Wowza ClearCaster Pro

SKU: ClearCaster Pro

The only 1RU unit enabling 1080P streaming to Facebook Live with 12g SDI and HDMI input. The Wowza ClearCaster Pro brings reliable, broadcasting-quality encoding to any destination. Purpose-built for media groups and production teams, it streamlines the streaming workflow while enabling remote control and monitoring over your entire encoding fleet.

The end result? The highest-quality and most reliable live-streaming experience possible.

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ClearCaster Pro






Cloud-Based Management

API Integrations

Adaptive Network Encoding 

Real-Time Health Monitoring

Simplify your workflow with remote management, customizable encoding workflows, and user-permission control. Create and streamline fully automated workflows with a centralized management API. Increase reliability with adaptive network encoding, which automatically decreases bitrate in adverse conditions. Identify issues quickly with detailed monitoring metrics, from encoder health through first-mile network conditions.





Simulcast with ClearCaster

ClearCaster allows you to simulcast beyond Facebook Live to Wowza Streaming Cloud, ensuring you can reach audiences wherever they watch.

Highest Quality on Facebook Live

The only way to broadcast crystal-clear 1080p to any page on Facebook Live.
Easily encodes 360° and VR video to create breathtaking experiences for viewers.
Includes x264 for encoding high-quality, Facebook Live HD video and is VP9 and H.265-ready.


Built for Professional Productions

  • Remotely manage ClearCaster through Wowza ClearCaster Manager, including the ability to start/stop streams, adjust settings, configure redundancy and many other features.
  • The only way to create frame-accurate starts for your live broadcasts and a VOD asset that starts playing immediately.
  • Rack-mountable Facebook Live Encoder with 12G SDI input for seamless compatibility in your high-end, multiple camera production workflows.

Bulletproof Reliability & Redundancy

  • Ensure end-to-end redundancy—including power, encoding, network and ingest points—with automatic fail-over from multiple ClearCasters.
  • Real-time communication of stream health data and automatic adjustment of encoding settings, thanks to the deepest integration with Facebook’s persistent API.
  • Ensure the best quality and highest reliability on Facebook Live without repetitive, manual setup or the need for highly technical resources.



Engage Like Never Before

  • Generate follower engagement with Talent View functionality that gives on-camera personalities the ability to see Facebook Live Reactions.
  • Engage with an increasingly mobile audience by delivering square video at the click of a button.
  • Quickly increase engagement and meet accessibility requirements by allowing your 608 captions to flow through to your Facebook Live broadcasts and on to your VOD assets, unlike other Facebook Live streaming software.
A/V Inputs

Physical: 1 x 12G SDI/HD/Ultra HD, 1 x HDMI 2.0a


Input Resolutions and Framerates       

Up to 4K 2160p30; De-interlacing support

Up to 1080i/p60 (lower framerates, resolutions support); scaling support

Codec Support

Video Inputs: AVC / h.264; Via IP input HEVC/h.265, MPEG-2 support

Video Outputs: AVC / h.264; HEVC/h.265

Audio Inputs: Embedded audio, Via IP input AAC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital), MPEG-1 layer 2, MP3 support Audio Output: AAC


Embedded CEA-608/708 closed captions

Output Resolutions


MPEG-TS (unicast, multicast)

RTSP / RTMP / HLS via pull only


Recording Fragmented MP4; recording multiple outputs; Store on appliance and in Cloud
Network 1GB Ethernet; DHCP Support, Manual Network Configurable
System Control

Cloud-based browser control and template management

Centralized API (GraphQL); User Management; Built-in LCD screen

Size 1RU, Rack-Mountable; 1/2 Depth
Power 200w Internal Power supply
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