Overview

CASTUS Mini is a condensed form factor playback server. Equipped with a single HD/SDI input and output for your channel along with support for IP protocols such as HLS, RTMP, NDI, SRT, MPEG2-TS and more. Feature rich, affordable, easy-to-use paired with top-notch support is what makes the Mini stand out. Visit our testimonials page to see for yourself why broadcast professionals choose CASTUS.

Features

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QuickRoll QuickCastCASTUS Mini
3RU video server (rack mounted)2RU video server (rack mounted)Small form factor video server (not rack mounted)
Multi channel, multi input, and scalableSingle channel & single outputSingle channel & single output
2 mirrored multicast IP outputs per channel2 mirrored multicast IP outputs 1 mirrored multicast IP output
8TB RAID1 on premise storage (12TB, 16TB & 20TB storage upgrade available)4TB on premise storage (8TB, 12TB, 16TB & 20TB storage upgrade available)250GB SSD on premise storage
Hot-swap drive baysDrive bays are not hot-swappableDrive bays are not hot-swappable
Dual redundant power suppliesSingle power supplySingle power supply
Linux operating systemLinux operating systemLinux operating system
Web browser based user interfaceWeb browser based user interfaceWeb browser based user interface
Native input/output support: HD/SDI, IP, NDI, HLS, MPEG2TS, H.264, RTMP, & SRTNative input/output support: HD/SDI, IP, NDI, HLS, MPEG2TS, H.264, RTMP, & SRTNative input/output support: HD/SDI, IP, NDI, HLS, MPEG2TS, H.264, RTMP, & SRT
Powerful and scalable processor with support for additional channels & inputsProcessor supports single channel playout (not scalable) Processor supports single channel playout (not scalable)

Testimonials

Updating to the CASTUS technology allows more flexibility with quality and control of the channel’s signal. Many stations and networks are going over the top by offering apps for their programming and I am excited that our educational access channel is able to join with the other major content producers.

Melanie Lombard, Channel Manager, FSU-TV3

I just want to say I was looking at your website just now and CASTUS has kept busy and constantly improving above and beyond. We knew when we first saw your product, many years ago now, that you had something special and you continue to not disappoint. When I recommend CASTUS to others I always mention that you are always

Chad Kubik, St. Clair Country Regional Education AL Service Agency (MI)

CAN TV met CASTUS representatives at the ACM Chicago Conference, where they were in search of the optimal OTT solutions. CASTUS Cloud Solutions immediately caught their attention, and has integrated seamlessly into operation where the station already had a different solution for a broadcast server in place. In very little time, CAN TV was able to scale their offerings in

David Tainer, Station Manager, CAN TV

CASTUS not only opened up to 24/hr programming opportunities and greatly reduced the time I’ve needed to spend on playback as a whole (in more ways than I can count on my fingers!) but it added features we use regularly.

Victor Walter, Cable Access Coordinator, City of Highland Park, IL

Andover has had great success with our Roku and Amazon Firestick services designed and launched from Castus. We’ve been quite happy with their quality and reliability.

Wess Murphy, Station Manager, Andover TV, MA

Katy, your training yesterday was perfect. You fielded the questions from Judy and myself with clarity, accuracy and honesty. You explained what you would be getting back to us about. Through past interactions with you – that las become your hallmark – excellent customer service! We look forward to future customer interactions with you and others of the fine Castus

Kirby Dolak, Littleton, MA

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