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Atomos Connect 4K turns your camera into a webcam for cheap

Atomos Connect 4K
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Working remotely from home has been, and still is a challenge for many of us, not knowing what webcams to buy or resulting in us buying very expensive hardware to get our existing cameras that are capable of shooting video synced up through third party software, just to get an image on the screen.

Well for those people, unfortunately this news is going to be a bitter pill to swallow, as Atomos, the brand renowned for providing professional video monitors and recorders have produced the Connect 4K, a HDMI to USB video converter capable of receiving up to a UHD 4K 30p HDMI signal and outputs it up to 1080p 60p over USB for just $39, yes you read that right, $39!

Atomos Connect 4K | was £59 | now $39 (opens in new tab)
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The Atomos connect 4K allows you to connect any 4K video camera via HDMI signal to your Mac or Windows computer over USB for the use in streaming applications such as Zoom, Google Meet, OBS, Twitch, and YouTube Live. It accepts up to a UHD 4K30 HDMI signal and outputs up to 1080p60 , perfect for working from home!

The Connect 4K automatically converts your HDMI input to the universal USB video class standard for compatibility with popular streaming and video conference platforms such as Zoom, Google Meet, Skype, MS Teams, Twitch, YouTube, and many more.

It can also be used with professional streaming applications like; OBS, StreamLabs, Wirecast and X-Split for enhanced multimedia streaming.

Its pocket sized design makes it a handy and very easy to use device and is powered from your computer's USB port and requires no external power supply.

This is not the first device of its kind and some non-branded variants can be had for cheaper however, they can't be trusted to always be reliable, for $39 this device from a trusted brand like Atomos is a must have for anyone wanting to use any camera with a HDMI port as their main remote office webcam and save some money in the process.

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 This great monitor/recorder supports DCI 4K, anamorphic de-squeeze, AvidDNx and records to built-in mini-SSD's and is capable of recording Apple ProRes Raw up to 4K 60p directly from the camera and can be used with any professional cinema camera or prosumer mirrorless/DSLRs through SDI or HDMI.

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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specialising in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound and many more for various advertising campaigns, books and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected in to BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in medium and large format photography with products by Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa and Sinar and has used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI and everything in between. His work covers the genres of Equestrian, Landscape, Abstract or Nature and combines nearly two decades of experience to offer exclusive limited-edition prints to the international stage from his film & digital photography.