Starting out LiveStreaming can be hard but finding the right equipment to get started does not have to be.
Any content creator will tell you the most important equipment you can have for a livestream is a good camera, microphone, light, and switcher. Without these core items you will not get the following you deserve.
Camera: AIDA Imaging Broadcast NDI® 18X Zoom PTZ Camera. ( PTZ-NDI-X18B )
Lets face it, finding a quality NDI|HX PTZ is like finding a needle in a haystack. Allow us to make your search easier. Introducing the PTZ-NDI-X18, the most cost-effective NDI|HX PTZ camera to date. Featuring a staggering 18x optical zoom and Sony progressive CMOS sensor, capturing a quality broadcast has never looked better. The PTZ allows for simulataneous HDMI and IP streaming capabilities, making this PTZ a one-man-streaming machine, without breaking the bank.
PTZ stand for Point Tilt Zoom and is a great way to get the angle you want without a costly tripod.
So why NDI®?
NDI®, NewTek’s innovative Network Device Interface technology, is a royalty free standard enabling IP video workflows across Ethernet networks. NDI allows video systems to identify and communicate with one another over IP, and to encode, transmit, and receive multiple streams of broadcast-quality, low latency, frame-accurate video and audio in real time.
Microphone: Blue Microphone Blue Yeti X Wired Condenser Microphone - Stereo - 20 Hz to 20 kHz - Cardioid, Bi-directional, Omni-directional - Stand Mountable, Desktop - USB
The Blue Yeti X is a state-of-the-art flagship USB microphone for professional-level gaming, Twitch™ streaming, podcasting and YouTube™ productions.
With Blue VOICE software, you can craft the perfect broadcast vocal sound and entertain your stream audience with enhanced effects, advanced voice modulation and HD audio samples.
Yeti X delivers legendary Blue broadcast sound with greater focus and clarity than ever—in four versatile pickup patterns. An illuminated multi-function smart knob lets you monitor and adjust your voice level in real time, providing precise control over your audio stream.
Switcher: ATEM Mini Pro
Self Contained Broadcast Quality Switcher
ATEM Mini’s compact all in one design includes both a control panel as well as connections.
The front panel includes easy to use buttons for selecting sources, video effects and transitions. The source buttons are large so it’s possible to use it by feel, letting the presenter do the switching!
You even get buttons for audio mixing!
On the ATEM Mini Pro you also get buttons for record and streaming control, as well as output selection buttons that let you change the video output between cameras, program and multiview.
On the rear panel there are HDMI connections for cameras or computers, extra microphone inputs, USB for webcam out plus an HDMI "aux" output for program video.
Light: Codi 6" LED Ring Light w/ Mini Tripod DIMMABLE LED FOR CONTENT CREATION
Now that you have found the equipment you need, go out there and build your following!!
This 6" light is a must have for elevating your image and getting the follower count your looking for.
- 3 Color Temperatures: Adjust color between warm, soft, and white lighting
- Color Temperature: 3200 - 5600K
- 10 Brightness Levels
- Lumens: 600-1300LM
- Built-in remote changes lighting intensity and color temperature
- Perfect for mobile phones, webcams, and professional cameras
- Use it for makeup tutorials, live stream gaming on Twitch, TikTok, reading books, video recording, YouTubing, photography, portrait shooting
- Powered by a USB port, apply to laptop or desktop
- Lightweight, easy to carry when traveling
- Standard threaded 1/4" attach point works with standard 1/4" tripod mounts
- 360° rotating mount