BoxCaster Pro & Advanced Streaming Plan Bundle

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BoxCaster Pro & Advanced Streaming Plan Bundle

 

Includes:

  • BoxCaster Pro
  • BoxCast Advanced (1-Year Live Streaming Subscription)
  • High Frame Rate (up to 60 fps)
  • Graphic Overlays

This bundle offers everything you will need for successful streaming with the BoxCaster Pro: the BoxCaster Pro —  HEVC hardware streaming encoder, the BoxCast Advanced Plan, and the Pro Feature Bundle with High Frame Rate (up to 60 fps) and Graphic Overlays.

BoxCast BoxCaster Pro

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 4K60 Video Ingestion & Live Streaming up to 1080p60
  • 12G SDI and HDMI Video Input
  • HEVC (H.265) Encoding
  • BoxCast Streaming Plan Required with Purchase
  • Works Exclusively with the BoxCast Platform
  • 2 Balanced XLR and 1/4″ combo Inputs
  • Automated, Scheduled Streaming
  • Wired and Wireless Network Connections
  • SDI loop out & HDMI Video Pass-Through
  • 4.3” Touchscreen for Audio, Video & Network Monitoring
  • LED Ring for Status Indication
  • Controlled through BoxCast Cloud based dashboard and Broadcaster App

 

The BoxCaster Pro is BoxCast’s most powerful encoder— designed for easy, professional-level streaming, and backed by BoxCast’s advanced video platform.

The BoxCaster Pro is the perfect tool for broadcasters who want to easily live stream in the highest quality from a compact, dedicated hardware encoder. Just send the BoxCaster Pro your produced video over its 12G SDI or HDMI 2.0 inputs, and bring in audio with the Balanced XLR and 1/4″ combo inputs. Once you are live, you can monitor your stream by utilizing the 4.3” touchscreen and LED status ring.

The BoxCaster Pro is extremely flexible and fits into nearly every video, audio and network workflow. Pack it away in the included rugged carrying case and you are ready to stream from any location.  The BoxCaster Pro is easy to setup and use through the BoxCast Dashboard or Broadcaster App. Built for the future, it is ready for your 4K workflow.

Note: The BoxCaster Pro must be purchased with a BoxCast Streaming Subscription in order to be activated.

A Powerful Encoder That is Easy to Use

The BoxCaster Pro is easy to setup, use, and support, and includes an intuitive interface on a 4.3” touchscreen.

Pairs with BoxCast’s Advanced, Cloud-Based Platform

The BoxCaster Pro works seamlessly and exclusively with BoxCast’s scalable streaming platform. BoxCast is the only live streaming company that has built its entire infrastructure from beginning to end, giving you unprecedented levels of compatibility and reliability.

The BoxCast Platform offers acquisition, compression, cloud transcoding, archiving, video on demand, pay-per-view settings, and a scalable delivery infrastructure. BoxCast offers various subscriptions to fit the needs of your organization: Live, Standard, Advanced, Advanced Plus.

Broadcast to Multiple Destinations

Simultaneously broadcast to your website, Facebook Live, YouTube, Periscope. and other RTMP destinations. The BoxCaster Pro sends a single stream to the BoxCast Platform where it is then distributed to as many destinations as you would like.

Powerful & Easy-to-Use.

The BoxCaster Pro is one of the most powerful encoders on the market, but with the 4.3” touchscreen display and plug-and-play compatibility with the BoxCaster Platform, you can be ready to stream in minutes.

Fits Right into Your Workflow

The BoxCaster Pro has flexible video and audio ingestion options, so that it is ready to stream your produced feed. It even has the ability to pass video through to any other devices downstream from it.

Ready to Stream in the Highest Quality Video

The BoxCaster Pro has the ability to ingest video up to 4K60 and will be capable of streaming 4K video once the BoxCast Platform supports it.  Capture and stream dynamic motion with high frame rate (up to 60FPS) support.

High-Quality Streaming with Less Bandwidth

Using next generation HEVC (H.265) encoding, the BoxCaster Pro allows you to stream with half of the required bandwidth as most encoders. Additionally, the BoxCaster Pro uses BoxCast’s proprietary streaming protocol, BoxCast Flow, to dynamically control the bit rate and add in forward error correction for a more reliable higher quality live stream.

Always Reliable

HEVC encoding and adaptive bitrate streaming help you weather the storm for unreliable networks. The BoxCaster Pro also features an anodized, aircraft-grade aluminum casing, screw-in power cable, and waterproof case to ensure that you can keep streaming wherever you are.

Monitor Your Broadcast

Monitor video and audio levels from the 4.3” touchscreen on the BoxCaster Pro or plug in and listen to your broadcast with the headphone jack.

Built for the Future

With HEVC and 4K support, the BoxCaster Pro is ready for the future of video. We are always rolling out future upgrades and adjustments to keep your BoxCaster Pro fresh and ready for what’s next.

Supports your Video Needs

With SDI and HDMI video inputs and ingestion of any standard up to 4K60, the BoxCaster Pro fits right into your video workflow. With the video pass through, you can even send video on to other devices in your workflow

Supports your Audio Needs

With mic or line level analog audio inputs via  XLR or ¼” audio inputs or embedded audio, the BoxCaster Pro fits within almost every audio workflow. Adjustable gain allows you to connect a microphone directly to the BoxCaster Pro for an easy audio setup.

Automate Your Live Stream

The BoxCaster Pro starts automatically at the time you schedule it to, ensuring you never have to push a button to go live.

Wired or Wireless Internet

Connect the BoxCaster Pro to the internet with either a wired or wireless connection.

A wired internet connection, if possible, is always recommended.

Control from the BoxCast Dashboard or Broadcaster App

Schedule, setup, and manage all of your broadcasts from the web-based, responsive BoxCast Dashboard or BoxCast’s Broadcaster App for iOS.

Portable Size

The BoxCaster Pro’s compact size and rugged case allows it to travel with you wherever you are streaming.

Streaming Plan Activation

Upon purchase of a BoxCaster Pro and a BoxCast Streaming Plan, an activation code will be emailed to you. Follow the instructions in the email to create your BoxCast account and start streaming.

VIDEO INPUT

  • 1 SD/HD/3G/6G/12G-SDI (BNC connector)
  • 1 HDMI 2.0a

VIDEO OUTPUT

  • 1 SD/HD/3G/6G/12G-SDI Loop Out (BNC connector)
  • 1 HDMI 2.0a Pass Through

AUDIO INPUT

  • 2 channels embedded via SDI
  • 2 channels embedded via HDMI
  • 2 analog audio inputs (1/4" / XLR combo jacks)
  • Line level and microphone level support with phantom power

AUDIO OUTPUT

  • 1 3.5 mm stereo analog audio output jack
  • 2 channels embedded in SDI (Loop Out)
  • 2 channels embedded via HDMI (Pass Through)

WIRED ETHERNET

  • Gigabit ethernet port (10/100/1000 BASE-T Gigabit)

USB

  • USB 2.0 input for BoxCast Wireless Scoreboard Adapter
  • USB Type-C

SUPPORTED FORMATS

SUPPORTED VIDEO INPUT STANDARDS

  • 480p 24/29.97/30/59.94/60 480i 59.94/60
  • 576p 25/50, 576i 50
  • 720p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60
  • 1080i 48/50/59.94/60
  • 1080p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/48/50/59.94/60
  • 2160p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/48/50/59.94/60 (3840x2160)

SUPPORTED VIDEO STREAMING STANDARDS

  • 480p 24/29.97/30/59.94/60
  • 576p 25/50
  • 720p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/48/50/59.94/60
  • 1080p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/48/50/59.94/60
  • Coming Soon: 2160p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 (3840x2160)

ENCODING (VIDEO COMPRESSION)

  • H.264, high profile level 4.2 (AVC)
  • H.265, main profile (HEVC)

SUPPORTED VIDEO BITRATE

  • 150 Kbps -- 30 Mbps (Automatically regulated)

SUPPORTED VIDEO TRANSPORT PROTOCOLS

  • BoxCast Flow: adaptive recovery, content-aware forward error correction, encryption, link quality adjustment, and TCP/UDP diversity.
  • RTP over UDP

COLOR RESOLUTION

  • Input: 4:2:0, 4:2:2, 4:4:4
  • Streaming: 4:2:0

COLOR DEPTH

  • Input: 8-bit, 10-bit, 12-bit
  • Streaming: 8-bit

VIDEO FORMAT CONVERSION SUPPORT

  • Built in scaling and motion adaptive deinterlacing to the expected stream format.

 

AUDIO

AUDIO CONTROL

  • Adjustable gain

AUDIO ENCODING

  • AAC-LC

AUDIO SAMPLING FREQUENCY

  • 48 kHz

MAX AUDIO BITRATE

  • 320 Kbps

 

NETWORK

WIRED ETHERNET

  • Gigabit ethernet port (10/100/1000 BASE-T Gigabit)

WiFi

  • 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n 2x2 MIMO

NETWORK STREAMING PROTOCOLS

  • BoxCast Flow, RTP over UDP

NETWORK

  • IP address assignment via DHCP

MODEM SUPPORT

  • None

ENCRYPTION

  • WEP, WPA/WPA2 Personal via AES/TKIP

BLUETOOTH

  • Bluetooth 4.2

 

MONITORING

VIDEO MONITORING

  • Live video preview on device screen
  • Broadcaster App for iOS

AUDIO MONITORING

  • On screen levels for each channel and stream feed
  • Stream audio via headphone output

 

PHYSICAL

DIMENSIONS

  • 3.87 in. x 5.46 in. x 2.41 in.

WEIGHT

  • 1 lb., 14.5 oz.

CONSTRUCTION

  • Machined aluminum body
  • Hard anodized black finish

MOUNTABILITY

  • Vertically with ¼” 20 standard mounting hole

DISPLAY

  • 4.3”, High-brightness resistive-touch LCD

STORAGE CASE

  • Rugged, waterproof case with custom foam

OPERATING TEMPERATURE

  • 0°to 40°C (32° to 104°F)

RELATIVE HUMIDITY

  • 0% to 90% non-condensing

POWER INPUT

  • 12vDC @ 5A supply with threaded, locking barrel jack

INDICATOR LIGHTS

  • 360-degree LED ring

STREAMING

SIMULTANEOUS STREAMS

  • 1 input stream to the BoxCast Platform
  • Unlimited output streams from BoxCast Platform

STREAMING DESTINATIONS

  • BoxCast Platform, including native players for web, mobile, AppleTV, and Roku
  • Facebook Live
  • YouTube
  • Periscope
  • Any RTMP Destination

OTHER

  • BoxCast Online Dashboard, Automated start/stop scheduling
  • BoxCast Broadcast App for iOS
  • API available for BoxCast Platform, not available for BoxCaster Pro
  • Overlay Support through BoxCast Dashboard, applied in the cloud