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    • 3x SDI/HDMI inputs, Analog audio in
    • 2 Remote camera tracks
    • 2 Media tracks, 3 GFX tracks
    • 40 hours of broadcast quality recording
    • Free software updates for life
    • 1 year of Livestream Premium Support
    • Made in USA
    Item # LS-HD31
    Mfr # HD31
    UPC # 853359004126
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    AS # B00N1A0SA8
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    Livestream Studio HD31 Live Production Switcher

    Entry-level 3-input live production switcher with HDMI and HD-SDI support.

    Livestream Studio™ HD31 is an all-in-one live production switcher from the makers of the world’s leading live video platform. Connect up to 3 HDMI cameras or professional HD-SDI cameras and stream live to in-venue screens or to the web using the built-in 480p single-bitrate encoder. Includes a high performance, 2TB hard drive that can record 40 hours of broadcast quality program output. Livestream Studio HD31 can be rack-mounted using the provided accessories; ideal for studios, facilities, and live production trucks.

    Features:

    Built-in Multiview

    Seeing all your cameras in real-time is the key to making the best editorial decisions. Livestream Studio™ has a built-in multiview with all the features you’d expect from a live production control room, including full field-rate display (no matter how many inputs), tally, input labels and audio levels.

    External Multi-Screen

    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™ HD31 supports up to two monitors via DVI and HDMI connectors,

    Transitions

    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 â…›” analog audio input.

    Embed your audio via HD-SDI, bring it in via USB or use the built-in â…›” 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.

    Picture-in-Picture

    Composite up to 2 live audio/video sources together within the graphics editor; Ideal for a simple second camera angle, a scoreboard cam or a broadcast network 2-person live chat over animated background video.

    Media 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. 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.

    Media Player

    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!

    Remote Camera

    Mobile - Bring iPhone, iPad, Android and Google Glass cameras into your live production mix using the Livestream apps. Includes a feature to frame accurately synchronize the remote cameras with the HDMI/SDI inputs (adds one second of delay).

    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 (Limited to 480p single bitrate)

    Livestream Studio™ comes with a built-in H.264/AAC single-bitrate live streaming encoder. You can stream 480p 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®, 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.

    Built-in Converter

    Input different video formats into the same project with ease and without the need of external converters, saving you time and money.

    Tally Light

    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. Contact us for compatible tally lights.

    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.

    Phone Support

    Get 12 months of free telephone support (7 days a week) with every purchase.

    Warranty

    One year limited warranty

    Livestream Studio HD31 Live Production Switcher

    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 or GFX3

    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

    ~40 hours at 1080i (Using 2 TB built in Hard Drive with recorder set to record at 100Mbps MJPEG AVI)

    Live Streaming

    High Quality Streaming up to 480p. 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, 1080i60

    SD: 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 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 8.1 Professional x64 or higher

    CPU

    Intel Core i7-4790K Haswell Quad-Core 4.0GHz

    Graphics Card

    On Board Graphics

    Storage

    2TB WD BLACK SERIES WD2003FZEX 7200
    RPM/ SATA 2.5” Internal Hard Drive

    RAM

    G.SKILL Trident X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM

    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

    3 Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorders (PCI), 1
    Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Monitor (PCI)

    Physical Dimensions

    13.7” (D) x 19” (W) x 3.5” (H) ~13.8 lbs

    HD-SDI Inputs

    3

    Embedded
    Audio Input

    3 Stereo or 24 Mono Inputs

    HDMI Inputs

    3

    HDMI Outputs

    1

    HD-SDI Output

    1

    Analog Audio
    (1/8”) Input

    1

    Analog Audio
    (1/8”) Output

    1

    Livestream Studio
    Keyboard

    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

    2 x Remote camera desktop video & audio over local Wifi or Ethernet network.
    Download Livestream Studio™ Remote Camera here.

    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 Multi- Screens

    1 x Extended Screen output using HDMI (external monitor not included)

    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

    3 x Graphics DSK (downstream key) channels. One channel for GFX1, one channel for GFX2, one channel for GFX3 . Independent or locked transition controls (fade/cut). Preview on multiview.

    Manufactured Made in Brooklyn, NY, USA

    Livestream Studio Comparison Chart



    SOFTWARE SOFTWARE HD31 HD51 HD51 4K HD550 HD550 4K HD1710
    Price (MSRP)
    Free $799 $3,999 $6,999 $8,999 $7,999 $9,999 $29,999
    Shipping
    Free
    Download
    Free Expedited Shipping Free Expedited Shipping Free Expedited Shipping Free Expedited Shipping Free Expedited Shipping Free Expedited Shipping Free Expedited Shipping
    HD-SDI Inputs
    Up to 2 Up to 25 3x SD/HD 5 SD/HD 5 SD/HD/4K 5 SD/HD 5 SD/HD/4K 17
    NDI Inputs
    Up to 2 Up to 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
    NDI Outputs
    Up to 2 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
    Embedded Audio Input
    n/a 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
    17 Stereo or 136
    Mono Inputs
    Audio Monitoring (1/8”)
    n/a n/a n/a 1 1 1 1 1
    HDMI Inputs
    n/a n/a 3 5 5 5 5 1
    HDMI Outputs
    n/a n/a 1 1 1 1 1 1
    SDI Outputs
    n/a n/a 0 1 1 1 1 1
    Composite Input (BNC)
    n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Composite Output (BNC)
    n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 1
    S-Video Input
    n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 1
    S-Video Output
    n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Component Input
    n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Component Output
    n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Analog Audio (1/8”) Input
    n/a n/a 1 1 1 1 1 1
    Analog Audio (1/8”) Output
    n/a n/a 1 1 1 1 1 1
    Analog Audio (1/4”) Input
    n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 4
    Analog Audio (1/4”) Output
    n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 2
    AES/EBU Input
    n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 2
    AES/EBU Output
    n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 2
    Additional AES/EBU OR Analog Audio Output
    n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 2

    SOFTWARE SOFTWARE HD31 HD51 HD51 4K HD550 HD550 4K HD1710
    Custom Carry Bag
    n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Included Included n/a
    Livestream Studio Keyboard
    Sold Separately Sold Separately Included Included Included Included Included Included
    Media Sources
    4 integrated digital media sources for video playback. 1 DDR (video clip playback with built-in transcoder), 1GFX (graphics), 2 Color Bars / Background Color

    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
    1 x Remote camera module for ingesting video/audio over local WiFi or Ethernet network, downlinking streams and Interviews via WebRTC.

    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
    Not Available Up to 4x Extended Screen outputs 1x Extended Screen output using HDMI 1x Extended Screen output using HDMI 4x Extended Screen outputs using Mini DisplayPort
    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
    1 x Graphics DSK (downstream key) channels. One channel for GFX1. Independent or locked transistion controls (face/cut/wipe). Preview on multiview. 3x 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. 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.

    SOFTWARE SOFTWARE HD31 HD51 HD51 4K HD550 HD550 4K HD1710
    Video Clip Playback
    1 Media Player - Eject/Load clip. Play Pause/stop. Audio/Video Scrubber. Timecode indicator. Seek to timecode. Mark In/Mark Out. Loop. Auto-play on transition 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
    Not Available 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. For best results, it is strongly recommended to record two of the four ISO recordings to a USB 3.0 7200rpm external drive (not included). Recording 4x ISO recordings to a single internal drive can cause instability and dropped frames.
    Recording Capacity
    Not Available Not Available ~40 hours at 1080i (2 TB built-in Hard Drive at 100Mbps MJPEG AVI) ~20 hours at 1080i (1 TB built-in Hard Drive at 100Mbps MJPEG AVI) ~40 hours at 1080i (2 TB built-in Hard Drive at 100Mbps MJPEG AVI) ~20 hours at 1080i (1 TB built-in Hard Drive at 100Mbps MJPEG AVI) ~40 hours at 1080i (2 TB built-in SSD at 100Mbps MJPEG AVI) ~60 hours at 1080i (3x 1 TB built-in Hard Drives 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 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 Facebook Live, YouTube Live, Vimeo, Ustream, 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 capture devices in the HD31/HD51/HD550/HD1710 do not support 4k

    SOFTWARE SOFTWARE HD31 HD51 HD51 4K HD550 HD550 4K HD1710
    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
    Not Available AVI MJPEG with uncompressed audio AVI MJPEG with uncompressed audio
    Operating System
    Windows Professional x64
    Built-in Display
    n/a n/a None None None Integrated 17” (1920x1200) LCD Integrated 17” (1920x1200) LCD None
    Storage
    n/a n/a 2TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive 1TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive 2TB SSD 1TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive 2TB SSD Dual removable 1TB 7200RPM Hard Drives, 1TB 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive, and 120GB SSD OS drive.
    RAM
    n/a n/a 16GB 8GB 64GB 16GB 64GB 64GB
    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 n/a 3x Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Records (PCI), 1x Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Monitor (PCI) 5x Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Records (PCI), 1x Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Monitor (PCI).
    HD51 4K and HD550 4K models include the 4K versions of these cards.
    4x Blackmagic Design DeckLink Quad (PCI) Blackmagic
    Design DeckLink Studio (PCI)
    Included in the Box
    n/a 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 Power cable, 16x BNC Female to DIN 1.0/2.3 RG-59 SDI Cables, Livestream Studio Keyboard, Mouse, Livestream Mousepad, Rack-mount slide rail kit, Rubber Feet, Blackmagic DeckLink Studio Breakout Cable, documentation, and driver CD, Warranty.
    Physical Dimensions
    n/a n/a 13.7" (D) x
    19" (W) x
    3.5" (H)
    14" (D) x
    17" (W) x
    3.5" (H)
    14" (D) x
    17" (W) x
    3.5" (H)
    3.03" -
    4.19" (D) x
    17.33 (W) x
    14.8 (H)
    3.03" -
    4.19" (D) x
    17.33 (W) x
    14.8 (H)
    20.83" (D) x
    16.50" (W) x
    5.25" (H)
    Weight
    n/a ~0.2 lbs ~13.8 lbs ~13.8 lbs ~13.8 lbs ~19lbs ~19lbs ~20.4 lbs


    SOFTWARE SOFTWARE HD31 HD51 HD51 4K HD550 HD550 4K HD1710

    Livestream Studio Basic Features

    Please view the following video about the basic features of Livestream Studio. This software is identical across the Livestream Studio hardware lineup. The primary difference is in the number and type of inputs available, depending on the specific hardware (see that on the Compare tab above).



    Livestream Studio Advanced Features

    Please view the following video about Livestream Studio's advanced features.


    Data-Driven Graphics with Livestream Studio HD31

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    • Livestream Studio HD31
    • Livestream Studio™ Keyboard.
    • Mouse.
    • Livestream Mousepad.
    • Power cable.
    • Rack Ears Rubber Feet.
    • Blackmagic Design cards documentation and driver CD.
    • PIN for 1 year of Livestream Premium Support.
    • 1 year limited warranty.