH (RCA) NO NO YES
LTC I/O BNC NO NO YES
RS-422 Machine Control NO NO YES


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Low Latency Video Keyer


The Epoch | Supernova CG has a low-latency hardware video keyer allowing video layers to be combined in hardware with microseconds of delay. This feature allows animated logos, captions, ticker tapes, etc. to be keyed over live video feeds at full 12-bit precision, and with minimum input to output delay. The hardware keyer can also function as an image pre-multiplier to assist in previewing images with alpha data.


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DMA Features
The Industry's Lowest Latency IO, by design


The Epoch | Supernova CG has by design the world's lowest latency, providing access to captured fields or frames to on-board card memory even before the whole field or frame is complete, thereby reducing the latency to sub one field or frame. During a capture or playout, each process can occur at less than or equal to 1 field for interlaced modes, and less than one frame for progressive modes.


Low latency framestores


The Epoch | Supernova CG firmware and driver architecture provides I/O framestores with predictable and short propagation delays enabling the lowest possible latency through the card. The Bluefish444 SDK supports sub-field interrupts enabling access to the video field or frame even before the video field/frame has been fully captured. This low-level access to video and audio data provides maximum control over video and audio synchronisation.


FIFO mode protection


The Epoch | Supernova CG firmware and driver architecture supports a FIFO mode that can be utilised for buffering I/O framestores ensuring that no field/frame will ever be dropped. The FIFO architecture can be used to increase or decrease the IO latency to a fixed value.


Full Duplex Asynchronous DMA engine


Epoch | Supernova CG developers have full control over the heavily optimised DMA engine via the Bluefish444 SDK. The DMA engine supports full duplex transfers to and from each of Epoch | Supernova CG’s four video channels at the maximum available PCIe bandwidth.

The DMA engine can independently transfer video and ancillary data and has a selective DMA feature for the transfer of customisable portions of a video field or frame.


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Complete Access to Ancillary Data


Epoch | Supernova CG allows full read and write access to the VBI for Standard Definition (SD) video signals. In High Definition (HD) signal, read and write access is available for HANC and VANC data allowing AFD, KLV, closed caption data and more.


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The Industry’s Lowest Jitter, by Design


Building on 10+ years of Bluefish444 innovative hardware development, Epoch | Supernova CG’s jitter circuit design surpasses the industry’s minimum standard for jitter and eye pattern measurements by almost twice the permitted tolerance


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High Quality Bypass HD/SD relays


Epoch | Supernova CG offers the highest quality HD/SD bypass relays allowing critical On-Air systems to manage system failures, power outages, and other unforeseeable circumstances that can be encountered in the world of live broadcast systems.


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MR2 Master Routing Resource


The MR2, Master Routing Resource, within Epoch | Supernova CG enables a user to flexibly configure main and preview outputs to suit individual workflows. The master routing resource acts like a telephone exchange for super connectivity. Allowing video from SDI or host workstation to be routed to any or all of the Epoch | Supernova CG’s outputs simultaneously.


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Maintaining a 12-bit Processing Pipeline


A 12-bit image processing pipeline is standard within Epoch | Supernova CG. This allows 8, 10 & 12-bit SDI video signals to be produced from 8, 10, 12 & 16-bit pixel formats providing the highest image quality available from your source material. A 12-bit image pipe means that 4096 discrete values of red, green & blue are maintained per pixel; that’s 4 times the colour precision of a traditional 10-bit processing pipeline!


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Maintaining the highest quality RGB <=> YUV


Colour space conversion image processing includes a fully programmable 4 x 4 x 33-bit colour matrix providing the highest quality colour space conversions that are a standard requirement in professional video workflows. The fully programmable 4 x 4 x 33-bit colour matrix reduces colour space conversion errors and ensures the highest quality colour accuracy during capture, monitoring and mastering.


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Primary Hardware Colour Corrector


When the Epoch | Supernova CG’s programmable matrix is combined with the onboard 1D LUTs it provides a powerful primary hardware colour corrector. 4 x 1D x 12-bit LUTs on all SDI outputs gives maximum control over lift, gamma and gain prior to monitoring or mastering your precious video assets.


Bluefish444

Single system multi-card support


The Bluefish444 SDK provides unrestricted synchronisation of multiple Epoch | Supernova CG video cards per system with some developers using up to 5 cards per server to deliver 20 channels of SDI in a single box.


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Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis Compatibility


Popular PCI Express and Thunderbolt expansion chassis are designed to be light and portable. The Epoch | Supernova CG is compatible with both compact and full length PCIe devices from those featuring a single slot right through to much larger multi-slot devices.

For the full list of qualified 3rd party chassis visit Bluefish444 Certified Solutions page.


Bluefish444

Access a Unified API across Windows, Linux & macOS


The Bluefish444 cross-platform SDK provides rapid distribution across multiple platforms including Windows, Linux, and macOS and delivers a unified driver for all models of Bluefish444 hardware.

Epoch | Supernova CG is compatible with DirectShow filters, the Media Looks MPlatform SDK for Windows and V4L2 offering advanced features like multi-channel and multi-card I/O.

Epoch | Supernova CG supports AMD DirectGMA and NVIDIA GpuDirect in order to reduce memory bandwidth and latency for processing video data on the GPU.


Product Dimensions



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PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS
  Epoch | Supernova CG
Width 120mm
Length 200mm
Internal Clearance (L) 184mm
Height 1 PCIe Slot
Weight 260g


Product Specifications



VIDEO IO
  Epoch | Supernova CG Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ EX
SDI VIDEO      
SD SMPTE 295M 4 4 4
HD 1.5G SMPTE 292M 4 4 4
3G-SDI (Level A+B) SMPTE 424M NO 4* 4*
Dual Link 1.5G SMPTE 372M YES YES YES
Dual Link 3G NO YES YES
Quad Link 1.5G NO YES YES
Quad Link 3G SMPTE 2036-1 NO YES YES
5th BNC Monitor Output NO YES YES
Maximum Video Channels 4 4 4
12/10/8-bit 4:4:4:4 SDI YES YES YES
12/10/8-bit 4:2:2:4 SDI YES YES YES
GENLOCK      
Bi-Level/Tri-Level Genlock (Dedicated BNC) YES YES YES
BF Lock output NO YES YES


ANCILLARY
  Epoch | Supernova CG Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ EX
HANC      
RP 188 Timecode YES YES YES
16 Channels of Embedded Audio per SDI YES YES YES
Video Payload ID YES YES YES
Custom Packets YES YES YES
VANC      
Closed Captioning YES YES YES
3 Line VITC YES YES YES
Custom Packets YES YES YES


AUDIO IO
  Epoch | Supernova CG Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ EX
AUDIO SIGNALS      
16 channels of Embedded Audio Input per SDI YES YES YES
8 Channels of AES ID3 Input(unbalanced, BNC) NO NO YES
16 channels of Embedded Audio Output per SDI YES YES YES
8 Channels of AES ID3 Output(unbalanced, BNC) NO NO YES
2 channels -10DBU Analogue Output(unbalanced, RCA) NO NO YES
Dolby Digital Pass-through SDI YES YES YES


HARDWARE
  Epoch | Supernova CG Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ EX
MAJOR HARDWARE FEATURES      
High Performance, 3G Bypass Relays YES YES YES
Fully Programmable 4 x 4 x 33-bit Colour Matrix YES YES YES
12-bit video signal path throughout YES YES YES
Automatic Cross-Locking and intelligent output phasing across formats YES YES YES
Audio sample rate converters YES YES YES
(MR2) Master Routing Resource YES YES YES
ISIM (Input Stream integrity management) YES YES YES
4-lane PCI-Express (8 and 16 lane compatible) YES YES YES
Full Duplex DMA data transfer bandwidth 1.1GB/s YES YES YES
256MB On-board Memory YES YES YES
Hardware Keyer YES YES YES
LTC I/O BNC NO NO YES
RS-422 Serial Port (Via Breakout Cable) NO NO YES


VIDEO FORMATS
  Epoch | Supernova CG Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ EX
SUPPORTED YUV SDI VIDEO MODES      
(2K) 2048 x 1080p/PsF @ 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, 30FPS YES YES YES
(2K) 2048 x 1080P/PsF @ 48, 50, 59.94, 60FPS YES YES YES
(HD) 1920 x 1080p/PsF @ 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, 30FPS YES YES YES
(HD) 1920 x 1080p/PsF @ 48, 50, 59.94, 60FPS YES YES YES
(HD) 1920 x 1080i @ 25, 29.97, 30FPS YES YES YES
(HD) 1280 x 720p @ 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60FPS YES YES YES
(SD) 720 x 576i @ 25FPS PAL YES YES YES
(SD) 720 x 486i @ 29.97FPS NTSC YES YES YES
SUPPORTED RGB SDI VIDEO MODES      
(2K) 2048 x 1080p/PsF @ 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, 30FPS YES YES YES
(HD) 1920 x 1080p/PsF @ 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, 30FPS YES YES YES
(HD) 1920 x 1080i @ 25, 29.97, 30FPS YES YES YES
(SD) 720 x 576i @ 25FPS PAL YES YES YES
(SD) 720 x 486i @ 29.97FPS NTSC YES YES YES
SUPPORTED HSDL SDI VIDEO MODES      
(2K) 2048 x 1556 @ 14.98, 15FPS NO YES YES
SUPPORTED 4K YUV SDI VIDEO MODES      
(4K) 4096 x 2160p @ 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, 30FPS NO YES YES
(4K) 4096 x 2160p @ 48, 50, 59.94, 60FPS NO NO NO
(UHD) 3840 x 2160p @ 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, 30FPS NO YES YES
(UHD) 3840 x 2160p @ 48, 50, 59.94, 60FPS NO NO NO
SUPPORTED 4K RGB SDI VIDEO MODES      
(4K) 4096 x 2160p @ 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, 30FPS NO YES* YES*
(UHD) 3840 x 2160p @ 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, 30FPS NO YES* YES*
SUPPORTED PIXEL FORMATS      
2VUY, YUVS, BV8, V210, AYUV_4224, AYUV_4444, YV12, I420 YES YES YES
ARGB, BGRA, RGB24, Cineon, DPX, RGB48 YES YES YES
Custom using flexible hardware pixel format engine YES YES YES


With four bi-directional SDI I/O, Epoch | Supernova CG can be used in a variety of capture or playout workflows requiring multi-channel independant 2K/HD/SD SDI I/O.

Bluefish444 have strong partnerships with industry leading software and hardware vendors like AMD, NVIDIA, HP, Dell, Sonnet, Magma, Drastic Technologies and many more. Our partnerships enable developers to use Epoch | Supernova CG in a variety of different industry SDI workflows, some of which are outlined below.

Bluefish444 solutions are used in countless industries globally and relied upon to provide advanced SDI video IO in complex workflows. Epoch | Supernova CG delivers on the most demanding multi channel I/O workflows whatever your industry sector.



Broadcast Graphics


Epoch | Supernova CG has been globally integrated into a variety of live broadcast graphic workflows including;- virtual sets, character generators, sub titling and clip players. In live broadcast there are a number of critical requirements all of which Epoch | Supernova CG set the benchmark for; Quality, Reliability, Flexibility, Low Latency, Failsafes.

Bluefish444 support for Nvidia GPU Direct and AMD DirectGMA ensure that broadcast developers get the lowest latency performance from their product via our compatibility with the best available range of GPU’s for broadcast graphics.

Epoch | Supernova CG broadcast graphics integration with:-





Post-Production


Developers in editorial, colour correcting, finishing and visual effects post-production workflows reply on Bluefish444 SDI I/O to maximise quality and productivity. Integrating the highest quality 12/10-bit SDI into content creation tools allows productions to take on the look that everyone is searching for.

Epoch | Supernova CG provides unrivalled quality, flexibility and reliability for post-production workflows delivering 2K/HD/3D/SD SDI video I/O. With a 12-bit processing pipeline the Epoch | Supernova CG delivers the highest quality 4:4:4 RGB and 4:2:2 YUV SDI.

Epoch | Supernova CG video streaming integration with;





Video Streaming


Epoch | Supernova CG is the perfect companion for streaming developers that require SDI I/O. Multi-channel 1.5G SDI ingest, independant video modes per channel, world class reliability, multi card support and extremely low latency are key features of streaming workflows and available in Epoch | Supernova CG.

Epoch | Supernova CG video streaming integration with;





Production


Developers rely on Bluefish444 SDI I/O in the production of live broadcast, film, and episodic television globally.

Epoch | Supernova CG provides unrivaled flexibility when integrated into production solutions delivering 2K/HD/3D/SD SDI video I/O. Multi-channel 1.5G SDI fill & key I/O, independant video modes per channel, multi card support, full duplex DMA, broadcast failsafes and extremely low latency are key features required in production workflows and available in Epoch | Supernova CG. With a 12-bit processing pipeline developers utilise the highest quality 4:4:4 RGB and 4:2:2 YUV SDI I/O for production.

Epoch | Supernova CG production integration with;





Mobile Production


Epoch | Supernova CG has been rigorously tested with 3rd party Thunderbolt 2 enabled expansion chassis. The combination of either single or multi-card Epoch | Supernova CG with other PCIe cards like RAID controllers consolidates multiple PCIe solutions into a single enclosure. Solutions from Sonnet, Magma, and Netstor are qualified by Bluefish444 and can provide unique advantages over stand alone Thunderbolt devices.

Epoch | Supernova CG mobile production integration;





QC and Compliance monitoring


Bluefish444 hardware and software are built to exacting standards which makes Epoch | Supernova CG ideal for quality control environments and compliance monitoring of 1.5G and SD SDI signals. With the ability to send and receive the full gamut signal types and video modes the Epoch | Supernova CG is the right choice for QC and compliance monitoring software and turnkey products.

Epoch | Supernova CG QC and Compliance monitoring integration with;





Acquisition


If your requirement is multi channel 2K/HD/SD acquisition, the Epoch | Supernova CG feature set caters for all 1.5G SDI ingest workflows.

Epoch | Supernova CG provides unrivalled flexibility for acquisition developers delivering 2K/HD/3D/SD video ingest. Multi-channel input, multi card support, independant video modes per channel, fill & key inputs, full duplex DMA, world class reliability and extremely low latency are key acquisition features required by acquisition developers.

Epoch | Supernova CG acquisition integration with;





Playout


If your requirement is multi channel 2K/HD/SD playout, the Epoch | Supernova CG feature set caters for all SDI 1.5G playout workflows.

Epoch | Supernova CG provides unrivaled flexibility for playout developers delivering 2K/HD/3D/SD SDI video playout. Multi-channel playout, multi card support, independant video modes per channel, fill & key outputs, full duplex DMA, world class reliability and extremely low latency are key playout features required by developers.

Epoch | Supernova CG playout integration with;





Bluefish444 have developed a unified cross-platform Software Development Kit (SDK) designed by software developers for software developers, who wish to integrate Epoch | Supernova CG into their solutions. The BlueVelvetC API enables programmers to write the Bluefish444 SDK code once and then deploy to other operating systems without any changes to their code.

The Bluefish444 SDK provides a simple, consistent and extensible interface to all Bluefish444 hardware products. It provides a number of useful abstractions and interfaces designed to relieve the developer of direct hardware involvement freeing them to concentrate on developing.



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SDK


The Bluefish444 SDK can be used with Visual Studio, .Net, Delphi, gcc, mingw, Xcode and offers/supports the following APIs:

  • pure C API (BlueVelvetC), Windows/Linux/Mac
  • C++ class (BlueVelvet), Windows/Linux
  • COM (BlueVelvetCom), Windows
  • DirectShow, Windows
  • AMD DirectGMA access, Windows
  • NVIDIA GpuDirect access, Windows
  • V4L2, Linux


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DirectShow


Bluefish444 provides video and audio source and render filters that support a range of features such as:

  • Hardware-based reference clock
  • 2K/HD/SD video modes
  • Independant video modes per channel
  • All available SDI Input sources
  • All available SDI Output sources
  • 32/24/16-bit audio samples
  • 16 channels embedded audio
  • 8 channels AES


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Video 4 Linux 2


Bluefish444 provides video support with V4L2 with a range of features such as:

  • 2K/HD/SD video modes
  • Independant video modes per channel
  • All available SDI Input sources
  • All available SDI Output sources


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AMD DirectGMA For Video


Creative professionals rely on powerful workstation solutions that offer outstanding graphics and computational performance to get High Definition (HD) and Ultra-High Definition (UHD) video into the system for image processing on the GPU, and to playout the results as close to real-time as possible. AMD via AMD FirePro™ professional graphics worked closely with Bluefish444 to develop DirectGMA, a technology that reduces latency in live/on-air broadcast graphics workflows, and provides the necessary system bandwidth for demanding 4K and 5K digital cinema applications.


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NVIDIA GpuDirect For Video


NVIDIA® GPUDirect for Video technology allows Bluefish444 hardware to communicate directly with NVIDIA GPUs. By taking advantage of this new API, the historical issues of introducing too much delay or latency are gone. With NVIDIA GPUDirect for Video, devices are fully synchronised and the CPU doesn’t waste cycles copying data between device drivers. This flexible API gives full control to Bluefish444 hardware developers to stream video to and from the GPU at Sub-Frame transfer times.


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Medialooks


Bluefish444 is a technology partner with Medialooks who have an extensive set of developer video libraries reducing product development time.

The Medialooks MPlatform SDK makes it easy to create professional playout, streaming, vision mixing and ingest software with low-latency I/O integration for Epoch | Supernova CG.


The Epoch | Supernova CG can be used inside a number of Thunderbolt PCIe enclosures, a complete list of supported device can be found on our support site.


Sonnet


Sonnet Echo Express SE II


The Epoch | Supernova CG can be installed in the SE II Thunderbolt 2 enclosure allowing for a second PCIe card to be integrated alongside, such as a PCIe-based SSD drive or RAID controller.

Sonnet Echo Express SE III-D


Epoch | Supernova CG can be installed in the SE III-D Thunderbolt 2 enclosure for an up to three PCIe card solution with Thunderbolt 2 connectivity. The three PCIe slots can be populated with multiple Epoch | Supernova CG cards, or, a combination of Bluefish444 and other PCIe based hardware such as a RAID controller or PCIe based SSD drive.

Sonnet Echo Express SE III-R


Epoch | Supernova CG can be installed in the SE III-R Thunderbolt 2 enclosure for an up to three PCIe card rack mount solution with Thunderbolt 2 connectivity. The three PCIe slots can be installed with multiple Epoch | Supernova CG cards, or, a combination of Bluefish444 and other PCIe based hardware such as a RAID controller or PCIe based SSD drive.


One Stop Systems Magma


One Stop Systems Magma Express box 3T


Epoch | Supernova CG can be integrated into the Express box 3T Thunderbolt 2 enclosure where up to three PCIe cards can be installed. Multiple Epoch | Supernova CG cards, or, a combination of Bluefish444 and other PCIe devices can be installed, such as an external RAID controller or PCIe based SSD drives.

One Stop Systems Magma Express box 3T-DB


Epoch | Supernova CG can be integrated into the Express box 3T Thunderbolt 2 enclosure which fits up to three PCIe cards and provides four removable 2.5 inch HDD bays. An Epoch | Supernova CG video card can be installed alongside a PCIe RAID/HBA controller and up to four 2.5” HDD or SSD drives providing an all in one portable video IO and storage solution.

One Stop Systems Magma Express box 1T


The Epoch | Supernova CG can be installed in the Magma Express box 1T Thunderbolt 2 enclosure for a compact and versatile solution to your SDI video requirements.


Netstor


Netstor NA211TB


Epoch | Supernova CG can be integrated in the NA211TB Thunderbolt 2 enclosure where up to three PCIe cards can be installed. Multiple Epoch | Supernova CG cards, or, a combination of Bluefish444 and other PCIe devices such as an external RAID controller can be fitted.

Netstor NA211TBLB


Epoch | Supernova CG can be integrated into the NA211TBLB Thunderbolt 2 enclosure which fits up to three PCIe cards and provides four removable 2.5 inch HDD bays. An Epoch | Supernova CG can be installed alongside a PCIe RAID/HBA controller and up to four 2.5” HDD or SSD drives providing an all in one portable video I/O and storage solution.