• Webcode: 436091 • Mfr: SlingStudio Kit
Product Highlights
  • Live Switching, Editing, Recording & Streaming Hub
  • Supports up to 1080p60 Resolution
  • 10x Simultaneous Inputs Up to 1080p30
  • 4x Simultaneous Video Source Monitoring
  • Live Streaming to Facebook, YouTube, Twitch & more
  • Wireless Video Source via Smartphone
  • Wi-Fi Video Transmitter
  • 300' Video Transmission Distance
  • Kit includes hub, CameraLink, battery & USB-C cable
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Overview

SlingStudio Hub

Portable Livestreaming & Production Solution

The Sling Studio Hub creates its own WiFi Hotspot so you can easily connect wirelessly multiple Smartphones, Tablets and/or High Quality Cameras with HDMI (using the optional CamLink units). Easily switch the cameras to live, using your iPad as a control surface. Records sources and program internally to an SD card or can live stream to most popular services. Perfect for capturing & streaming live multi-cam events, sports & sports training, corporate training, House of Worship and so much more.

Multi-Camera Monitoring

Simultaneous monitoring of up to 4 video sources on iPad or Mac

The industry's first portable, wireless multi-camera broadcasting platform. Monitor, record, switch, edit and stream live HD-quality video wirelessly to Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, Twitter/Periscope, Livestream, Ustream, Restream.io and other RTMP destinations. It's portable, affordable and easy to use.

Video & Audio Inputs

Wireless Video Inputs

  • Up to 4 monitored sources via Wireless 802.11ac connectivity, supporting up to 1080p30, 720p60, and 720p30 video
  • Up to 2 monitored sources via wireless 802.11ac connectivity, supporting up to 1080p60 video

Supported wireless sources* via 802.11ac:

  • Cameras/camcorders* with HDMI output (requires CameraLink, sold separately)
  • iPhone 6* or higher (requires Capture app - free download from Apple App Store)
  • Select Android phones* with Android 5.0 Lollipop or higher (requires Capture app - free download from Google Play)

HDMI Input

  • Video: HDMI Type A connector - 1080i60, 1080p30, 720p60 and 720p30
  • Audio: 2-channel embedded audio (48 KHz, 16-bit)

HDMI Video Output

HDMI Type C connector supporting up to 1080p60 video output of program/quad view. Zero-latency option available in HDMI passthrough mode for an HDMI input source.

Analog Audio Input

3.5 mm port for line-level, 2-channel unbalanced input (mic-level input requires external pre-amp or mixer)

AV Sources Supported

Up to 10 connected sources and 4 monitored sources* in 1080p30/720p60/720p30 modes. Such as:

  • 2 smartphones, 1 CameraLink, 1 HDMI input
  • 3 smartphones, 1 HDMI input
  • 3 cameras/camcorder via CameraLink, 1 HDMI input
  • 4 cameras/camcorder via CameraLink
  • 4 smartphones

Up to 2 monitored sources. For example:

  • 2 cameras/camcorder via CameraLink
  • 2 smartphones
  • 1 camera/camcorder via CameraLink, 1 smartphone

Recording

Video Recording Formats (MP4)

  • H.264 High Profile 4:2:0
  • 1080p60 up to 30 Mbps
  • 1080p30 up to 16 Mbps
  • 720p60 up to 16 Mbps
  • 720p30 up to 4 Mbps

Audio Recording Formats (AAC-LC)

2-channel 48 KHz, 16-bit up to 320 Kbps

Multi-Stream Recording (MP4)

7 simultaneous recordings of:

  • 4 video sources/inputs
  • 1 quad view of 4 inputs (video only)
  • 1 program/output stream
  • 1 line-in (audio-only) recording

Recording Media Types

  • SD card slot (selected UHS speed class U3 and higher*)
  • USB 3.0 hard drives, SSD drives - available via USB-C port (requires USB-C Expander - sold separately)

Playback

Playback of all recordings from the Console app

Timecode Syncing

Import and time-align recordings directly to Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Apple Final Cut Pro X. Create a new program recording in 4K, in higher bit rates, or with higher quality video codecs, with all edits, effects and transitions preserved in the higher-quality program recording.

Livestreaming

  • Simultaneous recording and livestreaming of program output
  • Max. bit rate for livestreaming: 8 Mbps (input source bit rates up to 30 Mbps)

Platforms Supported

Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, Twitter/Periscope, Livestream, Ustream, Restream.io and other RTMP destinations

Production Switcher

Switcher

Connect up to 10 video sources and monitor up to 4 using the Console app running on iPad* or Mac* (free download from the Apple App Store)

Video Transitions

Cut, dissolve, wipe

Video Compositions

Picture-in-picture (PIP), multiple split views

Audio Mixer

  • Full audio mixer functionality with monitoring mode support
  • Adjustable audio delay up to 330 milliseconds to synchronize line-in audio with video

Overlays

Text overlays, lower-thirds (title and scoreboard)

Import

  • JPG and PNG graphics (1920 x 1080 resolution) for live switching/production
  • MP4 and MOV videos for live switching/production. Video requirements:
    Maximum Bit Rate: 30 Mbps
    Maximum File Size: 4 GB
    Maximum Resolution: 1920 x 1080
    Minimum Resolution: 100 x 100
    Video Codec: H.264 (Profile: Baseline, Main & High, Level – up to 4.1)
    Audio Sample Rate (Hz): 44100, 32000, 48000

CameraLink

Wirelessly connect your camera to SlingStudio.

Use your supported HDMI camera or camcorder to wirelessly send video to SlingStudio from up to 300 feet away. CameraLink gives you professional-quality content by sending up to 1080p60 video at up to 30 Mbps using H.264 encoding. CameraLink also flexibly mounts to your camera or tripod, seamlessly integrating with your rig.

HDMI D-to-C (micro-to-mini) cable included. Specific HDMI cable required for cameras with HDMI A/HDMI D output.

Wirelessly connect your camera to SlingStudio.

Use your supported HDMI camera or camcorder to wirelessly send video to SlingStudio from up to 300 feet away. CameraLink gives you professional-quality content by sending up to 1080p60 video at up to 30 Mbps using H.264 encoding. CameraLink also flexibly mounts to your camera or tripod, seamlessly integrating with your rig.

HDMI D-to-C (micro-to-mini) cable included. Specific HDMI cable required for cameras with HDMI A/HDMI D output.

HDMI and Digital Audio

  • 1 HDMI Type D connector supporting 1080p60, 1080i60, 1080p30, 720p60, and 720p30 video inputs
  • 2-channel HDMI embedded audio (48 KHz, 44.1 KHz, 36 KHz, 16-bit)

Streaming Format

Video Encoding

  • H.264 High Profile 4:2:0
  • 1080p60 up to 30 Mbps
  • 1080p30 up to 16 Mbps
  • 720p60 up to 16 Mbps
  • 720p30 up to 4 Mbps

Audio Encoding

  • AAC-LC at 320 kb/s
  • 2-channel 48 KHz, 16-bit

Compatibility

  • Supported* cameras and camcorders with an HDMI output for wirelessly sending video and audio to SlingStudio

SlingStudio Battery
Use SlingStudio anywhere without a power cord.

With up to 3 hours of battery life, the SlingStudio Battery makes it easier for anyone – from the video lover to the pro – to use SlingStudio on the go.
Battery Life: 2+ hours
Battery Charging: Micro-USB charging port for use with common smartphone/tablet USB cables
Charging Time: 3 to 4 hours when CameraLink is off using a USB cable with 10 W (5 V, 2 A) or higher

USB-C Expander

Record to external storage and stream live via Ethernet.

The USB-C Expander supports wired Ethernet connectivity for livestreaming and connects to USB 3.0 hard drives and SSD drives* for alternative recording media.

Connectivity

Supports SlingStudio connectivity to:

  • USB 3.0 hard drives and USB 3.0 SSD drives for:
    Recording
    Importing MP4 and MOV videos
    Importing JPG and PNG graphics
  • Wired Ethernet for Internet access

What's Included

Hub
Power Supply
HDMI Type A-to-Type C Cables (for video input and output)
CameraLink
Hot Shoe Mount
Micro-USB Cable
HDMI Type D-to-HDMI Type C Cable
Battery
USB-C Expander

Kit Components
Hub
CameraLink
USB-C
Battery

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Product Specifications

SlingStudio Hub

Wireless

Simultaneous Access Point and Client modes:

  • 5 GHz 802.11ac Access Point/Hotspot mode to connect to an iPad (running the Console app) and different video sources (cameras/camcorders via CameraLink and/or iOS/Android phones)
  • Dual-band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz 802.11ac Client mode to connect to the Internet for livestreaming
Interfaces HDMI Type A connector for video input
HDMI Type C connector for video output
SD card slot for recording (specific requirements apply*)
3.5 mm mini-jack for 2-channel unbalanced audio line-in input
USB Type C connector for connecting to hard drives or SSD drives
SlingStudio USB-C Expander (sold separately) for connecting to USB 3.0 drives and Ethernet
Power connector
Battery-pack connector for SlingStudio Battery (sold separately)
LED Indicators Power status LED (top of unit)
Internet status LED
Recording status LED
Buttons Power button for on/off
Reset button (pinhole)
Sound Level Silent - no fan or vents
Power Supply Included
Input: 100–240 V, 50–60 Hz
Output: 12 VDC, 4.16 A
Operating Temperature 0º to 35ºC (32ºF to 95ºF)
Humidity 0 to 95% (non-condensing)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 200 x 142 x 90 mm (7.87 x 5.59 x 3.54") 
Weight 653 g (1.43 lbs)

CameraLink

Wireless 802.11ac – used to transmit encoded video from camera/camcorder to SlingStudio
Interfaces
  • HDMI Type D input supporting both interlaced and progressive formats
    (1080p60, 1080i60, 1080p30, 720p60, 720p30)
  • Micro-USB input (for charging via USB)
LED Indicators 4 battery status LEDs
1 Micro-USB charging LED
1 power status LED
1 program tally LED
Power Status LED Blinking Red: Pairing/WPS mode
Solid White: Connected to SlingStudio
Blinking White and Program Tally LED is Blinking White: Powering on
Blinking White and Program Tally LED is Off: Powered on and looking to connect
Program Tally LED Solid Orange: CameraLink is live/on-program/on-air
Off: CameraLink is not live/on-program/on-air
Buttons Power on/off button
Reset button (pinhole)
Battery Lithium-ion 3.7 V, 3100 mAH battery 
Operating Temperature 0º to 35ºC (32ºF to 95ºF) 
Humidity 0 to 95% (non-condensing) 
Weight 270 g (0.6 lbs)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 35 x 115.8 x 72.8 mm (1.38 x 4.56 x 2.87")

SlingStudio Battery

Battery Life 3 hours
Charging Time 4 hours (via power supply included with SlingStudio) 
Battery Lithium-ion 11.1 V, 6700 mAh battery 
Connector Male 
Operating Temperature 32ºF to 95ºF (0º to 35ºC) 
Humidity 0 to 95% (non-condensing) 
Charging LED Green: Fully charged
Red: Charging
No Color: Not charging

Physical Specs

 
Dimensions (HxWxD) 58 x 148 x 96 mm (2.3 x 0.5 x 3.8")
Weight 610 g (1.34 lbs)

USB-C Expander

Input Connector USB Type C Male
Output Connectors 2 USB 3.0 Type A Female
1 RJ-45 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet port
Operating Temperature 0º to 40ºC (32ºF to 104ºF)
Cable Length 254 mm (10")
Dimensions (HxWxD) 16 x 77.6 x 39.9 mm (0.63 x 3.06 x 1.57")
* excludes cable dimensions
Weight 60 g (0.13 lbs)
Compatibility SlingStudio

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SlingStudio Kit - Includes: Hub, CameraLink, Battery and USB-C

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