Computers, DIY and System Recommendations

Game on! AMD Ryzen Threadripper vs Intel Core i9

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen this kind of CPU competition in the marketplace – AMD Ryzen Threadripper vs Intel Core i9 is heating up to be the battle of the century. This is going to make a huge impact on DIY video editing & live streaming workstations. For the past 4 or Read More

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By Gary, August 14, 2017

Computers, DIY and System Recommendations

Videoguys DIY 12 – Proposed

We’ve been getting a lot of calls lately asking when we are going to update our DIY build. It’s been two years since our DIY11 build and I have to admit, we’ve fallen behind. So last night I’m going through my YouTube feed and I see a link to an interesting video posted by Newegg Read More

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By Gary, May 11, 2017

Computers, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Logical Increments Updated Guide to Building the Best PC for Video Editing

Logical Increments has written a great guide to building a great PC for video editing. How to Build the Best PC for Video Editing   Work with video editing, visual effects, and animation requires a high-performing PC to keep things running smoothly and avoid wasting precious time waiting for projects to render and encode. That’s Read More

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By Courtney Wach, February 21, 2017
Hackintosh creator

Computers, Tech Tips & Tricks

Hackintosh Method: Recommendations and suggested parts lists for building a Hackintosh

Dan Benjamin  is a podcaster and software writer, with 20 years of experience. He has written this method with recommendations and parts for building your own computer. Hackintosh Method Straight-forward recommendations and suggested parts lists for building a Hackintosh capable of running macOS Sierra 10.12 (and Windows 10, Linux, etc.). Sections Jump to the section you’re most Read More

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By Courtney Wach, February 14, 2017

DIY and System Recommendations, Featured Guides, Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

Videoguys DIY Live II: Wirecast Gear Edition for Setting Up a Live Production Studio

Our Videoguys’ techs have set-up a live production studio with the Telestream Wirecast Gear Earlier this year we brought you the first Videoguys’ DIY LIVE Guide: NewTek TriCaster Mini. In the past 6 months we have upgraded our bandwidth, the lighting and some other aspects of the studio to create great live videos to YouTube and Read More

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By Courtney Wach, December 21, 2016

Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

These 7 Tips will Help You Promote Your Live Broadcast

Live broadcast events are more popular than ever, but gaining and keeping an audience is tricky. Use these 7 tips to create a powerful action plan for promoting your online event. Number one is social media. The key is to work toward developing a long-term vision and consistently work to build connections. Do you need Read More

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By Britt, December 12, 2016

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 Courtney Wach, 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

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