Livestream Studio HD50 Live Production Switcher

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About the Livestream HD50

Livestream Studio HD50 is perfect when you need broadcast quality live switching hardware at the most affordable price and portable enough to take on the go. Studio HD50 is built with a Blackmagic Design DeckLink Quad as well as a Blackmagic Design DeckLink Studio to give you 5 inputs from a vast array of analog & digital sources or 4 inputs and 1 output for when you need broadcast quality output display.

Livestream HD50 Includes

  • Livestream Studio HD50 Live Production Switcher
  • Power Cord
  • 4 BNC Female to DIN 1.0/2.3 RG-59 SDI Cable (for SDI inputs on Blackmagic Quad Card)
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
  • Blackmagic Design DeckLink Studio Breakout Cable
  • Blackmagic Design Cards Documentation and Driver CD Warranty
  • Livestream Studio Warranty

Livestream HD50 Features

  • Software Interface: Full frame-rate multi-view of all inputs
  • Software Interface: Audio Monitoring
  • Software Interface: 2 Media players
  • Software Interface: 2 Graphic overlays
  • Software Interface: Cut/fade/wipes transitions
  • Graphics: Integrated template editor
  • Graphics: Dynamic text fields
  • Graphics: JPG and transparent PNG images
  • Media: Play popular formats including h.264
  • Media: Record to full-res Blackmagic Design MJPEG AVI
  • Media: Playlists, loop and autoplay on transition
  • Audio: Integrated multi-channel mixer
  • Audio: Level monitoring and gain control
  • Audio: Supports SDI embedded Audio
  • HD Encoding: Integrated h.264/AAC multi-bitrate encoder
  • HD Encoding: Up to 720p HD
  • HD Encoding: Integrated live streaming to Livestream or any other RTMP compatible service

Livestream HD50 Specifications

HD-SDI Inputs (Streaming Only) 5
HD-SDI Inputs (w/SDI or HDMI Out) 4
Embedded Audio Input 5 Stereo or 40 Mono Inputs
Audio Monitoring (1/8") 1
HDMI Inputs 1
HDMI Output 1
Standard Definition SDI Output 1
Composite Input (BNC) 1
Composite Output (BNC) 1
S-VIDEO Input 1
S-VIDEO Output 1
Component Input 1
Component Output 1
Analog Audio (1/4") Input 4
Analog Audio (1/4") Output 2
AES/EBU Input 2
AES/EBU Output 2
Additional AES/EBU / Analog Audio Output 2
Media Sources 6 integrated digital media sources for video & graphics playback. 2 DDRs (video clip playback with builtin transcoder), 2 GFX (graphics), 2 Color Bars / Background Color
Built-in Multiview On-screen full field rate multiview of all live inputs, Preview, Program Out, 2 GFX and 2 DDR, Audio PPM overlay with peak hold feature on all inputs and outputs. Resizable layout allowing hiding of all controls to maximize multiview screens.
Video Switcher/Mixer 1 x Mixer & Effects Bank (M/E) with no upstream keyer. transitions: SMPTE Wipe, Cut & Fade (Auto transition with adjustable duration in frames, manual via on-screen T-BAR or keyboard shortcuts)
Graphics Downstream Key 2 x Graphics DSK (downstream key) channels. One channel for GFX1 and one channel for GFX2. Independent or locked transition controls (fade/cut). Preview on multiview
Graphics & Titling Load JPG or PNG files (full transparency support with PNG files). Add text (set position/font/size/color) over any loaded image file within the GFX1 or GFX2
Video Clip Playback (2 Media Players) Eject/Load clip. PlayPause/stop. Audio/Video Scrubber. Timecode indicator. Seek to timecode. Mark In/Mark Out. Loop. Auto-play on transition
Recording AVI MJPEG with uncompressed audio. Interlacing and timecode support. Full compatibility with Blackmagic Design Media Express and Adobe Premiere.
Recording Capacity -20 hours at 1080i (Using 1 TB built in Hard Drive with recorder set to record at 100Mbps MJPEG AVI)
Live Streaming HD live streaming via Gigabit/100/10 built-in Ethernet. Presets in up to HD 720p. Multiple simultaneous bit-rates. Including mobile quality for playback over 3G on mobile devices (iPhone/Android). Integrated live streaming to Livestream or any other RTMP compatible service including Ustream, YouTube Live, Akamai, Wowza Media Server.
Audio Mixing Integrated multi-channel audio mixer for internal and external audio sources, outputs, stream and headphones. Incorporated video switcher follow feature with audio crossfade support when fading two video sources.
Supported Formats HD: 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94 and 1080i60SD: 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC, 525/23.98 NTSC
Playback Media Formats GFX: JPEG or PNG image files with transparency support. DDR: AVI MJPEG with uncompressed audio, DV Video, WMV (7/8/9), H.264 (.mov &.avi), MPEG4 Part 2 (.mov & .avi), MPEG4 V1/V2 (.mov & .avi), AAC, MP3
Record Media Formats AVI MJPEG with uncompressed audio
Operating System Windows 7 Professional (64 bit)
CPU Intel "Sandy Bridge-E" Core i7 3930K 3.2 GHz Six-Core processor, 12MB L3 cache, 130W, Socket LGA 2011
Graphics Card EVGA GeForce 210 PCI Express Graphics Card
Storage 1 TB/ 5400 RPM/ SATA 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
RAM 8GB 4 total DDR3 1333 MHz RAM (non-ECC) (2GB x 4 DIMM triple-channel configuration)
Processing Video: 4:2:2, 10 bit Color (REC 601, REC 709)Audio: 48 kHz, 24-bitrEF IN/Genlock (Requires genlocking the two Blackmagic Design cards via two separate connectors)
Built-in Video Input/Output Cards Blackmagic Design DeckLink Quad (PCI) Blackmagic Design DeckLink Studio (PCI)
Dimensions 14.7x11.2x9" / 37.33x28.44x22.86 cm
Weight 11 lbs / 4.98 kg
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