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AVerMedia AX310 Live Streamer NEXUS Review

Rating: 6.5.

As you may know, AverMedia makes all sorts of products aimed at live streamers and content creators, including as capture cards and microphones, many of which we’ve reviewed here on KitGuru in the past. Today, however, we’re checking out something totally new from the company and really, there’s nothing else on the market quite like this product, at least nothing that combines all of these features into one item. We’re checking out the AverMedia Live Streamer NEXUS AX310 Control Centre, coming in at £320.

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What’s in the box:

  • Live Streamer NEXUS (AX310)
  • Magnetic Kick Stand
  • USB 2.0 type B to Type A Cable (1.8 m / 5.9 ft.)
  • 5 mm TRS Audio Cable (1.8 m / 5.9 ft.)
  • 5 mm to 6.3 mm Adapter
  • Power Adapter
  • Quick Guide

Specifications:

  • Interface: USB 2.0, Type B (Driver Required)
  • Mic In: XLR (Balanced) / 6.3mm (Single-End) x 1
  • Line In: 3.5mm TRS, Stereo x 1
  • Console In: Optical In (Toslink) x 1
  • Computer Inputs: Digital Tracks x 3
  • Headphone Out: 3.5mm TRS, Stereo
  • Line Out: 3.5mm TRS, Stereo
  • Sampling Rate: Up to 96kHz, 24 bits
  • Microphone Effects: Noise Gate, Reverb, Compressor, Equalizer
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz to 20kHz
  • Dynamic Range: 114 dB
  • Screen Panel: 5″ IPS Screen with CTP Touch Panel
  • Widgets: Interactive & Customizable Grid
  • Rotational Encoders: 6
  • Lighting: RGB
  • Function Buttons: 4
  • Power Switch: Yes
  • Power Input: Standard 12V DC, Center Negative, 1.5A
  • Power Consumption: <7W
  • Dimensions (W x D x H):
  • Without Stand: 21.7 x 14.5 x 6.1 cm (5.7 x 8.5 x 2.4 in)
  • With Stand: 21.7 x 14.5 x 9.4 cm (5.7 x 8.5 x 3.7 in)
  • Weight:
  • Without Stand: 0.702 kg (24.76 oz)
  • With Stand: 0.847 kg (29.87 oz)
  • – Phantom Power +48V, switchable via NEXUS APP
  • – Optical output settings must be set to stereo, NEXUS doesn’t support 5.1ch or 7.1ch
  • Windows 10 64bit
  • macOS 10.15 and above but not compatible with M1 systems

You can purchase the AVerMedia AX310 NEXUS, for £319.49, HERE!

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Pros:

  • Good build quality and aesthetics.
  • Affordable price point vs competition.
  • IPS display, good viewing angles.

Cons:

  • No adjustable height from the additional magnetic stand.
  • Touchpads don’t depress evenly and are too large.
  • No XLR out ports for speakers, only one 3.5mm line out port.
  • Software is sluggish and mic metre is almost useless.
  • Limited custom options within the software such as sub-mix linking and adjusting widget size.

KitGuru says: We think AVerMedia really tried to push against the competition here and make a one-stop shop for live streamers but, sadly, there’s just too many frustrating design and software choices made. We’d recommend that you wait and either see how their firmware updates improve the system or whether they bring out a version 2.

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Rating: 6.5.

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