Live Gamer Portable (LGP) | AVerMedia

LGP is a capture card that accompanies you to battles at home, or on the road. Never miss another opportunity to record and share your awesome road games, tournaments, or friendly matches.

1-Click Full HD Recording without a PC

Live Gamer Portable (LGP) packs all the essentials a gamer needs in its sleek body. HDMI or component inputs for all mainstream consoles*, an SD card slot for capturing without a PC, and a hot button that activates 1080p recording with a single click.
* To record PlayStation®4, upgrade your system software to version 1.7 or later. Click here for more information on how to disable HDCP on PS4.

Playful, yet Powerful

LGP simplifies live streaming so much you almost forgot how much trouble it used to be. You can even record and stream your gameplay simultaneously, with voice commentary. The H.264 hardware encoder ensures top quality video without overloading your CPU.

Your Choice of Application and Platform

LGP works with any DirectShow compliant streaming application such as XSplit or OBS, and broadcasts to YouTube, Twitch, or Ustream right out of the box.
You also have the privilege to stream with the user-friendly RECentral, available for both PC and Mac.


Interface: USB 2.0
Power Requirement: USB bus-power
Video Input: HDMI*, Component
Audio Input: HDMI, RCA L/R, 3.5 mm stereo
Video Output: HDMI pass-through
Audio Output: HDMI, 3.5 mm stereo
Maximum Capture Resolution: 1080p30 (60 Mbps in PC Mode, 16 Mbps in PC-Free Mode)
Supported Resolution: 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 576i, 480p, 480i Encoding
Format: MP4 (codec: hardware H.264 encoder and AAC)
Bundled Software: RECentral, RECentral for Mac
Compatible Software: DirectShow compliant software such as XSplit or OBS
Dimensions: 5.2 x 2.8 x 0.9 in (131 x 70 x 22 mm)
Weight: 4.1 oz (117 g)

* LGP does not support viewing/recording/streaming of HDCP protected signals

System Requirements

Windows® 10 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 7 / Mac OS X 10.7 or later
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.8 GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 3.0 GHz
VGA card supporting DirectX 10.0c
Sound card
Powered USB 2.0 port
SDHC Class 10 card

In the Box

Live Gamer Portable
USB cable
HDMI cable
Component cable
PS3 cable
3.5 mm audio cable
Carry pouch
Quick guide

Interface USB 2.0
Video Input Digital: HDMI
Analog: Component Video
Audio Input Digital: HDMI
Analog: RCA L/R, 3.5mm Audio
Video Output Digital: HDMI (Pass-through from Component and HDMI Input)
Audio Output Digital: HDMI (Pass-through from HDMI Input)
Analog: 3.5mm Stereo (Pass-through from HDMI and 3.5mm Audio Input)
Applicable Connections with Mainstream Game Consoles
HDMI[1] WiiU, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS4[2]
Component  WiiU, Xbox 360, PS3
  • HDCP content cannot be recorded
  • [2]
  • Upgrade your PS4 firmware (version 1.7 or later) to record gameplay over HDMI. Click here to see a tutorial for disabling HDCP on PS4.
  • Standards
    Resolution Input/ Pass-through:
    640 x 480 (60p), 720 x 480 (60p), 720 x 576 (50p), 800 x 600 (60p), 1024 x 768 (60p), 1280 x 720p (50p), 1280 x 720p (60p), 1280 x 768 (60p), 1280 x 800 (60p), 1280 x 1024 (60p), 1360 x 768 (60p), 1440 x 900 (60p), 1680 x 1050 (60p), 1920 x 1080 (50i), 1920 x 1080 (60i), 1920 x 1080 (24p), 1920 x 1080 (25p), 1920 x 1080 (30p), 1920 x 1080 (50p), 1920 x 1080 (60p)

    640 x 480 (60p), 720 x 480 (60p), 720 x 576 (50p), 800 x 600 (60p), 1024 x 768 (60p), 1280 x 720p (50p), 1280 x 720p (60p), 1280 x 768 (60p), 1280 x 800 (60p), 1280 x 1024 (30p), 1360 x 768 (50p), 1440 x 900 (30p), 1680 x 1050 (30p), 1920 x 1080 (24p), 1920 x 1080 (25p), 1920 x 1080 (30p)

    [1] Upscaling is not supported
    [2] Live Gamer Portable does not work with 1920*1200 monitors.
    Chroma Subsampling Input/ Pass-through: YUV 4:4:4
    Capture: YUV 4:2:0
    Audio Format Input:
    HDMI: PCM Stereo
    RCA L/R, 3.5mm Audio: Stereo

    AAC Stereo
    Hardware Extra
    Codec Hardware H.264 encoder
    User Interface On-board Hot Button for one-click recording/ streaming
    LED indicator for working status
    Dimensions 70 (d) x 22 (h) x 131 (w)
    Weight 117g
    Software AVerMedia RECentral, RECentral for Mac, XSplit Broadcaster (3 months Premium License included)
    Record Quality Maximum: 60Mbps@1080p30
    Operating System Windows 10  (32/64 bit), Windows 8  (32/64 bit), Windows 7 (32/64 bit), Mac OS 10.7 and above
    CPU Intel® Core™2 Duo 2.8GHz
    AMD Athlon™ 64X2 Dual Core 3.0GHz
    Memory 2 GB RAM
    Graphics Card VGA card with support for DirectX 10.0c or above
    Power Requirement USB Power
    PC Free Mode
    Storage Media SD Card: SDHC Class 10 is the minimum requirement
    Resolution Input/ Pass-through:
    720 x 480 (30p), 720 x 480 (60p), 720 x 576 (30p), 720 x 576 (60p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 1280 x 720 (60p), 1920 x 1080 (30p),  1920 x 1080 (60p)

    720 x 480 (30p), 720 x 480 (60p), 720 x 576 (30p), 720 x 576 (60p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 1280 x 720 (60p), 1920 x 1080 (30p)

    [1] Upscaling is not supported
    [2] Live Gamer Portable does not work with 1920*1200 monitors.
    Record Quality Maximum: 16Mbps@1080p30
    Power Requirement USB Power (5V/1A)
    Package Includes
    Device Live Gamer Portable
    Cable HDMI Cable
    Component Video / Stereo Audio Dongle Cable
    Mini USB Cable
    3.5mm Audio Cable
    PlayStation 3 Cable
    Accessory Protective Bag
    Others Quick Installation Guide
    Capture HD II
    Max Resolution 1080p60 1080p60 1080p30 1080p30 1080p30 1080p30
    PC Interface USB 2.0 USB 3.0 USB 2.0 USB 2.0 PCIe None
    Ultra Low
    Built-in H.264  
    Software RECentral 3 RECentral 3 RECentral RECentral RECentral GameMate
    OS Win/Mac Win Win/Mac Win/Mac Win None
    Hot Button    
    Advantage All-purpose
    Plug and play
    Top quality
    and speed
    Portable Compact PCIe solution Stand-alone



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