Wirecast Gear


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.


Wirecast Gear
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The next generation of Wirecast Gear
Live video streaming production system

With WIRECAST PRO included alongside Gear’s custom-designed hardware, it’s an all in one live event production switcher – whether its a music festival, the news or an esports event – whether your delivering to TV, Facebook or Youtube.

Each model of Wirecast Gear comes with Xeon Server architecture, up to five HD-SDI or four HDMI professional camera inputs and all the live video streaming production features of Wirecast Pro, the Stock Media Library*, NewBlue Titler Live Complete, and Switch Player, all 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 support subscription

What’s New in Wirecast 14.1?

  • Rendezvous Chat: Behind-the-scenes messaging between hosts and guests in Wirecast’s Rendezvous peer-to-peer remote conferencing solution.
  • ISO Recording for Shots (Pro): Independently record any shot in your document, including Rendezvous and audio-only shots, for use in post-production.
  • SRT Output: Stream using Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) an open-source video transport protocol for delivering high-quality and secure, low-latency video across the public Internet. (Supports Caller Mode, in x264 or Apple H.264)
  • Additional features and updates:
    • ProRes encoding on Windows: Great for NLE workflows, now available for Windows, for both ISO recording and record to disk.
    • Media playback improvements: Performance and efficiency improvements for playback of PNG animations.
    • Mac audio capture plugin: Restored the ability to easily bring audio from any application into Wirecast on a Mac
    • Updated Blackmagic SDK:  Adds new resolution options and improves capturing at certain resolutions.
    • Rendezvous connection improvements: Better reconnection if Rendezvous guests somehow get disconnected.
    • LinkedIn Live Schedule Broadcast: Schedule your page or profile’s live video in advance and notify your followers.

What’s New in Wirecast 14.2?

  • Secondary Display Live Output: (Pro-only) This Wirecast Pro feature adds a new type of output that sends the live program to a secondary display.
  • Placeholders and Shot Templates: These two new and improved features let you save time setting up your Wirecast documents. Use Shot Templates to easily add a pre-configured shot layout to your document. Assign cameras or sources to Placeholders to quickly add a source to any number of shots.
  • Native support for Apple Silicon hardware: Wirecast is now optimized to run natively on Apple Silicon.
  • Lock Shot Icon: This option lets you take a snapshot of your live shot and save it as the icon thumbnail image.
  • PTZ control for Sony X-Series IP cameras: A new Sony X-Series VISCA/UDP protocol profile is now available in the PTZ controller.
  • Input Connection selector for Blackmagic devices: This new option lets you select the type of video/audio input connection (HDMI/SDI) used for incoming Blackmagic Designs sources.
  • Support for LinkedIn Live Auto-Captions: Now you can easily make your LinkedIn Live broadcasts more accessible by adding auto-generated captions to any LinkedIn Live video.

What’s New in Wirecast 14.3?

  • Animated Title Library: An integrated lower third and full-screen title library with animations. The library is free and customizable, and what’s even better is that everything is done within the Wirecast app to save you time and remove the need to purchase additional 3rd party software.
  • Media Playback controls: Now, you can control the playback of media clips even when they are live. You can play, pause, and scrub through videos so you can add live commentary or review content as part of your broadcast.
  • Secondary Display Live Output Audio mapping: More flexibility to route specific audio tracks when sending a program out via a Secondary Display.
  • Also, we continue to upgrade our integrations and technology, including an update to NDI® 5, the Facebook API (v10) and WebRTC (to 4430, which is used by Rendezvous)

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

Wirecast Gear Capture


With a durable and portable rack mounted design, Wirecast Gear is the perfect hardware for your permanent studio or for use on location. HDMI or SDI inputs, server-grade components and industry-leading XLR/TRS combo audio inputs make ingesting media into your production both reliable and easy.

Wirecast Gear Production


With Wirecast Pro, the integrated Stock Media Library*, Switch Player and NewBlue Titler Live Complete 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 support subscription

Wirecast Gear Streaming


Encoding live streams can take a toll on a computer’s CPU, but not on Wirecast Gear. With hardware accelerated encoding, Xeon server 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.

Not sure which product you need?

Wirecast Gear 310: With 4 HDMI capture ports for your consumer cameras, professional XLR/TRS combo audio inputs and full 60 FPS workflow capabilities, there is no better way to get your streams up and running. The 310 is perfect whether you are broadcasting from your church, high school, concert venue or more!

Wirecast Gear 320: Looking to up the ante just a bit? The Gear 320 offers all the perks of the 310 but with an SDI input upgrade for your professional camera setups. Perfect for sports broadcasts, live news shows or any production looking for that extra bit of professional polish using professional sources.

Wirecast Gear 420: If the top of the line experience is what you are looking for, the Wirecast Gear 420 is the tailor-made solution for you. With 5 HD-SDI inputs and 1 program output for confidence monitoring or sending to an external encoder, 4 simultaneous NVENC x264 encodes without affecting CPU usage and all of the features of a full-fledged Wirecast setup, Wirecast Gear 420 is the ultimate in turnkey broadcasting solutions.

Not sure which product you need? View our product comparison chart.


Wirecast Gear 310

Wirecast Gear 320

Wirecast Gear 420

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 Hardware Encoders 1 1 4
HDMI inputs 4
HD-SDI inputs 4 5
Baseband SDI output
Graphics Card Intel® UHD Graphics NVIDIA Quadro®
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 64-bit
I/O Configuration 4 HDMI ports
(Gear Capture)
4 SDI ports
(Gear Capture)
5 SDI ports
(Gear Capture + Blackmagic)
Storage (in addition to system drive)³ 1 TB (~20 hrs of HD video²)
Live video streaming production software Telestream Wirecast Pro
Titling software for creating rich, animated title designs NewBlue Titler Live Complete
Media utility software to play, inspect and make corrections to video Telestream Switch Player


AU$1660 / 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
²Based on H.264 1080p 29.97fps medium quality. Higher or lower quality settings will affect total video storage.
³System drive is 250GB on all systems.

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