Audio Visual Equipment - Getting Started

Before you start live streaming, you'll need to get your audio visual equipment set up and ready to go, and choosing your equipment can be daunting. We're here to guide you on making your equipment choices and assisting with setup depending on your needs as a business.

In essence, your equipment needs boil down to the following requirements:

  • A video recording device - e.g. compact camera, webcam, digital SLR
  • A sound/voice recording device - e.g. USB microphone, wireless microphone
  • A platform to operate from - e.g. computer


We've come up with 3 potential solutions, with equipment suggestions for each, to help you navigate and decide upon your live streaming setup:


Each option has its advantages and disadvantages, and is endlessly customisable to meet your needs as long as you are comfortable with researching compatibility. You should have your live stream equipment purchased, set up and tested well before you conduct your first live stream class.