Hardware Specs

The HD Wave for Windows requires a modern PC running at least Window 7 Operating System. If you are capturing the desktop, you need to have a computer that is at least as powerful as the examples given below for the 1080p and 720p broadcasts.

The HD Wave for MAC requires the following Operating Systems: 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion or 10.9 Mavericks.

If you’re streaming using an external video source (capture card or camera), then the following PC requirements apply, depending on the video source you would like to stream.

MINIMUM BROADCASTING REQUIREMENTS

BROADCAST BITRATE CPU MEMORY HDD
1080p HD
(1920×1080)
2500 Kbs recommended Intel Core ™ i7 Extreme
i7-975 3.33GHz
Intel Core ™ i7 Extreme
i7-965 3.2GHz
4GB – any DDR3 memory 10MB available disk space
720p HD
(1280×720)
1500 Kbs recommended Intel Core ™ Quad 3GHz 2GB 10MB available disk space
480p HD
(854×480)
800 Kbs recommended Intel Core ™ Duo 2.66GHz 1GB 10MB available disk space

APPROVED CAPTURE AND BROADCASTING DEVICES

MANUFACTURER CARD WEBSITE
EMS Imaging XtremeRGB EMS Imaging
ViewCast Osprey 100 / 210 / 230 / 240e / 260e / 530 / 700eHD ViewCast
K World Plus TV 120 K World
AJA Kona Lse / Lhe / Lhi AJA.com
Grass Valley ADVC 110 / 300 / 700 / 1000 Grass Valley
AverMedia DVD EZMaker 7 AverMedia
Digital Rapids DRC 500 Digital Rapids