The Ultimate Live Streaming Equipment Checklist

Complete equipment checklist of the best live streaming gear including cameras, lighting, microphones and software! ***** Check out a complete list of the gear in this video on kit here ➡️

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📒 Show Notes and List of Gear in This Video📒

1️⃣ Computer and Capture Card (Or USB Capture Device)
(Video) 4K Video Editing Computer

* Blackmagic Design Intensity Pro 4K (Capture Card)

Blackmagic Design Intensity Pro 4K on B&H:

(Alternative Budget Capture Device) Elgato Cam Link:

2️⃣ Live Streaming Camera

* (My Webcam) Logitech C922x Pro Stream Webcam

* (My PRO Camera) Panasonic GH5 with 12-35mm f/2.8

Panasonic GH5 on B&H:

Power Part 1 – Panasonic DMW-AC10 Ac Adapter

Power Part 2 – Panasonic DMW-DCC12 DC Coupler

** Budget Cameras with Clean HDMI Output & Unlimited Run time **

Sony a5100

Canon VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder

3️⃣ USB Microphone

Shure MV51 Digital Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

RODE PSA 1 Swivel Mount Studio Microphone Boom Arm

(Budget Microphone and Desk Boom Arm)

4️⃣ Lighting

(Video) Spekular. Modular LED “Triangle Light”

(Recommended Lighting) Elgato Key Light

5️⃣ Encoding Software

vMix: Live Video Streaming Software. B&H prices for vMix are a little cheaper than the pirces on the vMix website. (B&H)

vMix website:

6️⃣ Dual Monitors

My 27″ monitors are a few years old now. I’d recommend these Viewsonic 1080p IPS monitors.

* Do you need 4K monitors? My monitors are 1080p, but I plan on upgrading in the future.

7️⃣ Headphones (My goal is subtle and discrete headphones with a long cable)

Other Accessories I talked about in the video…

✔️ (Tabletop Tripod) RetiCAM MT01 Mini Tripod

✔️ HDMI Cable and L-Adapter (Right Angle HDMI)

✔️ 15 Foot HDMI Cable

* TIP: Figure out the size of your HDMI input.
Type A: Full Size.
Type C: Mini.
Type D: Micro.

✔️ (Hair Light Video) Check out the video on how I setup my hair light…

✔️ Desktop Light Stand for My Triangle Light

✔️ Monitor Shoe Adapter (So I can angle my triangle light down slightly)

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This VIDEO was EDITED with Adobe Premiere on a PC.

About This Video:
In this video Sean Cannell from Think Media shares his complete checklist of live streaming equipment. If you are looking for live streaming gear and the best equipment for live streaming. This video cover budget and pro live stream gear options.

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30 thoughts on “The Ultimate Live Streaming Equipment Checklist”

  1. Thank you so much ! I'm starting from scratch with the equipment and you gave me a good idea about my needs. I will start teaching online and I want to use that kind of setup, wireless to be able to walk, talk and ear perfectly. I am moving a lot and I would like to get a perfect sound for my learners. Maybe you suggest to me that beautiful microphone, or the mic on me? 🙂👩🏻‍🏫

  2. I paused it for a breath at 4:25. So much to take in. Maybe someone needs to create a coded wifi signal box to plug into computer and nobody else will have a clue what each wifi means if trying to decifer it next door etc. Good show though

  3. Hi. Great video. My grandson wants to do live stream gaming. He has HP Stream 14 -cb116ds laptop and headphones, so I’m looking for the cheapest way to get him started in a low scale way with the rest of equipment. So, you said he’d need a webcam, microphone and software. OSB. What did you mean when you said all you need is a phone? Would that act as the camera? He really wants two monitors. Could he put his little HP Stream laptop next to his dad’s pc? Thanks for helping me understand what he’s talking about!

  4. Very helpful video Sean, even after 2 years. I would like to ask, when you use video feed via Mirrorless and audio via USB, does it sync properly on live? Or is there any delay? Would canon M6 Mark II will be able to do similar setup? Is it possible to use M6 mark 2 with video mic rode connected to it and stream it via elgato? Sorry, I am really new to this. Thanks in advance!

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