Product Comparison: AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable 2 (LGP 2) vs Elgato HD60 S

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General Specifications
Live Gamer Portable 2 (LGP 2)
HD60 S
About the Product
AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable 2 LGP2 is a plug and play game capture card for streaming and recording your PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch or Wii U gameplays. Just plug the device and press the dedicated hot botton to start recording or streaming. LGP2 captures videos at 1080p60 while letting you enjoy the game on your TV with real time HDMI pass-through. Bring it wherever you go!
You continuously evolve your content. Stream and record your fine gaming moments with HD60 S, and leverage the foundation to showcase what you’re really capable of. Thanks to a state of- the-art, reversible USB-C connector, HD60 S doesn’t make you think twice.
Key Specs
Supported Resolutions
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 480p, 480i
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 576i, 480p
Input Interfaces
USB 2.0, HDMI, Mic-in, Aux-in
3.5 mm jack, HDMI, USB 3.0 Type C
Output Interfaces
What customers say about "Key Specs"
AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable 2 (LGP 2) YouTube & Twitch - Plug and play, Capture Card, Switch gameplay in 1080p60
  • Fantastic and simple. No capture card, no PC, it just sits between your console and your TV like a digital recorder and records 1080p 60fps with really good quality.
  • This is the third AVermedia game recorder I have owned and I've been happy with all of them.
  • Full HD at 60fps looks really amazing. Great product and really easy to use.
  • This capture card is very good for the price. I would suggest this capture card for people who are just starting out on trying to capture gameplay for any HDMI devices.
  • There have been a few odd connection issue's I question whether it is the device I am using or whether it is the HDMI wire or something else.
Elgato HD60 S Game Capture Card
  • It records at one resolution setting of your choice while the HD60 can steam at one resolution while recording at another.
  • If you need to capture smooth, high-resolution video from an HDMI source, this little box does the trick.
  • The software seems very full featured and has lots of options to change resolution and recording quality.
  • The picture comes out really crisp as long as you have it set to 1080p of course. Though you can set it to 720p if your computer can't handle the higher resolution.
  • After a month of use, It began to see an HDMI cable with changeable success.
Size & Weight
1.8 in.
0.75 in.
5.8 in.
4.4 in.
2.2 in.
3 in.
6.54 lbs.
3.7 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable 2 (LGP 2) YouTube & Twitch - Plug and play, Capture Card, Switch gameplay in 1080p60
  • Small and compact capture card. I brought this to capture PSVR recording (pc free) took a while to figure how to set up.
  • The product itself is great, the size of it and also it weighs nothing.
  • I like the compact size and the PC-free capturing ability is a nice bonus.
  • The product is sleek, small and very easy to start using.
  • Very easy to use, light in weight, and comes with all the cables you need.
Elgato HD60 S Game Capture Card
  • It's small, probably as big as the game capture HD.
  • It is small, simple and works. Great capture quality and almost no lag too.
  • This thing is so small for what it achieves that it’s truly jarring all things considered. I see now why this product is still widely viewed as the absolute standard for quality in its field.
  • It is compact and lightweight. You can easily take it with you and go to friends.
  • My only real complaint is the unit itself is very light. The natural curl of the htmi cables are strong enough to move it around.
Compatible Devices
Playstation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, WiiU, PC
Playstation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC
Capture Bitrate
Up to 60 Mbps
Up to 40 Mbps
Integrated H.264 Encoder
RECentral 3
System Requirements
Windows 10/8.1/7, Mac OS X
Windows 10 (64-bit), macOS Sierra
Accesories Included
HDMI cable, Micro USB to Type-A cable, 4-Pole 3.5mm audio cable
USB 3.0 Type C cable, HDMI cable
Stream right away, Record on the Go, Access and share files directly, Headset commentary, Console party chat, Live background removal, Live editing, Embedded sharing, MicroSD card slot
Instant gameview, Unlimited Capture, Flashback Recording, Stream Command, LED status strip, 30 and 60 frames per second
What customers say about "Features"
AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable 2 (LGP 2) YouTube & Twitch - Plug and play, Capture Card, Switch gameplay in 1080p60
  • Video footage can be lifted to your PC without removing the memory card: just connect the LGP2 to your PC and push the switch all the way to the right, your pc will access it directly.
  • Outputs MOV h.264 files, not bad, and can be easily converted or edited with other software.
  • It worked perfectly using the RECentral software. I love the quality of the records, full HD.
  • Very easy plug and play once you've downloaded the RECentral software, which is great in itself.
  • I've used this to record WiiU, Xbox 360 and Xbox One without issue & The quality is superb.
Elgato HD60 S Game Capture Card
  • The main difference between the HD60 and HD60 S is that the S has the lowest delay between the game on your TV and the preview on your computer.
  • The picture and audio quality is superb, it’s very compatible with other streaming software, and there’s absolutely no input lag whatsoever in the pass through.
  • Higher Bitrate than most other Capture Cards on the market.
  • Tonight the PC failed to even recognize it despite the units lights coming on, switching USB cables and ports, restarts etc. I'm done with ElGato, clearly its crap hardware.
  • Another thing that sucks is this device doesn’t work with PS3 unless you do some workarounds.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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