Stream Dudes carries a variety of switchers and encoders to suit nearly every production need. Click here to review a select few dynamite, “Dude Approved” switchers and encoders.
BirdDog 4K Quad
Four channels of 4K video for under $2k. It has never been easier to upgrade your studio to 4K over NDI. One device does it all and for much less than you would expect. Encode, decode and cross convert--all within a compact box.
BirdDog Studio NDI Encoder/Decoder
The product that started it all. Take full advantage of NDI technology with this premium interface device. More than just taking cameras to your network, the Studio NDI also gives you tally and IP-based coms, all within a single unit.
BirdDog Mini NDI Encoder/Decoder
Everything you loved about the Studio NDI, but in a compact, more affordable package. The BirdDog Mini is tabbed the "ultimate entry point into the world of NDI encoding and decoding." You can: send or receive full-quality NDI video; add affordable coms into your production; or tuck it behind a monitor for a cost-effective NDI video receiver for digital signage.
Broadcast Pix FX Series
Content creators choose from HDMI, SDI, NDI, or IP inputs for the ultimate in flexibility. A variety of output options, three (3) DVEs, ClearKey chromakey, and 60 hours of recording is a great upgrade to an existing, non-IP-based workflow.
Broadcast Pix GX Series
Size matters. With up to 22 inputs and 12 outputs, the GX series is designed to handle big studios and big productions. Complete with six (6) DVEs, ClearKey chromakey, 180 hours of storage and redundant power supplies.
Broadcast Pix RX Series
Power comes to portability. Perfect as a remote companion to a larger Broadcast Pix system, the RX combines NDI, IP, and a choice of HDMI, SDI, or analog inputs to prepare for anything on the road.
Broadcast Pix RadioPix
Bringing video to radio has never been easier or more complete. Designed specifically for radio stations and professional podcasters. RadioPix is a comprehensive solution that controls camera movements, switches sources, and much more.
The Dude PC by Stream Dudes
The Dude PC is built BY Producers FOR Producers. Each Dude PC is custom built to our specs (or yours) and includes an industry-leading three-year warranty. Based on your needs, Stream Dudes will custom build your new switcher, and send it turnkey to you for your use. We build each system to be expandable in the future, so you can easily grow with your needs.
The Dude Rack Advanced by Stream Dudes
Always be prepared. Striking the balance of performance and value, the 2U Dude Rack Advanced gives you plenty of power without any sacrifice.
The Dude Rack Core by Stream Dudes
Affordable and powerful solution for elevating your productions. Powered by an 8-Core CPU, the 2U Dude Rack Core brings performance and flexibility for an emerging world of IP video.
The Dude Rack Elite by Stream Dudes
The 2U Dude Rack Elite exhibits performance like never before and takes vMix systems to another level simply by giving you more: More RAM, more onboard storage and more physical inputs.
The Dude Rack Pro by Stream Dudes
The flexible 4U rack-mounted Dude Rack Pro system allows for even more power, more inputs, and more future expandability; for much less than the competition.
JVC ProHD Studio 4000
A better broadcast is a touch away. Designed for ease of use, the JVC ProHD Studio 4000 brings big features to a simple interface that anybody can operate. Live switching, streaming, and JVC camera control are easily accessed via a touchscreen interface. The ProHD Studio 4000 makes live video production easy and affordable.
JVC ProHD Studio 4000S
Slow motion, instant replay has never been easier. Based around a simple touchscreen interface, the JVC ProHD Studio 4000S is a real game changer. More than just instant replay, the ProHD Studio 4000S is a complete video production solution with NDI. Add it to your existing workflow or use it as its own all-in-one solution, the ProHD Studio 4000S is all you need for professional sports streaming.
Kiloview KV-E2 HDMI Encoder
The Kiloview E2 is a flexible, affordable, and straightforward solution for streaming live video. With a small footprint, a sub $400 price, and the ability to stream to the website, social media platform, or video hosting platform of your choice.
Panasonic AV-HLC100 All-In-One Production Center
Panasonic cameras deserves a video switcher designed to show off their quality. More than just a video switcher, the AV-HLC100 not only switches video sources, but It also offers camera control, RTMP streaming, and audio mixer all within a single unit. With support for HD-SDI, HDMP, IP and NDI, the AV-HLC100 provides unmatched flexibility within a hardware switcher, that easily can be controlled by a single operator.
Panasonic AV-UHS500 4K Professional Video Switcher
Be in total control of your 4K production with the AV-UHS500. Feature-rich and multi-format, this compact switcher can handle up to 16 inputs and 15 outputs (with optional boards). The built-in up/down converter and scaler make the AV-UHS500 an easy way to upgrade your workflow over time. Which is perfect for when it comes time to add Panasonic PTZ cameras, as the AV-UHS500 can control those as well.
Production Bot Switch 4
Production Bot is a true workhorse, created by and for video production experts. Each ProBot is ready to report for duty. Although vMix 4K software comes standard on the Switch 4, the open platform allows you to use it whichever way you desire.
Production Bot Switch 8
Production Bot is a true workhorse, created by and for video production experts. Each ProBot is ready to report for duty. Although vMix Pro software comes standard on the Switch 8, the open platform allows you to use it whichever way you desire.
Quicklink Enterprise and Enterprise Quad 2 Playout Servers
Back in the studio, Quicklink has your content handled with the Enterprise and Enterprise Quad 2 playout servers. Designed to effortlessly receive, decode, manage and play out live (or recorded) video, these servers simply your workflow.
QuickLink Midi Backpack 4.0
For those times when the entire show needs to be “live on location,” Quicklink has the encoding tools you need. Making remote broadcasting easier, the Midi Backpack sends low latency video over a bonded cellular (and/or WiFi network) connection back to the studio.
Flexible and versatile, the Roland V-1SDI makes switching 3G SDI and HDMI cameras and sources easy and affordable. Compact and portable, the V-1SDI comes complete with a T-Fader, backlit buttons, and delivers professional switching results. With support for 3G-SDI, the V-1SDI can operate at full 1080p resolution and can take advantage of the longer cable distance runs associated with SDI.
Roland continues to impress with their no frills, reliable switchers. While these aren’t all-in-one systems, they are great at what they do and are matched perfectly with complementary components to create simple and reliable workflows. Roland brings smart switching and a feature-rich experience to its users.
The VR-4HD was designed for single-person operation, and enables easy switching and mixing of sound and video. Digital Signal Processing (DSP) along with hardware faders, buttons and touch screen interface, make it an easy A/V solution for anyone to learn and use. Integrating a digital audio mixer, video switcher, multi-viewer touch screen and USB video/audio streaming interface, The VR-4HD is ideal for schools, churches, council meetings, corporate events, training sessions, or any other live event.
Switchblade 2U and 4U
Building a rackmount vMix Reference System can be a daunting task. The skilled team at Switchblade Systems has done a great job building a solid system at a good price. These vMix-powered rack units are a great balance between power and price.
The Switchblade M7 is one of the most flexible video production solutions currently available. It’s small footprint only occupies 8" x 6" x 13" of space, yet when fully optioned out, a powerful i9-9900K with eight (8) professional video inputs awaits your production. Best of all, the Switchblade M7 come in two basic trim levles and with a choice of SDI, HDMI or BOTH types of inputs. Pricing starts at just under $3,000 for a real compact video production solution.
Switchblade Turbo Complete
Exactly as the name implies, this is truly a complete broadcasting solution. More than just a powerful suitcase-sized switcher, the Switchblade Turbo Complete also gives you (2) 4K cameras, a portable IP control surface, a full graphics suite, and more. This solution gives you more than you bargained for… in a good way.
Teradek Bond Backpack
The definitive mission-critical broadcast solution. When paired with the Cube series of encoders, the Bond allows for the addition of four USB modem connections for reliable streaming and transmission.
Compact versatility at its finest. Packed with a multitude of streaming protocols, the Cube can be tailored to fit any workflow or scenario.
Teradek just upped its streaming game. T-Rax is an affordable, modular, mix-and-match, video encoding and/or decoding solution. Perfect for a broadcast station looking to encode or decode multiple streams of video, the T-Rax allows you to expand with your needs.
Teradek Slice Encoder & Decoders
Built on the award-winning Cube platform, Slice is a rack mount HEVC / H.264 codec designed to fit seamlessly into your broadcast studio.
Videon EdgeCaster Ultra Low Latency 4K Video Encoder
Designed with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in mind, the EdgeCaster brings ultra-low latency streaming to professional, broadcast applications. With a choice of SRT, HLS, DASH or CMAF, the EdgeCaster lets video providers create a targeted workflow that meets their end-to-end latency.
Videon VersaStreamer Series of Encoders
Available in HDMI, SDI, and 4K models, you can stream up to 1080p H.264 video to three (3) destinations: The Videon VersaStreamer can simultaneously stream directly to three (3) web destinations like Amazon Web Services (AWS), YouTube, and Facebook.