Multicam Livestream Video Switcher: Elgato Stream Deck Review!

Easily control multiple cameras, screen shares or gaming streams LIVE using a Multicam Livestream Video Switcher! Find out how in this Elgato Stream Deck Review!

Important: When available, we use affiliate links and may earn a commission!

If you’ve been doing any multi camera live streams, or livestreams where you’ve needed to switch between multiple video streams like screen shares, video content, chat windows, or gaming streams – you’ve probably noticed how frustrating it can be bringing up the right video at the right time… Live!

Fortunately, there are tools out there that can make your life MUCH easier! (Literally, with the press of a button!)

They’re called video switchers, and they allow you to map all your different video sources to buttons on a keypad so you can easily switch between cameras and video streams on the fly.

No matter if you’re live streaming to Twitch, Facebook Live or YouTube Live, and using OBS, Wirecast, XSplit, Vmix, Twitch… they work for pretty much all platforms and software! It’s a small piece of hardware that could literally change the game for your live streams.

In this video, we take a look at just how to use a video switcher, and the specific product we use to control our multicam live stream setup – the Elgato Stream Deck!

If you found this video helpful don’t forget to subscribe to receive all our weekly updates!


Links

When available, we use affiliate links and may earn a commission!


Recommended Gear & Resources

Check out an up-to-date list of all the gear, software & tools we use and recommend right now at Primal Video on our resources page here!

Related Content

Share this...

Save this post for later?

Hit the button below and we'll send you this post for later, plus subscribe you to our awesome (free!) Primal Video Insider updates!

Table of Contents
Save this post for later?

Hit the button and we'll send you this post for later, plus subscribe you to our awesome (free!) Primal Video Insider updates!

Hit the button below and we’ll send you this post for later, plus subscribe you to our awesome (free!) Primal Video Insider updates!

More from Primal Video...

How to live stream with a video camera (or DSLR as a Webcam)

How to Live Stream with a Video Camera or DSLR (as a Webcam!)

One of the easiest ways to level up the quality of live streamed content is to ditch your computer’s built-in ...
View →
Best Microphone for Videos (BEST VALUE Video Mics!)

Best Microphones for Video? (Best Value Video Mics!)

Review of the BEST Microphones for Videos, on every budget. Find the best microphone for YouTube videos, your home video ...
View →
How to Make Instagram Reels Like a PRO in 2023!

How to Make Instagram Reels Like a PRO!

Reels are Instagram’s answer to TikTok’s short form videos. They’re short, sharp, engaging and binge-able videos. They’re also an incredible ...
View →
How to do a LIVE Interview on YouTube

How to do a LIVE Interview on YouTube (YouTube Live with 2+ People!)

Learn how to do a LIVE interview on YouTube and add guests to your live streams… (The best ways to ...
View →
How to make money online

How to Make Money Online – 3 Ways to Grow REAL Passive Income

  Learn how to make money online, grow REAL passive income, and easily add new revenue streams no matter what ...
View →
Tripod for vlogging

Best Tripod for Vlogging! (SwitchPod Review)

Looking for the Best Tripod for Vlogging, whether you vlog with a DSLR, iPhone, or… pretty much any camera? This ...
View →
shoot quality videos with a webcam

Shoot QUALITY Videos with a Webcam!

Create high-quality videos with just your Webcam! Learn the simple tips and tricks to improve webcam quality & shoot professional-looking ...
View →
Best Camera Apps for iPhone in 2023

Best Camera App for iPhone in 2023!

If you’re looking for the best camera app for iPhone right now, you’re in the right place! Your iPhone camera ...
View →
increase youtube watch time

INCREASE YouTube Watch Time – 5 Easy Tips!

YouTube watch time is CRITICAL when it comes to channel growth and audience engagement. Whether you’re a new channel or ...
View →
Don't miss a thing!

Become a Primal Video Insider to stay in the loop.

If you get my best Blue Steel impression now, just imagine what's waiting for you on the inside...

Become a Primal Video Insider and unlock:
We hate spam and promise to keep your email address safe.
Check out our Privacy Policy for more info!

If you get my best Blue Steel impression now, just imagine what's waiting for you on the inside...

Become a Primal Video Insider and unlock:
We hate spam and promise to keep your email address safe. Check out our Privacy Policy for more info!