Home Studio Set-up Tech Support

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There are 3 main components to every home studio: a microphone, an audio interface, and a computer with recording software. We suggest contacting your local audio supply store for more in depth advice.


A good microphone can make or break any recording. There are thousands of microphones on the market, and it can be intimidating. Here are a few budget Voice-Over microphone suggestions:

  • Rode NT-1A
  • Shure SM7B
  • Rode NT-2A
  • Neumann TLM 106

Audio Interface:

The audio interface is responsible for converting the analogue signal from your microphone, to a digital signal that can travel to your computer. It's also used as your primary gain-staging device. Most audio interfaces have knobs or faders that allow you to adjust the levels going into your computer.

  • Avid Mbox 2 (Regular or Mini)
  • Avid Mbox 3 (Regular or Mini)
  • Digidesign 002, or 003. (Discontinued, but still very cheap online.)
  • Rolland Edirol UA-25

Recording Software (Digital Audio Workstations):

There is a lot of recording software on the market. The good news is, you really don't need to break the bank here. If your only aplication is recording your own voice, almost any piece of recording software will work just fine. Some budget DAW's include:

  • Pro Tools LE
  • Logic Express
  • GarageBand
  • Presonus Studio One

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Voice work can be intensely exciting - just you and the microphone, a page of text and the wonderful sound of your voice in your head-sets.