Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) cameras are popular for churches and event venues because they can move around without needing a camera operator. You can hang them from walls, ceilings, trusses – you name it – and then control them remotely from just about anywhere. Compared to static cameras, PTZs bring much more flexibility for creative and dynamic […]
Since the pandemic took hold of the globe, all churches were forced into live streaming. Every day I talk to people from across the nation who have been streaming from a phone or iPad. There’s nothing wrong with that, they were doing what they had to do. But now, most churches are looking to upgrade […]
The RGBLink Mini+ video switcher is a great and compact solution for anyone in the market for a 4-camera switcher. But is it a good fit for church live streaming and video recording? That answer depends on a few factors. And in this article, we’ll examine the pros and cons of using the RGBLink Mini […]
We get questions all the time about how to get a simple live streaming setup for small churches. I get it. Live streaming and video technology can be intimidating to purchase – it’s expensive for the good stuff – and volunteers are often scared to try and run it. The truth is, it’s not really […]
When it comes to church video and live streaming, you can’t go wrong with PTZ cameras. Pan, Tilt, Zoom (PTZ) cameras are remotely controlled video cameras that are motorized to pan left and right, tilt up and down, and optically zoom in and out. In many churches, even with multiple cameras, all of the action […]
A few weeks ago, I published a video saying that buying the ATEM Mini for church streaming was a mistake. I got a lot of feedback, some people angry that I had that opinion, and others saying that they actually loved using the Blackmagic Design ATEM Mini at their church. So, I decided that I […]
Our favorite PTZ Camera manufacturer is PTZOptics. Not only do they create amazing cameras at an affordable price, but they provide an absolute overload of helpful and inspiring content to help their customers get the most value from their products. Here’s a tour video they produced of a pretty intense church live streaming setup. Enjoy, […]
The Yolobox by Yolo LIV is a smart streaming piece of hardware that is a monitor, recorder, multi-camera switcher, live stream producer, and encoder, all-in-one. Get the Yolobox here. Get a Yolobox 1-camera kit here.
I’ve been hearing a lot of people recommending the Atem Mini for church live stream setups. While it’s a great piece of hardware, I don’t think it’s the best choice for churches. In this video, I’ll explain why.