2. Initial Set Up

2-1a. Ustream (Initial setup)

Please complete user registration on Ustream and create a channel before proceeding with these steps.

  1. Access http://shell.cerevo.com/login and sign in to Dashboard.
  2. Select “LiveShell 2” from the device list.
    ls2setup
  3. Select [Ustream] and click the [OK] button.
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  4. Enter your Ustream username/email and password and click the [OK] button.
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  5. Select a channel and an internet connection type and click the [OK] button.
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  6.  Proceed to step 2-2.

2-1b. Niconico Live (initial setup)

Please complete user registration on niconico (niconico Live is only available for paid accounts) before proceeding with these steps.

  1. Access http://shell.cerevo.com/login and sign in to Dashboard.
  2. Select “LiveShell 2” from the device list.
    ls2setup
  3. Select [Niconico Live] and click the [OK] button.
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  4. Enter your niconico id (email) and password.
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  5. Select an internet connection type.
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  6. Proceed to step 2-2.
  7. When you finish setup in sections 2-2 and 2-3, you will need to login to niconico and start a live stream from the niconico dashboard. See section 5-6 for more details.

2-1c. Other broadcasting services (RTMP, YouTube Stream now, initial setup)

Please have your RTMP server address (URL) and other RTMP server information at hand before proceeding with these steps.

  1. Access http://shell.cerevo.com/login and sign in to Dashboard.
  2. Select “LiveShell 2” from the device list.
    ls2setup
  3. Select [Other broadcasting services] and click [OK].
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  4. Enter your server’s broadcasting RTMP URL, other information then click the [OK] button.
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  • To get YouTube [Stream now] settings, login to YouTube and click your account pictogram on the top right of the screen then click the [Creator Studio] button.
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  • Click on the [LIVE STREAMING] link from the left side menu.
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  • You will see the RTMP server address and stream name/key in the [ENCODER SETUP] section, click on [Reveal] to show the stream name/key value. Copy this info into the Broadcasting RTMP URL and Stream boxes in Dashboard.
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  1. Select an internet connection type and proceed to step 2-2.
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2-1e. YouTube Live for live events (initial setup)

To live stream via YouTube Live with LiveShell 2

You will first need to create YouTube (Google) account complete the  confirmation procedures on the YouTube web site.

As of March 2016 there are two way to live stream with YouTube Live, [Stream now] and [Events]. The [YouTube Live] preset menu in Dashboard is for live streaming using [Events]. If you would like to use [Stream now], you will need to select [Other broadcasting services] from the setup menu and enter server information, see section 2-1c for more details.

To Register for YouTube Live Streaming

  • Create your channel and verify your account.
  • Use a phone number not verified with other YouTube accounts twice or more within a year.
  • Confirm that your channel is in good standing*.

*See [Keep your YouTube account in good standing] for more information (external web page).

Note : We are unable to offer any help regarding your YouTube account, please visit the YouTube help forum if you are having problems (external web page).

Setup steps

  1. Access http://shell.cerevo.com/login and sign in to Dashboard.
  2. Select [LiveShell 2] from the device list.
    ls2setup
  3. Select [YouTube Live] and click the [OK] button.
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  4. If you login to Dashboard with a Cerevo account or Facebook account you will need to authorize your Google account to access Dashboard. Press the [Connect] button and proceed with Google Authentication. Once complete, re-select [YouTube Live] and click the [OK] button.
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  5. Click [Create new event] and enter event information.
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  6. You can set these basic items from Dashboard, advanced settings can be set on the [Events] page in YouTube. Click the [Save] button to continue.
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  7. Click [Create new stream], set the resolution and click [Save].
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  8. Click the [OK] button after setting both event and stream information.
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  9. Select an internet connection type.
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  10. Proceed to step 2-2.

2-1f. Facebook Live (initial setup)

  1. Access http://shell.cerevo.com/login and sign in to Dashboard.
  2. Select “LiveShell 2” from the device list.
    ls2setup
  3. Select [Other broadcasting services] and click [OK].
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  4. Open a browser window, login to your Facebook account, go to your managed page and click on [Publishing Tools] in the page controls menu.
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  5. On the publishing tools screen click [Videos] on the left hand menu then click the [+Live] button.
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  6. On the Create live video window, make a note or copy the [Server URL] and [Stream key] fields.
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  7. Return to LiveShell Dashboard and enter the RTMP server information from Facebook as follows –
    Server URL>Broadcasting RTMP URL
    Stream key>Stream
    Leave [Browsing RTMP URL] blank, then click the [OK] button.
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  8. Select an internet connection type and proceed to step 2-2.
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2-1g. Twitch (initial setup)

Please complete user registration on Twitch before proceeding with these steps.

  1. Access http://shell.cerevo.com/login and sign in to Dashboard.
  2. Open another browser window or tab and log in to Twitch.
  3. Select [LiveShell 2] from the device list.
    ls2setup
  4. Select [Twitch].
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  5. You will see a pop-up window asking you to authorize Dashboard to use your Twitch account, click the [Authorize] button.
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  6. Dashboard will automatically insert streming information (Stream), you need to change the [Broadcasting RTMP URL] to your nearest location.
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  7. Select an internet connection type.
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  8. Proceed to step 2-2.
  9. After completing section 2-3. Network settings, you will see the Dashboard main panel, however due to Twitch restrictions you cannot see a preview on your Dashboard. Bitrate, resolution and all other settings can still be controlled via Dashboard. To see a preview, please go to the Twitch Dashboard (https://www.twitch.tv/dashboard).

2-2. Cable connection and power on

  1. Insert the AC adapter cable into the AC port located on the back of the LiveShell 2 device.
  2. Connect your video camera/device via a HDMI cable.
  3. Ethernet: Connect the ethernet cable.
  4. Wi-Fi: Make sure that the USB WiFi adapter is connected.
  5. Press and hold the power button for five seconds to power on.
  6. Select the language using the arrow buttons to scroll through the choices. Press the top right button to confirm your selection.
  7. Proceed to Ethernet Set Up or Wi-Fi Set Up.

2-3a. Ethernet setup

  1. Follow the setup instructions in Dashboard.
  2. Check the PIN displayed in the unit’s LCD.
  3. Enter the PIN in Dashboard and click the [OK] button.
  4. The LCD will display [LIVE] and the Dashboard main panel will be displayed on your PC (or other device) when setup is complete.
    * For niconico Live you need to setup in niconico web site, please refer to niconico web page [Stream Live on Niconico!].
    * For RTSP server mode, please refer to the RTSP server setup.