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Video and capture

Main camera Fujifilm X-T3 with a Samyang 35mm f/1.4 lens, which is connected via a Fuji X Viltrox EF-FX2, as well a capture cards: Gamer 4K – GC573 x2, DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K x2 (with changed cooler for 20mm Noctua).

Second camera (right side) Fujifilm X-S10 with a kit lens 15-45mm for video, as well a capture cards – Elgato Cam Link 4K x3.

Third camera (piano) Sony a5000 with a kit lens 16-50, as well a capture card – BlueAVS HDMI 1080 x3.

Forth camera (cat) Sony a5000 with a kit lens 16-50, as well a capture card – BlueAVS HDMI 1080 x1.

A cheaper alternative is the Logitech C920. In the initial stages it is better to invest in light (lighting) with a good CRI.


Control system for 2 cameras – ATEM Production Studio 4K.

A cheaper alternative is Blackmagic ATEM Mini.


Dynamic microphone Rode Procaster for voice recording. Dynamic microphone for singing Shure SM7B.

Acoustic violin mics:  small diaphragm condenser Neumann KM 184, ribbon AEA R92.

A cheaper alternative is Blue Yeti. Since the Yeti microphone does not require an audio interface, as well as such a powerful preamp. (cheap audio interfaces will not work with Procaster) For acoustics – DARVERSON microphone (for AKG), connection – Fifine.

Audio interface

RME Fireface UCX external sound card.

Good and cheap alternative with external preamp – PCI sound card RME HDSP 9632 and expansion cable RME BO9632XLRMKH. !Attention! – The card may not be supported by many modern motherboards, as it has an outdated PCI interface.

The analog on PCI-e is RME HDSPe AIO. Extension cable fits.

A cheaper alternative is the Focusrite Scarlett Solo. But only if you are not a musician who deals with streams. In this case, it is better to consider mixers, or something more decent (note, Yamaha will not work, since it has only one bus via USB). If you plan to take an external preamplifier for a dynamic microphone – it is better to consider the PCI sound card.


Golden Age Project Pre-73 mkii – for singing. Tube Preamp ART DIGITAL MPA II 2 – for acoustic violin (with Telefunken 12AX7 ECC83 lamps). Cloudlifter and stock preamps of UCX for voiceover.

There are a lot of cheaper alternatives, a matter of task. If this is for a voice on a quiet dynamic microphone, then you can take Cloudlifter (but for many there is enough 70db of ART TUBE MP STUDIO V3 amplification, if you work with plug-ins) and for example Focusrite Scarlett Solo. If this is the sound of a musical instrument, I would recommend taking MPA and replacing the lamps.

Stereo Reverb Processor

Bricasti Design M7.

A cheaper alternative – use any plugins you can find for that.


The acoustic violin LeSong Concerto Model 201, electric violin – Yamaha SV-250. Midi keyboard AKAI Professional MPK mini mkII with a sustain pedal and Lumi Keys x3.

Unfortunately, there are no cheap alternatives. The quality of cheap electric violins leaves much to be desired. But you can try to find something used, at a price that can suit you, this applies to both acoustics and electric violins.


Monitor earphones KZ ZS10.

A cheaper alternative – any headphones in which you are feeling comfortable.

Streaming/Working PC


Processor – AMD Ryzen 5950x

RAM – G.Skill Trident Z Neo RGB 32gb 3600mhz

Motherboard – Gigabyte X470 Aorus Gaming 7 WiFi

Hard Drive – Force MP600 2TB SSD

Video card – MSI GeForce RTX 2070 ARMOR 8G OC

Power Supply – Seasonic FOCUS Plus Gold 650W

Case – AeroCool P7-C0 Pro

Cooling System – Noctua NH-D15

Case fans – Noctua 140mm x3



For streaming – Philips 273V7QDAB

For work – Philips 273V7QDAB



Keyboard – B. O. W 2,4G


VR Gaming gear

VR helm – Oculus Quest 2, controller grip cover, head strap GOMRVR, USB 3.0 5m cable USB A to USB C, USB 3,0 10m extender, Orico hub for non stop playing.


Godox LED SL-60W x3 (with changed coolers for Noctua 40mm) – with Godox SB-UFW120, Godox Softbox 60×60 cm with Grid and Honeycomb Grid for the last one. All on Falcon Eyes MBH-600.

A cheaper alternative set of softboxes, lamps for softboxes, a set of holders for lamps on the wall – Part One and Part Two. (background highlight)

A way cheaper alternative – you can use absolutely any lamp, except for floodlights to illuminate the cottage – they are bad quality. Try to buy lamps that do not flicker and remember, the more lighting, the better the picture quality – on any camera, if you wish to color them after and set correct white balance.


Elgato Green Screen MT and Falcon Eyes FB-07 FB-3060.

A cheaper alternative – you can just paint a wall.

Greenscreen Light

Yongnuo YN-6000 KIT x3.

A cheaper alternative set of softboxes, lamps for softboxes, a set of holders for lamps on the wall – Part One and Part Two. (background highlight) – you can check in lightning above.


Pedals for switching scenes, microphone stands for acoustic violin, microphone stand (voice recording), cables, monitor holder, cheap alternative greenscreencamera tripod.

A cheaper alternative is all you can use. I use the cheapest and most practical things in this direction, except for a microphone stand, but it’s just longer.

Software and plugins

Streaming Program – Xsplit Broadcaster
Sound Processing Plugins – Slate Digital

Free alternative is OBS, as well as any plugins that you can find and you will like in terms of sound / usability.

Outdoor gear for photo and video

Drone – DJI Mini 2. RGB lighthing – YONGNUO YN300AIR II RGB x2. Continuous lighting – YONGNUO YN-608 LED (5500k)