New Guides, Video Tutorials and FAQs
Check out the latest new Videoguys’ Guides and Video Tutorials for:
  • G-Technology G-RAID Storage Solutions -Performance and Price Video Editors Need
  • New Datavideo Bundle: Live-switch and stream your worship production for less then $3,000
  • Epiphan AV.io HD Bundle: Turns Your PC or Mac into a Portable Live Streaming Station for Under $1000
  • New & Improved Epiphan Pearl All-in-One Live Switching, Streaming and Recording Solution
  • Avid Artist | DNxIO Hardware FAQ – Available Now with Special Trade-up Offer
  • Videoguys Tech Select HPz Workstations Custom Built for Professionals

Videoguys' Guide to G-Technology G-RAID Storage Solutions -Performance and Price Video Editors Need

When it comes to video storage, we get asked these three questions all the time from our customers:

  1. What is a RAID and why do I need it?
  2. What is the best, most cost effective RAID solution for video editing?
  3. What brand and model of storage do you recommend and why?

This guide answers to first two questions and explains why our absolute answer to the third is G-Technology G-RAID!

G-RAIDs combine outstanding performance, great features, sleek styling and most importantly the BEST reliability in the industry. There are several models, configurations and flavors to choose from, and each is available in different storage capacity sizes. You'll want to make sure we you match up the connectivity with your computers to guarantee you the maximum throughput balanced against the total cost of the drive as well as the cost per GB. The purpose of this article is to guide you towards the best G-RAID to fit your workflow and budget.

Click here to read the complete guide and watch our video tutorial on the newest G-RAID STUDIO family

Video Tutorial: New Datavideo Bundle Live-switch and stream your worship production for less then $3,000

In this tutorial, Paul demonstrates a new live video workflow from Datavideo. Datavideo has been in business for 30 years and has always provided affordable solutions for the house of worship customer.

Perhaps your church is still recording in standard definition and creating DVDs. Maybe you’re ready for HD, but think it’s just too cost-prohibitive. In this article and the accompanying video, Paul will show you how the Datavideo Worship bundle, with just three products, you can switch up to four HD cameras and stream to your favorite CDN, while simultaneously recording an MP4 file to a USB thumb drive or external hard drive–all for around $3,000.

The Datavideo Live Production bundle includes everything you need! Just add HD cameras!

  • 4 HD Switcher with Chroma Key
  • Converter box which will allow you to bring in any laptop, camera or CG
  • Streaming encoder (stream to Youtube or other CDNs)
  • Record MOV files to an external HDD or flash drive

Click here to view the video tutorial

Epiphan AV.ioHD Guide

Video Tutorial: Epiphan AV.io HD Bundle Turns Your PC or Mac into a Portable Live Streaming Station for Under $1000

If you’re looking for a portable and affordable way to add live streaming capabilities to one or more computers, the Wirecast AV.io bundle is a great option.

In this tutorial, Jan Ozer of Streaming Media Producer, explores how you can produce live streams from multiple video and presentation sources using a new and affordable product bundle that combines the Telestream Wirecast Studio software and two Epiphan AVi.io HD video frame grabbers. The Wirecast/AV.io bundle includes Wirecast Studio 6.0, which is Telestream’s live streaming production software, and two Epiphan frame grabbers that install without drivers and can capture HDMI, DVI, and VGA input at up to 1920×1200 resolution at 60 fps via any USB 3.0 connector.

Click here to view the video tutorial

Epiphan Pearl

Video Tutorial: New & Improved Epiphan Pearl All-in-One Live Switching, Streaming and Recording Solution

Epiphan Pearl is an easy-to-use and affordable streaming appliance that can input, mix, capture, and stream up to four HD sources. In the latest release, Epiphan added the simple ability to switch video sources live, making Pearl ideal for non-technical users who still need to produce sophisticated events.

Connect four SDI or HDMI video sources and simultaneously live stream each of them them to different end points. Choose to also create and stream custom multi-source layouts with branding and background matte of your choice. Record your custom videos and original sources for flexible post-production editing. Share the content over your network using multicast, or use a content distribution network (CDN) .

Click here to view the video tutorial

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Videoguys FAQs on Avid Artist | DNxIO Hardware - Available Now with Special Trade-up Offer

With all of the complexity introduced by 4K workflows, you need a reliable, does-it-all system on your creative frontline. Do you have what you need to work in today’s high-res media production? With the new Avid Artist | DNxIO video interface, you can accelerate your entire HD, Ultra HD, 2K, and 4K workflow. From first capture to final delivery.

The popularity of the new Artist | DNxIO has been overwhelming and we are bringing in units as fast as Avid can get them to us. If you have already placed your order we expect it will be shipped soon. If you haven't ordered yet we have extended the trade-up program and suggest you reserve yours now!

For a limited time only, you can still save $899* USD (23%) off the purchase price of a standalone Artist | DNxIO when you trade in your old Mojo DX or Nitris DX interface, or a select video interface or card from AJA, Blackmagic Design, Matrox, or MOTU. This standalone interface includes DNxIO hardware, two power cables, and Blackmagic Design Fusion Connect plug-in for Media Composer (Media Composer sold separately).

Click here to read the complete Artist | DNxIO FAQ to learn more about this great hardware

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Videoguys Tech Select HPz Workstations Custom Built for Professionals

Videoguys' Tech Select HP Workstations are custom-configured by our technicians to hit some great price points and still provide you with a machine that we strongly recommend. HP uses only the best components, and these workstations come optimized for digital content creation. They are easily expandable and upgradable which means you’ll get a longer useful life out of them.

When it comes to stability, reliability and performance HP workstations set the bar by which all others are judged. They are more expensive then a DIY build, but you get what you pay for. These workstations use the highest quality components and are designed for heavy duty editing environments. If you want the best, HP workstations are up for the test. If you’re building a professional post facility, HP z series workstations are the only way to go!

Give our tech’s a call 800-323-2325 for answers to all of your HP workstation questions. They can customize any of these machines with more RAM, better Quadro graphics cards and Xeon processors with more cores. They are here to help guide you into the best possible HP workstation & NLE solution for your budget.

Click here to read our Guide and to find an HP Z Workstation that's right for you

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