Broadcast Equipment

  1. Find out the latest broadcast equipment presented at the International Broadcasting Convention

    Four distinguishing audio environments full of broadcast equipment awaited visitors at the Sennheiser and Neumann booths at the International Broadcasting Convention in Wedemark, Germany. Guests can experience ‘ENG world’ where Sennheiser will showcase a brand new wireless product, a distinctive radio station environment, a TV broadcast studio and a devoted sports broadcasting set-up. All are displays that together provide a...
  2. Should you Hire or Buy your Broadcasting Equipment?

    If you need professional broadcasting equipment for your filming project then you have a few choices to make before filming can begin. Firstly, you need to decide what sort of broadcasting equipment you need to complete the job to the highest standard your budget will allow. So you need to consider the type of camera, sound equipment, lighting kits, mixers...
  3. Why a Broadcast Camera is now an Essential Piece of Business Kit

    We’ve all heard about award winning movies being shot with no budget in someone’s bedroom, or internet video sensations being filmed on just a smart phone, but the truth is, to make a video fit for broadcasting, whether for television or the internet, you simply can’t beat recording with a broadcast camera. These days, it seems that every business is...
  4. Making your own business TV show

    With the rise of the internet, new media offers a whole, dizzying, range of new ways for businesses to make an impression online, from a simple website, to producing TV channels of your own on YouTube. For many businesses, a presence on the latter can be great, but how do you go about creating your own, professional looking video? Sadly...
  5. Blackmagic Design Download Center

    All the very latest Blackmagic Design downloads can be downloaded from the Blackmagic Support Centre Welcome to the Blackmagic Design support center. Here you will find the latest software updates, support notes, instruction manuals and all kinds of helpful information. If you need extra help, then please go to our community forum and connect with the incredible experience of the...
  6. Advances in Live Broadcast Equipment: Announcing the New XT2000 Video Switcher

    When it comes to broadcast equipment, the XT2000 video switcher helps a studio engineer to select between a variety of video sources and mix them together, creating special effects. This is the simplistic explanation, but this video switcher has some ground breaking features using technology that has never been used in the past by operators. There are several features that are exclusive and can elevate a professional allowing them to do an incredible job on their production job. MELite is one such exclusive feature which enables the traditional AUX bus to transform, making it functional so it will mix, cut and wipe. Continue reading
  7. Using Broadcast Lighting Equipment

    When it comes to Broadcast Lighting it is important to acknowledge that there are two primary goals. The first is to get enough light and the second is to use the light that you have to shape and define the objects in the scene. A lighting technician will consider a variety of different factors when deciding upon the best way in which to light the stage. The first question they will likely ask is how big the audience is. The answer that is generally provided is that it is both the number of people that are in the room itself plus the audience that will potentially be watching via the web-stream. Unless you have an unlimited budget though there will however need to be some compromises made and it will be your technician’s job to work out how to make the most of what they have available to them. Continue reading

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