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How to Start Live streaming on a Low Budget

Updated: Apr 16

live streaming

Live Streaming Video is a wonderful form of Distributing video Content. Contrary to what people think, creating a professional-looking live stream can Be economical. When it comes to live streams, there are technical details, don’t worry. set up the Stream you need a device that allows us to stream smoothly.

How to set up a live stream

Live streaming your content boils down to five steps:-

  1. Connect the audio and video sources that capture content for live streaming to your streaming device (PC or laptop).

  2. Configure the encoder – one that translates the audio and video content into stream able files ready to be shared on the internet.

  3. Connect the encoder and streaming platform using the stream key and URL that your streaming platform provides.

  4. Test your internet connection and upload speed

  5. Stream away!

Need Equipment Use the stream:-

Building a streaming setup for beginners is pretty simple. You will need a camera, mic or microphone, lighting, and a stable internet connection

Table of Contents:-

In this article, we’ll cover in detail what live streaming equipment is best for broadcasting by category, including:

  • Video Camera

  • Capture card

  • Audio Equipment

  • Mixing Equipment

  • Encoder

  • Streaming Equipment for Churches and Wedding functions

PTZ Camera

ptz camera

If you are only getting started with testing the live streaming, you will only need a single-quality camera. Video conferencing camera VIDEOCAST PTZ Camera Series is widely used in Video Conference systems, remote learning, Telemedicine, Church, Scenes of the incident, courts, media centers, chain stores, transportation, airports, and other monitoring sites.

  • Lens: 12X Optical Zoom/ 20X Optical Zoom

  • Image Sensor: SONY 1/2.8" Progressive CMOS

  • Effective Pixels: 2.07 Megapixels

  • Resolution: 1080p60/50

  • Wide Angle: 72.5°

  • Pan: 355°(max. speed:80°/s)

  • Tilt: 30° to +30° (max. speed: 60°/s)

  • Focus System: Auto/Manual

  • Transmission Protocol: RTMP, RTSP, TCP/IP, HTTP, ONVIF, NDI|HX (Optional)

  • Video Output HD: HDMI, SDI, IP(POE Optional), USB2.0

  • Power: 12V DC(10.8~13.0V DC)

  • Warranty: 1 Year

  • Weight: 1050g

  • Accessories: DC 12V power adapter, IR Remote, Operation manual, HDMI cable, USB Cable, Ceiling bracket.

Capture card

capture card

A capture card is an intermediary device that transfers video from its source to your main live-streaming setup.

To use a capture card, will transfer the video feed to your computer

  • Input port (Sampling rate) HDMI: 165MHz

  • Input format : HDMI 1.4a, 1080P/60Hz 8-bit, (RGB, YUV)

  • Support System: Windows XP/7/8.1/10/ Linux

  • Resolution Support up to 4K-30fps, 1920x1080P@60/50fps

  • V/A Capture Format UVC (USB video class), UAC (USB audio class)


  • Output color space MJPEG

  • Output format Type-C 640X480-1920X1080P(25/30/60fps) HDMI 1920X1080P(60fps), 4K(30fps)

  • Compatible software OBS/ VMix, Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder, VLC etc.

  • Power consumption <=3.5W

  • Working temperature 32°F-122°F (0°C-50°C)

Audio Equipment


There are three basic tiers of audio live-streaming equipment:

  • Low—Medium Quality: For example the built-in microphone on entry-level and prosumer cameras.

  • Medium-High Quality: USB and 3.5mm microphones, or built-in microphones on professional live video cameras.

  • Professional Quality: XLR microphones.

Mixing Equipment


Mixing or switching live streaming equipment allows you to capture multiple video or audio sources, and switch between them during a live broadcast. This is optional, but if you are doing a large multi-camera live streaming shoot, mixing is essential. for events such as : Music productions, Music Business conferences events, Sporting events

  • The number of input and output channels

  • Auxiliary and monitor buses and outputs

  • On/off or mute buttons

  • Digital inputs

  • Chroma key

  • Image overlay

  • Recording

For bigger live streaming events, you need more advanced broadcasting equipment, such as video mixing equipment and audio mixing equipment

Accessories for live streaming

Video encoding is the process of compressing video files so they are not saved as individual images but as one fluid video. Engineers developed video encoding which provided a way to compress files without compromising the quality, which is extremely important for businesses.

There are two types of Encoder

  • Software Encoder

  • Hardware Encoder

1. Software Encoder- V Mix, OBS, etc.

(In this scenario the software Encoder would depend on the PC/ Server to Stream your Content)

2. Hardware Encoder- We have a wide range of Video encoders to stream your content Outdoor and Indoor i.e. Mine Media 4G Bonding Video Encoder Q-8 or Kiloview P1/ P2 4G Bonding Video Encoder, for indoor you can use our Kiloview E1/ E2 which can stream well on Social Media Platform or on Closed Viewer Group.

Streaming Equipment for Churches and Wedding functions


Through live streams, you can also include guest speakers who can not visit your church or wedding event but still would want to be a part of the worship.

You can use Mine Q-8 4G Bonding Video Encoder to stream your content

mine q8


  • Dual HDMI/SDI

  • 3 SIM/Wi-Fi/Ethernet/USB Dongle

  • M Live App Control

  • Portable to carry

  • Portable Wireless 4G Streaming Encoder, HD live video streaming through RTMP/RTMPS/RTSP directly to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.

  • H.264 (RTMP/RTMPS), H.265 (RTSP), support 1080p60/50/30/25; 1080i60/50; 720p60/50/30/25

  • Simultaneously bond up to 6 network links including support for 3* 4G LTE cellular or 1* USB Dongle, WIFI and Ethernet.

  • Internal rechargeable battery provides up to 5-6 hours of continuous streaming.

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