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Tech at Alveus

Alveus Sanctuary is a virtual education center, and with that comes the need for a lot of technology to make it all work, from livestream broadcast systems to PTZ cameras and microphones in the ambassador enclosures.

Broadcast Studio

  • Software: OBS + Psynaps Cloud Server

  • Camera: Sony Alpha a6400

  • Audio

    • Wireless Mics: 4x Sennheiser XSW 1-ME3-A Wireless Headmic Set

    • Overhead Mic: Audio Technica PRO45

    • Monitoring: Xvive U4 Wireless in-Ear Monitor System

    • Audio Interface: Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 3rd Gen

  • Lighting

    • Key Light: Elgato Ring Light

    • Fill Light: 2x Godox SL150WII w/ Neewer 32"x32" Octagon Flash Softbox

  • Streaming PC

    • CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

    • GPU: Nvidia RTX 3070

    • RAM: 32GB

    • Storage: CORSAIR Force MP600 1TB SSD

    • Control: Elgato Stream Deck

    • Video Output: OREI HDMI Splitter UHDS-102C

Broadcast System

  • Local PC: MINISFORUM EliteMini TH80

    • CPU: Intel Core i7-11800H

    • RAM: 32GB

    • Storage: 512GB SSD

  • Remote PC: ROG Strix G10 Gaming Desktop PC

    • CPU: Intel Core i7-11700

    • GPU: Nvidia RTX 3060

    • RAM: 16GB DDR4

    • Storage: 1TB SSD

  • Software

    • OBS: Used with assorted plugins

      • Transition Table

      • Source Copy

      • Advanced Scene Switcher

    • Chat Control: Custom Node.js app for Twitch.tv chat features

      • Controls local and cloud OBS instances

      • Controls Axis PTZ cameras

  • Nutrition House

    • PC: Beelink Mini PC w/ AMD Ryzen 5 5500U

    • Camera: OBSBot

Outside Broadcasts

Livestream Backpack

  • Connectivity

    • LiveU Solo

    • Verizon Netgear Nighthawk MR1100-100NAS

    • 2 x Inseego MC800 Modems

  • Power

    • MAXOAK Laptop Power Bank 185Wh/50000mAh

    • Krisdonia 50000mAh Laptop Power Bank

  • DSLR

    • Sony a7R III Camera

    • Rode VideoMicro I Mic

  • GoPro

    • GoPro 11 + MediaMod w/ GoPro Labs firmware (clean HDMI out)

    • ULANZI GP-4 Magnetic Quick Release for GoPro

    • STUNTMAN Pack Mount Shoulder Mount for GoPro

Roaming Animal Cam

  • Device: Google Pixel 7

  • Apps

    • Larix Broadcaster (broadcasting)

    • Speedify (internet bonding)

    • IRL Chat (alerts + chat)

Enclosure cameras + audio

  • Foxes

    • Wide Angle: Axis M2036-LE (Fixed)

    • Den: Axis P3268-LV (Fixed)

    • Main: Axis M5525-E (PTZ)

  • Crows

    • Indoor: Axis M5525-E (PTZ)

    • Outdoor: Axis M5525-E (PTZ)

    • Audio: Axis TU1001-VE w/ Axis P8221 I/O Audio Module

  • Georgie

    • Main: Axis M5075-G (PTZ)

    • Water: Axis P12 MkII (Fixed)

  • Noodle

    • Main: Axis M5075-G (PTZ)

    • Hide: Axis P12 MkII (Fixed)

  • Critter Cave

    • Hank

      • Day: Axis M5075-G (PTZ)

      • Night: Axis M1065-LW (Fixed)

    • Barbara / Baked Bean: Axis M5075-G (PTZ)

    • Marty: Axis M5075-G (PTZ)

  • Parrots

    • Main: Axis M5525-E (PTZ)

    • Audio: Axis TU1001-VE w/ Axis P8221 I/O Audio Module

  • Pasture

    • Main: Axis Q6135-LE (PTZ)

    • Audio: Axis TU1001-VE w/ Axis P8221 I/O Audio Module


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