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Kiloview E1-s Video Encoder 3G-SDI H.264 SRT


Kiloview SDI Encoder with Record, Stream, and PTZ function. The Kiloview E1-s H.264 SRT video encoder delivers Full HD video through HD/3G-SDI signal to various platforms like, Youtube Live, Facebook and Ustream, Livestream, Twitch, Meridix, Streamspot, Dacast, and more. The encoder supports RTMP/RTMPS/HLS/TS over UDP/RTP/RTSP streaming protocols which makes it able to stream to wide range of platforms and also point-to-point through a decoder.

  • H.264 Video Encoding
  • SRT support
  • Full HD Live Streaming and Recording
  • SDI Level A and B
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Epiphan Pearl Mini


The Epiphan Pearl Mini Live Video Production System lets you switch, record, and stream up to two HD video inputs. This touchscreen-operated device will fit right into classrooms, lecture halls, houses of worship, or any other situation that requires simple switching operations with the capacity to record and stream content live.

  • 2-Input Video Production System with Touchscreen
  • SDI and HDMI Inputs
  • Stream Live over Ethernet
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iStream PRO NDI Live Video Streaming Production Switcher with vMix 4K


The iStream Pro Portable NDI vMix switcher is a fully configured live video streaming production system that is affordable and easy to use.


  • Portable vMix NDI workstation.
  • 17″ Screen
  • Intel Core i7-12700KF 12-core CPU with silent liquid
  • 500GB M.2 SSD
  • Dual Lan 1Gb/s
  • 2 Removable SSD Bays
  • Carry-on Bag
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • vMix 4K Edition included
  • Optional: 1 year Premium Support (from Streaming Valley, authorised vMix Partner)
  • Optional: Rugged transit case with trolley
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quick reference youtube live streaming




Any streaming software or hardware encoder that supports RTMP streams.

Live Chat

Anyone who is logged in to YouTube can participate in the online chat during the live stream. You can moderate the chat, delete comments, and ban users who make inappropriate comments. After the live event ends, people can continue to contribute to an ongoing conversation on the on-demand transcoded video. During play back the live chat experience is just like watching the actual live stream.


Not available


Set the privacy of your live streaming events as either public, unlisted, or private. When the live stream ends, the video gets the same privacy setting as your live stream, which can be changed later.


Videos can be downloaded in 1080p or 720p format and the channel administrator can control if a video can be downloaded.

Video ondemand

Any stream that falls within the maximum stream length restriction will be automatically converted to video on demand in different output formats and archived on your channel for an unlimited amount of time.

Stream now = max 12 hours
Events = max 8 hours
Mobile = max 8 hours
1440p or 2160p (4k) = max 4 hours

Live Streaming

Streaming to YouTube is done with an RTMP stream. There are no limits for the duration of the live stream, but only streams that meet the maximum stream length restrictions get transcoded as a video ondemand. If you choose to Stream now, the streaming settings of your streaming software or hardware encoder are used. If you schedule an event, you can choose a resolution, frame rate, and bitrate for your stream. YouTube supports a various bitrates and resolutions. Viewers will see the best quality video for their device and bandwidth.

Other Features

  • Unlimited storage
  • Live english automatic captions
  • Live chat replay
  • Location tags.
  • Schedule events
  • Post detailed descriptions
  • Preview your stream before going live
  • Embedding in blogs and websites


A disadvantage with YouTube live is that if you stream copyrighted music you’ll get blocked. When you are blocked you have to go through an process to get YouTube to reset your status. Your account must be in good standing to live stream. Even if you have permission to play certain music, the chances are that won’t stop YouTube from blocking your account and tear down your live event.

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