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Small Form-Factor Combined with Exceptional Functionality

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Weighing around 1 kg (2.2 lbs), LiveU’s LU500 offers the ultimate combination of high performance and portability. This small sized unit is powered by LiveU’s multi-processor video encoding engine and fourth-generation patented bonding algorithms. With boot time under a minute, the LU500 is essential to journalists broadcasting rapidly changing events and fast action scenes.

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Optimized Connectivity

Powered by LiveU’s new multi-processor encoding engine and proprietary antenna modules, LU500 offers up 13 network links including 6-8 internal bonded connections. For extra-resiliency in challenging conditions, the unit can be connected to the LiveU Xtender external antenna and to satellite equipment to create a hybrid cellular/ satellite solution. The LU500 also supports additional modems via external USB ports.

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Simple, Intuitive ControL

The LU500 can be controlled by a single operator in the field using an intuitive touch-screen interface or controlled remotely from any computer using the LiveU Central management platform.

In addition to direct camera connectivity, the LU500 also supports inputs from a variety of field editing and switching devices, enabling multi-camera production and real-time field editing.

LU500 Quick Start


LU500 Intro


The LU500 is also available in a roaming configuration; read more about LU500 Roaming here.



Resolutions1080i50/60, 720p50/60/25/30, PAL, NTSC
Video InputsHD/SD-SDI, HDMI
Video FormatsHD-SDI, SD-SDI, PAL / NTSC (SMPTE 425M, 424M, 259M, 292, 296M), HDMI 1.3, full A/V auto detection
Video EncoderH.264 AVC high profile 

Integrated Bonded Interfaces

Simultaneous Bonding

Up to 13 network links; inc. 8 x integrated 4G LTE / 3G cellular or WiMAX modems + internal Wi-Fi, 1 standard USB ports, one mini USB port and 2 Ethernet ports

Supported Technologies

4G LTE, HSPA+, HSUPA, HSDPA, UMTS, CDMA EVDO Rev 0/A/B, Wi-Fi 802.11 a,b,g & n (with MIMO)

User Interface


Full monitoring and control using touch-screen UI, with full web-based remote control


Video preview; per-network cellular connectivity status including throughput, network delay etc.



With 3hr battery: 148mm x 225mm x 68mm /5.8” x 8.9” x2.7” (W x H x D)


1.08kg (2.4lb) without battery, 1.68kg (3.7lb) with 3hr battery



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