Screen Management System: BARCO E2 4K

BARCO E2 Videwo System Controller for rent in NY

DESCRIPTION FOR BARCO E2 Screen Management System

Barco E2 is a 4k live screen management system with up to 32 inputs and up to 16 outputs. This is a full-sized Event Master processor.

  • Full show control in a single box
  • Native 4K input and output supported
  • Intuitive user interface
  • Simple servicing and control
  • Designed for life on the road
  • Extremely flexible layer management system

Raising the bar for live screen management, the E2 presentation system provides superior image quality, exceptional input and output density, great expandability and durability. Supporting native 4K input and output, it was the first screen management system to manage 4K projector blends with refresh rates up to 60Hz with full 4:4:4 color sampling and 12bit processing . A truly versatile system, it offers eight mixable PGM outputs and four scaled Aux Outputs for full show control with a single box. The E2 can be linked with multiple other E2 chassis to create extremely large pixel processing canvases, to support the largest displays available.

Perfect Expandability!

  • Barco E2 controller is easily expandable for larger display
  • Link units to increase available Inputs and Outputs for larger tiled/blended widescreen applications
  • Expansion via simple linking – up to 8 chassis
  • E2 ships with the ability to link 8 chassis for expansion

SPECIFICATIONS FOR Barco E2 Event Master Processor

Barco E2 controller key features:



  • 8x Input card slots supporting up to 4K resolution per slot. 
  • Each card slot accommodates either 4x HD inputs, 2x 2,560 x 1,600 inputs, or 1x 4K input.

HDMI/DisplayPort input card 

  • 2x HDMI 1.4 connectors 
  • 2x DisplayPort 1.1 connectors 

3G SDI input card: 4x BNC connectors supporting 3G SDI

Genlock input

  • 2x BNC connector (Input and loop output) 
  • Supports Black burst and trilevel analog signals 


  • 4x Output Card slots for PGM screens and Auxes that support up to 4K resolution per slot. MVR is supported by the last slot to the right.
  • HDMI output card: 4x HDMI 1.4 
  • 3G SDI output card: 4x BNC connectors supporting 3G SDI 

Barco E2 rental configuration will include:

  • 14 Outputs via 4 Output cards 
    • Up to 3 x 4K Outputs – each Output card supports up to 4K@60 out 
    • 4 x SD/HD/3G SDI
    • 8 x HDMI 1.4 (297 Mpix/sec max) 
    • 2 x HDMI 1.4 for Multiviewer (297 Mpix/sec max) 
  • Outputs configurable as single screens or tiled/blended widescreens. Outputs can also be configured as Scaled Auxiliary outputs.

E2 Barco User Interface

– Event Master Software 
– GUI based configuration and control application 
– Cross platform (Mac/Windows) 
– Event Master Console
– API for custom User interface programming

Processing and latency
– 12 bits/color 
– 36 bits/pixel 
– 1 frame processing latency for progressive genlock sources

PIP layers (per chassis)
Freely assignable PiP layers seamlessly transition between sources2K mode:
– 16 seamless mixable PiPs or key overlays
– DL mode:  8 seamless mixable PiPs or key overlays
– 4K mode:  4 seamless mixable PiPs or key overlays

Background mixer

Each PGM screen destination has an unscaled seamless background mixer supporting the full resolution of the destination
– Any live input type can be a background source 
– Matte color generator 
– Still store as background 

Program screens 

  • 4K Output 
    • 2x single screens 
    • 1x blended (2 outputs)
  • Dual Link output 
    • 4x single screens 
    • 2x blended 
  • HD (2K) Output 
    • 8x single screens 
    • 4x 2 output blended (2 output per blend) up to 1x 8 output blended
  • More than eight outputs can be assigned to a screen destination, provided they are positioned inside the processing canvas.
  • Auxilliary Outputs: User definable from 4 x 2,048 x 1,200@60 to 1 x 4K@60  per output card
  • 4K output: 1x Scaled Aux output 
  • Dual Link output: 2x Scaled Aux output 
  • HD (2K) output: 4x Scaled Aux output 

Multi-viewer | Still stores | Presets

– MVR supports 2x HD outputs displaying all inputs and outputs available to the chassis.
– User-assigned still stores
– Live capture 
– Import and export via PNG file 
– 1,000 user definable presets
  • Expandability: 8x E2 chassis per system
  • 4K output: Up to 32 4K outputs 
  • Dual Link output: Up to 64 DL outputs 
  • HD (2K) output: Up to 128 HD outputs 
  • Up to 48 HD inputs can be shared globally in a system linked for input expansion. Processors also have access to their local sources.


– 4RU
– Dual Redundant PSU
– Modular field swappable processing and I/O cards
– Variable flow cooling
– Rugged steel chassis

Accessories For Barco E2 Video Wall Processor

We can offer a set of accessories for each product. Our catalog is currently being updated, all the accessories for easy transport & smooth installation, Cards, Switchers And Interfaces for Barco Video Wall Processor are available on request! Please, contact us!

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