Barco S3-4K Gen2 Tri-Combo

Event Master, R9004788, B-Stock, 3 year warranty
Part #: 0602-2552-UA    Mfr #: R9004788

Barco S3-4K Gen2 Tri-Combo



S3-4K Gen2 Tri-Combo (R9004788 B-Stock) 

Compact, expandable 4K60p Event Master processor

Featuring 14 inputs, 14 outputs, the S3 Tri-Combo adds more capacity with Tri-Combo input and output cards supporting up to 4K60p on a single cable. Under the hood it boasts the same processing performance, image quality, flexibility and durability as the S3-4K, the only difference being more Input and output capacity. In short: all the tools you need to create a stunning live experience, in a single compact and roadworthy housing.

Powerful features, easy operation

  • Pre-loaded with three I/O cards
  • Interlinking of S3-4K chassis allows expansion of inputs, outputs or layers
  • Easy step-by-step setup with the cross-platform Event Master Toolset
  • Serviceable in the field and ready for future signal interfaces
  • Dual, redundant power supplies for maximum peace of mind
  • Widescreen blending support



Live effects canvas Up to 20 megapixels in PVW/PGM or 40 megapixels in PGM only mode
Video inputs 14 HD inputs via 3 input cards (HDMI/DP combo 4 inputs, Tri-combo 6 inputs per card) - Up to 4 x 4K inputs - (HDMI/DP combo 1 4K@60p, Tri-Combo 2 4K @60p per card) - 4x SD/HD/3G/6G/12G SDI connectors (Tri-Combo card) - 4x HDMI 1.4a (297 Mpix/sec max) - 1x HDMI 2.0 (Tri-Combo card) - 1x DisplayPort 1.2 (Tri-Combo card) - 4x DisplayPort 1.1 (300 Mpix/sec max)
Video outputs 14 HD outputs via 3 output cards - Up to 4x 4K outputs - HDMI output card supports 1x 4K60p, Tri-combo supports 2x 4K60p or 6x HD. - TriCombo output card supports 4x SD/HD/3G/6G/12G, 1x HDMI 2.0, and 1x DisplayPort 1.2 connectors - 4x HDMI 1.4a (297 Mpix/sec max) - 2x HDMI 1.4a for Multiviewer (297 Mpix/sec max), 4x HDMI 1.4a when used as standard output card
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 14 program outputs can be assigned to a variety of single, tiled, or blended widescreen configurations (preview and Multi-Viewer not available in all configurations)
  • Configurable for up to 14x 2048X1200@60 or up to 4x 4096x2400@60 outputs supporting Aux or Program destinations 
  • Independent edge blending/feathering control for all four sides 
  • 90 degree Rotation available on Tri-Combo output card
  • Native resolution background mixer per output screen
  • Independent layer transitions or full Preview/Program transition
  • Flexible layer allocation – 4 mixable or 8 single scalable PIP/key layers assignable to any 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 chassis
HDCP HDCP compliance determined by installed cards.
  • Event Master screen management software for PC or MAC
  • Event Master Controllers
  • WebUI
  • Ethernet RJ-45, 1000/100/10 Mbps autosense
  • Field-Serviceable I/O and processing cards (not hot-swappable)
  • Hot swappable dual-redundant power supplies
  • Input power: 100–240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 826 Watt
  • Dual-redundant, hot-swappable power supplies
  • Height: 13.26 cm / 5.22 inches - 3 RU rack mount
  • Width: 43.2 cm / 17 inches without chassis handles, 48.3 cm / 19 inches with chassis handles attached
  • Depth: 54 cm / 21.33 inches overall
Weight 24 kg / 53 lbs
Environmental temperature 0–40° C (32104° F)
Environmental humidity 095% Non-condensing
Warranty 3 years parts and labor