Josh Clemence • March 14, 2018
As every broadcaster knows, the most important piece of equipment in your production arsenal is your camera. (The second most important piece is your encoder). Viewers won’t watch something that’s poorly captured, so as you develop your live streaming strategy, be sure to dedicate proper resources to finding the right camera.
We've done the legwork to make your search easier. Below you’ll find a list of our favorite cameras for live streaming at the consumer, prosumer, and professional levels.
If you're looking for advice on more than just cameras, here's our post on the best live video streaming equipment for every level. If you want multiple camera angles for your live stream and don't know how to make that happen, you should check out our intro to video switchers. If you are looking for a good approach to buying new A/V equipment, here's how to buy live streaming equipment. Otherwise, read on.
Though cameras are important, they're not the only player in the live streaming game. To learn more about switchers, tripods, and encoders, check out this free guide: The Best Equipment for Live Video Streaming.
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