• Inputs: 12G-SDI and HDMI2.0
  • Up to 4096 x 2160P60
  • 10 bit 4:2:2
  • 16 Audio Channels SDI / 8 Audio Channels HDMI
  • Status Display
  • UDP, RTP, RTMP, SRT, Zixi streaming
  • Description
  • Specifications
  • Ordering Info


The Talon 4K-SC Professional Hardware Video/Audio Encoder supports input of up to 4096 x 2160p60 video via one HDMI 2.0 and one 12G-SDI input.
There is also a 12G-SDI loop output for previewing your video.
The encoder supports simultaneously streaming your video while archiving the stream to a hardware or network drive.

It supports up to 10-bit 4:2:2 color depth, deinterlacing, upscale and downscale, frame rate conversion, H.265/HEVC and H.264/MPEG-4/AVC encoding, eight channels of AAC-LC audio via HDMI, and sixteen channels of AAC-LC audio via SDI.

You can stream video via its Gigabit Ethernet port using a variety of protocols such as RTMP, RTSP, RTP, and UDP, and it supports a variety of CDN integrations.

You can save to MP4 and TS files via the USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A output, via the Ethernet port, and it supports NVME archiving using a separately available drive.

The encoder also supports SRT secure reliable transport protocol with multiple security features, remote firmware upgrade, embedded closed captioning, a JSON REST API, and password protection.
A status display shows the current settings of the unit, and status LEDs indicate active ports.
It features a fanless design and has a locking power jack.

Key Features

  • H.265 / H.264 Encoding
  • One Encoding channel
  • Video resolution: up to 4096 x 2160, 60fps
  • 10-Bit 4:2:2
  • RTMP, UDP, RTP, SRT, and Zixi streaming
  • Custom CDN integration
  • 16 SDI and 8 HDMI embedded audio channels
  • 12G-SDI and HDMI2.0 Inputs
  • 12G-SDI Loop Output
  • Status Display and LEDs
  • Web-Based Configuration
  • Simultaneous streaming and output to file
  • Video Archiving: USB3.0 and Network storage
  • Upscale/downscale, frame rate conversion, VBR/CBR, deinterlacing, text overlay
  • Video encoding bitrate up to 100 Mbps
  • Small Fanless Form Factor
  • Included Power Supply and Mounting Brackets
  • Optional: 1U Rackmount kit with active cooling for up to 3 Encoders


Back Panel



Video Inputs

  • 1x 12G-SDI with Loopout
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0 (non-HDCP)

Audio Inputs

  • Embedded SDI 16Ch (8 stereo pairs)
  • Embedded HDMI 8Ch (4 stereo pairs)

Video Input Resolution

  • Up to 4096×2160 (DCI) 60fps

Color Depth

  • Up to 10bit 4:2:2

Streaming Transports

  • RTMP, UDP, RTP, Zixi™, SRT™
  • Number of Output Channels: 1
  • Number of concurrent input channels: 1
  • Simultaneous streaming and save to file
  • Saving to MP4 file

Video Processing

  • Upscale/Downscale, Frame rate Conversion
  • Deinterlacing

Video Compression:

  • H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC)

Encoding Controls

  • Bitrate up to 100Mbps
  • VBR & CBR

Audio Compression

  • AAC–LC
  • OPUS audio for UDP, RTP, SRT, and Zixi

Audio Sample Rate:

  • 44.1kHz, 48kHz
  • Audio Bitrate 64Kbps to 512Kbps

Video Archiving

  • USB 3.0
  • Network Storage

Software Features

  • Enhanced Security Features
  • Remote Firmware Upgrade from Web
  • Network Time Protocol
  • JSON REST API for software integration
  • Password Protected
  • Embedded Closed Caption support
  • SMPTE 2038 Support

Hardware Features

  • Fanless Operation
  • Locking Power Jack
  • Status Display
  • Status LED’s
  • GigE Ethernet connection


  • 12VDC | 24W max


  • 5.5 x 5.5 x 1.5″

Operating Temperature

  • 0 to 40C

Available Option:

  • OPT-RACK – 1U Rackmount kit with active cooling for up to 3 Encoders


Ordering Info

Talon 4K-SC – 4K60 12G-SDI/HDMI H.265/H.264 Video/Audio Encoder


  • Power Supply
  • Mounting Brackets

Available Options:

  • OPT-RACK – 1U Rackmount kit with active cooling for up to 3 Encoders