/SANPiper™ – Super-Workstation Series

SANPiper™ – Super-Workstation Series

QOS Server introduces into our new Super-Workstation Series of Products, the SAN-Piper.

Are you connected to a production company that produces Episodic TV, Features, Virtual Reality, requiring capture and preview as well as shared editorial architecture that requires on-set and near-set sharing of high–speed storage for your RAW high-resolution files for trans-coding, encoding, dailies and real-time play-back?
Are you a small or large post-production facility that works with Avid, Adobe and FC and you require Bin-locking and file sharing software for your editorial team?
Do you work in a company that is involved in 3D, VR and require high-speed renders and outputs and deliver for 1-8K projects?
Be ready for the demands of harsh mobile field production and high-speed environments with the SAN-Piper from QOS Server.

SKU: Q-SP101


  • Cooling:
    – Does not require dedicated air-conditioned environments
    – Patent pending Advanced drive Heat Sink Technology
    – Ultra Green Low Power Consumption
    – Anti vibration shock system
  • Rugged:
    – Individual shock mounted hard-drive enclosure – Drive protection crossbar
    – Key lock system
  • Scale-able
  • Snapshot Capable
  • Cloud Backup
  • Quiet:
    – Ultra-Quiet design – Quick Swap PS System
  • Workflow:
    – User-Friendly UI- HDD and or SSD
    – Combination of HDD & SSD In One Server Chassis
    – Easy to deploy System
  • Dailies Software:
    – IMF – DPP – AS-02 – AS-11 – Dolby Vision – DCP
    – Dead Pixel Correction – Quality Control – ProRes Insert Edit – Dailies – MTI_Samsung UpRez


SAN-Piper Is Production Ready – Mission Critical Workflows that require:

● Intensive data processing and sharing for media rich files

● Software and hardware Raid server systems

● Avid, Adobe and FC compatible 2K and 4K input/outputs

● Operates in non-air conditioned and air-conditioned environments

● Upgradable to high-powered Motherboards, CPU and Video Cards

● Low noise

● Redundant PS

● Low Energy: from 500-1000 W in full operation

● Under 100lbs


Software Features:

Project Manager / Deliverable Templates
Playback All Camera & Codec Formats
SDI & HDMI Output up to 4K – Includes HDMI Dolby Vision Tunneling
Background Transcoding/Rendering
Copy & Archive Tool with MD5 Checksum or XXHash, plus PDF Reports
 Color Tool – ASC CDL / ACES Support
Color Tool – Universal Color LUTs Export / Import
Color Tool – Hybrid Color and Edit Tool Timeline Editing
Color Tool – Dolby Vision Level 1 Analysis / Metadata Editing / Software CMU
Color Space Conversions
Color Gamut Diagram / WFM / Vectorscope
Color Trace – Generate CDL from Dailies Color Corrections
Sync Tool – Automatic and Manual Operation
Cortex Manifest for Data Tracking from one system to another
Traceback Media and Metadata
VFX / EDL Pulls
Edit Tool – Non-linear Edit Functions, Slates, EDL Conform
Edit Tool – IMF, AS02, AS11, DPP, DCP Creation/Packaging
Edit Tool – Dolby Vision IMF packaging with Timeline Metadata Editing
Edit Tool – ProRes Insert Editing
Dead Pixel Detection and Correction
QA Tool – HDR & SDR Scopes / Color Gamut Diagram
QA Tool – Video Analysis with Graphs and PDF Reports
QA Tool – Editorial Comments pinned to Timeline with PDF Report
QA Tool – Performance Monitor for I/O & Decoding
MTI HQ – UpRez
MTI_Samsung UpRez
Cortex Share for Multiple Workstations
Dolby Vision – Level 1 Analysis / Metadata Editing Added Cost
DVD – Automatically Authored Added Cost
Blu-ray – Automatically Authored Added Cost
HEVC Added Cost
Annual Upgrades and Maintenance (1st Year Included) Added Cost
Annual 24-Hour Site Support Added Cost


Additional information

Drive Bays

16 3.5 inch or 8 2.5 inch



Disk Drives

3.5"/2.5" Hot swappable 6GB SAS or 12GB SAS

RAID Level



AMD Threadripper II


Dual 10GbE Network Adapter, Dual 8-16Gb Fibre


128GB ECC (Up to 1TB)

Real-Time Playback

ARRIRAW, R3D, Uncompressed QuickTime / DPX, ProRes444,

Data Rate

2900/Up to SSD 8000MBps Internally

PCIe Expansion Slots

7 X16

Physical Requirments

Rackmount Rails: 4RU 26" (66.04cm) Rackmount

Operating System

Windows 10


X2 1080TI

Video I/O

AJA Kona 4

Software Included

MTI Cortex


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