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LiveU Solo HDMI Selected Videoguys Top Products of 2017 Video

January 5, 2018

The LiveU Solo HDMI brings cellular bonded encoding under a $1,000. That is a very big deal.  If you are into video streaming, you know that there are situations when you simply do not have access to the internet, but the show must go on. LiveU Solo technology allows you to bond two cellular modems, delivering outstanding Read More

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By Courtney Wach,
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G-Technology G-DRIVE mobile SSD R-Series Rugged USBC Drives Selected Videoguys Top Products of 2017 Video

I’m a big fan of mobile SSD drives and the G-DRIVE R-Series drives are my new favorites. They are sleek, slim, sexy, rugged and incredibly fast.  Starting at $179.95 for 500GB they are also affordable. The 1TB model at $349.95 hits my sweet spot. These models connect via USBC to any PC or Mac computer, delivering 560MB/second throughput.  As mentioned earlier Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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NewTek Connect Spark & BirdDog Studio NDI Selected Videoguys Top Products of 2017 Video

Both the NewTek Connect Spark and BirdDog Studio are on-camera NDI encoders that turn the HDMI or SDI output of your HD camcorder into an NDI signal. Now you can connect your camcorder to your TriCaster or any other NDI enabled mixer / switcher via your standard GigE network or even Wi-Fi! This is so cool! NO more hassles Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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Samsung 360 Round Selected Videoguys Top Products of 2017 Video

The Samsung 360 Round delivers incredible 360 3D VR footage because it packs 17 cameras into its fixed housing. Because the cameras are fixed, you know you are going to get the best possible stereoscopic VR footage.  This is a professional camera, intended for VR content creators looking to deliver a truly immersive 360 experience. The $10,495 Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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Atomos Ninja Inferno & SUMO Selected Videoguys Top Products of 2017 Video

Atomos field monitors and recorders are the industry standard.  They support all the latest 4K HDR workflows.  If you are shooting with a professional 4K camera from Panasonic, Canon or Sony you are not doing yourself justice if you are not using an Atomos Inferno.  When Atomos introduced the Ninja Inferno this last year with a $995 Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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Avid NEXIS | Pro 40TB Selected Videoguys Top Products of 2017 Video

I really love the NEXIS | PRO intelligent shared storage technology. With NEXIS | PRO you get an easy to use configuration tool that allows you complete control over your users, projects and media. You can quickly change settings without having to completely re-configure your storage like other shared storage solutions. Obviously NEXIS | PRO Read More

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By Courtney Wach,
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NewTek NDIHX PTZ1 & PTZOptics PTZ Cameras Selected Videoguys Top Products of 2017 Video

January 3, 2018

Before we go into the individual products, let’s talk about PTZ cameras in general. PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) robotic cameras allow you to shoot your video without a camera operator. This can save you thousands a year depending on how often your show runs.  You can control the PTZ cameras via remote control, joystick control Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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Telestream Wirecast 8 & Wirecast Gear 230 Selected Videoguys Top Products of 2017 Video

December 30, 2017

With the introduction of Wirecast 8, Telestream added some cool new features and important performance enhancements to their popular Wirecast live streaming and production software.  Wirecast is the only live streaming software available for both PCs and Macs. It is easy to use and allows you to mix video from multiple sources, add graphics, lower thirds, Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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G-Technology Shuttle XL Selected Videoguys Top Products of 2017 Video

If you need to support 4K, 8K or VR workflows look no further than G-SPEED Shuttle XL, an  8-bay hardware RAID, Thunderbolt 3 storage solution that is both portable and rugged.  When the first generation of G-SPEED Shuttle XL with Thunderbolt 2 connectivity shipped a couple of years ago I really liked it, but I was Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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LaCie 2big Dock Selected Videoguys Top Products of 2017 Video

December 29, 2017

This is the RAID storage solution I have been asking for and waiting years to get! It’s a two drive external RAID with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity that also has built in card readers! YAY!! 2big Dock can be easily configured for Windows or Mac, in RAID 1, 0 or JBOD, using LaCie‘s excellent RAID manager tool.  Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,