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BoxCast BoxCaster HD Live Video Streaming Encoder

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BoxCast BoxCaster HD Live Video Streaming Encoder
Key Features
  • Portable Encoder with HDMI Input
  • Works Exclusively with BoxCast Platform
  • 1 of 4 BoxCast Streaming Plans Required
  • 1080p60 Input; Streams in up to 1080p27
The BoxCast BoxCaster HD Live Video Streaming Encoder is designed to work exclusively with BoxCast's streaming platform and requires any of four BoxCast streaming plans, sold separately: BoxCast Live, Standard, Advanced, or Advanced Plus. The BoxCast streaming platform offers acquisition, compression, cloud transcoding, archiving, video on demand, pay-per-view settings, and a scalable delivery infrastructure.
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BoxCast Boxcaster Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Stream with the BoxCast Platform
  • 3Broadcast to Various Destinations
  • 4High Definition
  • 5Automate Your Live Stream
  • 6Bring in External Audio
  • 7Wired or Wireless Internet
  • 8Control from Dashboard or Broadcaster App
  • 9Streaming Plan Activation

The BoxCast BoxCaster HD Live Video Streaming Encoder is designed to work exclusively with BoxCast's streaming platform and requires any of four BoxCast streaming plans, sold separately: BoxCast Live, Standard, Advanced, or Advanced Plus. The BoxCast streaming platform offers acquisition, compression, cloud transcoding, archiving, video on demand, pay-per-view settings, and a scalable delivery infrastructure.

The BoxCaster can be connected to the Internet over Wi-Fi or via an Ethernet connection. It supports up to 1080p60 resolution sources via an HDMI input and streams to the BoxCast platform in up to 1080p27 resolution. The stream can be automated to begin on a designated schedule if you'd like. From the BoxCast platform you can stream further to another destination, including your website, Facebook Live, YouTube, Periscope, or other RTMP platform. Additionally, you can incorporate external audio via an RCA audio input.

You can a schedule, set up, and manage all of your broadcasts from the web-based, responsive BoxCast Dashboard or BoxCast's Broadcaster App for iOS mobile devices (available as a free download).

Note:
The BoxCaster requires any of four BoxCast streaming plans, sold separately: BoxCast Live, Standard, Advanced, or Advanced Plus.
Stream with the BoxCast Platform
The BoxCaster works exclusively with BoxCast's scalable streaming platform. The BoxCast Platform offers acquisition, compression, cloud transcoding, archiving, video on demand, pay-per-view settings, and a scalable delivery infrastructure, and BoxCast offers various plans to fit the needs of your organization: Live, Standard, Advanced, Advanced Plus.
Broadcast to Various Destinations
From the BoxCast platform you can stream further to another destination, including your website, Facebook Live, YouTube, Periscope, or other RTMP platform.
High Definition
The BoxCaster will accept video in up to 1080p at 60 fps via HDMI and stream it in up to 1080p at 27 fps.
Automate Your Live Stream
The BoxCaster starts automatically at the time you schedule it to—you won't need to press anything to go live.
Bring in External Audio
Bring an audio feed from your sound board or other sources into your broadcast with the RCA stereo inputs.
Wired or Wireless Internet
Connect the BoxCaster to the Internet over built-in Wi-Fi or via a wired connection (recommended).
Control from Dashboard or Broadcaster App
Schedule, set up, and manage all of your broadcasts from the web-based, responsive BoxCast Dashboard or BoxCast's Broadcaster App for iOS.
Streaming Plan Activation
A BoxCast Streaming Plan (Live, Standard, Advanced, or Advanced Plus), sold separately, is required for using your BoxCaster.

BoxCast Boxcaster Specs

Video Inputs
1 x HDMI (480i to 1080p60)
1 x Composite RCA (NTSC/PAL)
Audio Input
2 x RCA stereo audio (48 kHz)
Supports embedded audio
Video Encoding
H.264 high profile level 4.2
Backhaul Protocols
BoxCast Flow: Backhaul protocol providing adaptive recovery, content-aware forward error correction, encryption, link quality adjustment, and TCP/UDP diversity.
Audio Encoding
AAC-LC audio compression
Supported Input Resolutions
1080p at 25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps
1080i at 50/59.94/60 fps
720p at 25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps
576p at 25/50 fps
525p at 60 fps
480p at 29.97/30/59.94/60
Streaming Resolutions
1080p30 input encodes 1080p at 27 fps
1080i60 input encodes 1080p at 23 fps
1080p60 input encodes 720p at 30 fps
720p60 input encodes 720p at 30 fps
Up to 720p30 inputs encode at same resolution
Streaming Destinations
BoxCast Platform, including native players for Web, mobile, AppleTV, and Roku
Facebook Live
YouTube
Periscope
Twitch
Other RTMP destinations
Additional Connections
USB input for BoxCast wireless scoreboard adapters
10/100BASE-T Ethernet input
Network
Ethernet: 10/100BASE-T port
Wi-Fi: 802.11agn Wi-Fi with beam forming MIMO
IP address assignment via DHCP
Automatic firmware updates
Minimum Upload Speed to Stream
480p30: 1.5 Mbps
720p30: 3 Mbps
1080p30: 6 Mbps
Enclosure
Rugged, plastic housing; slip-free, dampening rubber feet
Power
12 VDC power supply included
5-10 W nominal power consumption with USB accessories
Operating Temperature
32 to 158°F (0 to 70°C)
Humidity
0 to 90% non-condensing
Dimensions
4.3 x 3 x 0.9" (11 x 7.8 x 2.4 cm)
Weight
0.5 lb (0.23 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.3 x 4.8 x 2.4"

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