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Connect with confidence to Facebook Live and ensure success with your follower-driven broadcasts.

Ensure Success

Ensure Success

  • Purpose-built with help from Facebook, the Wowza ClearCaster™ appliance directly connects to Facebook Live's API so you’ll be up-to-date.
  • Auto-configures optimal Facebook Live encoder settings for your conditions and requirements, so you don't have to worry.
  • Real-time stream health monitoring automatically adjusts on the fly to ensure uptime and quality.
  • Developed to significantly increase the streaming success of Facebook Live broadcasts.
Broadcast Quality


  • Deliver crisp, 1080p30 content, and up to 4K UHD when supported.
  • Easily encodes 360° and VR video to create breathtaking experiences for viewers.
Includes x264 for encoding high-quality video, H.264 video streams and is VP9-ready.
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  • Talent View functionality gives on-camera personalities the ability to see a camera view or the live comments from their followers.
  • Generate follower engagement like never before by leveraging Facebook Live Reactions, creating more loyal fans.
  • Interact with followers in real time, get input and gauge your broadcast.
Professional Products


  • Eliminate awkward pauses for both you and your followers with an integrated countdown clock that cues the exact moment you go live.
  • SDI or HDMI input for your professional-grade equipment.
  • Rack-mountable appliance is designed to easily connect to editing bays and integrate with existing production workflows.
  • Simply syndicate to Facebook Live while meeting your high-definition broadcast standards.

Incredibly Simple

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Just 5 steps and less than 3 minutes to set up.
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Just plug in, and we'll take it from there.

A/V Inputs
1 x SDI/HD/Ultra HD, or
1 x HDMI 2.0a
Supported Capture Input
Up to 2160p30, 4k (interlaced video supported)
A/V Outputs
2 x HDMI
Video: 1080p30 in H.264 (VP9 ready, 4k 30 ready, 1080p60 ready)
AAC @ 48KHz
Auto Configuration with Facebook Live
1 GB Ethernet
Bluetooth ready
Built-in LCD screen with button controls
1RU, rack-mountable
200W internal power supply
When can I expect my order to ship?

In most countries your ClearCaster will ship in three to five business days after your order date. Exceptions are listed below.

We expect to begin shipping ClearCaster devices to these countries beginning in March 2018:

We will notify you of an estimated shipping date as we get closer to shipping; once your order has shipped, you will receive a confirmation email with tracking details. You can always find the latest shipping information in the My Orders tab of your Wowza account.

Can I cancel my order if I change my mind?

No. Wowza has a "no returns or cancellations" policy for ClearCaster sales.

What kind of support is included?

3 years of ClearCaster maintenance and support is included. ClearCaster hardware maintenance and support includes access to:

• Regular software updates, which include use of new Facebook Live API functionality.
• 24x7 | 365 support via phone, online or chat.
• Hardware device replacement, if determined necessary by support.

What happens if my unit breaks?
Do not try to open or repair the ClearCaster unless instructed by Wowza, as this may void the hardware warranty. Instead please contact Wowza support; they will help troubleshoot your issue. If Wowza determines your issue is hardware-related and covered by the ClearCaster warranty, you will be issued a replacement ClearCaster device.
What can I use as inputs?

ClearCaster will accept any uncompressed HDMI or SDI input.

Why should I keep my ClearCaster software up to date?

You should always keep your ClearCaster software up-to-date. This will ensure the best performance and access to the latest Facebook Live streaming features.

What terms and conditions apply to my purchase of ClearCaster devices?

The ClearCaster Sales Agreement (available at www.wowza.com/legal) exclusively governs the sale of ClearCaster devices. Customer purchase orders and similar documents are disclaimed by Wowza and do not apply to ClearCaster device purchases.

Additional software license agreements will govern use of software included on the ClearCaster device.

A Facebook account is needed to stream content to Facebook Live.

How are ClearCaster devices shipped?

Wowza will ship ClearCaster devices to you by air, FOB Wowza place of shipment (for U.S. destinations) or EXW Wowza place of shipment, Incoterms® 2010 (for international shipments). You are responsible for all insurance, tax, duties, freight, and export and customs clearance as applicable. See the ClearCaster Sales Agreement for more information.

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