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The Pinball Streaming Thread! - list of channels, updates, how-to-stream, etc.


By akm

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#501 2 years ago

Hey everyone - Neil from Domino pinball -> https://twitch.tv/NeilMcRae/

I'm streaming Iron Maiden LE at the moment, here is a video from a few nights ago!

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usually stream Friday at 21:30UK 16:30Eastern.

Cheers,
Neil.

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#502 1 year ago

Im live! Streaming Back To The Future.

https://www.twitch.tv/youcheatdoctorjones

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#504 1 year ago

The 2018 Space City Open will be streaming Saturday October 20. Women’s finals at 4:30pm Central, and A-Finals at 6:30PM Central. https://www.twitch.tv/spacecitypinball

I’ve made a ton of recent improvements to the stream to make everything super polished. Our new mobile rig will allow all 20 games to be shown in 1080p, 60fps. We have new cut animations for a professional feel. We’ll also be debuting slow motion instant replay so viewers can get a second view of all the sweet saves and tragic drains. Hope you’ll tune in!

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#505 1 year ago

Has anyone else had issues with vertical lines appearing on lit inserts or flashers? I feel like this only happens when I use an external light source to light the playfield better. I'm using a CX 405 for my playfield camera.

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#506 1 year ago

Not really sure what you mean. Can you post a video so we can see it in action?

#507 1 year ago
Quoted from akm:

Not really sure what you mean. Can you post a video so we can see it in action?

I literally just got it fixed today while streaming with help from chat!!

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#508 1 year ago

Is anyone tapping video directly off the screens on a JJP machine? If so, what parts are you using to do this?

I’m thinking it might be cleaner to have a direct feed than a camera pointed at the backglass.

#509 1 year ago

The Buffalo Pinball guys do. However, I'm not sure what they are using to do so.

#510 1 year ago

Titletown Pinball Winter Matchplay and 4 Strike Tournaments
60+ Players

Tournament start time 9:30am Saturday, February 9th
https://www.twitch.tv/foxcitiespinball/

#511 1 year ago
Quoted from zaphX:

Is anyone tapping video directly off the screens on a JJP machine? If so, what parts are you using to do this?
I’m thinking it might be cleaner to have a direct feed than a camera pointed at the backglass.

There’s no plug and play option. That’s all I got.

#512 1 year ago

twitch.tv/alabama_pinball

#513 1 year ago

I use a powered DVI splitter and a DVI to HDMI cable into my capture card. JJP games use standard connectors so it makes life easier at least.

#514 1 year ago

I know that for some might be overkill but I finally upgrade my stream to full 1080p 60fps and boy if it looks pretty... although my gameplay still "meh", lol!

https://www.twitch.tv/oneipodonepinball

https://www.twitch.tv/oneipodonepinball/clip/EnchantingTawdryOilNotATK

#515 1 year ago
Quoted from uncle_jose:

I know that for some might be overkill but I finally upgrade my stream to full 1080p 60fps and boy if it looks pretty... although my gameplay still "meh", lol!
https://www.twitch.tv/oneipodonepinball

https://www.twitch.tv/oneipodonepinball/clip/EnchantingTawdryOilNotATK

Told you it was worth it.

#516 1 year ago
Quoted from akm:

Told you it was worth it.

<3

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#517 1 year ago
Quoted from zaphX:

Is anyone tapping video directly off the screens on a JJP machine? If so, what parts are you using to do this?

I’m thinking it might be cleaner to have a direct feed than a camera pointed at the backglass.

I use this

amazon.com link »

Then HDMI into HD60s. On WOZ I find I need to boot the game with the HDMI unplugged then plug it after bootup for the display to work. A little awkward, but it works.

#518 1 year ago

I thought I’d speak a bit about the setup I use for http://twitch.tv/nspinball - I’ve gone through a few iterations and landed at a setup I am pretty happy with.

I started out with Jack Danger’s guide at http://www.deadflip.com/howtostreampinball with the “medium budget” setup.

After some modifications here is my modified version of that list:

* Two mic stands
* Two clamps
* Blue Snowball Mic
* One camera mic stand adapter
* One Logitech C920 (Facecam)
* One Logitech C922 (Playfield cam)
* One LED light
* One Avermedia Live Gamer Portable 2 for capturing HDMI from the backbox

The Blue Snowball goes on one mic stand.
The other uses the camera mic stand adapter to mount the LED light.
The cameras are clamped to the top of the backbox.

The Avermedia capture device fits nicely in the corner of my JJPOTC backbox, intercepting the HDMI to the backbox monitor. The USB cable peeks out easily behind the backglass. It really gives a beautiful feed from the LCD display.

I run the Blue Snowball in mode 3, screwed to the top of the mic stand. It sits to the left of the cabinet with the business end pointed at me, at around 4 ft high. This does a great job of capturing my speech as well as the game audio.

I pipe all of this into a Mac (late 2013 MacBook Pro) using Open Broadcast Studio.
The playfield cam is 720p@60fps and the face cam is 720p@30fps.

I’ve gone through several setups with mic stands hanging cameras over the playfield, in my face etc and this setup is by far my favorite.
Nothing is in my way, and the angles for everything are great. The one drawback is the playfield cam shakes with the shaker motor, but I think that adds to the sense of being there and is not a concern for me at this time.

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#519 1 year ago

Which clamps did you use for this? I always thought attaching to the machine was frowned upon but after watching your videos I don't actually mind it and I've been looking for something to quickly move between machines on location and top clamps would be super nice.

#520 1 year ago
Quoted from ahanson:

Which clamps did you use for this? I always thought attaching to the machine was frowned upon but after watching your videos I don't actually mind it and I've been looking for something to quickly move between machines on location and top clamps would be super nice.

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Frowned upon or no, it’s better for me as a player not having stuff hanging over the playfield.

#521 1 year ago

I should probably clarify "frowned up" was more for the thought that it would shake too much with nudging and stuff, but even with the shaker I didn't think the videos were distracting or anything. Nice work.

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#522 1 year ago

I may experiment with piping the game audio through the Avermedia also. I’m a little concerned about audio lag / doubled audio picked up from my mic but we’ll see how it goes.

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#523 1 year ago

Texas Pinball Festival approaches! We will be streaming the main, classics, and women’s tournament finals this year. A lot of top notch competitors are signed up to play, all competing for a whopping $4400 first place prize! I expect some intense competitive action!

Saturday (3/22)
9am: classics
5pm: wizards finals

Sunday (3/23)
12pm: women’s tournament finals

twitch.tv/spacecitypinball

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(all times are central)

#524 1 year ago

Inspired by zaphX, I've been playing around with overhead rigs clamped to the backbox. I'm pretty close to one that's not too bad I think after a few prototypes. I just need to make a bracket for my RPi's and their batteries and this thing should be easily movable from machine to machine. I might need a slightly longer rail for the backglass camera and in theory you could just do a one camera thing with the 4K Pro and catch most of the backglass along with the playfield but I like the backglass camera. Could add a player camera too if desired I think near the backbox. Some pros are the shake is minimal after some big nudges/tilts and there's no need to reset the camera if you slide save since it just moves along with the machine.

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#525 8 months ago

So I watched Jack's video on camera FPS, and I set all 3 of my cams to 30 FPS. My video still looks choppy...Im using Microsoft Lifecams...that may be my problem...but free is a bitch.

#526 8 months ago
Quoted from ahanson:

Inspired by zaphX, I've been playing around with overhead rigs clamped to the backbox. I'm pretty close to one that's not too bad I think after a few prototypes. I just need to make a bracket for my RPi's and their batteries and this thing should be easily movable from machine to machine. I might need a slightly longer rail for the backglass camera and in theory you could just do a one camera thing with the 4K Pro and catch most of the backglass along with the playfield but I like the backglass camera. Could add a player camera too if desired I think near the backbox. Some pros are the shake is minimal after some big nudges/tilts and there's no need to reset the camera if you slide save since it just moves along with the machine.
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That’s a cool setup!

I actually migrated away from clamping due to shaker motor camera shake. I now run this setup on wheels with pinstadium xstream lights.

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#527 8 months ago

Meanwhile Ive got webcams gaff taped to mic stands...works fine.

#528 8 months ago
Quoted from Chitownpinball:

So I watched Jack's video on camera FPS, and I set all 3 of my cams to 30 FPS. My video still looks choppy...Im using Microsoft Lifecams...that may be my problem...but free is a bitch.

You want 60FPS for the playfield cam.

#529 8 months ago
Quoted from zaphX:

You want 60FPS for the playfield cam.

Dang...guess I need a new pf cam.

#530 8 months ago

I need some input on my stream. I set this up in a rush last night because I had to swap in a very heavy 4K DSLR camcorder for the overhead so I could get 60fps.

My thoughts are:

Playfield looks good, maybe a little more exposure to lighten it up.

Lower camera needs auto focus turned off. Not sure I love the angle. I may put it up higher shooting down more.

I may move the backbox camera closer too.

Sound was tops I think.

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/499141891

#531 8 months ago
Quoted from Chitownpinball:

Playfield looks good, maybe a little more exposure to lighten it up.

Leave the exposure where it is and flood the game with light from led lights on a stand.

Quoted from Chitownpinball:

Lower camera needs auto focus turned off. Not sure I love the angle. I may put it up higher shooting down more.

Having a good shot of the lower playfield on this game would be key. I’d try to put a web cam down there.

Also even if your cameras are set to 60 FPS, your stream may not be outputting that. Make sure it is.

Good luck!

#532 8 months ago
Quoted from chuckwurt:

Leave the exposure where it is and flood the game with light from led lights on a stand.

Having a good shot of the lower playfield on this game would be key. I’d try to put a web cam down there.
Also even if your cameras are set to 60 FPS, your stream may not be outputting that. Make sure it is.
Good luck!

Ugh....more stuff, lol. I dont have space for all this. Ill see what I can do....

I looked at where I could go with the camera and its not going to be worth it to put it down there. The angle of view would be total shit. Plus I cant get the glass out unless I move 3 games so F that, ha!

With the camera at 60fps, the playfield looks 100x better than it did with the 30fps, but I will look and see. Pretty sure Im at 1080p at 60

#533 8 months ago
Quoted from Chitownpinball:

Ugh....more stuff, lol. I dont have space for all this. Ill see what I can do....
I looked at where I could go with the camera and its not going to be worth it to put it down there. The angle of view would be total shit. Plus I cant get the glass out unless I move 3 games so F that, ha!
With the camera at 60fps, the playfield looks 100x better than it did with the 30fps, but I will look and see. Pretty sure Im at 1080p at 60

Well your broadcast is outputting 720. Not sure on the FPS. Might only be 30 FPS.

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#534 4 months ago

Is anyone currently, or planning to stream in HDR? I think pinball streaming would be the ideal use for this. With the extreme contrast between the dark areas and the light areas.

#535 4 months ago

I’d be happy to look into it. You to have a link to a camera with hdmi our that can do HDR?

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#536 4 months ago

owlnonymous deadflip

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#537 54 days ago

Just started quaranstreaming weekly on Tuesdays at 8pm ET. Last week reached the Final Battle on The Shadow on 2nd game of the stream which was a nice surprise. This week I'm streaming TNA. Hope to see some of you there.

https://twitch.tv/silverballerone

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#538 40 days ago

Hey guys, I just started streaming and I'm loving it. Feel free to give me a watch/follow at "JustAnotherPinball" on Twitch. Here is a highlight of me beating the wizard mode on NBA Fastbreak last night. Please let me know if you have any suggestions on things I can improve. Thanks for the support!

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/632251135

#539 40 days ago

I feel like I should start streaming so people can watch me suck at it and feel better about themselves with all this "wizard mode on that game" "final mode on this game".

#540 39 days ago

I've been going about 1 month now and I'm loving it! https://www.twitch.tv/pinball_mayhem_jeremy
I stream on Twitch - Sunday mornings 9am central. YouTube Saturday mornings 9am central.
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Here's a highlight from my last stream - a 20 min game on The Champion Pub. A great end to a marathon stream (almost 3 hours).
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/631662906

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