Tech, no Babel — The four types of video monitors

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1. Program monitor: Used to monitor what’s going out onto the recording, room display, to broadcast, etc.
2. Preview monitor: In a system with a video switcher, this monitor shows the director what will be in the program monitor when the cut or auto-trans button is pushed or the t-bar is used.
3. Source monitor: One monitor for each source, used to show what the source is sending at all times.
4. Confidence monitors: Used to give visual feedback to the presenter, singer, etc. as to what is either on the main screens or for information they need like notes or lyrics.

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Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div.

Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div. has been a tech volunteer with Quest Community Church in Lexington, KY since 2000 and is the founder of TrinityDigitalMedia.com, llc. He became part of the technology in ministry team when his church’s attendance was around 200 in one Sunday service and has witnessed it’s growth to 5,200 average weekly attendance in one Saturday service, four Sunday services in one online and two physical campuses. He literally wrote the book on podcasting in churches, twitter in churches, & servant-hearted volunteering, as well as writing various articles for publications like “Church Production” and “Technologies for Worship” magazines.