• Livestream Studio HD31
  • Livestream Studio HD31
  • Livestream Studio HD31
  • Livestream Studio HD31

Livestream Studio HD31 Live Production Switcher

  SKU# LS-HD31
  MFR# HD31

Product Highlights

  • 3x SDI/HDMI inputs
  • 2 Remote camera tracks
  • 2 Media tracks
  • 3 GFX tracks
  • 40 hours of broadcast quality recording
  • Analog audio in
  • 4.0 GHz i7 4-Core, 16GB RAM, 2TB Storage

$3,999 .00


 Livestream Studio™ HD31

Entry-level 3 inputs 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.



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,


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.


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. Currently supports tally devices from MetaSETZ.

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.


One year limited warranty






UPC: 853359004126

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”


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. 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 and 1080i60SD: 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC

Playback Media

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

AVI MJPEG with uncompressed audio

Operating System

Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) or better


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

Graphics Card

On Board Graphics


RPM/ SATA 2.5” Internal Hard Drive


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


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)

Included in the box

“Power cable. Livestream Studio™ Keyboard. Mouse. Livestream Mousepad. Rack Ears Rubber Feet. Blackmagic Design cards documentation and driver CD. Warranty”

Physical Dimensions

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

HD-SDI Inputs


Audio Input

3 Stereo or 24 Mono Inputs

Audio Monitoring


HDMI Inputs


HDMI Outputs


HD-SDI Output


Input (BNC)


Output (BNC)


S-Video Input


S-Video Output


Component Input


Component Output


Analog Audio
(1/8”) Input


Analog Audio
(1/8”) Output


Analog Audio
(1/4”) Input


Analog Audio
(1/4”) Output




AES/EBU Output


Additional AES/ EBU or Analog Audio Output


Tom Bihn Carry Bag

Not Available

Livestream Studio


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*

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)

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.

*External screens not included.
Specifications are subject to change. For complete technical specifications, please visit new.livestream.com/studio


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