markiplier gaming setup gear & camera

Markiplier’s Gaming Setup, Gear & Camera for YouTube

With one of the most popular channels on YouTube, Markiplier (aka Mark Fischbach) has made quite a name for himself over the past few years. Indeed, Markiplier’s Try Not To Laugh videos are the stuff of Internet legend, while his comedy sketches and gaming commentaries remain compulsively watchable. Given the irrepressible Hawaiian’s undisputed claim to YouTube fame, we were wondering what the Markiplier gaming setup, gear and camera situation was all about. That sent us on a short quest to uncover his tech secrets, which weren’t really secrets since the dude is always happy to share. Without further ado, we present Markiplier’s Gaming Setup, Gear & Camera for YouTube. Try not to drool.

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sennheiser hd 598 cs closed back headphone

1. Sennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headphone

As a music enthusiast and devout gamer, Markiplier understands the importance of sound all too well. To satiate his sonic demands, he throws on some trusty Sennheiser HD 598 Cs Headphones. Lightweight and comfortable, the headphones are compatible with more or less every audio device you can think of, and able to deliver a truly isolated audiophile listening experience. Pair that with an affordable price tag and the worldwide acclaim pretty much speaks for itself.

Features: wired, over ear headphones; frequency Response 10 to 28,000 Hz, Impedance 23 ohm; leatherette headband
Price: from $481.38

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shure pg27 usb multi purpose microphone

2. Shure PG27-USB Multi Purpose Microphone

If you’re one of the millions of viewers who watched Markiplier’s Five Nights at Freddy’s YouTube videos, you know that his unmistakable voice always comes through crisp and clear. That’s thanks to the Shure Multi-Purpose Microphone. Equipped with real-time playback capability, an integrated pre-amp, and USB Plug and Play connectivity, the mic makes high quality digital recording an absolute breeze.

Features: USB plug and play connectivity; integrated pre-amp with Microphone Gain Control; Zero Latency Monitoring; Monitor Mix Control; 1/8″ Headphone jack for monitoring
Price: from $235

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corsair carbide series 330r tower case

3. Corsair Carbide Series 330R Blackout Edition Ultra-Silent Mid-Tower Case 

When you’re gaming Markiplier style, you need a computer that keeps pace without overheating or making loud noises. For that, he utilises a Corsair Carbide Series 330R Mid-Tower Case as the foundation for his PC. The monolithic apparatus hosts a three-speed fan controller, angled air intakes and impeccable noise damping materials to keep the engine cool and quiet when it counts the most.

Features: Material – Aluminum; Cooling Type – Air; Fan Size – 140 Millimeters; Motherboard Compatability – ATX
Price: from $119.99

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sony a7r ii full frame mirrorless camera

4. Sony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera

If there were a book called How to Be a Successful YouTube Vlogger or Videographer, chapter one would be titled “Buy Yourself a Sony a7R II or a7S II Camera”. Knowing as much, Markiplier went with the a7R II, a compact and supremely optimal digital beast. From the small stunner, expect a full-frame back illuminated 42.4MP sensor, 5-axis in-body image stabilisation, and 4K movie recording. Markiplier YouTube videos simply wouldn’t be the same without it.

Features: Shooting Modes – Silent Shooting; Optical Sensor Size – Full Frame; Compatible Mountings – Sony Mirrorless; World’s first Full-frame 5-axis in-body image stabilization optimized for 42.4MP full-frame; 4K movie recording
Price: from $1,798

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razer deathstalker chroma gaming keyboard

5. Razer DeathStalker Chroma Gaming Keyboard

An absolutely essential component to Markiplier’s setup, the Razer Deathstalker Chrome Gaming Keyboard features signature backlighting with over 16 million colour options, fully programmable keys, and an ergonomic fixed wrist rest.

Features: USB connection; 104 buttons; Fully programmable slim Chiclet keycaps – 10 key Roll over in gaming mode; Chroma backlighting with 16.8 million customizable color options
Price: from AU$179.95

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razer deathadder chroma gaming mouse

6. Razer DeathAdder Chroma Gaming Mouse 

With its sleek aesthetic, ergonomic design and laser sharp accuracy, the Razer DeathAdder Chroma Gaming mouse is the go-to clicker among gamers worldwide. That the mouse is part of Markiplier’s gear arsenal is naturally no surprise.

Features: Movement Detection Technology – Optical; 10,000dpi optical sensor; movement speeds of up to 200 inches per second and 50g accelerations; 6.8 million customizable color options
Price: from $99.99

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aoc 27 flat panel ips led hd monitor

7. AOC 27″ Widescreen Flat-panel IPS LED HD Monitor

If only epic screen size, super fast response times and a brilliant HD display will suffice, accept nothing less than the AOC 27″ Widescreen LED Monitor. Sealing the deal is a price that’s simply too good to refuse. With these kinds of visuals at his disposal, it’s no wonder that Markiplier’s Five Nights at Freddy’s videos are so intense.

Features: 27″ widescreen IPS LED; FHD 1080p resolution; 250 cd/m² brightness; 178° horizontal and 178° vertical viewing angles; 5 ms response time (ultrafast)
Price: from $299.99

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neewer dimmable ring fluorescent flash light

8. Neewer Dimmable Ring Fluorescent Flash Light And Stand Kit

When making big Hollywood movies or Markiplier YouTube videos alike, you want as much control over the lighting as possible in order to fill in the gaps and retain consistency. Get yourself a Neewer Dimmable Ring Light and Stand Kit so it doesn’t look like amateur hour.

Features: 18 inches/48 centimeters ring fluorescent continuous light; aluminum alloy 59 inches/150 centimeters light stand

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adobe premiere pro cc

9. Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Playing video games, fooling around and shooting vlogs is the fun part. Mastering Adobe Premiere Pro CC to tightly edit the footage is the hard part. All parts are necessary to achieve Markiplier YouTube level success. Proceed accordingly.

Price: $20.99/month (annual plan) / $31.49/month on a month-by-month basis / $239.88 full year

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asus g751jy 17 inch gaming laptop

10. ASUS G751JY 17-Inch Gaming Laptop

Like a Markiplier gaming race-car, the ASUS Gaming Laptop packs an Intel i7 processor, a NVIDIA GeForce GTX980M graphics card, a 1 TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive, a 256 GB Solid-State Drive and 24 GB of RAM under its formidable hood. Throw in a 17.3″ IPS FHD display and you’re ready for endless hours of adrenaline pumping entertainment.

Features: Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6 GHz (turbo to 3.6GHz); NVIDIA GeForce GTX980M; 24 GB RAM; 1 TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive + 256 GB PCIEG2 Solid-State Drive; 17.3″ IPS FHD Screen
Price: from $2,499

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General FAQ

What headphones does Markiplier use?

Markiplier uses the Sennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headphones.

What software does Markiplier use?

Markiplier uses Adobe Premiere Pro C to edit the footage for his videos.


Jacob Osborn

Jacob Osborn is an accomplished author and journalist with over 10 years of experience in the media industry. Jacob holds a Bachelor's degree in English and Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin--Madison and has previously written for Stacker alongside co-authoring a Young Adult novel through Simon & Schuster. Now based in Portland, Oregon, Jacob specialises in entertainment, technology and alcohol reporting. You might find him crate-digging at the nearest record store or sampling whisky at the nearest bar. He daydreams of travelling around the world, but for now, the world will have to come to him by way of lifestyle products, gear, gadgetry, and entertainment. Let's call it a happy compromise while he saves up for the next big trip.