My Video Equipment

I started making videos just using my iPhone. It actually took me a surprisingly long time figuring out how to position a camera to feature a product while demonstrating it in hand.

Creating a quality unboxing type review video is hard to do without some kind of overhead apparatus for your camera, but I ended up using a cheap Photojojo wide angle lens that attached to the back of my phone, and that finally allowed me to get everything necessary into the shot.

Anyways, it doesn’t take much to create Youtube videos, basically just some thought and a smartphone (possibly with a mic attachment to clean up the audio). I hit 100k views with just this and a suction cup iphone desk mount.

If you see some of the quality of the tech vids on Youtube, you’ll know that you don’t have to have the most professional equipment in the world to gain viewers.

Eventually, I found a used Canon T4i on craigslist for around $400 bucks. So I mainly use this now along with a Joby gorilla pod for most of my shooting. I also occasionally use a Zoom H1 for any outdoor audio. I edit using Adobe Premier Pro and that pretty much rounds out my video gear.

Full desk setup tour:


Workstation/Gaming Rig

  • MSI x99 Gaming 7
  • Intel i7 5820k
  • Corair H80i
  • MSI GTX 980Ti
  • 32GB RAM
  • Corsar AX760i PSU
    • Samsung SSDs
    • WD HDDs
  • ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q
  • Logitech G700
  • IKEA Table Desk

red and black pc build


Site and Software

I am a huge fan of Windows, and I run my site using WordPress with a custom Headway Theme hosted by Dreamhost.

Some of my favorite online sites are Ars Technica, AnandTech, Engadget, and Jalopnik.com.

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