Category Archives: Uncategorized

Live Stream with an External Camera on Facebook or Youtube, on a PC or MAC – Updated for 2018

Use an external camera to live stream on Facebook Live or YouTube. This setup will work on a PC or MAC, and works with just about any camera. A lot of new technology has come along since my last video about how to live stream with an external camera. In this video I will show you my recommended setup for live streaming in 2018!

Live Streaming

———————————————————
EQUIPMENT LINKS
———————————————————
Canon VIXIA R800
The TRIPOD I recommend

AJA U-Tap HDMI
AJA U-Tap SDI

Mac for live streaming
PC for live streaming

If you start with the U-tap SDI version but have an HDMI camera…
HDMI-to-SDI Converter

———————————————————
VIDEO LINKS
———————————————————
Choosing a camera for live streaming
Setting up a multi-camera live stream

Multi-Camera Live Streaming

In this video I describe how to setup an ATEM video switcher in order to use multiple cameras for your live stream.  There are several hurdles to getting an ATEM up and running and this video will walk you through them.

ATEM Multi Camera

—————————————————-
EQUIPMENT LINKS
—————————————————-
ATEM Television Studio HD: http://amzn.to/2DIzdki
ATEM Production Studio 4k: http://amzn.to/2DJE2d9
ATEM Broadcast Studio 2ME: http://amzn.to/2BB0CCR

AJA U-TAP SDI: http://amzn.to/2nmXDsS
AJA U-TAP HDMI: http://amzn.to/2DUtYl3

Decimator MD-HX FORMAT CONVERTER: http://amzn.to/2FoikMh

—————————————————-
CONNECT WITH ME
—————————————————-
Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c…
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stephenballa…
Instagram: http://instagram.com/ballastmedia

How to Choose a Camera for Live Streaming

Camera for Live Streaming

In this video I talk about how to select a camera for live streaming. If you stream to Facebook Live, YouTube Live or your Website, you’re going to need to select a camera to use. What are the requirements you should be looking for when you purchase cameras for your live stream setup? I hope to answer those questions in this video.

—————————————-
EQUIPMENT LINKS
—————————————-
Entry Level Camera
Canon VIXIA R800
Tripod

Mid-Level Cameras
Canon XA11
Canon XA15
LANC Remote Control
Tripod

High-End Camera
Canon XF200
CCU Remote for XF200
Tripod

PTZ Camera
PTZOptics Gen2 SDI 20x Camera

My new favorite interface for live streaming!
AJA U-Tap

CONNECT WITH ME:
Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=makeradventures
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stephenballastmedia
Instagram: http://instagram.com/ballastmedia
Twitter: @ballastmedia