First, if you have never streamed before using the DaCast service, please reference this guide to make sure you have done the initial setup correctly. If you have streamed before, or are confident that you followed the initial steps : please reference the Decision Tree below to see if you can pinpoint the issue, or if […]
You need to upload a broadcaster logo. This is found under MY ACCOUNT and then COMPANY PROFILE. If you change your player themes to draw from this, you should be good and not get the DaCast logo appearing.
Yes you can, although Adobe recommends scheduling automated “maintenance” restarts in your encoder if you plan to do this. Here are their instructions and guides that Adobe has to set this up and best practices regarding it: https://help.adobe.com/en_US/FlashMediaLiveEncoder/3.1/Using/WS5b3ccc516d4fbf351e63e3d11c104babd5-7ff…
First, if you have a Mac, you will have AAC on their already for use with Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder. If you are on a PC, then you can buy a AAC codec for $180: http://www.mainconcept.com/products/plug-ins/plug-ins-for-adobe/aac-encoder-fmle.html Otherwise, encoders like Wirecast are the best solution in order to get the ability to broadcast using the […]
In general, most people don’t need to open any ports and can start streaming right away. However, if you are having trouble and believe you need a port open, 1935 should be the key. This is the default port for RTMP (Real Time Messaging Protocol) services. Our service is setup to try to use ports […]
Wired is much better. Wireless can work, but it’s well known for having inconsistent speeds, sometimes dropping a lot in terms of overall performance. This can cause “sputters” in a live stream, especially if it’s set at higher bitrates.