Barco R9004789 E2

Gen2 Tri-Combo Configuration, 3 Year Warranty
Part #: 0602-2501    Mfr #: R9004789

Barco R9004789 E2


Barco E2 Tri-combo

Full sized 4K 60p Event Master processor

  • Full show control with pre-configured cards
  • Native 4K60p input and output on a single cable
  • Intuitive user interface

The Tri-combo configuration of the E2 features four Tri-combo input cards, and one Tri-combo output card. These new cards support 4K 60p on a single cable. With software version 6.0 and greater, the input cards support 2x 4K60p on a single cable or 6x HD inputs (when installed in dual capacity input slots).

The Tri-combo output card supports 2x 4K 60p or 6x HD. This boosts the Tri-combo E2 configuration to an impressive 40 HD inputs or 12 4K60p inputs and up to 5 4K60p or 18 HD outputs. This new E2 has extra capacity and flexibility to support your growing shows.

For detailed specifications, see the Downloads tab.


Model NGS-4U
Live effects canvas Up to 20 Megapixels PVW/PGM
40 Megapixels PGM only
80 Megapixels @30p and PGM only
Video inputs
  • 40 inputs via 8 input cards (HDMI/DP combo 4 inputs, Tri-combo 6 inputs per card)
  • Up to 12x 4K inputs -( HDMI/DP combo 1x 4K@60p, Tri-Combo 2x 4K@60p per card)
  • 16x SDI SD/HD/3G/6G/12G connectors
  • 8 x HDMI 1.4a (297 MPix/sec max)
  • 4 x HDMI 2.0 (594 MPix/sec max)
  • 8 x DisplayPort 1.1 (300 MPix/sec max)
  • 4 x DisplayPort 1.2 (600 MPix/sec max) 
Video outputs
  • 18 HD outputs via 4 output cards (Event Master series cards)
  • Up to 5x 4K outputs
  • HDMI output card supports 1 4K60p or 4 HD. Tri-combo supports 2 4K60p or 6 HD
  • TriCombo output card supports 4 x SD/HD/3G/6G/12G 1x HDMI 2.0, and 1x DisplayPort 1.2 connectors
  • 8x HDMI 1.4a (297 Mpix/sec max)
  • 3x HDMI 1.4a output cards support 4 HDMI connectors each. The top two connectors of the card support up to 297 MPix/sec (2560x1600 typical). The bottom two connectors support 165 MPix/sec (1920x1200 typical).
  • The rightmost HDMI card (slot 14) may also be used as a two output Multi-viewer.
Included I/O cards with this model (4) DisplayPort 1.1/HDMI 1.4 Duo-Combo (Gen1) input cards (R9004744)
(4) Tri-Combo (Gen2) input cards (R9004785)
(3) Quad HDMI 1.4 (Gen1) output cards (R9004743)
(1) Tri-Combo (Gen2) output card (R9004786)
Genlock Analog reference input/loop on BNC connectors; bi-level and blackburst at SD and tri-level at HD
S3D Sync: 4x input Din connector, 2x output Din connector
Program output
  • Up to 18 program outputs configurable as single screens or tiled/blended widescreens (preview and Multi-Viewer not available in all configurations)
  • Up to 16x 2048x1200@60p or 4x 3840x2400@60p 
  • Independent edge blending/feathering control for all four sides 
  • Tri-combo supports 90degree output rotation
  • Native resolution background mixer per output screen
  • Independent layer transitions or full Preview/Program transition
  • Flexible layer allocation – up to 16 mixable or 32 single scalable PIP/key layers assignable to Program output screens
Still stores Up to 100 HD or 25 UHD, depending on the import file size
Layer effects
  • Borders (hard, soft, halo) and drop shadows
  • Color effects
  • Strobe, H&V flip
  • Luma, chroma and Cut/Fill keys (not all modes support keying)
  • PIP moves via Keyframes
  • Flexible user-definable layouts
  • Monitor all Inputs and Outputs, including Preview and Aux
  • Two outputs
  • Dedicated hardware same as E2 Event Master Processor
  • Easily expandable for larger display applications via proprietary links
  • Link units to increase available Inputs and Outputs for larger tiled/blended widescreen applications
  • Expansion via simple linking 
    • Up to 8 E2 chassis can be linked
    • 2 linking cables are included with each E2 chassis
HDCP HDCP compliannce determined by installed cards.
  • Field-Serviceable I/O and processing cards (not hot-swappable)
  • Hot swappable dual-redundant power supplies
Noise Level Max 52.9 dB avg. Fans at 100%. Fan speed is software-managed based on operating temperature. Reference ISO 7779
Dimensions Height: 17.8 cm (7.0 in) - 4 RU Rack mount
Width: 43.2 cm (17.0 in) - without chassis handles, 48.3 cm (19 in) with chassis handles attached
Depth: 56.9 cm (22.4 in) from front panel to rear panel, 62.2 cm (24.5 in) overall
Weight 31 kg (68 lbs)
  • Input power: 100–240 VAC 50/60 Hz 826 Watt
  • Dual-redundant, hot-swappable power supplies
Warranty 3 years parts and labor
Environmental temperature 040° C (32104° F)
Environmental humidity 095% Non-condensing


Input cards:

R9004742 Quad SD/HD/3G-SDI input card (R9004742) Add to Cart
R9004744 Dual HDMI 1.4 & Dual DisplayPort 1.1 input card (R9004744) Add to Cart
R9004785 Single DP 1.2, single HDMI 2.0, quad 12G-SDI, Tri-Combo 4K60 input card (R9004785) Add to Cart
Quad HDMI 2.0 input card (R9004791)
Quad DisplayPort 1.2 input card (R9004793)
R9004740 Dual DVI Input Card, Dual Link (R9004740)


Output Cards:

Quad SD/HD/3G-SDI output card (R9004741)

Quad DisplayPort 1.2 output card (R9004765)

Add to Cart
Quad HDMI 1.4 output card (R9004743) Add to Cart
Single DP 1.2, single HDMI 2.0, quad 12G-SDI, Tri-Combo 4K60 output card (R9004786) Add to Cart
Quad HDMI 2.0 output card (R9004792)
Fiber output card (Transceivers/SFP Modules sold separately) (R9004766)

Other Cards:

R9004746  Expansion link card

R9004797  CXP I/O card

Control Surfaces:

EC-210 event controller EC-210 Large Event Controller (R9004790)
Add to Cart
R9004772  EC-50
R9004783  EC-30

Other Accessories:

R9004752  Transceiver kit