TASCAM VS-R264 Full HD Streamer/Recorder

Livestream in full HD to YouTube, UStream, and more content delivery networks with TASCAM's VS-R264 stand-alone audio/video encoder -- no computer necessary!

The VS-R264 live stream encoder addresses the growing demand for an external stand-alone YouTube encoder in live streaming environments. Additionally, the VS-R264 provides Full HD streaming to popular Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) including Wowza, Ustream, AWS Elemental MediaLive and CloudFront, to name a few. Simultaneous transmission of 3 channels using the RTMP streaming protocol is possible (with firmware V1.1.0). The half-rack size VS-R264 functions as a stand-alone unit -- no external computer is needed for recording or streaming.

Professional Audio and Video Streaming in AV over IP Applications

Balanced analog Euroblock/Phoenix low voltage wire connectors and unbalanced analog 1/8" (3.5mm) mini-stereo jacks provide versatile audio I/O connections for a wide range commercial AV over IP environments, including corporate, education, house of worship, government, industrial and security.

TASCAM Professional Audio Integration With Streaming Video

Audio can be embedded from analog sources and de-embedded to drive networked audio playback for ceiling speakers, or digital audio within the HDMI I/O can be used. An integrated installed output level configuration function and reference level switching function (up to +20dBu) allows reliable and flexible system structuring when streaming video.

Compliant With Standard Live Streaming Protocols

The VS-R264 live streaming encoder is compatible with popular standard streaming protocols, including HLS, RTMP, RTP/RTSP, Multicast, read more Unicast -- all with RESTful API for integration into control systems in commercial AV installations.

Simultaneous Recording and Archiving Via SD and USB

The VS-R264 can record directly to USB connected media or SD cards via a front panel loading slot.

Create, Archive and Backup Files Automatically Via FTP

Recorded files can be automatically uploaded to an FTP server automatically for creating back-up copies, editing, or repurposing to the web.

TASCAM DISCOVERY App and Web-GUI allow easy remote management of multiple VS-R unit systems

The Mac/Windows "TASCAM DISCOVERY" app allows multiple VS-R units connected to the network to be managed from a simple Web-browser based GUI. All configuration settings are saved within the VS-R devices, so that in normal operation no computer is needed for streaming or recording.

No AC Adaptor Required for Commercial AV Installations

PoE+ functionality eliminates the need for AC adaptors in AV installations. Optional TASCAM AC power supply sold separately where external AC power is required.
Power supply also can be done by the optional AC adapter (TASCAM PS-P1220E; sold separately).

Features:

- Full HD AV over IP streaming media encoder and decoder for live video streaming.
- Simultaneously records, encodes, streams, and decodes multiple Full HD video streams.
- Functions as an external stand-alone YouTube encoder for live Full HD streaming environments.
- Provides Full HD live video streaming (1920x1080) to Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) including Wowza, Ustream, AWS Elemental MediaLive and CloudFront, etc.
- Supports simultaneous transmission of 3 channels using the RTMP streaming protocol (with firmware V1.1.0)
- H.264 long GOP encoding with bit rates up to 30 megabits over standard networks suitable for 100Mbps or 1Gbps.
- Versatile audio I/O connections via balanced analog Euroblock/Phoenix low-voltage wire connectors and unbalanced analog 1/8" (3.5mm) mini-stereo jacks.
- Perfect for a wide range of live streaming AV installations and environments, including corporate, education, house of worship, government, industrial installations and security.
- Audio can be embedded from analog sources and de-embedded to drive networked audio playback for ceiling speakers.
- Provides digital audio embedded within the HDMI I/O.
- Installed output level configuration function and reference level switching function (up to +20dBu) allows reliable and flexible system structuring.
- Compatible with popular standard streaming protocols, including HLS, RTMP, RTP/RTSP, Multicast, Unicast.
- Offers RESTful API for integration into control systems in commercial AV installations.
- Ability to record directly to USB connected media or SD cards via a front panel loading slot.
- Recorded files can easily be uploaded to an FTP server automatically for creating back-up copies or repurposing to the web.
- With the optional rack-mountable shelf AK-RS1, up to two VS-R units can be installed in a 19 inch rack space.
- Support PoE+ for power supply in addition to the optional AC adapter (TASCAM PS-P1220E; sold separately)

Notice for Copyright

Creative works as picture images, movies, music and others are to be protected by applicable copyright laws, and when you intend to use those works in recording, reproducing, broadcasting or other means for the purpose of commercial use, you are required to obtain the license by copyright owners therefor. The license terms might be different in each occasion and the copyright owner. Please be advised that you contact your content service providers and/or applicable copyright management organization.

Notice for Streaming

In case of your streaming for commercial purpose, unlike for personal use, you might be required to conclude the specific service agreement with your content service providers or your content service provider may not allow commercial use in general. Please check the terms of use of the content service provider in choosing your content service provider.
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Video:
HDMI IN Connector: HDMI v1.4a (Type A)
HDMI OUT Connector: HDMI v2.0 (Type A)
1080p: 60 / 59.94 / 50 / 30 / 29.97 / 25 / 24 / 23.98 fps
720p: 60 / 59.94 / 50 fps
576p: 50 fps
480p: 60 / 59.94 fps
Frame Rate Limit: on/off
Encode Scalling Resolutions:
- Passthru / 1920x1080p / 1280x720p /
- 950x540p / 720x576p / 720x480p /
- 640x360p / 480x270p / 320x180p
Encode Format: H.264 (Baseline / Main/High)
Encode bitrates: 500k to 30M bps
Bitrate Control: Variable / Constant
key frame interval: 0.25-1.00-16.5(sec) or 3-1000(frame)

Audio:
Analog Audio inputs (UNBALANCED):

Connector: 3.5mm Stereo mini jack
Nominal input level: -10dBV (0.316Vrms)
Maximum input level: +6dBV (2.0Vrms)

Analog Audio inputs (BALANCED):
Connector: Euroblock (balanced) 3.81 mm pitch
Nominal input level:
- +4dBu(1.23Vrms, Ref.Level other than -9dBFS)
- +6dBu(1.55Vrms, Ref.Level -9dBFS)
Maximum input level:
- +15dBu(4.36Vrms, Ref.Level -9dBFS)
- +18dBu(6.16Vrms, Ref.Level -14dBFS)
- +20dBu(7.75Vrms, Ref.Level -16dBFS)
Analog Audio outputs (UNBALANCED):
Connector: 3.5mm Stereo mini jack
Nominal output level: -10dBV (0.316Vrms)
Maximum output level: +6dBV (2.0Vrms)

Analog Audio outputs (BALANCED):
Connector: Euroblock (balanced) 3.81 mm pitch
Nominal output level: +4dBu(1.23Vrms)
Maximum output level:
- +15dBu(4.36Vrms, Ref.Level -9dBFS)
- +18dBu(6.16Vrms, Ref.Level -14dBFS)
- +20dBu(7.75Vrms, Ref.Level -16dBFS)
Output Volume: -8, -72 to +6dB (1dB step)
Audio Codec: AAC, 64k to 512k bps, 32k/44.1k/48k Hz

Storage:
Storage Media: USB Drive, SD/SDHC card
USB Connection: USB3.0 A-type
Record Bit Rates: 500k to 30M bps

Stream:
Video Transport Protocols: RTMP / RTSP / HLS / Unicast / Multicast
Simultaneous Streaming: 1 x RTMP / 2 x Unicast / 1 x Multicast
Stream Bit Rates: 500k to 30M bps

Network:
Network Connectivity: 1Gb Ethernet
Full-featured web browser based UI:
- Designed for tablets and desktops
- Encoder and decoder configuration for
- unicast, multicast and RTMP
IP Address: DHCP (Default) / Static
Command and Control:
- HTTP
- Auto-detect and discover other TASCAM encoder and decoder units on subnet.

Power:
- PoE+, TASCAM PS-P1220E AC adapter (sold separately)
Dimensions: 214(W) x 44.5(H) x 136.1(D)mm (including protrusions)
Weight: 0.85kg
Operating temperature range: 0 to 40 degrees C
Included items:
- Installation brackets, Euroblock plugs, Cable band kit, USB memory(including Discovery app, reference Manual), Quick Start guide
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 2.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 11 x 8 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): TAS VSR264

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: (323) 726-0303
Web: https://tascam.com/us/support/contact

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