ArtiSAN LogoDR-4100

The Ultimate Connection Between Your Video and
File-Based Operations

ArtiSAN DR-4100 Video Disk Recorder introduces a powerful combination of open architecture and high levels of performance and availability.  The DR-4100 is designed to provide customers with maximum value and return on their investment.

The ArtiSAN DR-4100 series is a 2RU enterprise-class, dual channel video disk recorder for professional broadcast and post-production applications. The ArtiSAN DR-4400 is the step-up model and features quad channels as standard.

The ArtiSAN recorders are available as stand alone or SAN attached and are available with 5TB, 10TB, or 20TB local storage capacity.


  • State of the Art, Enterprise class platform
  • Compact 2RU design
  • Intel Westmere Dual Hex CPU
  • SSD System Disks
  • Video server for post production, quality control, and broadcast environments
  • Ingest and playback direct to and from Avid Media Composer and Apple Final Cut Pro non-linear editing systems
  • High quality content delivery
  • Simultaneous video capture and play-out
  • ArtiSAN Certified Arrays - 5412 / 5424 / 9412 / 9424
  • Storage connection options
    Dual 6Gb SAS (4-lane)
    Dual 8Gb Fibre Channel
  • Video/Audio I/O - Two 1RU Breakout Panels incl
  • Hardware support included - 3-Year advance parts replacement
  • Dimensions –
    3.5"H / 19"W / 24"D
    89mm H / 482mm W / 610mm D
  • CPU – Intel Westmere, Dual Hex
  • Boot Drive- 80 GB SSD with Flash Protect™
  • HD-SDI Channels - Two, independent, in or out
  • Machine Control Methods - Web Browser, JAVA Application VDCP, Sony 9-pin, Odetics optional
  • Machine Control Ext. Deck - Sony BVW 422 9-pin
  • Local Media Storage - 1TB 10KRPM 6Gb SAS, 2.5-inch RAID 6, Hot Spare
  • Usable Internal Storage Capacity - None, 5TB, 10TB, 20TB
  • SAN Storage - Open system
  • ArtiSAN Certified Arrays - 5412 / 5424 / 9412 / 9424
  • Storage connection options
    Dual 6Gb SAS (4-lane)
    Dual 8Gb Fibre Channel
  • Video/Audio I/O - Two 1RU Breakout Panels incl
  • Hardware support included - 3-Year advance parts replacement
  • Dimensions –
    3.5"H / 19"W / 24"D
    89mm H / 482mm W / 610mm D


    Digital Video Inputs
    HD-SDI 1280 x 720p /23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.95, 60
    HD-SDI 1920 x 1080i /23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.95, 60
    HD-SDI 1920 x 1080p /23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.95, 60
    HDMI v1.3
    SDI 525i / 29.97 (NTSC)
    SDI 625i/ 25 (PAL)

    File Formats Supported for Ingest and Playback (partial list)
    AVID MXF : DV25, DV50, DVHD, DNxHD, Uncompressed
    Sony MXF : MPEG IMX
    Panasonic P2 MXF : DV25, DV50, DVHD, AVCi100
    Omneon MXF-OP1a : DV25, DV50, DVHD, AVCi100, Uncompressed
    MOV: DVSD, DV25, DV50, DVHD, AVCi100, DNxHD
    AVI : DVSD, DV25, DV50, DVHD

    Additional File Formats Supported for Playback (Partial List)
    MOV: ProRes, ProRes HQ, H.264, AVCi, MPEG-2, XDCam
    OMF: DV25, JPEG, Meridien, AVBV, CamCutter
    Sony MXF: MPEG-IMX, XDCamHD, XDCamEX
    GXF SMPTE 360 : MPEG-2, DV25, DV50, DVHD
    EditCAM: DV25, DV50, DVHD, DNxHD
    Snell&Wilcox MXF: MPEG-2, IMX
    Harmonic MXF : MPEG-2
    MPEG-1 : 4:2:0 up to 15 Mbit/sec
    MPEG-2 : 4:2:0 / 4:2:2 SD/HD up to 80 Mbit/sec
    MPEG-4 : 4:2:0 up to 50 Mbit/sec
    VC-1 WMV of RAW wrapper
    WMV MP1 / MP2 / MP3, MPEG Audio

  Key Features
  • Video Post
  • Film Post
  • Audio Post
  • On-set Dailies
  • Integrated Content Archives
  • Content Distribution and Delivery
  • Video Capture and Layback
  • Transcoding Environments
  • Quality Assurance
  • Broadcast Distribution
  • Digital Media
  • Production Faciilties
  • Government Solutions