Category Archives: Common Myths When upgrading a Video system

These posts are all about the myths or misleading that many people go down when purchasing gear for churches. There are few fundamental truths that seam to be forgotten about that can make or break your productions.

Common myths when upgrading a video system: A camera is a camera

There are so many cameras out there.  You can buy a $100 Flip camera all the way up to $100,000+ for a camera.  So buying a camera can at many times be confusing.  Some SD cameras cost more than some … Continue reading

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Common myths when upgrading a video system: Churches are just like the broadcast world; it all boils down to one output

When working with integrators and vendors this is one of the hardest concepts to get through to them.  In news, sports and any other type of TV production everything boils down to one output.  But in the church market we … Continue reading

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Common Myths when upgrading video systems: A Projector is a Projector!

I am not master projectionist, in fact it is more a necessary part of the job that I have to understand rather than I want to understand. But because of some past events that have occurred over the last couple … Continue reading

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Common Myths when upgrading video systems: Just get an all in one system

Working with churches I have learned two things. The first is that it is nothing like the sports or broadcast market at all! The second is that no 2 churches needs are alike. All in one systems are usually designed … Continue reading

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Common Myths when upgrading video systems: Churches just need cheep gear

Churches are always on a budget, but there is a right and a wrong way in purchasing gear. I have seen many installation companies screw this one up. Demo gear before purchasing, yes, they let you do that! Churches are … Continue reading

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Common Myths when upgrading video systems: We have to go HD!

In the world of production there is a difference between quality and resolution.  Unless you are doing edge-blending or broadcasting, resolution isn’t necessary for simple IMAG production.  I have worked on shows with screens 20 feet wide running composite and … Continue reading

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