Avermedia LGX GC550 Game Capture Device @ 1080p/60FPS Review

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LGX (no hardware encoding) captures stunning uncompressed raw data and streams it over with almost zero latency. The LGX features ultra-low latency uncompressed video streaming and supports high definition live viewing for real-time video acquisition. LGX delivers superior reliability and video quality without compromising resolution. The ultra-low latency, real-time, uncompressed video streaming solution in a single package.

Supports a second audio source (auxiliary or microphone). Balance gameplay and external audio sources to put the beat down.

Edit, trim and merge on the fly while time-shifting.

Trim videos to a specific time slot. Merge and splice at the touch of a button. Select facecam and additional images to import directly into a video project.

Facecam,Image PIP displaying Multiple Scenes

Customize and layout media to suit your preference.

Categorize Videos for Easy Management

Organize your videos easily by file name and time stamp. Single button upload to share your media. Go green to upload.

Design Personalized Covers

Customize your streaming box. Your style is all your own. Your personal gallery is the source for your cover designs. The exclusive Cover Creator utility allows for the selection and editing of your own streaming box cover. Cover Creator makes amazing happen.

Technical Information

Minimal System Requirements

To ensure product quality, make sure your platform meets the system requirements before purchasing LGX (Live Gamer Extreme) here

Specifications

Interface USB 3.0 (Verified chipset: Intel chipset with native USB 3.0 host controller)
※LGX does not support USB 2.0
Video Input ・Digital: HDMI
・Analog: Component

※LGX (Live Gamer Extreme) does not support the viewing/recording/streaming of HDCP protected signals (Showing a black screen)

Audio Input ・Digital: HDMI
・Analog: RCA L/R
Audio Mix Input ・3.5 mm MIC IN
・3.5 mm AUX IN
Video Output HDMI (Pass-through from HDMI and Component input)
Capture Resolution (Max) Uncompressed 1080p@60fps (60Mbps)
Supported Resolution 1080p (Max: 1080p@60fps)、1080i、720p、576p、576i、480p、480i
Encorde Format MP4 (Codec: H.264+AAC)

※By bundled software – AVerMedia RECentral 2

Bundled Software ・AVerMedia RECentral 2
・Cover Creator

※For LGX only.

Compatible Software DirectShow compliant software
 (Xsplit、OBS、Potplayer、AmaRecTV…)
Dimension (L x W x H) 145.3 x 97.2 x 29 mm
Weight 182 g

System Requirements

Operation System Windows® 10 / 8.1 / 7 (64/32 bit)
Interface USB 3.0 (Verified chipset: Intel chipset with native USB 3.0 host controller)
※LGX can be used together with these certified chipsets: ASMedia / VIA / Renesas / Fresco
【For using Windows® 10 / 8.1】
・Intel / ASMedia / Renesas / Fresco: We recommended to update your the USB 3.0 chipset driver on your computer to the latest version through 【Windows Update】.

・VIA: Please be sure to use LGX before you downloaded and installed the latest USB 3.0 host controller driver
 from your PC / motherboard / USB3.0 PCI-E Card via manufacturer (Replace Windows built-in xHCI driver with VIA xHCI driver.)
【For using Windows® 7】
・Intel / Fresco: We recommended to update your the USB 3.0 chipset driver on your computer to the latest version through 【Windows Update】.

・ASMedia / VIA / Renesas: Please be sure to use LGX before you downloaded and installed the latest USB 3.0 host controller driver
 from your PC (Laptop/Desktop) / motherboard / USB 3.0 PCI-E Card via manufacturer.

※With ASMedia chipset, 1080p@60fps recording is only supported when running Windows 10 / 8.1 with Microsoft’s built-in USB 3.0 driver. If you are using ASMedia USB 3.0 chipset, we recommend 
using Windows 10 / 8.1, or connect your LGX to a compatible USB 3.0 port (Such as Intel’s – Check FAQ page: 「Which USB 3.0 hub is my LGX using?」).
※For further detail about USB 3.0, please check FAQ
※LGX does not support USB 2.0.

Power Requirement USB 3.0 bus-power
Desktop Laptop
CPU Intel® Core™ i5-4440 3.10GHz or above
【Hardware codec recommend)】
Intel® Core™ i7-4810MQ or above
【Hardware codec recommend】
Intel® Core™ i7-4770 3.4GHz or above
【Software codec recommend】
Graphic Card
(DirectX 10.C compatible or above)
NVIDA GeForce® GTX 660 or above NVIDA GeForce® GTX 870M or above
Memory 4GB (8GB is recommended)
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