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Top Gear to Start a Podcast

Podcasting has become a popular hobby and side hustle over the past few years. If you've been thinking of starting your own, you'll need the right equipment to produce quality sound. Ahead, shop microphones, audio mixers, headphones and editing software. We may receive a commission on qualifying purchases.

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    Microphones

    The power of a podcast all lies in the microphone you use, and no two mics are the same. Try voice effects and four different pickup patterns with the Blue Yeti USB microphone, attach the full system to your computer with a condenser or keep things compact with a mini tripod.

    Blue Yeti USB microphone

    Blue Yeti USB microphone

    Audio mixers

    Deliver clear, crisp sound to each listener with state of the art audio mixers. Adjust noise levels, fade in music and more with these podcast production staples.

    Headphones

    Stay focused by canceling outside noise factors with high quality headphones. Shop a wireless pair from Bose or plug in a pair of wired OneOdio headphones with over 28,000 Amazon ratings.

    Editing Software

    Ensure that every podcast episode is edited and customized to your liking with digital programs. Add intro music, sound effects, trim audio and more with Sound Forge Audio Studio and WavePad.

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