Anyone tried hosting online events (OBS + Zoom + FB/YT Stream) using M1 MBA?

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  1. h2obaby

    h2obaby Active Member

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    Hi! We're looking to get an M1 MBA to support our online events side gig but couldn't decide whether to get 8 or 16 gigs for the RAM. We're jumping ship from Windows since the new M1 Macs are just too powerful at an amazing price. I know the easy answer here would be to just get the 16GB to get it future-proofed but I'm interested to know if anyone has tried a similar workflow already on their M1 MBAs, what your RAM configurations are (if 8 is pwede na or not), and how the overall experience is.

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Silentwill

    Silentwill Active Member

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    I tested Youtube live on my base model MBA M1. Camera sucked and it's all the same I believe for all models even the M1 MBPs so you might want to have an external HD camera to go with it. I only tested for a couple 5 or so minutes so I don't know if performance will be consistent if for longer sessions, but other than the cam and that I had to use Google Chrome cause it isn't supported by Safari, went with no problems.
     
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    Thanks! This is good to know! Yeah the cameras aren’t the best, good thing we already have a Brio (which is turning out as a no-regrets purchase)
     

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