These steps will show you how to connect your equipment, archive your stream for later viewing and start pre-selling tickets.


Before you begin, be sure to create a free account or log in.

Let's start, shall we? 

STEP 1️: CREATE A LIVE STREAM PLAYER

Follow this tutorial to create your live stream player. Once you have it, you can broadcast with any streaming equipment you want. 

STEP 2: CONNECT YOUR STREAMING EQUIPMENT


👩‍💻 Option 1: Use streaming software + webcam 

Follow this tutorial to start streaming with your webcam.

📷 Option 2: Use streaming software + capture card + video camera

  1. If you don't have streaming software installed, just click the Download OBS button in  🎥 Live Studio
  2. Then follow this tutorial to set up OBS to Live Stream with your DSLR camera or camcorder.

If you're still shopping for equipment, here's more information about choosing the right live streaming camera.

💡 Related article: How to live stream with Wirecast and FMLE

📹 Option 3: Connect a hardware encoder

  1. In  🎥 Live Studio, click Select Source > RTMP Encoders.
  2. Then copy the RTMP URL and Stream Key to your encoder. If you're still shopping for a hardware encoder, you can use EzeCaster Pro or purchase one from Amazon (Ensure that is compatible with your your A/V equipment—HDMI, SDI, Composite/Component). 

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📱 Option 4: Live stream from your mobile device

  1. Install the Larix Broadcaster app (Android and iOS).
  2. In  🎥 Live Studio, click Select Source > RTMP Encoders. Copy the RTMP URL and Stream Key and send them to your mobile device (e.g. you can use a shared Google Keep note or use the universal clipboard in iOS or simply email them to yourself).
  3. Go to Larix Broadcaster app > Settings > Connections > New connection
  4. Paste the RTMP URL and Stream Key in one line like this: 
rtmp://livecast.webvideocore.net/live/429iv4o329ogsw000gkc 

🔴 Option 5: Stream with an RTSP/IP Camera

Follow this tutorial to start streaming with an IP Camera or see the video below. 

STEP 3: CREATE PAY PER VIEW PAYWALL

  1. Create a new paywall Offer 
  2. Add Tickets to your paywall
  3. Connect the paywall to your playlist

STEP 4: CONNECT YOUR PAYMENT GATEWAY

STEP 5: PUBLISH YOUR EVENT

  1. Upload poster and/or set overlay text (optional). Select your live stream and, on the General tab, click Upload Image to add a poster. Click the Set Off-Air Mode  toggle to add overlay text. 
  2. Get a shareable link to send to your viewers or post on social media. Select your live stream, click 🔗Shareable Link on the right and then click Copy To Clipboard.
  3. Embed your live stream.  Select your live stream, click Embedded Code on the right and then click Copy To Clipboard. If you're publishing the event on a Wordpress site, use code embed plugin. You may want to consult your webmaster about this.
  4. Monitor your sales from the Pay-Per-View Sales menu.

🛠️ ADVANCED OPTIONS

  1. Use Sold Tickets Management in case you wish to modify already sold PPV passwords. 
  2. Add Advanced Password Protection, e.g. if you want to grant free access to specific users. 
  3. Use Password Management to modify generated passwords.

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