MiniLaddd is an entertainment-focused content creator who has been creating various forms of YouTube content since he was thirteen years old. However, he only really started concentrating on his content since he started his current channel in September 2011 thanks both to his own efforts as well as the friends that he met along the way.
Below we have provided a summary of the equipment in MiniLaddd’s gaming setup in case you are curious about what he uses to maintain his high-level production quality.
WHAT MONITOR DOES MINILADDD USE?
MiniLaddd uses an Asus VG248QE 24-inch monitor. The VG248QE offers a 1920 x 1080p screen resolution at a response rate of 1ms and a refresh rate of 144mhz. Its stand allows for height adjustment options of 40.64cm – 51.44 cm (16 to 20¼”), and the monitor can be tilted between +15° to -5° and rotated by 90°. It also offers viewing angles of 170°(H)/160°(V) and has VESA wall mounting capabilities.
Furthermore, it also utilizes NVIDIA 3D LightBoost Technology to improve the overall image realism. Its dimensions are 56.94 x 49.99 x 23.1cm (22.4 x 19.7 x 9.1”) with its stand and 56.94 x 34.04 x 5.73cm (22.4 x 13.4 x 2.6”) without its stand.
WHAT MOUSE DOES MINILADDD USE?
MiniLaddd uses a Razer Lancehead TE mouse. MiniLaddd has opted for the mercury white version of this wired, ambidextrous mouse. It is fitted with a 5G optical sensor that has a range of 100 – 16,000 DPI that can be set in increments of 50. It also has a tracking speed of 450 IPS at an acceleration force of 50G, and resolution accuracy of 99.4%. It has 1,000HZ of Ultra-polling, as well as polling rate options of 125 and 500. It features 8 programmable buttons, comprising of the clickers, two DPI buttons below the serrated scroll wheel, and two buttons on either side of the mouse.
It can store up to for profiles on board which, along with the RGB lighting, can be set though the Razer Synapse software. It has dimensions of 3.7 x 7 x 12.4 m (1.54 x 2.8 x 4.9”) and weighs 103g (3.89oz.) Its cable is 2.1 (6.9ft) long.
WHAT KEYBOARD DOES MINILADDD USE?
MiniLaddd uses a Razer BlackWidow X chroma keyboard. He has chosen the mercury white version of the Razer BlackWidow X chroma keyboard to match his mouse. Its top-plate are constructed from thick, military-grade metal set with Razer Green mechanical switches and The switch is ‘Tactile and Clicky’ and provides an actuation force of 50G at a travel distance of 4mm and an actuation point of 1.9mm.
It has a ten-key rollover and anti-ghosting as well as fully programmable keys that can be set on-the-fly.
It is compatible with Windows 7 and up, and Mac OS X (v10.8 – 10.11) It has dimensions of 18.2 x 45.9 x 4.1cm (7.17 x 18.08 x 1.58”) and weighs 1.4kg (3.11lbs). Its braided fiber cable is not detachable. It also requires the installation and registration of its Razer Synapse software. The lighting profiles and macro settings can then be applied though it. The F-keys are already preset with various functions.
WHAT HEADSET DOES MINILADDD USE?
MiniLaddd uses Audio-Technica ATH-M50x headphones. MinniLadd’s gaming setup includes the wired version of the ATH-M50X headphones, which also appear in those of TimTheTatman and GiantWaffle. The ear cups can be rotated at 90° to lie flat when placed around the neck and can also be pushed inward towards the leatherette-padded adjustable headband for storage purposes. The ear cups are also cushioned with leatherette padding and have an over-ear, closed-back design that produce a surround sound audio effect.
Its earphones are set with 45mm drivers that provide a frequency response range of 15 – 28,000Hz with a nominal impedance of 38Ohms and a sensitivity of 98dB. It is built from a lightweight plastic that brings its weight to 286g (10oz). It comes with two adjustable wired options, one being a 3m (9’1”) coiled cable, and the other being a 1.2m (3’11”) straight cable.
WHAT MICROPHONE DOES MINILADDD USE?
MiniLaddd uses a Shure SM7B microphone. The Shure SM7B has a large-diaphragm design with a cardioid polar pattern that helps to block out unwanted background noises. It allows for a frequency response range of 50 – 20,000Hz, as well as a sensitivity of -50dB and a nominal impedance of 150Ohms. There is a boost button and high-press-filter located at its base.
Its in-built pop-filter assists in preventing plosive sounds from leaking into recordings while its external, removable wind shield helps to disrupt mechanical noise interference. It comes with a captive stand nut, but the XLR-cable and 48V phantom power enabled audio-interface will need to be purchased separately.
WHAT WEBCAM DOES MINILADDD USE?
MiniLaddd uses a Sony a7 III camera. MiniLaddd’s gaming setup incorporates the same camera that the likes of Maximilian_DOOD, B0aty and ONSCREEN, which he uses in fitted with a Sony 55mm F1.8 lens. The base camera offers a 24.2MP BSI full frame 35mm (13.78”) image sensor that provides a 693 phase detection, 425 contrast AF points with 93% image coverage that can shoot at a resolution of up to 2160p, as well as a data processing speed of 1.8x.
It has a 15-stop dynamic range, 14-bit uncompressed RAW and a battery life that can last up to 200 minutes with continuous shooting. Furthermore, its 5-stop image shake reduction, as well as image stabilization and a 15-stop dynamic range. paired with built-in image stabilization. Additionally, its lens has 4D focus with an ISO range of 100 – 51,200 that can be expanded to ISO 50 – 2,048,007 by purchasing the relevant lens.
The battery can last for up to 200 minutes of continuous recording. It is also Bluetooth 4.0+-compatible with mobile phones that have either Android 5.0 or later, or iOS. Its important to note that MiniLaddd is an established streamer and that these specs are far beyond the requirements of a gaming streamer who is just starting out. To get a better idea of different streaming cameras, we recommend that you review this article on webcams.
WHAT MIXER DOES MINILADDD USE?
MiniLaddd uses a Line 6 POD Studio UX2 mixer. The Line 6 POD Studio UX2 is primarily designed for recording guitar audio outputs rather than vocal audio outputs. It allows for two XLR input lines with phantom power capabilities and two 1/4 -inch jack inputs for normal and pad which allows for two total inputs. Each channel has a dedicated preamp knob and volume meters. The meters can be set through its software.
There are another two knobs on its right side, one being a tone direct output, and the other for input. Additionally, there are six output ports at the back of the device. Some of the software that it comes with includes including Alberton Live 7, POD Farm 2.5, SONOMA RIFFWORKS, and Reason Essentials (V8).