• Livestream Studio HD550 4K

Livestream Studio HD550 4K Video Switcher

  SKU# LS-HD5504K
  MFR# HD550-4K

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Product Highlights

  • Supported format: Up to 4K
  • Video Input: 5 HD-SDI, 5 HDMI, and 1 HDMI
  • Video Output: 1 HDMI Output and 1 Standard/High Definition SDI Output
  • Audio I/O: 1 Analog Audio (1/8”) Input, and 1 Analog Audio (1/8”) Output
  • CPU: Intel Core i7 6900K Broadwell-E 8-Core 3.2 GHz
  • Record Media Format: AVI MJPEG with uncompressed audio


The Livestream Studio HD550 4K from Livestream is the latest all-in-one portable live production video switcher, mixer, and streaming solution with 4K technology. For the Video connectivity, this cutting edge product has 5 HD-SDI Input, 5 HDMI Input, and 1 HDMI Input. As for the Video Output, there are 1 HDMI Output and 1 Standard/High Definition SDI Output. Meanwhile, the Audio has 1 Analog Audio (1/8”) Input, and 1 Analog Audio (1/8”) Output.

What’s more? Now, Livestream Studio HD550 4K has the Intel Core i7 6900K Broadwell-E 8-Core 3.2 GHz 20MB cache for the CPU (with 2TB built-in Hard Drive) with the ability to record at 100Mbps MJPEG AVI. With the NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 for the Graphics Card, this product can give a stunning video display. Built with big size of RAM at 64GB DDR4 2133 MHz, thereby the performance even better. On the Operating System, there is the Windows 7 Professional (64 bit). With those things in mind, this switcher can record for the duration of 40 hours at 1080i. For the Video Switcher/Mixer aspect, there are the SMPTE Wipe; and Cut and Fade features. The recording section has the ability to have, up to 4 simultaneous isolated source recordings and compatible with Blackmagic Design Media Express and Adobe Premiere.

In depth, the Audio functionality in this Livestream Studio HD550 4K switcher has the integrated multi-channel audio mixer for internal and external audio sources, outputs, stream, and headphones. One of the well-known technology in this device is the high-quality streaming solution which provides the best streaming to some international platforms: YouTube Live, Ustream, Live, Akamai, Wowza Media Server Twitch. The Graphics and Titling allow users to load JPG or PNG files and add text for the loaded image file in the GFX1, GFX2, or GFX3; as can be seen that there are 3 Graphics in this device. In conclusion, this product has transformed into a better device, as such users have plenty possibilities to maximize any video at its best.








5 HDMI Inputs

1 Analog Audio (1/8”) Input


1 Standard/High Definition SDI Output

1 HDMI Outputs

1 Analog Audio (1/8”) Output

Embedded Audio Input

5 Stereo or 40



Audio inputs

1 Audio Monitoring (1/8”)

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

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

1x Extended Screen output using HDMI

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

3 x Graphics DSK (downstream key) channels. One channel for GFX1, one channel for GFX2 and one channel 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, GFX2 or GFX3

Video Clip Playback

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


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

Recording Capacity

40 hours at 1080i

(Using 2 TB built in Hard Drive with recorder set to record 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 or any other RTMP compatible service including Ustream, YouTube Live, 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


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

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 7 Professional (64 bit) or better

Built-in Display

Integrated 17” (1920x1200) HD LED LCD


Intel Core i7 6900K Broadwell-E 8-Core 3.2 GHz 20MB cache LGA 2011-v4 140W Desktop Processor

Graphics Card

NVIDIA GeForce GT 730


Samsung 850 EVO 2TB SSD


64GB DDR4 2133 MHz RAM


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

5 Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder (PCI),

1 Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Monitor (PCI)


Carry-on bag, Power cable,

Livestream Studio™ Keyboard, Mouse,

Livestream Mousepad,

Rubber Feet Blackmagic Design cards documentation and driver CD Warranty

Physical Dimensions

4.19" (D) X 17.33 (W) X 14.8 (H)


19 lbs


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