Level 3 Gear Guide
Level 3 is going LIVE from your computer with software. Most people on Level 3 should keep the gear (cameras, etc) pretty simple to make sure your computer doesn’t choke! If you want to go all out with gear, you’ll want to upgrade to Level 4.
But for now, here are our recommendations for Level 3… plus a few Pro Hacks for a bit of extra goodness!
CAMERA PRO HACKS
Blackmagic UltraStudio Mini Recorder$138
This will allow you to bring in an external HDMI or SDI camera. You need to verify your computer has the right connections!More Info
Blackmagic Web Presenter$495
Bring in HDMI or SDI cameras and it’s simply converted to be shown in your software just like a USB camera.
This is how we use our better cameras when Luria does interviews on other people’s shows.More Info
Magewell USB Capture Device$358
Bring in an external HDMI camera.More Info
USB Microphone with great quality! It is large and will most likely make it into your shot, but it’s beautiful too, so that’s not necessarily a bad thing!
PRO TIP: When you plug this mic in, it automatically mutes itself (noted by the blinking light). You’ll want to make sure you un-mute it before starting your show.More Info
Samson Meteor Mic$63
A small but powerful little mic! If you travel, this is a great option because the legs folds up.More Info
MICROPHONE PRO HACKS
If you want to bring in an XLR mic, this 4 channel mixer is a great choice!More Info