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INTRODUCING WATCHPAX 60

WATCHPAX 60 is the latest addition to the WATCHOUT media server range by Dataton. A powerful media server series that exceeds the requirements of the toughest environments with  uncompressed 4K playback, a dual power supply and a range of models offering from 4 up to 12 outputs.

With the latest technology under the hood, it is ideal for demanding applications such as live events, attractions and broadcast installations.

  • 4 x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1 x HDMI and 1 x 3G SDI capture 
  • Option with 8 x 3G-SDI bi-directional connectors
  • Dual Power Supply
  • High-Speed Storage (1.9TB - 6000 MB/s)
  • 2U high - only 33cm deep
  • Genlocked outputs

WATCHOUT MEDIA SERVER FAMILY

To fully utilize the capabilities of WATCHOUT, we offer a wide range of media servers tuned and tweaked for optimal performance. All servers include a full WATCHOUT license:

  • WATCHPAX 20 Pocket-size and robust with 2 x 4K outputs.
  • WATCHPAX 4 Portable and powerful with 4 x 4K outputs.
  • WATCHPAX 60 Compact 2U with dual PSU and up to 12 output channels.  
  • WATCHMAX Heavy-duty server series with a wide range of configuration options, from 4 to 12 outputs and input/capture cards. 

From entry-level media servers, heavy-duty units with flexible options, Dataton's WATCHOUT media server range is the perfect fit for a wide number of applications, markets and areas of use: museums, 3D projection mapping, architectural projection, sports arenas and venues, broadcast and TV studios, corporate experience centers, show rooms, trade show booths, houses of worship, planetariums, live events & touring artists, opera & theaters, casinos, visitor attractions, dark rides and more.  See our references for inspiration. 

Media Server Comparison Chart



Chart is large and scrollable sideways.  

Feature/ServerWATCHPAX20WATCHPAX4WATCHPAX60 (4x4K) WATCHPAX60 (4x4K Genlock) WATCHPAX60 (4x4K + 8xSDI) WATCHMAX (4x4K)WATCHMAX (6x4K) WATCHMAX2.0 (4x4K)WATCHMAX2.0 (6x4K)WATCHMAX2.0 (4x4K + 8xSDI)
Model/Part Number 3363 3364 3368A 3368B 3368C 3369A 3369B 3370B 3370C 3370D
Embedded WATCHOUT License Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Output Channels 2 x 4K 4 x 4K 4 x 4K  4 x 4K  12 (4 x 4K, 8 x SDI***) 4 x 4K 6 x 4K 4 x 4K 6 x 4K 12 (4 x 4K, 8 x SDI***)
Connector Type 2 x Mini-DP 4 x DP 1.2 4 x DP 1.4 4 x DP 1.4 4 x DP 1.4 & 2x12G or 8x3G 4 x DP 1.2 6 x DP 1.2 4 x DP 1.4 6 x DP 1.4 4 x DP 1.4 & 8 x Mini-SDI
Fixed Input channels N/A N/A 1 x HDMI, 1x SDI 1 x HDMI, 1x SDI 1 x HDMI, 8 x SDI*** N/A N/A N/A N/A 8 x SDI***
Optional Input Channels USB only USB only USB only USB only USB only Yes, * Yes, * Yes, * Yes, * Yes, *
Audio 1 x 3.5 mm stereo  1 x 3.5 mm stereo  4 x XLR 4 x XLR 4 x XLR 3 x 3.5 mm stereo 3 x 3.5 mm stereo 3 x 3.5 mm stereo 3 x 3.5 mm stereo 3 x 3.5 mm stereo
NDI - Video over IP Capture Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Storage 256 GB 1 TB High-Speed High-Speed High-Speed 512 GB 512 GB High-Speed High-Speed High-Speed
High-Speed Storage No No Yes, 1.9TB Yes, 1.9TB Yes, 1.9TB No No Yes, 1.9TB**  Yes, 1.9TB**  Yes, 1.9TB** 
Data Throughput (Approx Numbers) 500 MB/s 1000 MB/s 6000 MB/s 6000 MB/s 6000 MB/s 1000 MB/s 1000 MB/s 6000 MB/s 6000 MB/s 6000 MB/s
External Sync/Genlock N/A N/A N/A Included Included Optional Optional Optional Optional Included
Genlocked Outputs No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No Yes
Timecode In Yes**** Yes**** Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ethernet  1 x 1 GB 1 x 1 GB 2 x 10 GB 2 x 10 GB 2 x 10 GB 1 x 1 GB 1 x 1 GB 1 x 1 GB 1 x 1 GB 1 x 1 GB
USB 1 x USB C 2 x USB 3.0 2 x USB 3.0 2 x USB 3.0 2 x USB 3.0 7 x USB 3.0 7 x USB 3.0 7 x USB 3.0 7 x USB 3.0 7 x USB 3.0
Size (WDH - mm) 127 x 127 x 23 214 x 276 x 43 446 x 336 x 88 446 x 336 x 88 446 x 336 x 88 460 × 430 × 175 460 × 430 × 175 460 × 430 × 175 460 × 430 × 175 460 × 430 × 175
Weight 0.450 kg 2.95 kg 10 kg 10 kg 10 kg 16.9 kg 16.9 kg 16.9 kg 16.9 kg 16.9 kg
Redundant Power Supply No No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No
Warranty Included 2 year 2 year 2 year 2 year 2 year 2 year 2 year 2 year 2 year 2 year
Extended Warranty Option At Cost Yes, up to 5 years Yes, up to 5 years Yes, up to 5 years Yes, up to 5 years Yes, up to 5 years Yes, up to 5 years Yes, up to 5 years Yes, up to 5 years Yes, up to 5 years Yes, up to 5 years

* 2 x DP1.2, 4 x HDMI 1.4, 4 x DVI 1.2, 4x 3G-SDI, or 3G SDI, DVI and Composite video 
** Upgradeable to 3.8TB or 7.6TB
*** Bi-directional, can be used either as output or input (2 x 12G-SDI or 8 x 3G SDI or 1 x 12G SDI and 4x 3G SDI)
**** Through 3.5 mm audio or external USB adapter (XLR)

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