Webcaster X2

Webcaster X2

Manufacturer Epiphan Systems
Part Number Webcaster X2

Availability: In stock.

Ex. VAT: £281.00 (RRP:£281.00) Inc. VAT: £337.20
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Short Description
The simplest Facebook Live and YouTube encoder designed from the ground-up for live streaming to YouTube and Facebook.

The easiest way to live stream to Facebook and YouTube

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

Webcaster X2 - diagram

Live monitoring and interactivity
Monitor your live video and see viewer comments and reactions in real time. Simply connect a display to the Webcaster X2's HDMI OUT port.

Stream to Facebook Live or YouTube
Webcaster X2 streams your live video to your choice of Facebook Live or YouTube. Switching between them is simple, and Webcaster X2 remembers all your settings for both YouTube and Facebook Live.

Control how you stream
Choose to stream to your Facebook Timeline or any Group, Event 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.

Reliable encoding designed for social media
Webcaster X2 is designed specifically for streaming to Facebook and YouTube. Set up is easy with a simple device code to pair it to your accounts, the rest is done for you - the device comes preconfigured with optimal encoding settings for YouTube and Facebook Live streaming.

Pro audio and video support (Pro quality streams)
Stream any HD camera, mixer or display by connecting it to the Webcaster X2's HDMI in port. Connect any wired or wireless mic to your camera and get professional HDMI audio quality. Webcaster X2 encodes your high quality audio along with your video and streams it to your Facebook or YouTube audience.

Wired Ethernet or WiFi
Use WiFi or Webcaster X2’s wired Ethernet connection to stream the way that works for you.


Video inputs

(1) HDMI™

Input resolutions

720p (30 or 60 Hz / fps)
1080p (30 or 60 Hz / fps)
*only these input types are supported, interlaced signals and other frame rates not supported

Audio input

embedded HDMI audio

Local video output

(1) HDMI out with audio for local video display or confidence monitoring

Audio output

Embedded HDMI audio

Streaming output


YouTube or Facebook Live (choose one)



Video bit rates

Default: 2000 kb/s,
Configurable: 1000 kb/s, 2000 kp/s, 3000 kb/s, or 4000 kb/s Note: By default each Webcaster X2 you connect to your network needs a constant uplink bandwidth of up to 2 Mb/s. You can use popular internet speed tests to determine the peak bandwidth you have available, but be cautious with this value as other people and devices, including voice over IP phone systems, can use a significant portion of your available uplink.

Key frame interval

2 s

Max frame rate

30 fps

Color space


Output frame size

default 720p at 30 fps (1280×720), supports up to 1080p at 30 fps (1920×1080)

Audio encoding
Audio codecs

Encoder Bitrate Sample frequencies
AAC 128 kbps 44 kHz


Front panel LCD screen
Optional USB mouse / keyboard support plus HDMI monitor support for additional configuration

Product dimensions

4.625″ × 4.875″ × 1″ (117 mm x 124 mm x 25 mm) plus antenna

Product weight

0.6 lbs (0.272 kg)

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