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Can continuous video capture damage my DSLR?

It depends on the camera. Digital sensors such as those used in DSLRs produce heat as they capture images. The main issue with extended video capture is the accumulation of heat in the sensor. If ...
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Can continuous video capture damage my DSLR?

With the Sony alpha 5000 camera specifically, you will run into trouble trying to do continuous video capture (10 hours or more). It will stop recording after 29min and 50seconds and then you will ...
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How to record HDMI video with USB?

You already stated your options and you only have one that would work: you need a frame grabber. A frame grabber is a specialized chipset that does a very specific task. Sometimes such devices are ...
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How to record a live video of yourself with a transparent background?

I really want to know how this gets automatically edited. The technique is called chroma key and consists of considering as transparent all pixels of the colors within a specified range. This is ...
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Is there any way we can show live tweets?

I suggest you try out OBS with it's Twitter plugin. https://obsproject.com/forum/threads/transparent-borderless-scalable-auto-updating-tweets.12277/ Complete instructions how to set it up, in the ...
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What are the essentials for a livestream training room?

Use OBS for the streaming, it can handle multiple inputs and is better than most softwares I have used for live streaming. Might require some time on YouTube watching tutorials but once it is set up ...
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Canon 800d/T7i clean-hdmi?

Download Sparkocam and your problem will go away. I am using a T3i and a T6i for the same live steam. Your other option is remove autofocus from the lens and switch it to manual
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Are there any general focal length rules around videoing a stage show

Unless the dancers are all permanently in a line doing the can-can, there are likely always going to be occasions when masking occurs. I don't see this as being avoidable on a single camera shoot, one ...
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Upload edited video to YouTube

I'm not familiar with facebook video, and maybe someone else can help with that. 70MB is insanely small for 30 mins of video. What are the properties of the source video (in Premiere, right click the ...
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Canon 800d/T7i clean-hdmi?

I have been looking foe the same answer for the US version Rebel T7i. Unfortunately only the Pro versions of Canon have the true Mirroring or Clean HDMI out feature BUT by using Cannon Utilities and ...
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Blackmagic UltraStudio 4k Extreme recording through SFP

According to the B&H details, the SFP cages are for 12G-SDI over fiber. They can only be used for baseband video I/O, not for an interface to a computer or network.
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share desktop to laptop to stream from laptop

Well, you could use the normal tools to get video off your desktop. Instead of having it go to twitch (or whatever), it would go to your laptop. You'd use a high quality / bitrate, with minimal CPU ...
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Simple way to downscale from 1080p@60 to 1080i@60

Speaking to the Canon technical team, it seems that at the time of this writing, there is no way on this particular model of camera to change the resolution of the HDMI output.
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Simple way to downscale from 1080p@60 to 1080i@60

According to the specs on the Canon site your camera can record in 50i/p and 25p 1920x1080. Are you absolutely sure you can only get 60fps on the HDMI? Because that sounds rather weird that you get ...
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Live-stream HD camera to stream on one's own Wordpress website

I think the answer to your question depends largely on your budget. A pretty easy and standard config (but which is not really cheap) would be using GoPros with the corresponding helmet / head mount ...
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Live streaming an event

Yes, you will need an HDMI capture card. If you have a modern Mac, you can make do with this $145 device that plugs into its Thunderbolt port: https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/...
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How to set up live audio feed (with lavalier mic)?

First thing is to check whether your audio interface XLR input can supply 48 V phantom power. If the answer is yes, look for a microphone that can be powered by phantom power. If this is not the case, ...
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OBS (Encoding X264) fails

Here are some things to try: Switch to OBS Studio. OBS classic is no longer supported and has been replaced by the "studio" version. Tell your OS to run OBS in "high priority" mode. Set your encoding ...
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