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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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

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

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)

CASTUS is Monroe County Television’s preferred choice for broadcast and hardware services for MCTV’s 24/7 programming, live government meetings, community events & Video on Demand presence. Our CASTUS hardware was first purchased in Summer 2018 and was the lynchpin of our recent HD studio retrofits. Monroe County’s unique geographical location precipitates the need for IP sourced video feeds from our

Monroe County

This is an incredible opportunity for the Department of Communication and Frostburg State University to showcase the talent and skills of students who work towards creating original programming for the area.

Annie Danzi, Associate Professor, Frostburg State University, MD

This is an incredible opportunity for the Department of Communication and Frostburg State University to showcase the talent and skills of students who work towards creating original programming for the area. We were limited to cable before, and we were not getting robust viewership, but the new app should reconnect us with the community and the world! The app is

Annie Danzi, Associate Professor, Frostburg State University, MD

I absolutely love the CASTUS system! It’s an amazing piece of equipment and I won’t work without it. In my 25 years, it’s my favorite server.

City of Redlands, CA

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