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If you prefer to watch a video, check the video tutorials that we created. They show the configuration process for SAM Broadcaster:
- Without AutoDJ
- With AutoDJ

To obtain all configuration data required, log in to the Centova Cast Control Panel and access the Quick Links section.

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Find the details of ShoutCast/Icecast server under Live Source Connections:

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Open SAM Broadcaster and select Desktop B:

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Use the [ + ] button to add a new encoder:

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Select MP3 (LAME_ENC) to choose an MP3 encoder or aacPlus v2  for an AAC+ encoder then click OK:

(Notice: Majority of the players on the Internet support the MP3 standard only, we recommend using the MP3 standard for your main stream)

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To configure the encoder consider your server details (see at the beginning of this tutorial) and follow these steps:

Check your maximum bitrate in Centova Cast Control Panel

1) Icecast:

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2) Shoutcast:

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The configuration of an MP3 encoder
(aacPlus codec described below)

Set the bitrate, it may not exceed the maximum bitrate of your server:
(note: If you use Auto DJ the bitrate of your live stream should match the bitrate set up for Auto DJ) 

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The configuration of an AAC encoder

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Set the bitrate, it may not exceed the maximum bitrate of your server:
(note: If you use Auto DJ the bitrate of your live stream should match the bitrate set up for Auto DJ) 

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Select channel mode and format:

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Configure server details

Shoutcast v1:

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Shoutcast v2:

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Icecast:

IMPORTANT: Default mountpoint for live stream in Icecast is called "/live" and the username is always "source"


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If you wish to save a record of your stream on your computer, access Stream archive and select "Save stream to file"

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Configure the file locantion and click OK:

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If you would like to set up Statistic Relay (optional) please follow the steps described below:

Access Desktop B:

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Click [ + ] in the Statistic Relay window:

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Select SHOUTcast statistic relay: (Icecast statistics relay confiuration described below)

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Configure SHOUTcast Statistic Relay and click OK:

Do not use the port number  from Configuration section. Find information in Centova Cast Overview
Password: your Administrator password (to be found in Centova Cast Control Panel -> Configuration -> Settings)

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Centova Cast Account Overview:

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Icecast Statistics Relay:

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Configure Icecast Statistic Relay and click OK:

Username (always): admin
Password: your Administrator password (to be found in Centova Cast Control Panel -> Configuration -> Settings)

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