Livestream HD51 Live Production Switcher
- 5-Input Live Production Switcher
- 5x HDMI & HD/SD-SDI Inputs
- HDMI & HD/SD-SDI Output
- Live Streaming Multi-Bitrate Encoder
- Pre-Installed Livestream Studio Software
- Supports Up to 1080p30/25, 1080i60/50
- 10-Bit 4:2:2 Video / 24-Bit 48 kHz Audio
- Two Graphics Layers
- 3.2 GHz i7 6-Core, 8GB RAM, 1TB Storage
- Livestream Keyboard and Mouse Included
Livestream Studio™ HD51 is an all-in-one live production switcher from the makers of the world’s leading live video platform. Connect up to 5 HDMI cameras or professional HD-SDI cameras and stream live to in-venue screens or to the web using the built-in HD multi-bitrate encoder.
Broadcast Quality to Every Screen
Livestream Studio™ HD51 includes a high performance, 1TB hard drive that can record up to 4 simultaneous isolated (ISO) recordings or 20 hours of broadcast quality program output. Livestream™ Studio HD51 can be rack-mounted using the provided accessories; ideal for studios, facilities, and live production trucks.
- All your cameras, graphics and media players displayed in real time
- Built-in audio monitoring for each input.
- Auto-layout adapts to monitor size
Extend the multiview on additional screens to let the full team engage and participate in your production. Easily build a state of the art, master control room with up to four large multi-view screens, complete with customizable layouts and logos. Livestream Studio™ HD51 supports up to two monitors via DVI and HDMI connectors
Cut, dissolve or select from our collection of wipe transitions when producing your live show.
Built-in Audio Mixer
Studio’s all-encompassing audio tools cater to producers of all sizes from a one man band to a full production team. Our intelligent audio mixer features mix automation, SDI & HDMI embedded audio, level monitoring, peak warnings as well as our innovative channel grouping. External audio mixers are welcome too!
Audio Input Options
Embed your audio via HD-SDI, bring in your analog audio via any USB audio device or use the built-in √¢‚Ä¶‚Ä∫” analog audio input.
Built-in Graphics Editor
Our fully featured two channel graphics generator allows you to create templates and dynamically change sport scores, lower third text or other graphic elements on the fly. The editor is built right into the user interface and supports text, transparent images, live picture-in-picture video, countdowns and a range of graphic effects including drop shadows, borders, crops and more.
Downstream Key Overlays
Overlays graphics as layers on top your program mix with transparency. Ideal for corner bugs, sport cording, lower thirds, picture-in-picture and other broadcast graphics needs.
Composite up to 5 live audio/video sources together within the graphics editor; Ideal for a simple second camera angle, a scoreboard cam or a broadcast network 4-person live chat over animated background video.
Media Recording (With ISO Recording)
Record your program output in broadcast quality MJPEG to an AVI file for archive and editing later in Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro or for playback directly within one of the Studio media players. Now upgraded to allow up to 4 simultaneous isolated recordings (ISO) - choose from “clean” (without graphics) and “dirty” (with graphics) programs as well any live camera inputs. You can also now open the files being recorded in the media player to trim and replay segments from your live show without stopping the recording.
Adding recorded material to your program is quick and easy with the two media players built into the Livestream Studio. Import all popular media formats, including H.264 as well as MP3 & WAV audio. Build playlists, loop clips, and auto-play on transition. Trim clips down for broadcast, and quickly scrub to find exactly what you’re looking for. If a clip does not match your project settings, the built in transcoder will convert the file to match. Now with ISO recording you can get basic instant replay functionality by loading one of your ISO’s into the media player!
Desktop - Broadcast a remote computer desktop video and audio as a Livestream Studio input via your local Wifi or Ethernet network. Supports full motion and audio. Requires installing Livestream Studio Remote Camera on the transmitting computer.
Cloud - Downlink live feeds from your Livestream accounts and use it as a remote live source in your program mix.
Integrated Live Streaming Encoder
Unlike most broadcast quality production switchers, Livestream Studio™ comes with a built-in H.264/AAC multi-bitrate live streaming encoder. You can stream HD video directly to Livestream, UStream, YouTube Live or any RTMP compatible server or CDN (Wowza Media Server, Akamai, Flash Media Server). Now supports ZiXi streaming protocol and 1080p streaming when using custom quality settings.
Stream to Any Device
Livestream supports simultaneous output to desktop browsers, Roku® connected TVs, iOS™ and Android™ devices. Invisible to the end user, this is achieved through a combination of Flash®, adaptive bitrate HLS and RTSP streaming protocols.
Live Video Output
Output your live program via SDI or HDMI to large format in-venue screens (iMag), broadcast networks or complement your workflow using external video hardware such as graphics generators, encoders and recorders.
Input different video formats into the same project with ease and without the need of external converters, saving you time and money.
Keep your talent and camera operators in the know on what source is live and what source is coming next via our tally light integration. Currently supports tally devices from MetaSETZ.
Mid-Roll Ad Insertion
Using a Livestream Platform Enterprise* account, add your Google DFP ID and start monetizing your stream with mid-roll advertising. Simply press the “Insert Advertisement” button.
Fast intuitive control
Key production functions available from the Livestream Studio™ Keyboard, now included with each Livestream Studio™ production switcher.
Get more features
New features provided to all customers free of charge via our online automated software updates.
Get 12 months of free telephone support (7 days a week) with every purchase.
One year limited warranty
Record Media Formats
What's In The Box
- Power cord
- Livestream Studio™ Keyboard
- Livestream Mousepad
- Rack Ears
- Blackmagic Design cards documentation and driver CD