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Wirecast Gear

Powerful, flexible live streaming out-of-the-box

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Wirecast Gear 3 is currently available for order only in the United States and Canada; Wirecast Gear 3 is currently available for pre-order only in Australia, European Free Trade Association, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. Available countries list is subject to change. Prices do not include taxes, shipping, customs fees, currency conversion, or other costs, where applicable.

Live video production simplified!

Wirecast Gear gives you an easy to use, fully configured live video streaming production system. Because we’ve already done all the work, there is no need to build your own system! Start streaming in minutes with an end-to-end system configured specifically for your needs. With Wirecast Pro included alongside Gear's custom-designed hardware, it's a live event production switcher, live news production system, Facebook Live switcher and YouTube Live switcher - all in one box.

Each model of Wirecast Gear comes with AMD Ryzen architecture, up to five SDI or four HDMI camera inputs, supporting 1080p60 and 4Kp60 workflows with all the live video streaming production features of Wirecast Pro, the Stock Media Library*, and Switch Player in a compact, powerful hardware system.

Wirecast Gear offers a unique blend of performance, ease of use and affordability. Just plug in your cameras and start producing and streaming your professional events with the industry-leading turnkey video production system.

*with an active Wirecast Access Plan

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Featured Wirecast Gear Customer

Kedrion Biopharma uses Wirecast Gear to stream video Town Halls and Lunch & Learns that keep employees informed Enterprise-wide.

"With Wirecast Gear, all I have to do is plug my cameras and audio sources and I’m good to go. This live video streaming solution has proven to be reliable, portable, and affordable."

—Forrest McCaleb, Kedrion Biopharma Inc.

Featured Wirecast Gear Review

Telestream created Wirecast Gear to serve as a proven and capable Windows-based hardware platform for Wirecast, its live streaming production program. In this review, I tested the new version of hardware and software to its limits and came away very impressed.

"Whether it’s the CPU change, the updated software, or both, the new Gear model feels like a very efficient platform for Wirecast publishing, all the way up to and including 4K events."

—Jan Ozer, Streaming Media

A fully configured, end-to-end live video production solution

CAPTURE

With a durable and portable rack-mountable design, Wirecast Gear is the perfect hardware for your permanent studio or for use on location. HDMI or SDI inputs, server-grade components, and the latest NVMe storage make ingesting media into your Wirecast Gear unit both reliable and easy.

PRODUCTION

With Wirecast Pro, the integrated Stock Media Library*, and Switch Player preloaded into all Gear units, producing your live streams has never been more professional, polished, or powerful. Create beautiful titles, draw from over 500,000+ unique media assets, and pull it all together with Wirecast Pro to create the perfect broadcast for your viewers, no matter the destination.

*with an active Wirecast Access Plan

STREAMING

Encoding live streams can take a toll on a computer’s CPU, but not on Wirecast Gear. With hardware accelerated encoding, AMD Ryzen architecture, a dedicated NVIDIA Quadro graphics card, multiple simultaneous encodes, and 3rd party thermal testing, Wirecast Gear is ready for even the most demanding broadcasting schedules and workflows – including 1080p60 and 4Kp60.

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Wirecast Gear 3

HD HDMI

$7,495¹

Wirecast Gear 3

HD SDI

$7,995¹

Wirecast Gear 3

4K HDMI

$9,495¹

Wirecast Gear 3

4K SDI

$9,995¹

With 4 1080p60 HDMI capture ports, NDI input/output, professional audio inputs and outputs, GPU acceleration, and 16 GB of system memory, setting up your broadcast to go live has never been easier. Stream live church services, sporting events, classroom sessions, concerts, corporate communications, and more with confidence using Gear 3.

Up the ante and bring up to 4 1080p60 SDI camera sources into Wirecast Gear. Get all the same benefits of the Gear 3 HD HDMI, with the additional power and flexibility that SDI brings to the table. Add polish and professionalism to live broadcasts with a powerful, all-in-one streaming solution.

A future-proof solution, broadcast industry-leading, high-quality video through 4 4Kp60 HDMI input sources, plus a 1080p60 3G-SDI input and output, into your content production workflow. Get all of the powerful features and functionality included in Gear 3 HD models, but with faster GPU acceleration for enhanced flexibility and creative control.

The only fully-integrated 4Kp60 SDI streaming appliance available under $10,000! This top-of-the-line hardware solution comes complete with everything you need to capture, produce, and stream professional, broadcast-ready video using up to 4 4Kp60 12G-SDI inputs and a 1080p60 3G-SDI input. Bypass production limitations and empower your creativity with Gear 3.

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Wirecast Gear 3

HD HDMI

$7,495

With 4 1080p60 HDMI capture ports, NDI input/output, professional audio inputs and outputs, GPU acceleration, and 16 GB of system memory, setting up your broadcast to go live has never been easier. Stream live church services, sporting events, classroom sessions, concerts, corporate communications, and more with confidence using Gear 3.

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Wirecast Gear 3

HD SDI

$7,995

Up the ante and bring up to 4 1080p60 SDI camera sources into Wirecast Gear. Get all the same benefits of the Gear 3 HD HDMI, with the additional power and flexibility that SDI bring to the table. Add polish and professionalism to live broadcasts with a powerful, all-in-one streaming solution.

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Wirecast Gear 3

4K HDMI

$9,495

A future-proof solution, broadcast industry-leading, high-quality video through 4 4Kp60 HDMI input sources, plus a 1080p60 3G-SDI input and output, into your content production workflow. Get all of the powerful features and functionality included in Gear 3 HD models, but with faster GPU acceleration for enhanced flexibility and creative control.

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Wirecast Gear 3

4K SDI

$9,995

The only fully-integrated 4Kp60 SDI streaming appliance available under $10,000! This top-of-the-line hardware solution comes complete with everything you need to capture, produce, and stream professional, broadcast-ready video using up to 4 4Kp60 12G-SDI inputs and a 1080p60 3G-SDI input. Bypass production limitations and empower your creativity with Gear 3.

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¹Wirecast Gear 3 is currently available for order only in the United States and Canada; Wirecast Gear 3 is currently available for pre-order only in Australia, European Free Trade Association, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. Available countries list is subject to change. Prices do not include taxes, shipping, customs fees, currency conversion, or other costs, where applicable.

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FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS Wirecast Gear 3
HD HDMI
$7,495¹
Wirecast Gear 3
HD SDI
$7,995¹
Wirecast Gear 3
4K HDMI
$9,495¹
Wirecast Gear 3
4K SDI
$9,995¹
Stream to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter or RTMP
Facebook Live Social Media Comments
NDI Input/Output
Animated 3D Graphics and Titles
Social media live comment creation (Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter)
Live sports, data feed, custom clocks, scoreboards, templates
Integrated NVIDIA Quadro GPU
HDMI inputs 4 x 1080p60 4 x 4Kp60
SDI inputs 4 x 1080p60 1 x 1080p60 4 x 4Kp60
1 x 1080p60
SDI Monitor output optional 1 x 1080p60² 1 x 1080p60 1 x 1080p60
optional 1 x 4Kp60²
Mini DisplayPort 1.4 Outputs 3 3 4 4
Chassis (16.7” x 12” x 3.5”) 2RU Chassis, with convertible configuration for standard 19” rackmount or set-top box with feet included
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise IoT LTSC 2021
Input Configuration 4 HDMI ports 4 3G-SDI ports 4 HDMI ports
1 3G-SDI port
4 12G-SDI ports
1 3G-SDI port
Storage (in addition to system drive)³ 1 TB (~20 hrs of HD video4)
Live video streaming production software Telestream Wirecast Pro
Media utility software to play, inspect and make corrections to video Telestream Switch Player
GEARCARE $995 / 3 years
To get an even higher level of service and support from the people who understand Wirecast and Wirecast Gear best, GearCare provides the following support upgrades rolled up into a cost effective package that extends your protection for a full three years.
  • Parts and labor warranty
  • Advance replacement – Next Day Air replacement for failed systems
  • Wirecast Premium Support services ($897 value)
  • Learn more about GearCare
¹Wirecast Gear 3 is currently available for order only in the United States and Canada; Wirecast Gear 3 is currently available for pre-order only in Australia, European Free Trade Association, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. Available countries list is subject to change. Prices do not include taxes, shipping, customs fees, currency conversion, or other costs, where applicable.
²Requires reassignment of one full-resolution input.
³System drive is 250GB on all systems.
4Based on H.264 1080p 29.97fps medium quality. Higher or lower quality settings will affect total video storage.
FEATURES & SPECS Wirecast Gear 3
HD HDMI
$7,495¹
Stream to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter or RTMP
Facebook Live Social Media Comments
NDI Input/Output
Animated 3D Graphics and Titles
Social media live comment creation (Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter)
Live sports, data feed, custom clocks, scoreboards, templates
Integrated NVIDIA Quadro GPU
HDMI inputs 4 x 1080p60
SDI inputs
SDI Monitor output
Mini DisplayPort 1.4 Outputs 3
Chassis (16.7” x 12” x 3.5”) 2RU Chassis, with convertible configuration for standard 19” rackmount or set-top box with feet included
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise IoT LTSC 2021
Input Configuration 4 HDMI ports
Storage (in addition to system drive)³ 1 TB (~20 hrs of HD video4)
Live video streaming production software Telestream Wirecast Pro
Media utility software to play, inspect and make corrections to video Telestream Switch Player
GEARCARE $995 / 3 years
To get an even higher level of service and support from the people who understand Wirecast and Wirecast Gear best, GearCare provides the following support upgrades rolled up into a cost effective package that extends your protection for a full three years.
  • Parts and labor warranty
  • Advance replacement – Next Day Air replacement for failed systems
  • Wirecast Premium Support services ($897 value)
  • Learn more about GearCare
¹Wirecast Gear 3 is currently available for order only in the United States and Canada; Wirecast Gear 3 is currently available for pre-order only in Australia, European Free Trade Association, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. Available countries list is subject to change. Prices do not include taxes, shipping, customs fees, currency conversion, or other costs, where applicable.
²Requires reassignment of one full-resolution input.
³System drive is 250GB on all systems.
4Based on H.264 1080p 29.97fps medium quality. Higher or lower quality settings will affect total video storage.
FEATURES & SPECS Wirecast Gear 3
HD SDI
$7,995¹
Stream to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter or RTMP
Facebook Live Social Media Comments
NDI Input/Output
Animated 3D Graphics and Titles
Social media live comment creation (Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter)
Live sports, data feed, custom clocks, scoreboards, templates
Integrated NVIDIA Quadro GPU
HDMI inputs
SDI inputs 4 x 1080p60
SDI Monitor output optional 1 x 1080p60²
Mini DisplayPort 1.4 Outputs 3
Chassis (16.7” x 12” x 3.5”) 2RU Chassis, with convertible configuration for standard 19” rackmount or set-top box with feet included
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise IoT LTSC 2021
Input Configuration 4 3G-SDI ports
Storage (in addition to system drive)³ 1 TB (~20 hrs of HD video4)
Live video streaming production software Telestream Wirecast Pro
Media utility software to play, inspect and make corrections to video Telestream Switch Player
GEARCARE $995 / 3 years
To get an even higher level of service and support from the people who understand Wirecast and Wirecast Gear best, GearCare provides the following support upgrades rolled up into a cost effective package that extends your protection for a full three years.
  • Parts and labor warranty
  • Advance replacement – Next Day Air replacement for failed systems
  • Wirecast Premium Support services ($897 value)
  • Learn more about GearCare
¹Wirecast Gear 3 is currently available for order only in the United States and Canada; Wirecast Gear 3 is currently available for pre-order only in Australia, European Free Trade Association, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. Available countries list is subject to change. Prices do not include taxes, shipping, customs fees, currency conversion, or other costs, where applicable.
²Requires reassignment of one full-resolution input.
³System drive is 250GB on all systems.
4Based on H.264 1080p 29.97fps medium quality. Higher or lower quality settings will affect total video storage.
FEATURES & SPECS Wirecast Gear 3
4K HDMI
$9,495¹
Stream to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter or RTMP
Facebook Live Social Media Comments
NDI Input/Output
Animated 3D Graphics and Titles
Social media live comment creation (Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter)
Live sports, data feed, custom clocks, scoreboards, templates
Integrated NVIDIA Quadro GPU
HDMI inputs 4 x 4Kp60
SDI inputs 1 x 1080p60
SDI Monitor output 1 x 1080p60
Mini DisplayPort 1.4 Outputs 4
Chassis (16.7” x 12” x 3.5”) 2RU Chassis, with convertible configuration for standard 19” rackmount or set-top box with feet included
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise IoT LTSC 2021
Input Configuration 4 HDMI ports
1 3G-SDI port
Storage (in addition to system drive)³ 1 TB (~20 hrs of HD video4)
Live video streaming production software Telestream Wirecast Pro
Media utility software to play, inspect and make corrections to video Telestream Switch Player
GEARCARE $995 / 3 years
To get an even higher level of service and support from the people who understand Wirecast and Wirecast Gear best, GearCare provides the following support upgrades rolled up into a cost effective package that extends your protection for a full three years.
  • Parts and labor warranty
  • Advance replacement – Next Day Air replacement for failed systems
  • Wirecast Premium Support services ($897 value)
  • Learn more about GearCare
¹Wirecast Gear 3 is currently available for order only in the United States and Canada; Wirecast Gear 3 is currently available for pre-order only in Australia, European Free Trade Association, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. Available countries list is subject to change. Prices do not include taxes, shipping, customs fees, currency conversion, or other costs, where applicable.
²Requires reassignment of one full-resolution input.
³System drive is 250GB on all systems.
4Based on H.264 1080p 29.97fps medium quality. Higher or lower quality settings will affect total video storage.
FEATURES & SPECS Wirecast Gear 3
4K SDI
$9,995¹
Stream to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter or RTMP
Facebook Live Social Media Comments
NDI Input/Output
Animated 3D Graphics and Titles
Social media live comment creation (Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter)
Live sports, data feed, custom clocks, scoreboards, templates
Integrated NVIDIA Quadro GPU
HDMI inputs
SDI inputs 4 x 4Kp60
1 x 1080p60
SDI Monitor output 1 x 1080p60
optional 1 x 4Kp60²
Mini DisplayPort 1.4 Outputs 4
Chassis (16.7” x 12” x 3.5”) 2RU Chassis, with convertible configuration for standard 19” rackmount or set-top box with feet included
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise IoT LTSC 2021
Input Configuration 4 12G-SDI ports
1 3G-SDI port
Storage (in addition to system drive)³ 1 TB (~20 hrs of HD video4)
Live video streaming production software Telestream Wirecast Pro
Media utility software to play, inspect and make corrections to video Telestream Switch Player
GEARCARE $995 / 3 years
To get an even higher level of service and support from the people who understand Wirecast and Wirecast Gear best, GearCare provides the following support upgrades rolled up into a cost effective package that extends your protection for a full three years.
  • Parts and labor warranty
  • Advance replacement – Next Day Air replacement for failed systems
  • Wirecast Premium Support services ($897 value)
  • Learn more about GearCare
¹Wirecast Gear 3 is currently available for order only in the United States and Canada; Wirecast Gear 3 is currently available for pre-order only in Australia, European Free Trade Association, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. Available countries list is subject to change. Prices do not include taxes, shipping, customs fees, currency conversion, or other costs, where applicable.
²Requires reassignment of one full-resolution input.
³System drive is 250GB on all systems.
4Based on H.264 1080p 29.97fps medium quality. Higher or lower quality settings will affect total video storage.
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  • Review: Telestream Wirecast Gear 3
    "Whether it’s the CPU change, the updated software, or both, the new Gear model feels like a very efficient platform for Wirecast publishing, all the way up to and including 4K events." – Jan Ozer, Streaming Media
  • Review: Telestream Wirecast Gear Live Streaming Production System
    "I have always been a diehard switcher console advocate, but the Wirecast Gear may make me a convert. It’s a solid turnkey system built from the ground up and optimized to run Wirecast." – Mark Hanna, Church Production

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