The 2x4pro is the newest addition to the pro range, meeting the technical requirements for your everyday shows and projects.


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The power of entertainment

Built with the same DNA as its big brother, the 2x4pro packs a mighty punch. Scale up to two 4K outputs, or 8 HD outputs, the 2×4pro hits the technical requirements for the everyday show or project.


The power to be flexible

The 2x4pro supports our industry first, replaceable Video Format Conversion (VFC) cards. Output DVI, SDI, or DisplayPort without changing the system. Mix signal formats and resolution types in the same project, with guaranteed frame synchronisation and near-zero latency.


2x 4k

Powerful output



Flexible output formats


Tough on the outside

The 2x4pro comes in a rugged 4U chassis built of aluminium and steel. Sturdy and tough, the server is designed for a life on the road.

Detail in the design

The 2x4pro reaches our Push Every Pixel™ standard and more. Supporting the power to fill every pixel with at least two layers of content, the 2x4pro doesn’t hold back. Designed to push those impactful designs, it pushes colour and clarity to the limit.

2x Video Format Conversion Cards

Our VFC cards enable users to drive up to 8 outputs as DVI or 3G-SDI or two HDMI 2.0 or DP1.2 from a single 2×4pro, which future proof the system as the industry continues to evolve. The VFC cards gives customers the flexibility to use mixed signal types and mixed resolutions from the same hardware while experiencing low latency when compared to other market solutions for splitting 4K.

Refined chassis

The 2×4pro features a refined chassis with the same rugged connectors to be expected from pro range servers. The system is the first in the Pro Range to have redesigned, decoupled sensitive components with a floating internal chassis and a new ruggedised VFC backplane offering increased stiffness and reliability.

Push Every Pixel™

Push Every Pixel™ is our benchmark for the playback power needed by video professionals everywhere. Push Every Pixel™ means that a machine has enough power to fill every physical pixel of its outputs with at least two simultaneous layers of content.


The 2×4pro ships with 2x DP1.2 output cards as standard configuration, and can be upgraded to DVI or 3G-SDI at time of purchase, or as your needs grow.

Technical specifications

System Connectivity - I/O Video Output 2x DisplayPort 1.2 (Stage) (4096 x 2160 max)
1x DisplayPort 1.2 (GUI)
Different VFC cards available*

*HDMI VFC card compatible at 8bit only
Video Input 4x HD-SDI or 2 x 3G-SDI
Video Sync BNC Genlock
Media File Specifications Video Playback .mov (anim, pjpg, DXV, Hap, Hap Q)
Still Image Formats .png, .jpeg, .bmp, .tiff, .tga
3D Mesh Format .obj
Audio File Formats .mp3, .wav (44.1kHz, 16-bit, stereo)
Analogue Audio 2x Balanced XLR Output
2x Balanced XLR Input
1x 1/4" Headphones Jack
Digital Audio ADAT/SPDIF I/O
MIDI 1x In
1x Out
Physical Specifications Mounting System 4U 19” rack mount
Unite Dimensions W: 445mm (17.52'')
H: 178mm (7'')
D: 593mm (23.35'')
Unit Weight 16.2 kg (36.5lbs)
Unit & Rack Handles 621mm (24.45'')
Environmental Tolerances Temperature: 5-35°C (40°-95°F)
Humidity: 5%-95% (non-condensing)
Altitude: 0-8850 ft (0-2700m)
Hardware Specifications CPU Xeon Quad-Core 3.7Ghz
Memory 16GB DDR4 RAM
Storage 2x 80GB SSD
(Internal System Drive, Restore Drive)
2TB Internal SSD
Network General Network: 1x Gigabit LAN
Artnet: 1x Gigabit LAN
Media Network: 2x 10 Gigabit LAN
Data/Peripherals 5x USB 3.0
Voltage 100-240V, 50-60Hz
Power Consumption 450W @ 110V (normal)
500W @ 110V (max)
Software Features Operating System Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSB
Bundled Software disguise Proprietary Full Production Suite
Bundled Accessories Bundled Accessories Keyboard
Mouse + Mouse Mat
Power Cable (Plug-True1)
Power Daisy Chain (True1-True1)
Getting Started Guide + Manual
Backmounted Rails
Support, Updates and Warranties License subscription package includes Free software upgrades for the life of the machine
– 2 year return to base hardware warranty (plus options to extend warranty length)
– Free support (via phone & email)

Power to scale

We regularly test our media servers to ensure that they perform to the highest standards. Below are two sets of data for playback performance and capture latency for the 2x4pro.



The following table shows how many layers can simultaneously be played back per codec


Video codec

Content data rate

Max layers


27.8 MB/s



31.3 MB/s


HD Animation

107 MB/s


HD TIFF Sequence

237 MB/s



95.4 MB/s



143 MB/s


UHD Animation

697 MB/s


UHD TIFF Sequence

949 MB/s





  • All content is 30 fps
  • Readings are taken from a slave machine
  • VFC-compatible machines run with pass-through style cards (HDMI or DP)
  • 60Hz project
  • Genlock on all machines which support it
  • One unique video file per layer, all mapped onto one screen
  • Absolute maximum level of performance
  • One more layer means the system starts to drop frames


Full description of the methodology employed and link to the project used for testing to be made available soon. Please check back.

Capture Latency

Statistics are not yet available, but preliminary indications suggest similarities to the disguise gx 2. To view the statistics for the gx 2, click below.


Full disguise latency capture methodology

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