Encoders

Webcaster X2

Epiphan Video

Webcaster X2

The simplest encoder for Facebook, YouTube, and more

Product Code: EPI-WCX2

Suggested Retail Price £257+VAT

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Stock status: In Stock; available from resellers

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  • The simplest encoder for Facebook, YouTube, and more.
  • Connect HDMI and USB video and audio sources
  • Picture in picture (PiP) layouts and live switching
  • Encoding designed for social media
  • Live monitoring and interactivity

The easiest way to live stream to Facebook, YouTube, and more

Live streaming shouldn’t be complicated! Epiphan Webcaster X2™ is a dedicated encoder designed from the ground-up for live streaming to your favorite social media platform, making streaming a breeze. Pair your device once with your accounts and it remembers your settings for all future streams.

Connect HDMI and USB video and audio sources

Stream your HDMI cameras, displays or mixers, USB webcams and microphones by connecting them to Webcaster X2’s HDMI IN or USB ports. Webcaster X2 encodes your high quality audio along with your video and streams it to your Facebook or YouTube audience.

Picture in picture (PiP) layouts and live switching

Get creative! Create PiP layouts or do a multi-camera production and switch between a USB webcam and your HDMI camera.

Reliable encoding designed for social media

Webcaster X2 is designed specifically for streaming to Facebook, YouTube, and more. Set up is easy with a simple device code to pair it to your accounts, the rest is done for you – the device comes pre-configured with optimal encoding settings for YouTube, Facebook Live, and Twitch streaming.

How does Webcaster X2 work?

Webcaster X2 streams your live video to your choice of Facebook Live, YouTube, Twitch, Switchboard Cloud, AV Studio and more. Switching between them is simple, and Webcaster X2 remembers all your settings for all platforms.

  • Pro video & audio
    Connect your camera or mixer with HDMI out
  • Webcams and USB audio
    Do more with your supported USB devices
  • Ethernet or Wi-Fi
    Stream to Facebook or YouTube using Ethernet or Wi-Fi
  • Multi-function button
    Choose Facebook or YouTube, then start and stop streaming with the press of your finger
  • Status LED
    Blinks when you are streaming live
  • LCD display
    Shows your device pairing code or live streaming status
  • Live monitoring
    Monitor your live video, and see real-time comments and reactions from your viewers

Connect over Wifi or Ethernet

Use Wi-Fi or Webcaster X2’s wired Ethernet connection to stream the way that works for you.

Add a battery and go mobile

Use a Wi-Fi hotspot and you can live stream from anywhere with your Webcaster X2. To be truly mobile, add an external battery and power cable. Read more.

Control how you stream

Choose to stream to your Facebook Timeline or any Group or Page you administer. On YouTube, choose to stream live now, or publish to a scheduled event. Connect a mouse and monitor to Webcaster X2 for additional configuration options.

Live monitoring and interactivity

Monitor your Facebook and YouTube live video and see viewer comments and reactions in real time. Simply connect a display to the Webcaster X2’s HDMI OUT port.

Connecting the HDMI port on my laptop to Webcaster X2 doesn't work

The HDMI port on most laptops are HDMI output ports, which can only be used as a video source. Make sure that you’ve connected the HDMI output port from your laptop to the HDMI IN port on Webcaster X2. To monitor the live stream and see the configuration menu, connect an external monitor to Webcaster X2’s HDMI OUT port.

Can I connect a wireless keyboard or mouse to Webcaster X2?

Yes, as long as the wireless device uses RF (radio frequency) and comes with it’s own dongle receiver that you plug in to the USB port. Webcaster X2 does not support Bluetooth devices.

How do I connect Webcaster X2 to my network?

You can connect Webcaster X2 to your network by wired Ethernet of Wi-Fi.

TIP: Ensure your network has enough bandwidth for live streaming and has Internet access to the platform you will be streaming to (i.e. YouTube, Facebook, etc.).

Holdan adds Epiphan Video to its portfolio

Epiphan Video has appointed Holdan as its UK & Ireland distributor for the full range of Epiphan’s live capture and streaming technologies. As the leading technology distributor for the professional video and broadcast markets, Holdan will work alongside Epiphan to enhance reseller support and to develop new opportunities in corporate AV, education and public sector video.

  • 1x Webcaster X2
  • 1x WiFi antenna
  • 1x HDMI cable
  • 1x Ethernet cable
  • 1x 5 VDC, 3 A universal AC/DC power adapter

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