LS-US2 Media Station

Product Highlights

  • Mixing, Switching, Recording and Live Streaming for 2 USB and Network Sources
  • Compact and All-in-One Design, Reliable and Easy-to-Use
  • Supports 1080p Full HD resolution, USB speakerphones, Interactive Touch Displays, and More
  • Easily Adding Background Images, Overlays, and Change Video Layouts to Create Custom and Professional Lecture Video
  • Broadcast Your Mixed Video to up to 2 Platforms Simultaneously
  • Built-In Video Manager: Remote Management
  • Support Group Management with ARECloud
  • Fully Integrated with Panopto, Kaltura, and Opencast Video Management Systems


Compact and All-in-One Media Station

AREC LS-US2, a compact and all-in-one Media Station, supports capturing, switching, mixing, recording and simultaneously live streaming 2 Full HD video sources. Its straightforward design makes it easier for faculty or presenters to produce a high-quality lecture or training video over the Internet.

Capture Up to 2 Video Sources in a Layout of Your Choosing

Mix USB (UVC)*, RJ-45 LAN camera and streaming inputs together with USB (UAC) audio to create a complete mixed video plus 2 individual video channel recordings with a push of one button.

*LS-US2 comes in a bundle with an HDMI-to-USB (UVC) dongle that allows the device to support video input from HDMI sources like computers and interactive boards.

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Intuitive and Versatile Control Options

LS-US2 comes with numerous control options, including AREC Online Director web page, Interactive Graphical User Interface (GUI), and Mini Controller web interface for mobile devices. LS-US2 is also fully compatible with free to use AREC software, such as Online Director Application, Station Manager, and others. AREC also provides an APK for additional integration with interactive flat panel displays.*

*Please contact your sales representative for more information.

Adding Titles & Graphics to Your Video

With LS-US2, users can easily switch and mix between sources, add or remove logos, backgrounds, overlay graphics, and subtitles to create their own custom and professional lecture video.

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Live Stream Your Mixed Video

LS-US2 supports RTMP based platforms and is able to stream mixed video to up to 2 platforms simultaneously, such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitch, Wowza, and other CDNs straight from the box.

Remote Management. Simple to Integrate

With the built-in Video Manager, administrators or teachers can manage videos stored in the local LS-US2 Media Station remotely. They can download, upload or delete video files, and edit video metadata.

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Recording and Backup

LS-US2* is integrated with Panopto, Kaltura, and Opencast platforms. It can also record and save videos on a connected USB storage. It supports automatic backup and upload of recordings after their completion to AREC MediaCenter, FTP, and SFTP servers, and can use NAS for storage.

*Users will need to have a valid account on Opencast, Panopto, or Kaltura to use these platforms together with LS-US2.


Model Name AREC LS-US2
Max. Video-In channels 2
Video Input Interface USB (UVC)*2 / RJ-45*2 (supports IP streaming inputs up to 2 channels)
Note: supports HDMI inputs with bundled HDMI-TO-USB (UVC) dongle
Audio Input Interface USB (UAC): 1 channels;
IP Audio: 2 channels
Video Encoding Resolution Up to 1080p60, multiple codec resolution available
RTP/ RTMP/ RTSP, Max.: 1080p30
Video Outputs for Local Display HDMI*1 (GUI with 1 ouput option from PGM, inputs monitoring and mixing displayloop);
Audio Outputs HDMI*1
External Storage Supports USB drive recording
Locally Stored File Format MP4
Recording Modes 1 mixed + 2 individual original
Backup and Integration FTP/ SFTP/ Opencast/ Panopto/ Kaltura/ AREC MediaCenter
Live Streaming (RTMP/ RTMPS) 2
Video Switcher Yes, through AREC Online Director (web-based or sw-based applications)
USB Interface Control Yes, on-screen GUI supports USB interface control
Video Manager Yes, through web-based AREC Video Manager platform
RS-232 Control and HTTP Network API Yes
Digital Whiteboard Control Yes, through AREC Recording App (AREClick) for Android system
Group Management Yes, through ARECloud (upgrate Media Station's firmware)