WEB PRESENTER availability in stores

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Yehuda Kaminsky

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WEB PRESENTER availability in stores

PostTue Apr 18, 2017 2:35 pm

Hello,

I'm new to this forum.
Does somebody knows why is WEB PRESENTER is not available in many stores?
Is it related to the audio synchronization issue?

Best Regards,
Yehuda
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Tom_Bassford

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Re: WEB PRESENTER availability in stores

PostTue Apr 18, 2017 7:33 pm

It's made by blackmagic....

All their products are made on short run production lines and so they have frequent issues with availability.

It's not a great product anyway so I'd take the opportunity to buy something different anyway.


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Re: WEB PRESENTER availability in stores

PostTue Apr 18, 2017 11:18 pm

I'm very new to all this. What would be alternative products to Web Presenter that would accomplish the function.

Many thanks!
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Yehuda Kaminsky

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Re: WEB PRESENTER availability in stores

PostWed Apr 19, 2017 6:30 am

Tom, thank you for the reply
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Re: WEB PRESENTER availability in stores

PostThu Apr 20, 2017 2:06 am

Steven...
A reasonable mid spec PC (you may already have this)
A capture card (BMD have a few)
OBS software (Streaming software https://obsproject.com/)
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Re: WEB PRESENTER availability in stores

PostThu Apr 20, 2017 9:01 pm

Thank you very much Harry. I appreciate it.
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Scott Smith

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Re: WEB PRESENTER availability in stores

PostFri Apr 21, 2017 12:40 am

A capture card is not exactly a direct replacement for this. They are similar. Most capture cards require the software you are using to take control of the capture card via installed drivers that accompany the card. The Web Presenter uses a more generic protocol of UVC drivers, so that it appears to your computer like a web cam. Similar, but different, depending on your usage. In some cases, they would be practically the same. For Skype or similar, the capture card will not work well for you, or even at all - while for professional editing software, like Premiere Pro, the web presenter would give subpar quality video.

The more direct replacement for the web presenter would be an AJA U-Tap or a Magewell XI100DUSB. But if you can use a more professional interface, the plethora of capture cards are generally higher quality.
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Re: WEB PRESENTER availability in stores

PostFri Apr 21, 2017 5:14 pm

The Web Presenter is currently in stock at B&H, got a email today.
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Mike Bernstein

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Re: WEB PRESENTER availability in stores

PostSat Apr 22, 2017 12:48 pm

For web streaming we use

https://teradek.com/collections/vidiu-family

Very east to use and works every time.

We even use more then one on some streams for different languages and different stream locations.

Yes it will cost more but it works every time!

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