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Things to Consider When Buying Professional Video Cameras
When it comes to professional video cameras, you might be surprised by the selections that are now available. Some are pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) cameras, others are network device interface (NDI) cameras, some use power over Ethernet (PoE), and some are all of these things and more. Once you get used to the terms and know what they all mean, it becomes a lot easier to find the right camera that meets your needs.
If it sounds confusing, not to worry because it is simpler than you think to learn what these terms mean. Below are some of the many features to look at before buying a professional video camera.
As you can imagine, the price varies greatly between one video camera and the next. You can pay as little as $300 or as much as $10,000, but don’t panic because most organizations find they can get a great camera that meets their needs for just a few thousand dollars or less. A good video camera is a must for houses of worship that livestream or record sermons, classes, or conferences, so it’s good to know there are a lot of them to choose from.
Specialized types of video cameras are easily found, including NDI, PTZ, POV, full HD, and even basic camcorders, and like it was mentioned earlier, many cameras have more than one of these traits. Because of this, it is easy to find a video camera that can meet your needs. There are so many types available that all you have to do to find a great camera is to determine beforehand what you need for your videostreaming needs.
Lots of companies make video cameras, and they all have good reputations. Nevertheless, you should research the company you’re considering so that you know for sure their particular camera will meet your needs. Companies such as Canon, PTZOptics, AIDA, and Blackmagic Design are just a few of the many companies that make high-quality video cameras, so you have a lot of options available to you.
Weight and Size
Even if you decide to mount the camera on the wall or ceiling, having one that is lightweight and small makes a difference. After all, there will be times when you’ll have to adjust or somehow maneuver the camera, and when this happens, you’ll appreciate the fact that it isn’t bulky or heavy. The lighter and smaller video cameras still have all of the great features you need, so you might as well get one like this because in every way, it is a lot more comfortable and convenient to operate.