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BrightSign 4K Series

BrightSign 4K1042 - The last one!

Product Code: 4K1042

Manufacturer: BrightSign

The multiple award-winning, world's first, true 4K @ 50/60p media player!

The BrightSign 4K1042 is an ultra-reliable, fan-less, silent, solid-state, commercial 4K player supporting all of the new technology standards of the 4K ecosystem for true 4K playback.

The BrightSign 4K1042 is a networked 4K media player with user-interactivity via RS232C, USB3 and GPIO ports. Digital audio out on S/PDIF.

Plays native 4K (3840x2160), HVEC / H.265 encoded 10-bit media @ 50/60fps via its HDMI 2.0 output.

Product Discontinued.  This last unit available at a special price.


Availability: In Stock

Your Price:
£250.00 + VAT
BrightSign 4K1042 - The last one!
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The BrightSign 4K1042 features a powerful 4K video engine capable of dual decoding one 4K and one full HD video simultaneously, abundant content support including HTML5, networking and interactivity via UDP, USB and GPIO control lines.

All the features of the BrightSign 4K242 plus S/PDIF output for pure digital surround sound audio and a diverse range of interactive controls such as GPIO, serial, USB and UDP, for engaging interactive displays.

BrightSign 4K plays native 4K, H.265, 10-bit video at 60fps via HDMI 2.0.

Download the BrightSign 4K Datasheet

Discontinued.  Use the XD1033 or XT1143 instead.



  • All the features of BrightSign 4K242, plus...
  • Engaging interactive controls via GPIO, serial, USB 3.0 and Ethernet ports
  • Supports touch & swipe screen interactivity
  • S/PDIF output for pure digital and surround sound audio
  • Geo-Fencing to play content targeted to your current location


  • Decodes @ 70Mbit/s
  • Dual video decoding of 4K (3840x2160@60p) and Full HD (1920x1080@60p) simultaneously


  • Video Codecs: H.265, H.264, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, WMV
  • Video Containers: MPEG-2 transport and program streams, AVCHD/BDAV, ASF, MP4, MOV
  • 3D Capability (side-by-side, top-over- bottom)
  • Images: BMP, JPEG, PNG
  • Audio: MP2, MP3, AAC, and WAV (AC3 is passed through)
  • HTML5 Support


  • Native 4K resolutions: 3840x2160x24/25/30/50/60p
  • Upscaling of SD and HD media to: 3840x2160x24/25/30/50/60p


  • Locking Power Connector
  • SD Slot for SDHC and SDXC; Storage via SDXC (up to 2TB)
  • Internal Micro SD Slot
  • mSATA
  • USB 3.0 High Speed Host Port
  • GPIO Port (8 bi-directional)
  • RS-232 Serial Port
  • 3.5mm Analog Stereo Audio Out
  • S/PDIF Out
  • 3.5mm IR transceiver
  • HDMI 2.0 Out
  • Ethernet 10/100 with POE (power over Ethernet)
  • Power, Error, Update, Network, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, MicroSD, SD Status LEDs
  • Reset Button

*Additional display resolutions are supported


  • Powerful Video Engine: advanced dual video decoding with superior scaling technology
  • Native 4K Playback of H.265 3820x2160x60p via HDMI 2.0
  • 4K Upscaling: upscale 1080p content to sharp 4K resolution
  • Live HDTV: HDMI Input to play broadcast content
  • HTML5: play modular HTML assets flawlessly with our hardware-accelerated HTML5 engine
  • Swipe: popular swipe screen interactivity
  • Zones: playback multiple content types on a single screen
  • BrightWallTM: synchronized playback across multiple displays
  • Interactivity: trigger playback from USB, GPIOs, serial ports
  • UDP Control: interact with signage using networking
  • Live Feeds: Live Text, Live mRSS, Twitter, Flickr, etc.
  • BrightSign App: update signs with an iOS device
  • Geo-Fencing: trigger playback based on location
  • IP Streaming: play streaming media
  • IP Streaming Server: serve IP streams from local storage
  • Sign Preview: preview presentation playback in BrightAuthor
  • Networking: update and manage your signage, plus scheduling and day-parting
  • Usage tracking statistics and real time clock
  • Content update via USB


  • Free BrightAuthor Software
  • BrightSign Network and Web UI


  • USB Button Pads
  • SDHC and MicroSD Class 10 Cards (various capacities)
  • Dimensions : 168 x 70 x 170mm (WxHxD) / 6.6" x 2.5" x 6.7" (WxHxD)
  • Weight : 1Kg / 2.2lb
  • Power : 12V @ 5A
  • Multi-country universal power supply
  • Built-in Wall Mounting Brackets
  • 2 year warranty