The current studio is on it’s 7th upgrade over 13 years. I started with a cheap Logitech headset and a laptop. But the studio today has grown into quite the production center. I often get asked for details on the setup.
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Updated Late 2017: The studio is now in a configuration that I hope will last me 5 years. Everything at this has been optimized for media production, which has extended to the gear that I know travel with. What’s funny is that there is gear coming on the market today that would have saved me a lot of money if it had been out just a year earlier. But it is like anything else you but something and the following week the gear is obsolete. I have no doubt though the investment I have made will carry me forward many years.
Windows 7 PC with two Monitors – Show Machine
MacBook Pro for Stream Monitor
1x Mac Mini -Ustream Video Stream
MacPro Post Video Production
2x Monitors HP ZR2240W
4x Monitors Dell
Newtek Tricaster 860.
Newtek Tricaster Control Surface.
Newtek iVGA (Remote Monitor Viewing)
2x Mac Minis for HD Skype Video Calls
Secondary Video Capture Black Magic Design H.264 Pro Recorder
Sony Camera (Right) HVR-Z1U
Data Video PTC-150 (Center)
Cannon Vixia HFG10 (Left)
2x Magwell SDI – USB Video Capture Dongle
2x Manfrotto 196B-2 + Desk Mount + Camera Mount
1x Manfrotto 196b-3 + Desk Mount + Camera Mount
Windows 7 PC Adobe Audition Audio Recording
Mackie ONYX 1620i
Solo/610 Mic Amplifier
DBX 215 Equalizer
1x Telos Phone Bridge (Have not used in years)
2x Furman Power Conditioner
Desks Paid $5.00 for them at Yard Sale
Chair – Ergohuman High Back Mesh Chair (ME7ERG)
Backup and Storage
Netgear 1GB Backbone
Hawaiian Telecom DSL
Verizon Wireless MIFI
T-Mobile Wireless MiFI
17 HD Security Cameras “Monitored”.
Commercial Security System
Updated October 2017