AverMedia Launches Live Gamer DUO; Enables 4k HDR Pass-through From Two Separate Feeds

AverMedia seems to have upped the capturing game today with their launch of their Live Gamer DUO for PC.

The Live Gamer DUO features two HDMI inputs that enable users to passthrough and play in 4K HDR while recording video from two separate feeds in uncompressed full HD. Users can also pass-through high refresh rates of up to 240 Hz in full HD.

The device is retailing for $249.99 via the AverMedia website, with Amazon to host the product soon. Further, the company released a trailer that shows the device in action. Streamers are able to connect the video devices, DSLR or HDMI video camera, as well as their gaming device, and simultaneously stream and record both streams. This may condense a few streamers setups which typically requires them to use two different capturing software for their gaming and video feeds.

The pass 4k HDR passthrough will ensure that this device works for next-generation hardware as well, which is a must, considering some users will need to upgrade their capture hardware to be compatible with the more powerful video outputs.

Here are the specs:

  • nterface: PCI-Express x4 Gen 2
  • Input 1: HDMI 2.0 * 1
  • Input 2: HDMI 1.4 * 1
  • Output 1 (Pass-Through): HDMI 2.0 * 1
  • Output 1 Max. Pass-Through Resolution:
    2160p60 HDR /1440p144/ 1080p240
  • Max. Recording Resolution:
  • Input 1: 1080p60 HDR*
  • Input 2: 1080p60
  • Supported Resolution:
  • Input 1: 2160p, 1440p, 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 480p
  • Input 2: 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 480p
  • Record Format: MPEG 4*
  • Dimensions (W x D x H):
    140 x 125 x 22 mm (5.51 * 4.92 * 0.87in)
  • Weight: 209 g (7.37 oz)

*H.264 & H.265 encoder is provided by GPU; Audio codec is provided by OS
-LGD Supports 7.1 / 5.1 Ch. LPCM surround sound pass-through
-LGD does not support viewing / recording / streaming of HDCP protected signals

You can watch the trailer below:


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