The BoxCaster is an easy-to-use, powerful encoder that can stream up to 1080p. With a camera, the BoxCaster, the BoxCast Platform, an internet connection, and power, you can stream your events live to anyone, anywhere, watching on any device. It's the easiest way to stream professional quality video.
The beauty of BoxCast is that it’s completely automated. Without the push of a button, the BoxCaster automatically turns on to capture your scheduled broadcasts. With no buffering or annoying ads, your viewers won't be distracted from your content. BoxCast automatically archives all of your events so you don't have to do any additional work. Plus, you can simultaneously stream your event to any destination, including Facebook Live, YouTube Live, or Periscope.
Note: The BoxCaster HD Live Video Streaming Encoder must be purchased with a BoxCast Streaming Subscription in order to be activated.
Stream with the BoxCast Platform
The BoxCaster works seamlessly & exclusively with BoxCast’s reliable, scalable streaming platform. BoxCast is the only streaming company that has built its entire infrastructure from beginning to end, giving you unprecedented levels of compatibility. The BoxCast Platform offers acquisition, compression, cloud transcoding, archiving, video on demand, pay-per-view settings, and a scalable delivery infrastructure. BoxCast offers various streaming subscriptions to fit the needs of your organization.
Broadcast to Multiple Destinations
Simultaneously broadcast to your website, Facebook Live, YouTube or Periscope. The BoxCaster streams with minimal required bandwidth to the BoxCast Platform, which then streams to all desired destinations.
Stream in High Definition
The BoxCaster will accept video in up to 1080p/60fps via HDMI and stream up to 1080p/27fps.
Automate Your Live Stream
The BoxCaster starts automatically at the time you schedule it to, ensuring you never have to push a button 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 Line In audio inputs.
Wired or Wireless Internet
Connect the BoxCaster to the internet with either a wired or wireless connection.
Note: A wired internet connection is always recommended.
Control from 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’s compact size allows it to travel with you wherever you are streaming.
Streaming Subscription Activation
Upon purchase of a BoxCaster and a BoxCast Streaming Subscription, an activation code will be emailed to you. Follow the instructions in the email to create your BoxCast account and start streaming.
1x HDMI HD Video Input (480i to 1080p60)
1x Composite SD Video Input (NTSC/PAL)
Embedded Audio Input
2x RCA Stereo Line In Audio Input (48 kHz)
H.264 high profile level 4.2
BoxCast Flow: backhaul protocol providing adaptive recovery, content-aware forward error correction, encryption, link quality adjustment, and TCP/UDP diversity.
AAC-LC audio compression
SUPPORTED INPUT RESOLUTIONS
Up to 720p30 inputs encode at same resolution
720p60 input encodes 720p at 30fps
1080p60 input encodes 720p at 30fps
1080p30 input encodes 1080p at 27fps
1080i60 input encodes 1080p at 23fps
BoxCast Platform, including native players for web, mobile, Apple TV, and Roku
Other RTMP Destinations
USB Input for BoxCast Wireless Scoreboard Adapters
10/100BASE-T Ethernet Input
Ethernet: 10/100BASE-T port
WiFi: 802.11agn Wifi 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
12V DC Power Supply Included
5W to 10W nominal power consumption with USB accessories
4.34”W x 3.06”D x 0.94”H (11.02cm x 7.77cm x 2.38cm)
Weight: 0.5 lbs (0.23 kg)
Rugged, plastic casing
Slip-free, Dampening Rubber Feet
Temperature: 0 to +70 C
Humidity: 0% to 90% non condensing
Simple, 3 Light, No Button Interface
Schedule & Setup Broadcasts from Responsive, web-based Dashboard or Broadcaster App for iOS
Automated Start/Stop Scheduling