Podcasting Rigs & Gear

Our rigs and gear recommendations for podcasting

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The Basic Set-Up

  • Sennheiser E835 Dynamic Cardioid Vocal Microphone
    Sennheiser E835 Dynamic Cardioid Vocal Microphone
    Sennheiser
    • Cardioid Pick-up pattern
    • Good Ambient noise and feedback rejection
    • Powerful sound presence boost
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  • Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone - Silver
    Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone - Silver
    Blue Microphones
    • Tri-capsule array - 3 condenser capsules can record almost any situation
    • Multiple pattern selection - cardioid, bidirectional, omnidirectional & stereo
    • Gain control, mute button, zero-latency headphone output. Requires a minimum of 64 MB of RAM
    • Perfect for vocals, musical instruments, podcasting, voiceovers, interviews, field recordings, conference calls
    • Plug 'n play - Mac OS X (10.4.11 or higher) and PC (Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP). Bit Rate: 16bit
    As low as $129.00

The Pro Mic Setup


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  • 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 $121.00
  • Nady MPF-6 6-Inch Clamp On Microphone Pop Filter with Flexible Gooseneck and Metal Stabilizing Arm
    Nady MPF-6 6-Inch Clamp On Microphone Pop Filter with Flexible Gooseneck and Metal Stabilizing Arm
    Nady Systems. Inc.
    • Top rated Professional Pop filter for vocal microphones
    • Multi-positional windscreen for optimum performance
    • Stops plosives and protects your mic
    • Includes boom and microphone stand clamp
    • Swivel mount for easy positioning, plus extra long and flexible gooseneck holder
    As low as $10.99

Headphones

  • Plantronics DSP400 Foldable Multimedia Headset
    Plantronics DSP400 Foldable Multimedia Headset
    Plantronics
    • Inline digital volume and mute controls for easy access
    • Built-in digital signal processor provides enhanced, full-range stereo sound
    • Folds easily for convenient storage
    • Multi use stereo headset with built-in microphone
    • USB plug and play compatible--no sound card required
    • 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 $43.93
  • 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
    • 9.8-foot coiled cord and it is not deatachable
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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
    • 2 year manufacturer warranty only when purchased from an authorized beyerdynamic dealer.
    As low as $151.79

Desks or Interfaces

  • Mackie 1202-VLZ3 12-Ch. Compact Recording/SR Mixer
    Mackie 1202-VLZ3 12-Ch. Compact Recording/SR Mixer
    Mackie
    • New ultra-low noise VLZ3 design with highest possible headroom
    • 4 studio-grade XDR2 Extended Dynamic Range mic preamps with - Ultra-wide 60dB gain range, 130dB dynamic range
    • 12 high-headroom line inputs
    • Advanced DC pulse transformer RF rejection
    • 2 Aux sends, level, pan and PFL solo on each channel
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  • Focusrite Saffire Pro 24 DSP Firewire Audio Interface
    Focusrite Saffire Pro 24 DSP Firewire Audio Interface
    Focusrite
    • Onboard DSP chip powers the Virtual Reference Monitoring feature
    • 24 channels of I/O (16 In, 8 Out)
    • 2 award winning Focusrite mic-pres, 8 ADAT in, 6 analog out, SPDIF/Stereo in/out, MIDI in/out
    • 2 unique loop-back virtual channels for routing between software applications
    • Bundle includes: Xcite + Software Bundle, an authorization code for Ableton Live Lite, and Focusrite Comp/Reverb/EQ/Gate VST/AU plugin
    As low as $249.99

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Field Recorders

  • Zoom H4N Handy Portable Digital Recorder - 2009 Version
    Zoom H4N Handy Portable Digital Recorder - 2009 Version
    Samson
    • Onboard X/Y Mics: High quality with easy to set selectable recording width (90 and 120 degrees)
    • 2 XLR/TRS Inputs: Connect mics, instruments, and line level devices for added possibilities
    • 24-bit/96kHz Recording: High resolution audio
    • Expanded Capabilities: Built-in effects, audio interface mode, and onboard speaker make it the recorder of choice
    • Included Accessories - old version: 2G SD card, power adaptor, microphone adaptor clip, foam windscreen, plastic case, USB cable, 2x AA batteries, Cubase LE, manual.
    As low as $750.00
  • TASCAM DR-100mkII 2-Channel Portable Digital Recorder
    TASCAM DR-100mkII 2-Channel Portable Digital Recorder
    TASCAM
    • Locking XLR inputs accept balanced mic or line inputs
    • Two sets of microphones for cardioid or omnidirectional pickup
    • Dual battery systems for hours of recording
    • Stereo S/PDIF digital input
    • Rugged aluminum constructionincluded accessories: 2GB SD card, Exclusive Li-ion battery (BP-L2), USB connection cable, Exclusive soft case, Exclusive windsock, Wireless remote control (RC-10), Coin cell battery for confirming remote control operat
    As low as $299.99
  • TASCAM DR-40 4-Track Portable Digital Recorder
    TASCAM DR-40 4-Track Portable Digital Recorder
    TASCAM
    • XLR / TRS balanced MIC/LINE inputs with phantom power and +4dbu line level input.
    • Switchable microphone position from X-Y to A-B
    • 4-track recording - record the built-in microphones and mic inputs at the same time
    • Dual recording captures a safety track to prevent distorted takes
    • Up to 96Hz/24-bit resolution
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Studio Extras

  • Behringer HA400 4-Channel Stereo Headphone Amplifier
    Behringer HA400 4-Channel Stereo Headphone Amplifier
    Behringer USA
    • Ultra-compact headphone amplifier system for studio and stage applications
    • 4 independent stereo high-power amplifier sections
    • Highest audio quality with virtually all types of headphones even at maximum volume
    • Phones Level control per channel
    • DC 12 V adapter included
    As low as $38.99
  • Pyle-Pro PMKS8 U-Base Gooseneck Desktop Microphone Stand
    Pyle-Pro PMKS8 U-Base Gooseneck Desktop Microphone Stand
    Sound Around
    • Die casting iron u shape stand
    • Adjustable Positioning
    • Mic Holder Included
    As low as $7.14
  • Rolls MM11 MicMute - Microphone Mute Switch
    Rolls MM11 MicMute - Microphone Mute Switch
    Rolls
    • Lowers the mic signal about 60 dB
    • Passes Phantom Power
    • Sets on a podium or mounts to a Rolls MSC106 Mic Stand Clamp in the event the MM11 is to be used by hand.
    • Large actuator switch which may be used by hand as well as foot
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Software Mentioned:
Audacity
Levelator
Garageband
Adobe Audition
Skype
Wiretap Studio
Audio HighJack Pro
Skype Call Recorder