Help | How to configure SAM Broadcaster?

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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.



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



Open SAM Broadcaster and select Desktop B:



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



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)



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:



2) Shoutcast:



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) 




The configuration of an AAC encoder



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) 



Select channel mode and format:






Configure server details

Shoutcast v1:



Shoutcast v2:



Icecast:

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




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



Configure the file locantion and click OK:

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

Access Desktop B:



Click [ + ] in the Statistic Relay window:



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


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)



Centova Cast Account Overview:



Icecast Statistics Relay:



Configure Icecast Statistic Relay and click OK:

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