Podcasting Gear

Discover the equipment that works best for your show and your budget. We only add gear that is highly reviewed and in stock.

SSL2+
$300
Really low noise level for an affordable audio interface. Comes with a free channel strip plugin. I use this one personally.
Zoom Podtrak P4
$200
Zoom's new portable recorder is their most appealing device for podcasters. All the functionality of a Rodecaster pro for 1/3 the price.
gator frameworks deluxe desk mic boom bm3000
$130
High-quality desktop mic mount with built-in XLR cable. 360 degree articulating, spring loaded arm. Made with powder coated steel.
blue baby bottle sl podcast equipment microphone
$400
Although it's a weird looking mic, the sound is neutral and rich in the mid range, making it an ideal microphone for recording vocals.
Shure SM58-LC podcast mic
$100
This is one of the best microphones you can get in the $100 price range. It’s durable, doesn’t require phantom power and tailored for vocals
headphone holder desk mount
$12
Hang your headphones from a simple desk mount to save desk space and prevent dropping them. Two different options listed for desk thickness
motu-m2 audio interface
$170
Usb-c audio interface with built in loopback for recording and mixing computer output. It has 120db of dynamic range and lcd meters.
Behringer MICROAMP HA400 Headphone Amp
$24
The compact Behringer HA400 headphone amplifier can power up to 4 pairs of headphones and up to 4 independent volumes.
sennheiser e935 xlr podcast mic
$180
Cardioid dynamic mic with excellent build quality and high frequency response. Also recommended for musicians.
InnoGear mic stand
$50
Microphone arm stand is suitable for any mic up to 4.4 lbs. Made of iron. Movement is solid and smooth without any metal noise.
sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone
$90
Ideal for sound monitoring in recording studios, podcasting, radio, film production, video, electronic news gathering.
samon q2u podcast mic
$60
Combines digital and analog audio capture into one dynamic microphone with XLR and USB outputs at an affordable price.
Zoom LiveTrak L-8
$400
This audio interface from Zoom contains everything a podcaster could ever need and it's $200 cheaper than the Rodecaster Pro.
Audio Technica ATH-M20x headphones grid
$50
Professional studio monitor closed-back headphones for sound isolation to avoid bleeding audio into the mic. High value for the price.
Zoom H6
$300
Portable recorder with 4 XLR inputs and stereo mic. Works as an audio interface or record to SD card. Built-in preamps and LCD screen
siless acoustic foam panels
$20
12 pack of Acoustic panels that prevent sound from reflecting off hard surfaces, like ceilings, floors and walls by absorbing the waves
iRig Pre HD portable preamp
$100
Portable XLR preamp for mobile recording straight to your apple mobile device, mac or pc. Uses batteries for phantom power.
Behringer BA 85A
$24
Dynamic, cardioid microphone offering integrated shock mount and pop filter and feedback rejection. Extremely inexpensive option.
ATR2100x-USB Grid
$100
Inexpensive XLR/USB-c mic with a built-in headphone input. Cardiod, dynamic microphone. Upgrade to the previous model.
Heil PR-40 Podcast Mic
$330
Produces one of the widest frequency range available in a dynamic microphone. Considered a workhorse in the industry.
Rode PodMic
$100
Dynamic, cardioid, inexpensive XLR microphone designed for podcasting with a built-in mesh pop filter and internal shock mount.
rodecaster pro grid
$600
USB interface with integrated mixer, sound effects player, phone tap for taking phone calls, recorder, and more, all in one box.
at2005 usb grid
$80
Dynamic cardioid handheld mic with USB, XLR connections, built-in headphone jack for direct monitoring and a sturdy metal body.
focusrite scarlett 2i2 grid
$160
2 inputs for simultaneous recording and playback of up to two channels with independently controllable headphone and monitor outputs.
cloudlifter CL1 preamp grid
$150
Provides up to +25dB of gain in two stages and impedance loading for dynamic and ribbon mics. Recommended for the Shure SM7B
Rode NT-USB Mini grid
$100
Features a headphone amplifier with 3.5mm headphone output. Switchable zero-latency monitoring mode. Built-in pop filter and USB output.
Shure-SM7B-Grid
$400
The SM7B dynamic microphone has a smooth, flat, wide-range frequency response appropriate for music and speech in all audio applications.