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  • Software
  • Studio One
  • HD31
  • HD51
  • HD51
  • HD550
  • HD550
  • Software
  • Studio One
  • HD31
  • HD51
  • HD51
  • HD550
  • HD550
HD51HD51
HD550HD550
HD51HD51HD550HD550
Price (MSRP)$799 or starting at $42/mo*

*includes 2 simultaneous instances

4K HDMI $4,499
HD HDMI $4,499
HD SDI $4,499
$3,999$6,999$8,999$7,999$9,999
ShippingShips globally from Livestream Store.US only from Livestream Store. Globally from resellers.
HD-SDI InputsUp to 25
HD SDI 4
35555
NDI InputUpto 25 (Based on hardware)252525252525
NDI Output5555555
Embedded Audio Inputn/a
4K 2 Stereo or 16 Mono Inputs
HD HDMI 4 Stereo or 32 Mono Inputs
HD SDI 4 Stereo or 32 Mono Inputs
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/a1n/a1111
HDMI Inputsn/a
4K HDMI 2
HD HDMI 4
35555
HDMI Outputs1111111
Standard/High Definition SDI Outputn/a101111
Composite Input (BNC)n/a000000
Composite Output (BNC)n/a000000
S-VIDEO Inputn/a000000
S-VIDEO Outputn/a000000
Component Inputn/a000000
Component Outputn/a000000
Analog Audio (1/8”) Inputn/a111111
Analog Audio (1/8”) Outputn/a111111
Analog Audio (1/4”) Inputn/a200000
Analog Audio (1/4”) Outputn/a200000
AES/EBU Inputn/a000000
AES/EBU Outputn/a000000
Additional AES/EBU OR Analog Audio Outputn/a000000
Custom Carry Bagn/an/an/an/an/aIncludedIncluded
Livestream Studio™ KeyboardSold SeparatelyIncludedIncludedIncludedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Media Sources7 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 Camera10 x Remote camera module for ingesting video/audio over local WiFi or Ethernet network, downlinking streams, and Interviews via WebRTC.
Format ConverterBuilt-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 MultiviewOn-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 MultiscreenUp to 4x Extended Screen outputs depending on Video Card configuration & typen/a2x Extended Screen outputs1x Extended Screen output using HDMI
Video Switcher/MixerMixer & 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 Key3 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 & TitlingLoad 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 Playback2 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
RecordingUp to 4 simultaneous isolated source recordings. MJPEG with uncompressed audio or 1 MP4 Recording with AAC audio compression. Interlacing and timecode support. Full compatibility with Blackmagic Design Media Express and Adobe Premiere.
Recording Capacityn/a~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)~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 StreamingHD live streaming via Gigabit/100/10 built-in Ethernet. Presets in up to 4K. Multiple simultaneous bit-rates, including mobile quality for playback over 3G on mobile devices (iPhone/Android).
Streaming QualityMultiple simultaneous bit rates (up to 4k 30fps), including mobile quality for playback on iOS/Android mobile devices.
Streaming DestinationsVimeo, Livestream, Facebook Live, Periscope, Ustream, YouTube Live, Akamai, Wowza Media Server, Twitch or any other RTMP compatible service.
Audio MixingIntegrated 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 Formats4k

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 FormatsGFX: JPEG or PNG image files with transparency support. DDR: AVI MJPEG with uncompressed audio, DV Video, WMV (7/8/9), H.264 (.mp4, .mov & .avi), MPEG4 Part 2 (.mov & .avi), MPEG4 V1/V2 (.mov & .avi), AAC, MP3
Record Media FormatsAVI MJPEG with uncompressed audio. MP4 with AAC audio compression.
Operating SystemWindows 7 Professional (64 bit) or betterWindows 10 Professional (64 bit)
Built-in Displayn/aNoneNoneNoneNoneIntegrated 17” (1920x1200) HD LED LCDIntegrated 17” (1920x1200) HD LED LCD
CPUn/aIntel Core i7-8700 Processor (12M Cache, up to 4.60 GHz)Intel Core i7-7700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.50 GHz)Intel Core i7-5820K Processor (15M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz)Intel Core i7 6900K Broadwell-E 8-Core (20M Cache, up to 3.2 GHz)Intel Core i7-5820K Processor (15M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz)Intel Core i7 6900K Broadwell-E 8-Core (20M Cache, up to 3.2 GHz)
Graphics Cardn/aIntegrated Intel HD 630 GraphicsIntegrated Intel HD 630 GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GT 730
Storagen/a1 TB Western Digital Red 7200 RPM/ SATA 2.5"2 TB Western Digital Black Series 7200 RPM/ SATA 2.5"1 TB Western Digital Red 7200 RPM/ SATA 2.5"2 TB Samsung 850 EVO SATA III 2.5"1 TB Western Digital Red 7200 RPM/ SATA 2.5"2 TB Samsung 850 EVO SATA III 2.5"
RAMn/aCrucial 16GB (8GBx2) DDR4 2133 MT/s (PC4-17000) DR x8 SODIMM 260-Pin MemoryG.SKILL Trident X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM16GB 4 total DDR3 1600 MHz RAM (non-ECC) (4GB x 4 DIMM triple-channel configuration)64GB DDR4 2133 MHz RAM16GB 4 total DDR3 1600 MHz RAM (non-ECC) (4GB x 4 DIMM triple-channel configuration)64GB DDR4 2133 MHz RAM
ProcessingVideo: 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 Cardsn/aMagewell Eco Capture M.2, 1 Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Monitor (PCI)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 Interfacesn/aGigabit 10/100/1000 Mb/s Ethernet and Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band)Gigabit 10/100/1000 Mb/s EthernetDual 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 BoxSoftware DonglePower cable, Livestream Studio™ Keyboard, Mouse, Livestream Mousepad, Blackmagic Design cards documentation and driver USB, WarrantyPower cable, Livestream Studio™ Keyboard, Mouse, Livestream Mousepad, Rack Ears Rubber Feet, Blackmagic Design cards documentation and driver CD, WarrantyCarry-on bag, Power cable, Livestream Studio™ Keyboard, Mouse, Livestream Mousepad, Rubber Feet Blackmagic Design cards documentation and driver CD Warranty
Physical Dimensionsn/a7.5" (D) x 12" (W) x 6.5" (H) ~6.0 lbs13.7" (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