A Glimpse on the Top 5 Equipment You Need To Open a Podcast

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We have heard many people talking about how much they love music. We are also one of them who love music from a core. But do you have a great passion for representing music in front of people. Are you dreaming of opening a podcast? Do you want to Enhance your and other’s listening experience by Podcast?

If your answers are yes, then there are many things you have to do. Above and beyond scheduling content, locating co-hosts and signing publicity deals, you have to collect best audio gears that can give your show a better mileage. Several audio products are used in Podcast, but here we are presenting the most used audio gadgets required in opening a podcast. Take a look:

  • A signature Soundtrack for your Podcast

A signature soundtrack is the ultimate identity of your show. It could play at the opening, finishing, or anywhere else of your show. Selecting this tune is the most important thing associated with the identity of your podcast. So it is better to be more careful while choosing this soundtrack.

  • Audio Software

Audio software is the fastest growing feature using by podcasters to make their sound recording. There are many types of software available on the market to record audio at a podcast. Here is the most used software:

  • If you are using a Mac, then GarageBand will be the best for you
  • If you are using Photoshop, then Adobe Audition is the most suitable audio software
  • If you are not using any one of them, you can download a free software named as “Audacity”.

All of the above apps are the most used audio software among podcasters. You can select your best.

  • Microphones

Buying Microphone is one of the most complicated and expensive product for a podcast. As a microphone is mandatory to record your voice, you need to select the best and most suitable microphone as per your need.

Condenser and dynamic are two major types of microphone available for podcast. But most people choose condenser as it produces best sound quality.

  • Mixers and Audio Interfaces

The mixer is another complex product to buy for a podcast. If your requirement is just for a single microphone with a USB interface, then it is not at all hard to buy. But if you are considering using manifold microphones along with an XLR connection, the mixer or audio interface will be the right solution for you. While buying a mixture, always ensure that it has a USB computer interface. If you are a user of condenser mics, then always go for a mixer with phantom power.

  • Moveable Recorders

The portable recorder is one of the most commonly used equipment among podcasters. A Moveable Recorders is mostly and usually used to record face-to-face meetings. But nowadays, most podcasters are using this to record their audio directly. Though it is not a basic podcast requirement, you can still use it as a useful product to record voice.

So this is the five basic requirements that you need to launch a podcast. Always ensure to buy high-quality audio equipment to get a best and long-lasting service from them.