An one camera setup equipment recommendations for streaming with Production Truck. This is our most affordable setup to capture video and audio with one camera.
All of our equipment recommendations can be found at BlueFrame Technology's Kit Page
This MacBook has 16GB of RAM, 256GB of storage space, and 2 thunderbolt 3 ports available. Great for a 1-2 camera setup utilizing our Production Truck software. If 3-4 cameras is desired, a more intensive MacBook would be recommended, typically a MacBook Pro with the same, or more, RAM and a i7 or i9 processor.
Capture Device - UltraStudio Mini Recorder
The Mini Recorder will take the HDMI or SDI feed from a camera and convert it for use within our Production Truck software. These require a Thunderbolt 2 connection on the computer, which you will need an adapter for.
Cost - $6.45 or $7
These are micro HDMI cables specifically for the cameras I suggest below. If you need more length than six feet away from the computer, you will need a longer cable.
Cost - $198
These are affordable, consumer HD cameras. Amazon does have some options available if you search Sony Handycam CX405 for full camera kits, including cabling and Tripods.
USB-C Hub Device
Cost - $40
This device allows the addition of multiple USB ports and a hard-lined ethernet port.
Cost - $159.95
Tripod for mounting and stabilization of camera.
USB Audio Mixer
Cost - $120
Allows for multiple audio channels to be brought in and controlled to a computer via USB. Audio levels and devices are controlled via the mixer.
Cost - $200
This headset is industry standard and allows for the capture of commentator audio. Connects to the USB Audio Mixer via XLR cable.
Cost - $199
Field Microphone that capture natural game audio. This pack includes the XLR cables and mount needed. Connects to the USB Audio Mixer via XLR cable.
TOTAL COST - ~$2,700
Total cost can vary depending on the length of cables purchased and does not include tax.
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