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Mark Hanna

While the Ultra Plus shares many features with the rest of the Ki Pro line of HD recorders, it also has several unique features that really make it stand out --- features that are perfect for churches. Read more

Gear

The global shutter, motorized filters, simultaneous SDR and HDR, and 4K ready make this camera right at home with current and future live production infrastructures for churches. Read more

Gear

In all the time you've worked in production, you have probably never heard anyone say, “You know what we need? Less intercom." There are important reasons for that. Read more

Education

In most worship spaces, cameras get sent to the back of the room. But if you have the budget that won't be a problem with Fujinon's UA70x8.7BE. The lens's 70x zoom ratio gives it an equivalent focal length of 8.7mm to 610mm. Read more

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As Easter service planning ramps up and springtime begins to set in, the pace of life can leave you winded. But there are three fundamental things you can do to slow down, recover, and serve God better in your tech role. Read more

Ministry

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Of course, 4K means four times the resolution of 1080. However, the question remains, “Does the picture look four times better?” The answer actually has to do with viewing distance. Read more

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Being a church tech team member is more than being a button-pusher. When we apply our time and creative energy in producing the service and all the media around it, we help change people’s lives--and ultimately their relationship with God. Read more

Ministry

You should never set out to make your IMAG look like church X, especially when you don’t know what church X’s circumstances are. Instead you should look at what church X does and try and figure out why they do it that way. Read more

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“The highest praise came from our creative director who said ‘using the Teradek turns the stage ops into John Wick,’” CPM’s reviewer notes. Read more

Gear

The portable, wireless Sling Studio is capable of monitoring, recording, switching, editing and streaming live video--affordably. And fixing a show in post has "never been easier." Read more

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While it's not cheap, the Matrox Monarch LCS boasts a more robust feature set than any other all-in-one streaming recorder on the market. Read more

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While the Ultra Plus shares many features with the rest of the Ki Pro line of HD recorders, it also has several unique features that really make it stand out --- features that are perfect for churches. Read more

Gear

The long list of features should make the V-60HD feel far more like a full production desk rather than a small-format switcher. Read more

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There is a long list of variables to consider in getting the ideal projection system for your venue. The first step? Define the important, need-to-have options. Then calculate total cost of ownership. Here’s how. Read more

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With the introduction of the Monarch LCS, Matrox has added a twist, multiple input synchronized capture and streaming. One of the most interesting features is the ability for the layout to be viewer defined. Read more

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One especially alluring finding for churches: The intuitive control surface and user-friendly menu system make the VR-4HD great for volunteer operators. Read more

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Smaller, more cost-effective switchers abound. Other trends include software-based products and virtual I/O. And by tomorrow, the list of options will likely expand still more. Which is best for your church? We offer some guidance. Read more

Education

Computers are usually the weakest link in the live production world, because they are the most likely to fail. I have always been a diehard switcher console advocate, but the Wirecast Gear may make me a convert. It’s a solid turnkey system built ... Read more

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"Which camera should we buy?" The answer can be complicated, as there is never a straight make-and-model answer. We examine the pros and cons of various camera types and the lenses that differentiate them. Read more

Education

Line arrays have been all the rage for more than a decade, with new and innovative variations being introduced all the time. And line arrays may be the right solution for your church. Or not…. Read more

Gear

Any time a manufacturer takes advantage of this "resolution loophole" I pay attention. A non-technical end user can be brought up to speed quickly and with relative ease. Read more

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