Powerful Playback, Simplified

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The Coyote playback application comes in two main products. Coyote Flex and Coyote Server. Coyote Flex is a standalone playback application that can run on any pro computer Mac or PC, and connects to a wide variety of hardware devices.

Pre-Order Coyote Flex Today!

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Coyote Server is a 2RU hardware chassis that Sonoran Video Systems has designed for you. Using the incredible AJA Kona 5 I/O card, the Coyote Server is a powerful, reliable choice for all of your playback demands.

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Sonoran Video Systems Q12G 

New Quad 12G server

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4 Video Players in 1! 

  • Choose a wide variety of output layouts

  • Mix different resolutions between outputs.*

  • Span content across multiple outputs for ultra wide playback.

  • ​Play custom size files in each raster.

  • Multiple codecs accepted native such as AVC, HEVC, ProRes, VP9, AV1

  • Frame accurate outputs!

4 individual streams
2-1080p and 1-3840 x 1080

Multiple Layout Choices

*Coyote Flex layouts and resolutions depend on which product and hardware devices are used. 

SMPTE Standards

Written for the SMPTE standards, Coyote software utilizes all the hassle free benefits to the SDI and IP formats without the troubles associated with VESA standards.


  • No HDCP Issues

  • No EDID problems

  • Cable lengths and Bandwidth performance increases vs. HDMI and DP cabling.


Play any size assets inside the display rasters. Outputs can be spanned to create ultra wide aspect ratios of 16:9, 32:9, 48:9 and 64:9. All Coyote SDI outputs are frame accurate. 

SDI Video

The Coyote software has four internal players that can be used with a variety of professional I/O hardware devices using SDI and HDMI Outputs. SDI is used by the Coyote software for professional video output and HDMI is used for monitoring signals. 

Resolutions from 720p, 1080i, 1080p and 2160p. With refresh rates of 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, and 60.

The Coyote is ready for any demanding video environment!



1.5 SDI




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NDI®  5 Protocol

If you don't have SDI hardware, no problem. Stream up to 4 channels of video and audio using the latest NDI® IP technology. Send network AV packets over ethernet to your favorite switchers or NDI® capable devices.
Did you know you can use NDI® simultaneously with SDI!

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Stream 1

Stream 3

American Football Player

Stream 2

Stream 4


In v2.0 we have added the ability to display HDR10, with HLG and PQ Transfers to offer truly incredible images up to 10,000 nits! The Coyote supports wide color gamut Rec. 2020 as well as SDR Rec. 709  


HLG & PQ Transfers

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Coyote User Interface Software

Coyote Software is designed to be intuitive, powerful yet simple to use.

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Preset based for quick selection, easy  edits and multiple different layouts.

4 player countdowns ensure you have full control of every video playing out.

Simple click select design allows you to start playing presets on screen in just minutes  

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Quickly Ingest native HEVC, Apple ProRes, VP9 and more! No need to transcode your files

Coyote Control user interface is based on presets, making it both flexible and powerful. Spanning and sync rolls are easy to design. The intuitive UI reduces training and expense. 

Friendly 3rd Party Control Software


Companion by Bitfocus

  • JSON TCP Commands

  • LIB Coyote SDK

  • ArtNet (coming soon)

  • More control protocols added soon

Integrated Stream Deck Application.

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  • Follows the UI and is updated in real time

  • Custom Colors

  • Live timecode countdown

  • Preset and transport buttons

Product Comparison Chart

HDMI Monitor Out


Coyote Flex-Ultra

720p, 1080p(i), 2K, 2160p, 4k

16:9, 32:9, 48:9, 64:9
(4) x SDI/NDI

Mix 1.5G, 3G, 6G or 12G streams

Up to 4 streams  


Coyote Flex -IP


16:9, (1) x NDI



Coyote Flex-HD

720p, 1080p(i), 2K

16:9, 32:9, 48:9, 64:9
(4) x SDI/NDI

Mix 1.5G and 3G Streams

Up to 4 streams  

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Coyote Server - Q12G

720p, 1080p(i), 2K, 2160p, 4k

16:9, 32:9, 48:9, 64:9
(4) x SDI/NDI

Uses a built In AJA Kona 5 I/O card

Uses a built In AJA Kona 5 I/O card

Analog or Tri Sync - Loop Through

LTC In and Out Selectable per preset, 4 LTC - SDI Streams 

2 channel XLR 24- bit, 48K dedicated

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(4) x 16 channels  24- bit, 48K SDI Output, 8 Channel HDMI monitor

Dedicated Multiview monitor

Mix up to 4 - 12G , 6G, 3G or 1.5G streams simultaneously 

Up to 4 streams 

1 - 6G, 12G (4k) SDI Output

Thunderbolt 3 Devices


LTC In/Out

Balanced Analog XLR Out

v3.0 User Interface

PCIe cards

4 - 1.5, 3G (2K) SDI Outputs

Output rasters

SMPTE standards 

NDI®  Single Output

NDI®  Multiple Outputs

Analog or Tri-Level

LTC In/Ref and Out

Selectable per preset

Up to 8 Channels

(4) x 16 channels  24- bit, 48K SDI/NDI Output

Single or
Multiview monitor

Analog or Tri-Level

LTC In/Ref and Out

Selectable per preset

Up to 8 Channels

(4) x 16 channels  24- bit, 48K SDI/NDI Output

Single or
Multiview monitor

Mix output resolutions simultaneously

Digital Audio Out


4 - 6G, 12G (4k) SDI Outputs

Flex Software Coming Soon!

Requires Thunderbolt 3 or PCIe devices with hardware options and specs available for the features listed

* Refresh rates for all Coyote SMPTE Standards are 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 48, 59.94, 60