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Use Magewell capture device and vMix to stream video

1. Add video and audio input devices

    1. In the main vMix window, click Add Input to open the Input Select dialog box.

Add Input in vMix

    1. Click the Camera tab, and then set the properties of the capture device as follows:
      • Camera: select the Magewell capture device on the drop-down menu.
      • Resolution
      • Frame Rate
      • Video Format: select the color space.
      • Audio Device: add the audio input device linked with video.

For Pro Capture and Eco Capture Family capture devices, select Audio as the audio input device linked with video.

For USB Capture (Plus) Family devices, refer to the list below to select the audio input device linked with video.

  • USB Capture HDMI (4K) Plus: select HDMI for camera/game console/video player capture; select Computer for screen capture.
  • USB Capture SDI (4K) Plus/USB Capture SDI Gen 2: select SDI.
  • USB Capture DVI Plus: select HDMI.
  • USB Capture AIO: select Digital if you use DVI or SDI interface; select Analog if you use DB9 interface.
  • USB Capture HDMI Gen 2: select HDMI.
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  2. To record audio from the microphone, click Add Input in the main window again, and then select Mic or Line In as the audio input device in the Add Input dialog box.

2. Obtain the RTMP address and stream name (stream key) on the live streaming platform

RTMP address and stream name (stream key) on the live streaming platform

3. Set up the streaming output

In the main vMix window, click the cog icon next to Stream to open the Streaming Settings dialog box, and then set the properties of the streaming output as follows:

Streaming Setup in vMix

  • Destination: select Custom RTMP Sever.
  • URL: enter the RTMP address.
  • Stream Name or Key

4. Start and stop streaming

In the main vMix window, click Stream to start streaming, and then click the button again to stop streaming.

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