There are getting in more and more people that want to try out streaming. It is very fun to see the Twitch platform explode. It is much things to fix before you can count your stream as professional. Today we will guide you through some great gear for a cheap amount of money. We will go through webcam, microphone and some accessories that could help you such as green screen and some noise reduction things. All the stuff here is not needed for streaming but if you are aiming to go for a try to get streaming as some kind of income it is recommended to invest in the stream. I am sure you will find a lot of lists out there that says other than mine. So I will just say that this is our thoughts and recommendation but you should do your own researches also.
Christmas presents for a gamer
Since we are getting closer to December and Christmas we could suggest this list as a good list for Christmas presents. If you have a gamer in the family or as a friend they might be interested in the stuff we will review here. Enough with the talk, let’s jump into the list and read about the products.
Microphones for streamers
When you are streaming you are talking a lot to the viewers hopefully. If you do so the viewers always appreciate good quality of the microphone. We have reviewed a lot of streamers and collected some info from there. We have also gone through other lists and Amazon reviews and came up with some different microphones that would work great as you get your stream going.
Blue Snowball Condenser Microphone
The blue snowball is a very popular microphone for streaming. It is under 50$ on amazon so that is an affordable price if you are just getting started and need your first microphone. You can choose between a black or white. One of the best things with the snowball is that its plug n play. No drivers or anything else needed and you plug it with USB. The rating on Amazon is 4,5-star out of 3,350 reviews so that speaks for itself.
Audio Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone
The Audio Technica is at the double price of the snowball 99$ and is performing very well. This is a well worth microphone for the price and it has a crystal clear voice. If you would compare it to the blue snowball you notice a good difference. It is not double the quality of the snowball but it is very close. Are you getting revenue from the stream or just have some extra money it is worth looking into this. It has a 4.5-star raiting out of 552 reviews.
Best Sellers in Condenser Microphones
Webcameras for streamers
For a couple of years ago it was expensive to get a camera with great quality. That has changed now in 2018 and will continue to get better in 2019. You are looking for a cam with decent FPS and good quality, 720p or 1080p preferably. We have chosen some that we have seen on streams that is providing the things we mention.
Logitech C270 Widescreen HD Webcam 720p
When you are about to start stream you just need a webcam that is decent. The C270 is going for around 20$ on Amazon so it is a very cheap product. Although the price is low the quality of this webcam is very good. It is a 3 MP HD webcam that comes with a 720p resolution. You can stream it with a max of 30 FPS which also is very good for the price. It is found on the third place of Amazons best seller list with a 4,5-star rating out of 2600 reviews.
Logitech HD Pro C920 1080p webcam
The Logitech C920 is a great choice of webcam and you can have it for a long time. It is on the first place of Amazons best seller webcam list and has a stunning 4,5-star rating with 9,800 reviews. When we looked through streamers description and gear we found out that over 50% is using this webcam. It is by far the most popular and comes for around 45-50$ on Amazon.