How to use NVS-40 Streaming Encoder/ Recorder

4 Channel Streaming Encoder/ Recorder
Sam Huang


Secretary of Taiwan Multimedia Creative Teaching (TMCT) Association and Director of Taiwan Microlecture Association has been audio and video professional for 20 years. Sam is a master in scriptwriting, videography, live video production, non-linear editing, and live video streaming. As a Secretary and Director of two Associations, an educational NGO, Sam has a strong passion for media education. He has many years of teaching experience in the college of communication as a professional lecturer.

Skills: Scriptwriting, videography, live video production, non-linear editing, and live video streaming.

Experience: Many years of teaching experience in the college of communication as a professional lecturer.

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About the course

The Datavideo NVS-40 is a 4 Channel Streaming Encoder/Recorder which features streaming and recording features in a single device to help producers or users to record and stream high quality videos simultaneously by setting different video formats and bitrates according to different applications and internet bandwidths.

The Datavideo NVS-40 supports SDI x 1 and HDMI x 4 video inputs (Channel 1 source can be either SDI or HDMI). The NVS-40 allows up to 4 1080P signal sources to be encoded to 8 streamings in different bitrates simultaneously. The NVS-40 records up to 4 inputs and 1 output channel video signals to hard disk or live-streams those videos to up to 10 different streaming platforms at the same time.

Moreover, The NVS-40 also allows external XLR balanced audio and RCA unbalanced audio input sources. It can also be an ISO recorder to record backup files for each input channel. The NVS-40 can be a Video IP switcher to switch between different videos via internet connection which is suitable to control remotely.

Furthermore, the 2.5” HDD/SSD inserted into the NVS-40 front panel can be formatted in NTFS, FAT and exFAT formats which allow users to record single video file that the file size exceeds 4GB.

  • Four Input Channels for Video Encoding/Capturing/Streaming

  • H.264 Streaming and Recording Simultaneously

  • Video IP Switcher

  • ISO Recorder for 4 Input Channels and 1 Program Output.

  • Quad View/PIP/POP/Full Screen/PBP Screen Layouts.

  • Four Channel for Video Capturing/Encoding/Streaming

  • H.264/AVC High Profile Level

  • Configurable Bit Rate up to 30Mbps per Channel

  • Independent Encoder Settings for Simultaneously Streaming and Recording

  • Built-in de-interlacer

  • Built-in Video Scaler: Resized Resolution Range from 160 x120 to 1920 x1080

  • Isolated/PIP/PBP (Picture By Picture) Video Processing Modes.

  • Dynamic Parameter Settings Adjustment: GOP Size, Frame Rate, Bit Rate.

  • Multi-language Web UI including English, Simplified Chinese, Japanese and Traditional Chinese (Will be Available Soon)
  • Dual Color LED Indicator Showing the status or detections. (About LED indicator related sections, please refer to Appendix1 and Appendix2).

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What you will learn

This course is about Datavideo NVS-40 4 Channel Streaming Encoder/Recorder. After this course, you should have very well knowledge about what is NVS-40 capable of and how to use it.

Background knowledge, skills and tools needed for this course

To have a better understanding of this course, you may need the basic knowledge of what is streaming and how does it work.

Who is suitable for this course

This course is for people who are:
●Interest in streaming but don’t know how to start
When it comes to streaming, the beginning is the hardest part. We will guide you through this course from how to set up NVS-40 to how to use encode, record and stream in NVS-40.

●Struggle with streaming equipment
To many people, streaming is necessary yet complicated in live event production. We will show you through the right equipment, streaming can be simple and easy.

Standard to pass this course

  • Course completion 100%
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