Media Players & Servers

These are capable of outputting a wide range of signals including SD, HD, UHD, 4K and beyond. It is possible to sync multiple players together. If you are looking for advice please give us a call. We can offer a wide range of solutions and have a practical knowledge that enables us to recommend the best solution for any given media playback situation, whether it is for a one-off event or a permanent install designed to run unattended. Please note that we are also a very competitively priced retailer of media players and digital signage.

Media Players, Servers & Signage

Brightsign XD1030 Media Player

A compact media player capable of HD video playback, scheduling, network sync and more. The XD1030 has a GPIO port for user interaction.
Day: £25.00
Week: £75.00

Brightsign HD210 Solid-State Media Players

Compact media player, support scheduling, and multiple player synchronisation over LAN (or wi-fi for the HD210W model). Plays HD video. HDMI, VGA & Audio outputs.
Day: £25.00
Week: £75.00

Brightsign XD230 Compact Solid-State Digital Media Players

Compact digital media player supporting multiple HD video zones, HTML5, and much more. These units can be synchronised over LAN, content can be scheduled. Various outputs include HDMI and VGA.
Day: £25.00
Week: £75.00

Brightsign XT244 - 4k Resolution Networked Media Player

A powerful H.265/H.264 4K and Full HD video engine with Dolby Vision, HDR10 and HLG support, 4K full resolution graphics, 4K upscaling and dual decoding of two 4Kp60 videos simultaneously. Delivers the best HTML5 rendering performance available for Enterprise applications. Includes the standard I/O package of Gigabit Ethernet with PoE+, GPIO, IR, analog/digital audio and an M.2 SSD PCIe interface.
Day: £25.00
Week: £75.00

Brightsign 4K242 4K Media Player

This is an ultra-reliable, fan-less, solid-state, commercial 4K player supporting all of the new technology standards of the 4K ecosystem for true 4K playback, in conjunction with the standarad Brightsign feature set.
Day: £40.00
Week: £120.00

Blackmagic Hyperdeck Studio HD Plus

Professional broadcast playdeck/record deck with native support for H.264, ProRes and DNx file types.
Day: £60.00
Week: £180.00

Mac Mini / Q Lab Server / Catalyst / Keynote / Powerpoint

Mac Mini that can be configured with various licences as required, enabling use as a media server.
Day: £80.00
Week: £240.00

Macbook Pro / QLab Server / Catalyst / Resolume / Keynote / Powerpoint

Macbooks can be supplied with licences for use as media servers, including Qlab, Catalyst or Resolume, or to facilitate keynote or powerpoint presentations.
Day: £100.00
Week: £300.00

Brightsign XC54055 8k player with quad outputs

Stunning 8K video and graphics for elite applications, offering a host of high end brightsign playback and interactive options.
Day: £100.00
Week: £300.00

Dell Alienware x17 R1 Laptop

Compact and portable but with a high level of performance these can run four external outputs, and are typically used with Resolume or Madmapper.
Day: £100.00
Week: £300.00

Catalyst / Pixelmad Media Server (64 Bit Mac Pro)

Professional Media Server with Pixelmad, for running multiple video screens from a DMX lighting desk, midi controller or custom presets. LFG4 and Blackmagic Intensity Pro capture cards. 32 layers, 16 mixes supporting up to 6 unique screens of content which can be manipulated in realtime.
Day: £400.00
Week: £800.00

Apple Mac Studio 2022

A compact but powerful mac offering performance, extensive connectivity and new capabilities. A great option for very demanding video playback applications. Can be supplied with resolume, qlab, mad mapper licences as required.
Day: £400.00
Week: £1,200.00

Disguise Solo SDI Server

A compact and powerful 2U media server, designed to bring the power of the disguise solution to smaller productions and experiences. Our units are fitted with the SDI capture cards option. Can be used as a standalone solution, to design, sequence and play back your shows, or as a Director in a larger network with pro and gx range machines.
Day: £800.00
Week: £2,400.00

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