Epiphan Webcaster X1 for Facebook Live

$499.95 Ex GST
$549.95 Inc GST
In stock

Stream your camera in HD to Facebook Live

Webcaster X1

Video Encoder for Facebook Live

Use Epiphan Webcaster X1™ to stream your HD camera to your Facebook Timeline, Event, Group or Page. Works with any camera, mixer or device with HDMI™ output.

Create a better live video streaming experience for your audience

Get higher quality video streams by using a dedicated video camera or SLR for your Facebook Live videos.

Simple setup to start streaming from Webcaster X1 to your Facebook account

On startup, Webcaster X1 automatically displays a unique device code on its LCD display. To pair and authenticate Webcaster X1 to your Facebook account, visit www.facebook.com/device on your desktop or smartphone and enter this code. The Facebook for Devices service quickly authorizes your Webcaster X1 to authenticate, login and stream to your Facebook account.

Professional audio

Connect any wired or wireless mic to your camera and get professional HDMI audio quality using your Webcaster X1’s HDMI IN port. Webcaster X1 encodes your high quality audio along with your video and streams it to your Facebook Live audience.


HDMI out for monitoring

Connect a display to the HDMI OUT port for monitoring your live video, and to see comments and reactions from your viewers.


Change the Facebook Live destination page and other streaming parameters

Add a mouse and external monitor to reconfigure default settings and to select your choice of continuous streaming or single event streaming and to choose to stream to a Facebook Event, Group or to your Timeline. You can also adjust other streaming parameters such as video and audio bitrate.

Wired Ethernet for reliable video streaming

Webcaster X1’s wired Ethernet connection allows network administrators to isolate your traffic from other users, providing dedicated bandwidth, security and quality of service for your stream  

Video inputs Connectors (1) HDMI™
Resolutions Up to 1920×1080 (including 320×240, 640×480, 720p, 1080p)
Audio input Embedded HDMI audio
Local video output Connectors (1) HDMI out with audio for local video display or confidence monitoring
Audio output Embedded HDMI audio
Streaming output Destination Facebook only
Codec H.264
Video bit rates up to 4 Mb/s
Key frame interval 1 s
Max frame rate 30 fps
Color space 4:2:0
Output frame size 720p (1280×720)
Note: Facebook recommends 720p, but Webcaster X1 supports output up to 1080p (1920×1080)
Audio encoding Audio codecs Encoder Bitrate Sample frequencies
AAC 128 kbps 44 kHz
Network interfaces Connector (1) Ethernet RJ45
Streams Native Facebook Live integration
Administration Front panel LCD screen
Optional USB mouse support plus HDMI monitor support for additional configuration
Time synchronization NTP
Product dimensions 7.36″ × 5″ × 1.06″ (187 mm x 127 mm x 27 mm)
Product weight 2.34 lbs (1.06 kg)
Country of origin Made in China

Quick Start Guide (Epiphan-Webcaster-X1_Quickstart_UG116-02.pdf, 384 Kb) [Download]

Brochure (Epiphan-Webcaster-X1_Brochure_BR134-1.pdf, 598 Kb) [Download]


  • Webcaster X1 for Facebook Live
  • HDMI cable
  • Ethernet cable
  • Power cable
  • Quick start guide