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Old 12th July 2012, 22:07
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Default New Livestream - HD Camera recommendations ?

Hi,

Are there any HD camera suggestions for these categories, as it relates to the New Livestream Broadcaster ?

1.) Basic entry level HD ($200-$500)
2.) Intermediate level HD ($500-$1500)
3.) Semi-Pro level HD ($1500+)

I understand that a camera with HDMI pass through is required for the new live stream ?

I have ordered my broadcaster already, now need to get a camera. I have a dog show and dog sport event that I need to capture live, and o not want to break the budget.

Any and all suggestions welcomed.

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Old 16th July 2012, 09:48
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Anyone ?

I'm struggling to believe no-one has asked this question before, and that I haven't seen an answer yet.

Was the broadcaster tested with any specific camera's ?

Thanks.
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Old 16th July 2012, 15:35
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vacek,

The Livestream support team uses a Panasonic HDC-HS80 ($329.00) with the Broadcaster to favorable results.

You can also see a list of recommended production equipment in our Store.
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Old 17th July 2012, 10:44
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Thank You

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Old 6th August 2012, 10:15
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My organization uses the excellent Canon XH-A1. It worked very well until the last Procaster update. Now when we press record on the camera, the stream breaks in Procaster. But I blame the software and not the camera.

In fact we're probably going to buy another one even though it still uses HDV tape.

Check out the vivid color! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_T2D0Lqrrs
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Old 6th August 2012, 12:37
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Thanks for the additional suggestion.

I ended up going with a Panasonic HDC-HS80 due to cost only ... The results were fantastic streaming in HD.

You can see here our closing ceremonies. http://www.2012nationals.fundyschutzhund.ca

Few glitches with the broadcaster, but in general it worked pretty well. I managed to record live in HD for 5 days ... still a ways to go with the broadcaster but we were happy in the end.

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