This information is for Vicon Shogun 1.5. For up-to-date help, see the latest Shogun documentation.

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The specification for a PC for use with Shogun depends on the size of the motion capture system and the quantity of data to be captured and processed.

Note that the minimum recommended monitor resolution is 1080 pixels (1920 x 1080).

Note
These guidelines may have been superseded since publication. For up-to-date information, please visit the Vicon website FAQs and select Operating systems and PC or contact Vicon Support.

For information on the Azure, Blue and Cobalt builds, contact [email protected]

Laptop specification

This specification is recommended for a Vicon system that is to run on a laptop:

System sizeUp to 20 Vantage/Vero cameras
VueUp to 2
SDIContact [email protected]
Model/ChassisXPS15
CPU10th generation Intel® Core™ i7-10750H (6-core, 12 MB cache, up to 5.0 GHz)
Graphics cardNVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti 4 GB GDDR6
Memory32 GB (2x) 16 GB DDR4 2933 MHz
OS hard drive1 TB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive
Network cardSonnet Solo 10 GbE Thunderbolt 3 Adapter
Wireless adapterKiller Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 (2×2) and Bluetooth® 5.0

Medium-sized system specification

This specification is recommended for a small- to medium-sized Vicon system (up to 40 cameras):

System sizeUp to 40 Vantage/Vero cameras
VueAzure build: Up to 2
Blue build: Up to 6
SDIContact [email protected]
Model/ChassisPrecision 3640 Tower (XE)
CPUIntel® Core™ i7-10700 (8-core, 16 M cache, base 2.9 GHz, up to 4.8 GHz) DDR4-2933
Graphics cardNVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2060 Super, 8 GB GDDR6, DP, HDMI, DL DVI (Precision 3640)
Memory16 GB 2X8 GB DDR4 2666 MHz or 2933 MHz
OS hard driveM.2 512 GB PCIe NVMe Class 40 Solid State Drive
Video hard driveAzure build: OS hard drive
Blue build: 1 TB PCIe NVMe Class 40 M.2 SSD
Data hard drive2 TB SATA 7200 rpm
Network cardIntel® X550-T2 10 GbE
Wireless adapterIntel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 802.11ax Dual Band (2×2) wireless module + Bluetooth 5

These PCs are based on a 10 GB Vicon system topology.

Large system specification

This specification is recommended for a large Vicon system (over 40 cameras):

System size40+ Vantage/Vero cameras
VueAzure build: Up to 2
Blue build: Up to 6
Cobalt build: Up to 8 (Theia Markerless compatible)
SDIAzure build: Contact [email protected]
Blue build: Up to 2
Cobalt build: Up to 4
Model/ChassisAMD X570 ATX Mid Tower
MotherboardX570 ATX AM4 supports up to 3 NMMe
CPUAMD Ryzen 9 3950X 3.5 Ghz 16-Core processor with Corsair H100X 57.2 Liquid CPU cooler
Graphics cardNVIDIA® GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
Memory32 GB (2×16 GB) DDR4 2666 MHz
OS hard driveM.2 512 GB PCIe NVMe Class 40 Solid State Drive
Video hard driveBlue build: 1x M.2 1 TB PCIe NVMe Class 40 Solid State Drive
Cobalt build: 2x M.2 1 TB PCIe NVMe Class 40 Solid State Drive
Data hard drive4 TB SATA 7200 rpm
Network cardIntel® X540 NIC-T2 10 GbE
Wireless adapterIntel® Dual Band Wireless AC 8265 (802.11ac) 2×2 + Bluetooth® module

These PCs are based on a 10 GB Vicon system topology.

For information on optimizing performance for AMD CPUs, see Improving system performance on AMD CPUs.

Supported operating system for Vicon Shogun

Shogun 1.5 is supported under the following operating system:

  • Microsoft Windows 10, 64-bit (this is the Vicon-recommended OS): Compatible with and fully supported. Installation, software operation and required third-party drivers tested.

Although Shogun may install and function under other Microsoft Windows operating systems, this is not officially supported or recommended by Vicon.

For further details, see Vicon system setup information or the PDF PC Setup for Vicon Systems.