World’s most versatile Screen Management System


World’s most versatile Screen Management System

  • Uncompromised native 4K content processing 
  • Improved setup with assisted workflows
  • Resilient flexibility with ultra low latency
  • Integrated Dante & embedded audio
  • Refined yet familiar user interface

Better, Faster, Stronger

The Barco Encore3 image processing platform is nothing short of a game-changer. We’re giving every live event AV professional broader canvas space, expanded system resources by easy linking, and advanced transition between layers during runtime. High-quality 4K processing with unrivaled flexibility. All boxed into one future-proof solution, for premium peace of mind. 

The Encore3 supports a ~80MP PVW/PGM canvas at 12 bits 4:4:4 processing with no less than 16 fully capable 4K layers per screen. Call on embedded audio, screen composition for layered videos, Multiviewer as a source and the ability to manage all your screens.


Build your own configuration

Event Master Encore3 will have a standard, finished and stocked configuration. But as it’s a scalable and modular system, it will also be available as BTO - “Build To Order” - system.

  • Inputs Up to 7 input capable card slots, each input card supports up to 4x 4K@60p inputs 
  • Outputs Up to 4 output capable card slots, each output card supports up to 4x 4K@60p outputs 
  • A system comprises of maximum of two chassis


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General specifications
The specifications in this document are preliminary
Live effects canvas
Up to 78.6 Megapixels with PVW & PGM
Video inputs
Up to 7 input capable card slots to occupy with Event Master Gen2 cards
  • Each input card supports up to 4x 4K @60p inputs Standard Encore3 Configuration
  • 16x 4K @60p inputs
  • Up to 4x HD/3G/6G/12G SDI connectors
  • Up to 9x HDMI 2.0 (600 MHz max)
  • Up to 5x DisplayPort 1.2 (600 MHz max)
Video outputs
Up to 4 output capable card slots to occupy with Event Master Gen2 cards
  • Each output card supports up to 4x 4K @60p outputs Standard Encore3 Configuration
  • 8x 4K@60p outputs
  • Up to 4x HD/3G/6G/12G SDI connectors
  • Up to 5x HDMI (up to 600 MHz)
  • Up to 1x DisplayPort(up to 660 MHz)
Analog reference input/Output on BNC connectors;
bi-level and blackburst at SD and tri-level at HD
Program output

Up to 8 program outputs configurable as single screens or tiled/blended widescreens

Configurable for up to 8x 4096 X 2400 @60p

Independent edge blending/feathering control for all four sides
Scaled Aux outputs
User definable for up to 8x 4096 x 2400 @60p
  • Each output card supports up to 2x AUX ouputs
  • Positionable non-scaled background mixer per output screen
  • Independent layer transitions or full Preview/Program transitions
  • Pre-assigned 8 mixable / 16 single (Or 16 mixable / 32 single) scalable PIP/key layers per output screen
Still stores
Up to 400 HD or 100 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
  • PIP moves via Keyframes
  • 2x 4K @60p MultiViewer as source that be sent to any output or layer.
  • Flexible user-definable layouts
  • Monitor all Inputs and screens PVW & PGM
  • Easily expandable for larger display applications via 4x QSFP28 link connection. Encore3 Link card required.
  • Link units to increase available Inputs and Outputs for larger tiled/blended widescreen applications
  • Encore3 ships with the ability to link 2 chassis for expansion
HDCP compliance determined by installed cards
  • Event Master Toolset (V10.x or later) for PC or MAC
  • Event Master controllers
  • WebUI
  • Ethernet RJ-45, 1000/100/10 Mbps autosense
  • Field-Serviceable I/O cards (not hot-swappable)
  • Hot-swappable dual-redundant power supplies

Height: 17.8 cm (7.0 in) - 4 RU rackmount

Width: 44.2 cm (17.4 in) without chassis handles, 48.5 cm (19.1 in) with chassis handles attached

Depth: 62.4 cm (24.6 in) from front panel to rear panel, 67.2 cm (26.4 in) overall
Input power: 100-240Vac, 50/60Hz, 12-5A (x2), 1,100 W
Dual-redundant, hot-swappable power supplies
Environmental temperature
0-40° C / 32-104 F
Environmental humidity
0-95% non-condensing (non-operating)
0-85% non-condensing (operational)
3 years parts and labor

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