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 requires a BoxCast Streaming Subscription in order to be activated. It comes with 1 year of Live Streaming.
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. or 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.
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.
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.
1 SD/HD/3G/6G/12G-SDI (BNC connector)
1 HDMI 2.0a
1 SD/HD/3G/6G/12G-SDI Loop Out (BNC connector)
1 HDMI 2.0a Pass Through
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
1 3.5 mm stereo analog audio output jack
2 channels embedded in SDI (Loop Out)
2 channels embedded via HDMI (Pass Through)
Gigabit ethernet port (10/100/1000 BASE-T Gigabit)
USB 2.0 input for BoxCast Wireless Scoreboard Adapter
SUPPORTED VIDEO INPUT STANDARDS
480p 24/29.97/30/59.94/60 480i 59.94/60
576p 25/50, 576i 50
2160p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/48/50/59.94/60 (3840x2160)
SUPPORTED VIDEO STREAMING STANDARDS
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
Input: 4:2:0, 4:2:2, 4:4:4
Input: 8-bit, 10-bit, 12-bit
VIDEO FORMAT CONVERSION SUPPORT
Built in scaling and motion adaptive deinterlacing to the expected stream format.
AUDIO SAMPLING FREQUENCY
MAX AUDIO BITRATE
Gigabit ethernet port (10/100/1000 BASE-T Gigabit)
802.11 ac/a/b/g/n 2x2 MIMO
NETWORK STREAMING PROTOCOLS
BoxCast Flow, RTP over UDP
IP address assignment via DHCP
WEP, WPA/WPA2 Personal via AES/TKIP
Live video preview on device screen
Broadcaster App for iOS
On screen levels for each channel and stream feed
Stream audio via headphone output
3.87 in. x 5.46 in. x 2.41 in.
1 lb., 14.5 oz.
Machined aluminum body
Hard anodized black finish
Vertically with ¼” 20 standard mounting hole
4.3”, High-brightness resistive-touch LCD
Rugged, waterproof case with custom foam
0 deg to 40 deg C (32 deg to 104 deg F)
0% to 90% non-condensing
12vDC @ 5A supply with threaded, locking barrel jack
360-degree LED ring
1 input stream to the BoxCast Platform
Unlimited output streams from BoxCast Platform
BoxCast Platform, including native players for web, mobile, AppleTV, and Roku
Any RTMP Destination
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