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Learn along your live streaming journey with posts designed to help you become a better broadcaster.

Live Streaming Hardware

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What Mic Should I Use? 5 Types of Microphones for Video Production

Focusing on video production alone is like brushing your teeth without applying toothpaste. Yeah, that's right: It might get the job done (to a...

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HEVC (H.265) vs. AVC (H.264): What’s the Difference?

We’ve all been there: Watching an online video, movie, or sporting event when suddenly, the screen freezes up, or the quality isn't what it...

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The Best Live Video Streaming Equipment for Every Level

So, you’ve decided to enhance your live streaming equipment setup — or at least started to do your research. As you’ve probably already discovered,...

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HDMI vs. SDI Video Connections: What's the Difference?

When you’re streaming events live, there are a few ways to output video and audio from a video source to a streaming device. Two of the most common...

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3 Things You Need to Start Live Streaming

If you’re reading this post, you probably understand the importance of live streaming, but you may not know exactly what you need to get up and...

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The Best Video Cameras for Live Streaming

This post talks about some of the best video cameras that we have found for live streaming at every level. It's part of our series on live streaming...

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A Beginner's Guide to Lighting for Live Streams

Let’s talk lighting. Whether you’re podcasting from the comfort of your home or producing a large-scale event that takes place onstage, lighting...

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The Best Camera Angles for Every Sport

Fans love being able to see their favorite teams play live, even when they can’t be there in person. But nobody likes the experience of watching a...

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The Best Live Video Streaming Equipment for Your Church

Ministries around the country are finding the value in live streaming, as it allows them to reach and engage their communities in ways they weren't...

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How to Add Announcer Audio to Your Sports Live Streams

This post talks about the audio equipment needed to add announcers to your broadcast. It's part of our series on sports live streaming.

Live sports...

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Roland V-1HD Video Switcher: A Customer Review

This post is a video review of the Roland V-1HD Video Switcher. It's part of our series on live streaming equipment.

We recently incorporated the ...

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How to Choose the Right Microphone for Your Pastor

This post talks about the advantages of different types of microphones for your church including headset, gooseneck, lavalier, and shotgun...

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