Podcasting Rigs & Gear

Our rigs and gear recommendations for podcasting

Where available we are offering products in the Canadian or American Amazon stores. Some items are not Available in Canada yet but we still appreciate the support

View our podcasting software recommendations below

The Basic Set-Up

  • Sennheiser E835 Dynamic Cardioid Microphone

    Sennheiser E835 Dynamic Cardioid Microphone

    Sennheiser

    • Cardioid Pick-up pattern
    • Good Ambient noise and feedback rejection
    • Powerful sound presence boost

    As low as $99.95






  • Shure SM58-LC Vocal Microphone Bundle with Boom Stand, 20-Foot XLR Cable, Windscreen, and Polishing Cloth

    Shure SM58-LC Vocal Microphone Bundle with Boom Stand, 20-Foot XLR Cable, Windscreen, and Polishing Cloth

    Shure

    • Type: Dynamic (moving coil)
    • Frequency Response: 50 to 15,000 Hz
    • Polar Pattern: Unidirectional (cardioid), rotationally symmetrical about microphone axis, uniform with frequency
    • Impedance: Rated impedance is 150 Ohms (300 Ohms actual) for connection to microphone inputs rated low impedance
    • V-Groove in rear of top section for easier assembly and confident setup

    As low as $119.99






  • Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone – Silver Edition

    Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone - Silver Edition

    Blue Microphones

    • Tri-capsule array – 3 condesner capsules can record almost any situation
    • Multiple pattern selection – cardioid, bidirectional, omnidirectional & stereo
    • Gain control, mute button, zero-latency headphone output
    • Perfect for vocals, musical instruments, podcasting, voiceovers, interviews, field recordings, conference calls
    • Plug 'n play – Mac and PC compatible

    As low as $90.84






The Pro Mic Setup

  • Heil PR-40 Dynamic Studio Recording Microphone

    Heil PR-40 Dynamic Studio Recording Microphone

    Heil

    • Generating element: Copper-wound dynamic with neodymium magnet structure
    • Body: Steel body with zinc die-cast bottom ring
    • Frequency response: 28Hz to 18kHz
    • Impedance: 600 ohms balanced
    • Output level: -53.9dB @ 1,000 Hz

    As low as $327.00






  • Heil Sound PL-2T Overhead Broadcast Boom

    Heil Sound PL-2T Overhead Broadcast Boom

    Heil Sound
    Internal springsTop and back plates are removable for convenient cable threadingStandard C clamp mountAccepts standard 5/8" threaded mic clips/shockmounts
    As low as $120.00






  • Nady MPF-6 6-Inch Clamp On Microphone Pop Filter

    Nady MPF-6 6-Inch Clamp On Microphone Pop Filter

    Nady Systems. Inc.

    • Pop filter for vocal microphones
    • Designed for professional vocal recording environments
    • Stops plosives and protects your mic
    • Includes boom and microphone stand clamp
    • Swivel mount for easy positioning; flexible gooseneck holder

    As low as $12.45






Headphones

  • Plantronics DSP400 Foldable Multimedia Headset

    Plantronics DSP400 Foldable Multimedia Headset

    Plantronics

    • Multi use stereo headset with built-in microphone
    • Folds easily for convenient storage
    • USB plug and play compatible–no sound card required
    • Built-in digital signal processor provides enhanced, full-range stereo sound
    • Inline digital volume and mute controls for easy access

    As low as $45.35






  • Sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone

    Sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone

    Sony

    • Neodymium magnets and 40mm drivers for powerful, detailed sound
    • Closed-ear design provides comfort and outstanding reduction of external noises
    • 9.8-foot cord ends in gold-plated plug; 1/4-inch adapter included
    • Folds up for storage or travel in provided soft case
    • Frequency Response: 10Hz – 20 kHz

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  • Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO, 250 ohms

    Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO, 250 ohms

    beyerdynamic

    • Closed, diffuse-field systems "Bass reflex" technology for improved bass response.
    • Clinically high and mid-range reproduction
    • Rugged headband construction
    • Single-sided cableSoft ear cushionsGold-plated jack plug 3.5 mm and 6.35 mm adapter
    • 250 ohms

    As low as $167.94






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Field Recorders

  • Zoom H4N Handy Portable Digital Recorder

    Zoom H4N Handy Portable Digital Recorder

    Samson

    • Built-in X/Y stereo mics record at either 90° or 120°
    • Four channel simultaneous recording using built-in and external mics
    • Digitally controlled, high-quality mic preamp for improved audio quality
    • Large 1.9-Inch LCD screen and improved user interface for easy operation
    • 24bit/96kHz Linear PCM recording for pristine recording

    As low as $269.99








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Software Mentioned:
Audacity
Levelator
Garageband
Adobe Audition
Skype
Wiretap Studio
Audio HighJack Pro
Skype Call Recorder