DIY and System Recommendations, Guides

Videoguys’ Webinar DIY Live Guide

PTZOptics Live with Jim Bask    Videoguys own Jim Bask was a guest was on PTZOptics Live, he and Paul discussed various DIY “Do It Yourself” live streaming systems and setups. Jim talks about our own DIY studio built around the NewTek TriCaster Mini with Advanced Edition. When we built our DIY  live Production and Read More

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By Brittany, October 18, 2016

Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Streaming

Join Us with PTZOptics Live! Friday, October 7th at 2pm ET

In Episode 41 of PTZOptics Live, Jim Bask of Videoguys and Paul Richards from PTZOptics, will talk about various DIY “Do It Yourself” live streaming and broadcast system configurations. We’ll show off the system we built for our own in-house use as featured in the Videoguys DIY Live article here. But we would also love Read More

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By Jim, October 6, 2016
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4K, UHD and 3D, Computers

Awesome DIY NLE Workstation: Building a 4K Video Editing PC for Under $1,500

Great job here by Roberto Blake. He doesn’t just put together a smoking fast DIY NLE Workstation for 4K editing, he goes into detail on why he picked the components he did.  He used a Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H motherboard. As our readers and customers know, we’re partial to ASUS motherboards for our DIY machines, but this Read More

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By Gary, June 14, 2016

User Stories and Reviews

Indie/DIY Film Maker Says Have More Fun

Get a pep-talk from this veteran director whose sage advice is simple: have fun! It’s a creative process after all, making a film. Start with what you have and “Be a host, not a boss.” And check out Videoguys’ specials – find the tools you need to help your DIY film get off the ground. Read More

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By Britt, June 3, 2016
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$2,000 DIY Custom PC Blows Away Mac Pro

I’ll admit we were not surprised by the results of this video at all. You can configure your own DIY Custom PC machine with a more powerful processor, tons of RAM and an NVIDIA GTX series gaming card that is considerably more powerful than what Apple packs into their Mac Pro. What I didn’t realize or even Read More

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By Gary, May 31, 2016
Videoguys DIY Guide to Live Production and Streaming Studios

DIY and System Recommendations, Featured Guides, Guides

Videoguys DIY Guide to Setting Up Your Affordable Live Production and Streaming Studio

For more than 10 years, one of the world’s leading resellers of video editing and production solutions, has been publishing DIY articles as a service to their customers. These guides have been recommended by video editing, post production, gaming and general computer blogs, web sites, and user forums all over the world—including Streaming Media Read More

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By Gary, May 2, 2016


Nice Guide on Building a DIY computer for Video Editing

The gang over at Logical Increments did  really nice job on this article including several DIY computer for video editing.  Although their $650 low budget build is a little bit to low end for Videoguys to recommend, it would get the job done for some basic home / family editing with a consumer grade video Read More

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By Gary, April 13, 2016

Computers, Video Editing

Why Are Creative Professionals Moving to Windows?

Today more and more creative professionals and video editors are moving to Windows. While Macs still dominate in many workplaces, the days of the Mac only facility are a thing of the past.  Windows machines offer far more flexibilty, upgradability and performance for the dollar.  The impact of GPUs on software performance and the extremely Read More

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By Gary, August 24, 2015

4K, UHD and 3D, Computers, Tech Tips & Tricks

4K editing efficiencies and advice

Anthony does a nice job in this article going over some of the tricks he’s learned about working with 4K footage. He’s focusing on optimizing your 4K workflow for efficiency and keeping your costs to a tight budget. IEBA Tech Thoughts by Anthony Burokas Editing 4K footage really depends on the camera you use and Read More

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By Gary, June 10, 2015
Videoguys DIY 11

Computers, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Videoguys Tech Update: DIY 11 & System Recommendations for Video Editing

We’ve published two new articles on our website that video editors and digital content creators will want to read and bookmark. Our latest DIY build is DIY 11 and it is a creaming fast machine capable of 4K work. Our recommended systems page has been updated to include all the latest guidance for buying and Read More

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By Gary, May 20, 2015