BrightSign XT243 4K Digital Signage Player
  • BrightSign XT243 4K Digital Signage Player
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Price: $550.00
MSRP: $550.00
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    • This product has been updated by the manufacturer.
    • It was replaced with the new BrightSign XT244.
    • Power over Ethernet (PoE+)
    • Most powerful 4K video engine capable of dual video decoding of one 4K and
    • One Full HD video simultaneously
    • Supports H.265 encoded 4K HDR and Full HD video
    • CEA HDR10 media profile: 10 bit color depth and 4:2:0 sub-sampling
    • Most powerful HTML5 engine
    • Gigabit Ethernet networking
    • Interactive controls including GPIO, IR, M.2 SSD (GPIO connectors sold separately)
    • Digital audio
    Item # BrightSign-XT243
    Mfr # XT243
    UPC #
    BA #
    AS # B01M1JZTF8
    AD #

    BrightSign XT243


    Standard I/O Player

    BrightSign XT243 offers the most powerful H.265 4K and Full HD video engine with 4K upscaling and dual decoding of one 4K and one Full HD video simultaneously. Delivers the best HTML5 rendering performance available for Enterprise applications. Includes the standard I/O package of gigabit Ethernet with POE+, GPIO (GPIO connectors sold separately), IR, analog and digital audio and an M.2 SSD interface.

    BrightSign XT243 delivers unsurpassed performance for enterprise applications with a powerful 4K video engine, our fastest HTML and graphics engine and our most powerful CPU. This state-of-the-art technology for leading-edge digital signage installations supports H.265 decoding, True 4K HDR and Full HD video playback including Mosaic Mode. It o ers a hardware-accelerated HTML5 rendering engine that enables awless playback of multiple modular HTML5 assets including Javascript, CSS animations, WebGL and even swipe / gesture interactivity. All XT models offer Gigabit Ethernet, and XT is the only product line offering PoE+ as well as HDMI Input for Live TV playback.

    BrightSign XT243 Specifications


    Video Engine Decoder

    XT243 XT1143

    Single 1080p60 video decoding

    X

    X

    Dual 1080@60p decoding

    X

    X

    Native 4K@60p CEA HDR10 video decoding

    X

    X

    Dual video decoding of one 4K & one 1080p60 video

    X

    X


    Media Formats

    XT243XT1143

    Video Codecs for 4K content: H.265

    X

    X

    Video Containers for 4K H.265 content: .ts, .mov, .mp4, .mkv

    X

    X

    Video Codecs for Full HD: H.265, H.264(MPEG-4, Part 10), MPEG-2, MPEG-1

    X

    X

    Video Containers for Full HD content: .ts, .mpg, .vob, .mov, .mp4, .m2ts, .wmv

    X

    X

    Images: BMP, JPEG, PNG

    X

    X

    Audio: MP2, MP3, AAC, FLAC, OGG, and WAV (AC3 is passed through)

    X

    X

    HTML5

    X
    (Enterprise)

    X
    (Enterprise)

    Display Resolutions

    XT243XT1143

    4K resolutions: 3840x2160, 4096x2160, 3840x600

    X

    X

    Upscaling to: 3840x2160x24/25/29.97/30p

    X

    X

    HD / SD resolutions: 1920x1080x24/25/29.92/30/50/59.94/60p, 1920x1080x50/59.94/60i, 1600x1200x60p, 1440x1050x60/75p, 1440x900x60/75p, 1360x768x60p, 1280x1024x60/75p, 1280x960x60p, 1280x800x60p/75p, 1280x768x60p, 1280x720x50 /59.94/60p, 1024x768x60p, 800x600x60/75p, 720x576x50p/50i, 720x480x59.94/60p/60i, 640x480x60p

    All of these resolutions

    All of these resolutions

    Hardware Interfaces

    XT243XT1143

    Locking Power Connector

    X

    X

    External micro SD Slot (SDHC and SDXC); SDHC storage up to 32GB SDXC storage up to 2TB

    X

    X

    M.2 SSD Interface

    X

    X

    USB High Speed Host Port (also supports content updates)

    X (2 ports:
    Type A&C)

    Phoenix GPIO Port (12-pin bi-directional)

    X

    X

    3.5mm RS-232 Serial Port

    X

    3.5mm IR In/Out

    X

    X

    3.5mm Audio Out (analog -or- SPDIF digital, non- simultaneous)

    X

    X

    HDMI 2.0a Out

    X

    X

    HDMI 2.0a Input

    X

    Ethernet

    X
    (Gigabit)

    X
    (Gigabit)

    Power over Ethernet (PoE+)

    X

    X

    M.2 (E) Keyed Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Connector

    X

    X

    Wi-Fi External Antenna Connector (optional)

    X

    X

    Status LEDs

    Power, Error,
    Busy, Update

    Power, Error,
    Busy, Update

    Reset Button

    X

    X

    Real Time Clock

    X

    X

    Features

    XT243XT1143

    H.265 Decoding: smaller file sizes and higher quality content than H.264

    X

    X

    Powerful 4K Video Engine: True 4K CEA HDR10, 4K upscaling, dual video decoding and superior scaling

    X

    X

    Live TV: brings Live TV, even HDCP-protected content, to your signage via HDMI 2.0a Input

    X

    HTML5: hardware-accelerated engine that plays modular HTML assets flawlessly alongside high-bandwidth video

    X
    (Enterprise)
    X
    (Enterprise)

    BrightBeacon TM: 2-way Bluetooth/Beacon communication between mobile devices & signage (requires: wireless/ Bluetooth module)

    X

    X

    BrightWall TM: synchronized playback across multiple displays

    X

    X

    AutowallTM: embraces the power of HTML5 to create unique multimedia video walls

    X

    X

    Zones: playback multiple content types on a single screen

    X

    X

    Mosaic Mode: play a multitude of smaller resolution videos simultaneously that add up to the maximum video resolution of the player

    X

    X

    IP Streaming: play streaming media

    X

    X

    IP Streaming Server: serve IP streams from local storage

    X

    X

    Encoding Server: transcode or composite/encode IP streams

    X

    X

    Interactivity: connect virtually any type of interactive device to a multitude of interactive ports

    GPIO, IR, UDP

    GPIO,
    dual USB,
    Serial,
    IR, UDP

    Live Feeds: Live Data, Live Text, MRSS, Twitter, Flickr, etc.

    X

    X

    Tagging: BrightSign Network users can assign media and player tags for highly targeted content distribution

    X

    X

    BrightSign App: update signs with an iOS device

    X

    X

    Geo-Fencing: trigger playback based on location (requires USB dongle)

    X

    Sign Preview: preview presentation playback in BrightAuthor

    X

    X

    Remote Snapshot: remotely view a snapshot image of the display’s playback

    X

    X

    BrightPlatesTM: easy template-based sign creation service

    X

    X

    Networking: update, manage and schedule your signage

    X

    X

    B-deploy: A setup feature to deploy many players at once

    X

    X

    Extended Thermal: Supports ambient temperatures between 0° & 70° C at 90% max relative humidity, non-condensing

    X

    X

    Software

    XT243XT1143

    Free BrightAuthor Software

    X

    X

    BrightSign Networking Options

    X

    X

    Accessories

    XT243XT1143

    USB Button Pads

    X

    Wireless/Bluetooth Module

    X

    X

    MicroSD Class 10 Cards (various capacities)

    X

    X

    Miscellaneous

    XT243XT1143

    Dimensions (W x H x D)

    179.9 x 21.9 x 204.2 mm
    7.1 x 0.86 x 8 in

    179.9 x 21.9 x 204.2 mm
    7.1 x 0.86 x 8 in

    Weight

    20 oz

    20 oz

    Power

    12V / 3A
    (36 Watts)

    12V / 3A
    (36 Watts)

    Multi-Country Power & Regulatory Approvals

    X

    X

    Built-in Wall Mounting Brackets

    X

    X

    1 year warranty, parts and labor

    X

    X

    BrightSign XT243 Product Applications

    Luxury Retail


    The XT243 has the video and graphics processing power for a no compromise, immersive digital signage experience. Integrate flawless 4K video, streaming social media and swipe/gesture interactivity to produce a retail experience that is simply the best.



    Mass retail tv walls

    Demonstrate 4K HDR video quality in retail environments with zero risk of failure and all the interactive bells and whistles you desire.

    BrightSign Comparison Chart

    BrightSign Model LS423 HD223 HD1023 HO523 XD233 XD1033 XT243 XT1143

    Standard I/O Entry-level Standard I/O Mainstream Expanded I/O Mainstream OPS Compatible Mainstream Standard I/O Advanced Expanded I/O Advanced Standard I/O Enterprise Expanded I/O Enterprise
    Video Engine Decoder
    Single 1080p60 video decoding X X X X X X X X
    Dual 1080p60 video decoding



    X X X X
    Native 4K@60p CEA HDR10 video decoding



    X X X X
    Dual video decoding of one 4K and one 1080p60 video





    X X
    Media Formats
    Video codecs supports for 4K content: H.265



    X X X X
    Video Containers for 4K H.265 content: .ts, .mov, .mp4, .mkv



    X X X X
    Video Codecs for Full HD: H.265, H.264(MPEG-4, Part 10), MPEG-2, MPEG-1 X X X X X X X X
    Video Containers for Full HD content: .ts, .mpg, .vob, .mov, .mp4, .m2ts, .wmv X X X X X X X X
    Images: BMP, JPEG, PNG X X
    X X X X X X
    Audio: MP2, MP3, AAC, FLAC, OGG, and WAV (AC3 is passed through) X X X X X X X X
    HTML5 Support X
    (Entry-level)
    X
    (Mainstream)
    X
    (Mainstream)
    X
    (Mainstream)
    X
    (Advanced)
    X
    (Advanced)
    X
    (Enterprise)
    X
    (Enterprise)
    BrightSign Model LS423 HD223 HD1023 HO523 XD233 XD1033 XT243 XT1143
    Display Resolutions
    4K resolutions: 3840x2160x24/25/30/50/60p
    4096x2160x24/25/30/50/60p
    3840x600x60p




    X X X X
    Upscaling to: 3840x2160x24/25/29.97/30p



    X X X X
    HD / SD resolutions:
    1920x1080 x 24/25/29.92/30/50/59.94/60p
    1920x1080 x 50/59.94/60i
    1600x1200 x 60p
    1440x1050 x 60/75p
    1440x900 x 60/75p
    1360x768 x 60p
    1280x1024 x 60/75p
    1280x960 x 60p
    1280x800 x 60p/75p
    1280x768 x 60p
    1280x720 x 50/59.94/60p
    1024x768 x 60p
    800x600 x 60/75p
    720x576 x 50p/50i
    720x480 x 59.94/60p/60i
    640x480 x 60p
    X X X X X X X X
    Hardware interfaces
    Locking Power Connector



    X X X X
    External microSD Slot (SDHC and SDXC); SDHC Storage via SDXC (up to 2TB) X X X X X X X X
    M.2 SSD mSATA Interface



    X X X X
    USB High Speed Host Port (also supports content updates) Type C
    Type A 2 ports:
    Type A

    2 ports:
    Type A&C

    2 ports:
    Type A&C
    Phoenix GPIO Port (12-pin bi-directional)
    X X 6-pin X X X X
    3.5mm RS-232 Serial Port

    X X
    X
    X
    3.5mm IR In/Out


    X X X X X
    3.5mm Audio Out (analog & SPDIF digital)
    X X X X X X X
    Analog stereo audio (requires USB adapter cable) X






    HDMI 2.0a Out X X X
    X X X X
    HDMI 2.0a in






    X
    Ethernet 100baseT Gigabit Gigabit Gigabit Gigabit Gigabit Gigabit Gigabit
    Power over Ethernet (PoE+)





    X X
    M.2 (E) Keyed Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Connector X X X X X X X X
    Wi-Fi External Antenna Connectors single dual dual dual dual dual dual dual
    Status LEDs Power Power, Error, Busy, Update Power, Error, Busy, Update Power, Error, Busy, Update Power, Error, Busy, Update Power, Error, Busy, Update Power, Error, Busy, Update Power, Error, Busy, Update
    Reset and Services Button X X X X X X X X
    Real Time Clock X X X X X X X X
    BrightSign Model LS423 HD223 HD1023 HO523 XD233 XD1033 XT243 XT1143
    Features
    H.265 Decoding: smaller file sizes and lower bitrates than H.264 HDMI 2.0 X X X X X X X X
    Powerful 4K Video Engine: True 4K CEA HDR10, 4K upscaling, dual video decoding and superior scaling



    X X X X
    Live TV: brings Live TV to your signage via HDMI 2.0a Input, even HDCP-protected content






    X
    HTML5: hardware-accelerated rendering engine to play modular HTML assets flawlessly alongside high-bandwidth video X
    (Entry-level)
    X
    (Mainstream)
    X
    (Mainstream)
    X
    (Mainstream)
    X
    (Advanced)
    X
    (Advanced)
    X
    (Enterprise)
    X
    (Enterprise)
    BrightBeacon™: 2-way Bluetooth/Beacon communication between mobile devices & signage. Requires optional Wireless/Bluetooth module. X X X X X X X X
    Zones: Playback multiple content types on a single screen X X X X X X X X
    BrightWall™: synchronized playback across multiple displays X X X X X X X X
    AutoWall ™: HTML5 based synchronized video walls X X X X X X X X
    Mosaic Mode: play a multitude of smaller resolution videos simultaneously that add up to the maximum video resolution of the player
    X X X X X X X
    IP Streaming: play streaming media X X X X X X X X
    IP Streaming Server: serve IP streams from local storage
    X X X X X X X
    Encoding Server: transcode or composite/encode IP streams



    X X X X
    Interactivity: connect virtually any interactive device to a multitude of ports USB, UDP GPIO, UDP GPIO, USB,
    Serial, UDP
    GPIO, USB,
    Serial, UDP
    GPIO,
    IR, UDP
    GPIO, USB,
    Serial, IR, UDP
    GPIO, IR, UDP GPIO, dual
    USB, Serial, IR. UDP
    Live Feeds: Live Data, Live Text, MRSS, Twitter, Flickr, etc. X X X X X X X X
    Tagging: Brightsign Network users can assign media and player tags for highly targeted content distribution X X X X X X X X
    BrightSign App: update signs via iOS device X X X X X X X X
    BrightSign Model LS423 HD223 HD1023 HO523 XD233 XD1033 XT243 XT1143
    Geo-Fencing: trigger playback based on location X
    X X
    X
    X
    Sign Preview: preview presentation playback in BrightAuthor X X X X X X X X
    Remote Snapshot: remotely view a snapshot image of the display’s playback X X X X X X X X
    Extended Thermal: supports ambient temperatures between 0° & 70° C at 90% max relative humidity, non-condensing
    X X X X X X X
    BrightPlates™: easy template-based sign creation service X X X X X X X X
    Networking: update, manage and schedule your signage X X X X X X X X
    B-deploy: A setup feature to deploy many players at once X X X X X X X X
    Software
    Free BrightAuthor Software X X X X X X X X
    BrightSign Networking Options X X X X X X X X
    Accessories
    USB Button Pads X
    X X
    X
    X
    Wireless/Bluetooth Module X X X X X X X X
    MicroSD Class 10 Cards X X X X X X X X
    Miscellaneous
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 96.8 x 23.7 x 144.3 mm
    3.8 x 0.9 x 5.7 in
    159.9 x 22 x 144.2 mm
    6.3 x 0.87 x 5.7 in
    200 x 30 x 122 mm
    7.9 x 1.2 x 4.8 in
    179.9 x 21.9 x 204.2 mm
    7.1 x 0.86 x 8 in
    179.9 x 21.9 x 204.2 mm
    7.1 x 0.86 x 8 in
    Weight 5.6 oz 12 oz 12 oz 22.9 oz 20 oz 20 oz 20 oz 20 oz
    Power 5V / 2A via USB (10 Watts) 12V / 1.5A (18 Watts) 12V-19V DC nominal 12V / 3A (30 Watts) 12V / 3A (30 Watts)
    Multi-Country Power & Regulatory Approvals X X X X X X X X
    Built-in Wall Mounting X X X X X X X X
    Warranty (parts and labor) 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year
    Pricing $250 $350 $450 $400 $450 $550 $550 $650
    BrightSign Model LS423 HD223 HD1023 HO523 XD233 XD1033 XT243 XT1143