Here’s the equipment you need to create your online course:
I’m asked asked all the time about the products and services I use and recommend, so I decided to create this page with all the information in one place. I currently use or know of people who have used all of the resources on this page and I HIGHLY recommend all of them.
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Video Camera: Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920. Clear, high quality, and just plug in the usb cable and start using it. Works well with Screenflow/Camtasia. Most online instructors use this model $70:
Microphone: Blue Yeti. Clear, quality sound, easy to use, plug in usb and use. Sound is one area you DO NOT want to skimp on! $129:
Lighting: Fancier Studio 2400 Watt Lighting Kit With Boom Arm Hair light Softbox Lighting Kit. Lots of soft, bright light. Makes your videos look awesome! Good lighting like this makes a HUGE difference. $129:
Video Background: Fancier Studio Backdrop Kit, 10 x 20 white. This gives you a nice, clean background in a jiffy. You can also buy different color/textured background rolls for super nice looks $95:
Tripod: Manfrotto 3-section tripod with fluid head. This will make your life so much easier, as you can position your camera just about anywhere and you can use this with pretty much any other camera/video camera. $299:
Backup Storage: Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB Portable External Hard Drive. You’re going to need this as video takes up a lot of memory FAST! $87: