Below we have listed our recommended equipment to get your started with your at-home virtual fitness studio.
For tips or more information on setting up your at-home virtual studio, please visit our Virtual Studio Equipment Guide.
TRAINER STARTER KIT
Jijo suggests that you start with the following items: webcam, wireless microphone, and connect your streaming device (laptop or computer) to your TV (via HDMI or another cable) so that you can see your class on a large display.
Why this? This inexpensive, yet high-powered camera offers a wide angle frame, that provides a full body display (and minimal fidgeting!).
Why this? This lightweight, wireless mic provides fast and easy pairing with your PC or Mac and a variety of wearing options (headset or lavalier).
Additional Video Options
Why this? This wide-angled, webcam offers a clear picture, auto-focus capabilities, a built-in mic and an adjustable light ring to deliver the most optimal brightness.
Why this? This wide-angled webcam offers a built-in Ultra HD lens with sensor and a noise reduction fuction so your clients can see and hear you clearly.
Why this? This high-powered, wide-angled webcam won’t require constantly adjusting the angle.
Additional Audio Options
Why this? This powerful, easy to install, USB wireless mic clips to your clothing, giving you the freedom to teach and talk.
Why this? This “Instructor-tested” USB powered mic is compatible with Macs and Windows and provides great quality for a stand-alone mic option.
Upgrade your setup by connecting to a large screen monitor to maximize your client engagement and improve your ability to instruct and participate at the same time.
Why this? This Insignia 24” FireTV is a quality, full HD monitor with HDMI input capability.
Why this? This Insignia 32” FireTV is a quality, full HD monitor with HDMI input capability.
Why this? This Insignia 43” FireTV is a quality, full HD monitor with HDMI input capability.
Cables are used to connect your streaming device (laptop or computer) to a large screen TV or Monitor.
Why this? This DisplayPort is an alternative to the HDMI to HDMI cord if your computer has a DisplayPort output rather than an HDMI output. These are typically found in Windows-based computers.
Why this? This is a smaller, more compact version of a DisplayPort. A mini DisplayPort is an alternative to the HDMI to HDMI cord if your computer has a mini DisplayPort output rather than an HDMI output. These are typically found in Windows-based computers.
Why this? This adapter connects a USB-C enabled smartphone, tablet or computer to a HDTV, monitor or projector with HDMI input. This is typically used for Macbooks, iPads, Tablets, or Samsung Galaxy.
Why this? An ethernet cable provides a wired, more reliable internet connection for your computer rather than using WiFi for an internet connection.
You will need a streaming device to utilize our platform and interact with your client(s) on Jijo. Jijo recommends using a tablet, laptop, or desktop computer as the main hardware for delivering virtual fitness instruction. Jijo suggests the following streaming devices:
Why this? This 14” Lenovo Chromebook offers a long battery life and built-in HDMI output for easy connectivity to a TV.
Why this? This lightweight HP Chromebook is smart, fast, and easy to use. It also has cable connection capabilities to hook your display to a larger monitor or TV screen.
Why this? This small (11.6″) but powerful Samsung Chromebook includes a built-in HDMI output for easy connectivity to a TV.
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