podcasting equipment

by Trevor Collins ·Posted
The popularity of podcasting has skyrocketed in recent years. While many facets are involved in making a successful podcast, undoubtedly one of the most important is the microphone. However, with so many factors to consider, from budgets and solo or multi-person setups to technical specs like capsule types, pickup patterns, and onboard controls, the options can sometimes seem overwhelming. Fear not! B&H has you covered in your endeavor to weed through the options and produce engaging content. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the key
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted
Shure is releasing new gear for podcasters, streamers, musicians, and people who work from home—and we at B&H are excited to talk about it. First up is the MV7X, the all-analog version of Shure’s celebrated MV7 microphone. This is for voice-over artists and podcasters who love the look and sound of the MV7, but don’t need the USB part of it. This mic offers the discerning user a classic, broadcast look and a classic, broadcast sound—
by Jason T ·Posted
In 2020, an estimated 100 million people listened to a podcast each month, according to Forbes, and, if the trend continues, it’s expected to reach 125 million in 2022. It seems as though everyone I know either has a podcast, or has at least toyed with the idea of starting one. With the holidays looming, many new podcasters are sure to be on the prowl for the right gear to get them started, and if that sounds like you, you’re in the right place. As I listen to podcasting develop as an artform, I am constantly reminded that the possibilities in
by Jason T ·Posted
It has been said through the ages that necessity is the mother of invention and, based upon the surge in interest we’re seeing in remote podcasting during these strange and uncertain times, I’m realizing that it truly is. COVID-19 has upended life as we know it for much of the US. People are cooped up in their homes, and everyone is wondering if this is the new normal. Many jobs have been lost, and if you’re lucky enough to have one, you’re working from home, doing everything you can to keep it. As many podcasters did, we scrambled to take the
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AB and Jake give you their first impressions on the Zoom LiveTrak L-8. This battery-powered podcast mixer was made for the on-the-go podcaster. Stick around until the end to see where they take this product! Learn more at B&H Explora  
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From podcasts to indie films, this lightweight boom mic perfectly captures the human voice. What more could you ask for in a mic? Click here to learn more about the RODE NTG-5
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Whether recording a podcast, voiceover, singing, or instruments, the Focusrite Scarlett 4i4 3rd Gen is worth it, with features like loopback for calls, TRS inputs and outputs, and an optional Air setting. AB and Nick at B&H give an in-depth review, podcast style. Learn more about the Focusrite Scarlett 4i4 3rd Gen click
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted
If you’re keen on producing podcasts, but can’t be tied down to a studio, you need equipment that you can take anywhere and use anywhere, even in places without power. Equipped with highly portable, battery-powered gear, you can finally start “One with Nature” (your soon-to-be solo podcast in which you rant about random requests in remote locations) or “Coffee Shop Critic” (you and a friend doing a podcasted comparison tour of your city’s coffee shops, their clientele, and their best and worst consumable offerings). Thanks to B&H’s vast
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted
If you feel the urge to podcast, you’re not alone. This fast-growing form of entertainment is virtually free of gate-keepers; all you need is a bright idea and some basic audio tools to get started. But what are these tools? Well, it depends on the kind of podcast you’d like to make. If you’re running a one-person show, you don’t need much. But someone orchestrating a four-person panel requires a more complicated setup. In the next few paragraphs, we’re going to break it down and make it simple: whether you see yourself making solo podcasts or
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AB performs a thorough and complete investigation of the new RØDE RØDECaster Pro, an integrated podcast production studio that simplifies the technical aspects of podcasting so you can focus on making great content—of mellifluous broadcast quality. Focus your powers of concentration on this video to learn about the RØDECaster Pro’s many scintillating features. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted
Stop the presses— RØDE has released something sure to change the podcasting game. Already lauded for its industry-standard microphones, RØDE is now offering the RØDECaster Pro, a powerful podcast-dedicated production console. This is an all-in-one recorder, mixer, sound-effects player, phone-tap, and more.   This unit is jam-packed with pod-friendly features, such as built-in safety measures to keep you from mangling your podcast as
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Today’s talk is geared toward people who want to produce their own podcasts and with that in mind we will focus on what we have learned in our time producing the B&H Photography Podcast, from the gear we use, to the audio techniques and software.