PRODUCT 
RECOMMENDATIONS

Our team of experts has tested and evaluated different podcasting equipment to identify the ones that offer exceptional performance and reliability. We also took into account the feedback from our clients, who have firsthand experience using the equipment for their podcasts.
Based on our rigorous testing and feedback from our clients, we have handpicked the following podcast equipment as our top recommendations:
 

VIDEO SET-UP

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Sony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera
"This camera has an amazing quality. Both pictures and videos turned out great every time."
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F1TP AC-PW20 AC Dummy Battery Kit
"I used to buy many batteries but once I got this item I get to use my camera all day long. Worth the purchase."
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Tamron 28-200 F
Camera Lens
"Amazing lens for the money, Tamron 28-75 f2.8 is very sharp, compact and light, focuses fine for photo and video, very versatille and excellent price."
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Elgato Cam Link 4K Camera Adapter
"This is just what I needed to use for my steaming & podcasting setup that I use on daily. The Multiview is amazing with different angles to use."
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           Minimum of one item (HDMI Cable) from the options below:                              Minimum of one item (Lighting) from the options below:
6 ft. Amazon Basics HDMI Cable Adapter
"These cables are much higher quality than what you can get at a discount store for a similar price. They're not stiff or difficult to route. The plugs are much better quality than the discount store junk. I've been using these for years and have never had one fail."
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10 ft. oldboytech HDMI Cable Adapter
"After buying a cheaper cable and having nothing but static lines on my monitor after a few weeks of use. I went for a higher-quality cable (this one). So far this cable is operating as expected, no static lines, no problems of any kind."
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Lume Cube Edge
LED Desk Light 
(One-person use)
"This product is fantastic. Minimal design, easy to install and use, extremely bright and versatile— I use it for my remote office setup.  Totally satisfied and recommend it to anyone needing better lighting in a remote work setting. "
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NEEWER 2 Pack LED Light & Stand Kit 
(Multi-person use)
"We love these lights for our small office studio. These are two out of the three lights we use when producing videos and the lighting is awesome. Get them if you are thinking about small time video production."
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SmallRig  Camera Desk Mount Table 13"-35" Stand
"I attached this to a standing desk with a light and camera mounted. The stand is sturdy and mounts easily. Is more stable than some of the cheaper options I've tried. "
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Nietoto 68" Camera Tripod with 360 Panorama Ball Head
"The Nietoto tripod is the best tripod I’ve purchased and worked with. So many different options and features. Very reasonably priced and the quality is top-notch. I highly recommend purchasing"
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MULTI-PERSON AUDIO SET-UP

(Please select a minimum of one PODMIC per person.)

RODE Cardioid Dynamic PodMic 

"Instantly give yourself more authority in meetings. You’ll be able to hear yourself better, allowing you to keep your train of thought while others try to talk over you. Others will be able to hear you better, even while you speak quietly and calmly. Game changer."
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SHURE MV7X
XLR PodMic

"Excellent build quality. I used this for a podcast. The sound is great. Sounds as good as the larger expensive Shure to me, although a trained ear may be able to tell the difference. Very happy with the sound quality and the purchase as a whole."
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Electro-Voice
RE20 PodMic 


"I have four of these podmics for home studio work and podcast interviews out on the road. The sound is very rich and full. Well worth the medium-high pricetag if you want to sound like a professional at broadcasting work. "
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       Minimum of one item (Microphone Cable) from the options below:          Minimum of one item (Audio Interface) from the options below:
Amazon Basics XLR Microphone Cable
(1 unit count)
"Not one to normally buy Amazon Basics brand items, but color me impressed. Very well-made cable. Sturdy connectors. Available in a multitude of lengths for a fair price. Will definitely buy more when the time eventually comes to expand my setup."
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AuxLink XLR Microphone Cable
(4 units count)

"This 4 pack of 1.5', color-coded XLR cables were perfect for use in my nano home recording studio. With space at a premium, this set of cables helps keep my workspace neat and organized."
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Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB Audio Interface
(Good for 2 users)
 
"Audio interfaces are hard to come by nowadays so I was excited to see the 2i2 available. This product comes with a mic stand -- easy to adjust and has a sturdy feel to it. Nothing was damaged when I received it, happy with the purchase."
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Rode Rodecaster
Pro II Podcast Console 
(Good for 4 users)

"This tool is awesome and I can see it becoming the go-to device for small business owners wanting to start a podcast for their business and enhance their online presence because that is exactly what I am using it for."
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AUDIO SET-UP FOR REMOTE  OR
ONE-PERSON INTERVIEWS 

SHUREMV7 USB Microphone for Podcasting

"If you're wanting to record with a high-quality podcast microphone, but don't to shell out $500+ for the Shure SM7B, get this mic. You really can't go wrong."
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SAMSON Technologies Q2U USB Microphone

"I can’t even begin to tell you how perfect this mic is. I have a podcast and it’s so perfect it’s almost too good to be true. The price is so low for what you’re getting. This mic will make you sound like a REAL radio host! You need it."
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ACCESSORIES FOR ALL SET-UPS

Select one item from the options for the Microphone Stand.

 

 

InnoGear Microphone Arm Stand
"Still holding strong after a few months and holding its position well. I don’t move it much but found it easy to move away from my music keyboard when needed with minimal adjustment. A solid purchase and good value for the money."
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Rode PSA1+ Mic
Arm Stand

"This mic boom arm is great. I am using it for a USB microphone. The boom arm includes an adapter so that it fits USB mics in addition to regular mics. Build quality is outstanding."
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InnoGear Desktop Microphone Stand
"If you’re sick and tired of mic arms getting in your way this tabletop mic stand is for you. This mic stand is excellent for podcasts. The base and arm are very sturdy and adjustable. Excellent quality tabletop mic stand."
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HEADPHONES

(Must buy 2 or more for multi-person users)
 

 

Sony MDR7506 Headphone

"These are fantastic headphones! The sound coming from them is so good, so clear, and so powerful. They are also quite comfortable as I have a large head and do not like the headphones that clamp tightly around my ears. These I can wear for hours. Highly recommended."
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Rode NTH-100 Professional Over-Ear Headphones
"I’ve bounced around to several sets of headphones for recording (podcasting) and audio mixing. And, there’s a lot of good to say about the Rode NTH-100. Great flat sound for mixing and audio editing and they’re very comfortable to wear for long periods. "
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50X Headphones
"As someone who has gone through 10+ overhead headphones, these are amazing how durable they are, they have joints that have the ability to move in basically 360° of rotation. Every time I think I broke them or sat on them on accident, they always are able to go back to work. Definitely worth it. "
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