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12 March 2019

Elgato Key Light: LED video light with Mac integration

Good lighting is very important in video production. This also applies to the Face Cam, which is used for a YouTube Let's Play, tutorial recordings or Twitch stream. If you […]
11 September 2018

Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock - 2 x 4K @ 60Hz, USB 3.1 and Ethernet

The Thunderbolt 20 Mini Dock will be available from Elgato on September 2018, 3. The distributor for the Thunderbolt connection on the MacBook and MacBook Pro offers the possibility to simultaneously connect two 4K monitors with [...]
3 September 2018

Eve Room (New Version 2018)

With Eve Room you can keep an eye on the air quality at home via HomeKit and read values ​​such as temperature, humidity and air quality (VOC) in real time on the device. With the second generation of the Eve accessories, [...]
28 June 2018

Elgato Eve Aqua - Water Computer with HomeKit Compatibility

If you are looking for an irrigation computer or an additional component for the tap that can be smartly controlled to help you water your garden, greenhouse or lawn, then the Elgato Eve Aqua could be the right choice. [...]
9 May 2018

Elgato Eve Smoke: HomeKit smoke detector for the smart home

The HomeKit from Apple offers manufacturers and developers of systems for the Smart Home an interface to control devices and systems from Apple's central "Home" app. The Eve Smoke smoke detector is now available from Elgato, [...]
10 August 2017

Elgato Green Screen: Chroma Key Panel as a mobile display

The day before yesterday Elgato presented new products for content producers and gamers, including the Elgato Cam Link USB stick, but also the Elgato Green Screen. With the Elgato Green Screen, which I present to you in this post [...]
9 August 2017

Elgato Cam Link: USB 3.0 stick for streaming HDMI sources

The new Elgato Cam Link is a USB stick with 3.0 technology to which you can connect the video camera, a console such as the Nintendo Switch, the Xbox One, the PlayStation 4 or simply the DVD player via HDMI.
26 July 2017

HDMI signal on iMac: Stream and record via Elgato Game Capture HD60 S.

If you want to connect a game console such as the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation or Xbox to the iMac in order to use it as a monitor or television or to stream / record your gameplay, then you can [...]
14 January 2015
Elgato Thunderbolt 2 Dock

Thunderbolt Docks in comparison: Elgato, Belkin, Matrox - which one should I use?

Since I've been working on the MacBook Pro retina, I've been toying with buying a Thunderbolt dock for a long time. These small boxes are extremely practical when you have to have various peripherals plugged into the MacBook, but [...]
11 March 2013 screenshot

Program guide is discontinued, but Elgato wants to offer an alternative

With the [Elgato TV receiver EyeTV-> elgato-eyetv] television can be received on the Mac. The eyeTV software has previously used the online program guide, which unfortunately ceases to operate on February 28.02.2013, XNUMX. By the way: whoever clicked a subscription there [...]