Livestream Studio Tech Specs

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  • SOFTWARE
  • HD31
  • HD51
  • HD51
  • HD550
  • HD550
  • SOFTWARE
  • HD31
  • HD51
  • HD51
  • HD550
  • HD550
Price (MSRP) $799 or starting at $42/mo
(includes a Livestream Plan)
$3,999 $6,999 $8,999 $7,999 $9,999
Shipping Ships globally from Livestream Store. US only from Livesream Store. Globally from resellers. US only from Livesream Store. Globally from resellers. US only from Livesream Store. Globally from resellers. US only from Livesream Store. Globally from resellers. US only from Livesream Store. Globally from resellers.
HD-SDI Inputs Up to 25 3 5 5 5 5
NDI Input Upto 25 (Based on hardware) 25 25 25 25 25
NDI Output 5 5 5 5 5 5
Embedded Audio Input n/a 3 Stereo or 24
Mono Inputs
5 Stereo or 40
Mono Inputs
5 Stereo or 40
Mono Inputs
5 Stereo or 40
Mono HD-SDI
embedded
audio inputs
5 Stereo or 40
Mono HD-SDI
embedded
audio inputs
Audio Monitoring (1/8”) n/a n/a 1 1 1 1
HDMI Inputs n/a 3 5 5 5 5
HDMI Outputs 1 1 1 1 1
Standard/High Definition SDI Output n/a 0 1 1 1 1
Composite Input (BNC) n/a 0 0 0 0 0
Composite Output (BNC) n/a 0 0 0 0 0
S-VIDEO Input n/a 0 0 0 0 0
S-VIDEO Output n/a 0 0 0 0 0
Component Input n/a 0 0 0 0 0
Component Output n/a 0 0 0 0 0
Analog Audio (1/8”) Input n/a 1 1 1 1 1
Analog Audio (1/8”) Output n/a 1 1 1 1 1
Analog Audio (1/4”) Input n/a 0 0 0 0 0
Analog Audio (1/4”) Output n/a 0 0 0 0 0
AES/EBU Input n/a 0 0 0 0 0
AES/EBU Output n/a 0 0 0 0 0
Additional AES/EBU OR Analog Audio Output n/a 0 0 0 0 0
Custom Carry Bag n/a n/a n/a n/a Included Included
Livestream Studio™ Keyboard Sold Separately Included Included Included Included Included
Media Sources 7 integrated digital media sources for video & graphics playback. 2 DDRs (video clip playback with built-in transcoder), 3 GFX (graphics), 2 Color Bars / Background Color
Remote Camera 10 x Remote camera module for ingesting video/audio over local WiFi or Ethernet network, downlinking streams, and Interviews via WebRTC.
Format Converter Built-in broadcast quality format converter for every input with automatic format detection. Allows use of any camera and video source without matching video formats
Built-In Multiview On-screen full field rate multiview of all live inputs, Preview, Program Out, GFX and DDR, Audio PPM overlay with peak hold feature on all inputs and outputs. Resizable layout allowing hiding of all controls to maximize multiview screens.
External Multiscreen Up to 4x Extended Screen outputs depending on Video Card configuration & type 1x Extended Screen output using HDMI
Video Switcher/Mixer 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 3 x Graphics DSK (downstream key) channels. One channel for GFX1, one channel for GFX2 and onechannel for GFX 3. Independent or locked transition controls (fade/cut/wipe). 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, GFX2 or GFX3
Video Clip Playback 2 Media Players - Eject/Load clip. Play Pause/stop. Audio/Video Scrubber. Timecode indicator. Seek to timecode. Mark In/Mark Out. Loop. Auto-play on transition
Recording Up to 4 simultaneous isolated source recordings. MJPEG with uncompressed audio. Interlacing and timecode support. Full compatibility with Blackmagic Design Media Express and Adobe Premiere.
Recording Capacity n/a ~40 hours at 1080i (Using 2 TB built in Hard Drive with recorder set to record at 100Mbps MJPEG AVI) ~20 hours at 1080i (Using 1 TB built in Hard Drive with recorder set to record at 100Mbps MJPEG AVI) ~40 hours at 1080i (Using 2 TB built in Hard Drive with recorder set to record at 100Mbps MJPEG AVI) ~20 hours at 1080i (Using 1 TB built in Hard Drive with recorder set to record at 100Mbps MJPEG AVI) ~40 hours at 1080i (Using 2 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, Twitch. High Quality Streaming. Integrated live streaming to Livestream or any other RTMP compatible service including Ustream, YouTube Live, Akamai, Wowza Media Server Twitch. 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, Twitch.
Streaming Quality Multiple simultaneous bit rates (up to 4k 30fps), including mobile quality for playback on iOS/Android mobile devices.
Streaming Destinations Livestream, Facebook Live, Periscope, Ustream, YouTube Live, Akamai, Wowza Media Server, Twitch.
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 4k

HD: 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94 and 1080i60

SD: 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC
4k*

HD: 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94 and 1080i60

SD: 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC
*The pre-installed Blackmagic Design capture devices in the HD31/HD51/HD550 do not support 4k
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) or better
Built-in Display n/a None None None Integrated 17” (1920x1200) HD LED LCD Integrated 17” (1920x1200) HD LED LCD
CPU n/a Intel Core i7-4790K Haswell Quad-Core 4.0GHz Intel Core i7-5820K Processor (15M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz) Intel Core i7 6900K Broadwell-E 8-Core 3.2 GHz 20MB cache LGA 2011-v4 140W Desktop Processor Intel Core i7-5820K Processor (15M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz) Intel Core i7 6900K Broadwell-E 8-Core 3.2 GHz 20MB cache LGA 2011-v4 140W Desktop Processor
Graphics Card n/a On Board Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 NVIDIA GeForce GT 730
Storage n/a 2TB WD BLACK SERIES WD2003FZEX 7200 RPM/ SATA 2.5" Internal
Hard Drive
1 TB/ Western Digital Red 7200 RPM/ SATA 2.5" Internal Hard Drive Samsung 850 EVO 2TB SSD 1 TB/ Western Digital Red 7200 RPM/ SATA 2.5" Internal Hard Drive Samsung 850 EVO 2TB SSD
RAM n/a G.SKILL Trident X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM 8GB 4 total DDR3 1600 MHz RAM (non-ECC) (2GB x 4 DIMM triple-channel configuration) 64GB DDR4 2133 MHz RAM 16GB 4 total DDR3 1600 MHz RAM (non-ECC) (4GB x 4 DIMM triple-channel configuration) 64GB DDR4 2133 MHz RAM
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 n/a 3 Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder (PCI), 1 Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Monitor (PCI) 5 Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder (PCI), 1 Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Monitor (PCI)
Built-in Network Interfaces n/a Gigabit 10/100/1000 Mb/s Ethernet Dual Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mb/s) and WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band)
Included in the Box Software Dongle Power cable, Livestream Studio™ Keyboard, Mouse, Livestream Mousepad, Rack Ears Rubber Feet, Blackmagic Design cards documentation and driver CD, Warranty Carry-on bag, Power cable, Livestream Studio™ Keyboard, Mouse, Livestream Mousepad, Rubber Feet Blackmagic Design cards documentation and driver CD Warranty
Physical Dimensions n/a 13.7" (D) x
19" (W) x
3.5" (H)
~13.8 lbs
14" (D) x
17" (W) x
3.5" (H)
~13.8 lbs
3.03" -
4.19" (D) x
17.33 (W) x
14.8 (H)
~19lbs