Gear Guide: Level 1

Level 1 is streaming from your Phone, either using the “Selfie Stream” (no gear) or adding gear for more professional LIVE Video on the go!

There’s a LOT of gear out there for live streaming, and it’s hard to know just what to get. This is what we use and recommend!

GEAR FOR ANDROID & IPHONE

METAL PHONE TRIPOD MOUNT WITH COLD SHOE

$19.99

The 2018 First All Metal phone mount with Cold Shoe Mount for 360 degree shooting!!! “I“-shaped cell phone bracket, unique 360° rotation design, allows you to rapidly switch in horizontal and vertical shapes and other different shooting angles can be adjusted as you like.

MOVO VXR10

$39.95

Universal Compatibility – Works with DSLR Cameras, Camcorders, Audio Recorders, iPhone and Android Smartphones, Tablets, & Laptops.


NOTE: If you have the iPhones or Android devices without the headphone jack, see OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES below.

LAVALIER LAPEL MICROPHONE

$24.24

Omnidirectional Mic with Easy Clip On System ­ Perfect for Recording Youtube / Interview / Video Conference / Podcast / Voice Dictation / iPhone

MANFROTTO MTPIXI-B PIXI MINI TRIPOD

$13.77

This is one of our favorites if you’re Mini tripod for Compact System Cameras.

ULANZI ULTRA BRIGHT LED VIDEO LIGHT

$12.95

Lightweight and portable lights can be interlocked, so as to achieve different light brightness. Stable color temperature after long time uses.

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES

IPHONE DONGLE

$9.00

Since Apple did away with the headphone jack, you now need a dongle to bring in an external mic. DO NOT buy a 3rd party brand, as they don’t always work.

ANDROID TYPE-C DONGLE

$12.58

You can thank Apple, because now some Android phones have removed the headphone jack, meaning you need this dongle to bring in an external microphone.