Sound Equipment

Students Using the Podcasting Equipment

Podcasting Equipment

How you can use it 

  • Add sounds effects, music, and more
  • Record audio directly from any input to a computer or a microSD card
  • Add audio files from your computer
  • Complete interviews remotely by connecting your phone via Bluetooth or with our aux cable to prevent echo
  • Record video podcasts from lounge chairs with removable green screen backdrops.

Models & technical details

RØDE Procaster

  • Dynamic microphone with XLR connection
  • Ultra-low noise
  • Cardioid polar pattern with high 180-degree rejection
  • Voice tailored low-cut filter
  • Internal pop filter
  • Stainless steel body

RØDECaster Pro

  • 4 high-quality mic channels
  • Power studio condenser and conventional dynamic mics
  • Automatic level setting and one-touch recording to a microSD card
  • 8 programmable sound effects

Microphones for video & audio recordings

How you can use it

  • Best for recording videos or audio files
  • Record vocals and instrumental sounds

Models & technical details

AKG Perception 170

  • Professional small-diaphragm, condenser cardioid microphone
  • Switchable 20dB pre-attenuation pad
  • Metal construction
  • AKG sound quality
  • Cardioid polar pattern
  • 20Hz-20kHz frequency range
  • Requires +48V phantom power

AKG D112

  • Professional dynamic bass drum microphone
  • Dynamic microphone capsule
  • Cardioid polar pattern
  • 20-17000 Hz audio frequency bandwidth
  • Max. SPL for 0.5 % THD > 160 dB (calculated)
  • 210 Ohms electrical impedance
  • Recommended load impedance ≥ 2000 Ohms
  • Sensitivity1.8 mV/Pa (-55 dBV)

Shure SM58

  • Frequency response tailored for vocals, with brightened midrange and bass rolloff
  • Uniform cardioid pickup pattern isolates the main sound source and minimizes background noise
  • Pneumatic shock-mount system cuts down handling noise
  • Built-in spherical wind and pop filter
  • Stand adapter that rotates 180 degrees
  • Cardioid (unidirectional) dynamic
  • 50 to 15,000 Hz frequency response
  • R59 replacement cartridge

Blue Yeti Pro

  • Works on computers and analog gear
  • 4 recording modes
  • Cardioid, omni, stereo, and figure-8
  • Headphone output
  • Gain and mute controls
  • High-resolution 192 kHz/24-bit audio
  • Tabletop stand
  • Note: This microphone cannot plug into the mixing board, but can connect to your device with a USB cable

Music Recording

ASM Hydrasynth 49-key 8-voice Polyphonic Wave Morphing Synthesizer

  • 49-note virtual analog synthesizer with polyphonic aftertouch
  • Combines multiple synthesis methods like wavetables, linear FM, WavePWM, subtractive, and more
  • 8-voice polyphony, with 3 oscillators per voice and 4 x Mutator waveshapers total
  • 7 types of Mutator waveshapers: FM-Lin, WaveStack, PW-Orig, PW-Squeeze, PW-ASM, Harmonic Sweep, and Hard Sync
  • WaveScan oscillators offer a total of 219 waveforms
  • Dual filters: 1 multimode (11 types) and 1 variable LPF-BPF-HPF, with series/parallel routing options
  • 5 envelope generators (ADSR) per voice with delay, hold, and looping abilities
  • Envelopes can be locked to BPM (MIDI Clock) for tempo-synced modulation
  • 5 LFOs per voice, with 11 waveforms: Sine, Triangle, Saw Up, Saw Down, Square, Pulse27%, Pulse13%, S&H, Noise, Random, and Step
  • Powerful arpeggiator with 8 modes, including chord and phrase modes
  • Full-length ribbon controller with 3 modes: Pitch Bend, Mod Only, and Theremin
  • 32-slot Mod Matrix provides ample options for manipulating your sounds
  • CV/Gate connectivity for integrating with modular/semi-modular synthesizers
  • 8 insert effects, with Chorus, Flanger, Rotary, Phaser, Lo-Fi, Tremolo, EQ, Compressor, Delay (5 types), and Reverb (4 types)
  • 8 Macro controls allow you to tweak multiple parameters simultaneously

AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3 - 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller

  • Music Production and Beat Maker Essential – USB powered MIDI controller with 25 mini MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production, virtual synthesizer control and beat production
  • Total Control of Your Production - Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes
  • The MPC Experience - 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-Style MIDI beat pads with Note Repeat and Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual synthesizer/DAW controls
  • Complete Command of your Virtual Instruments and FX - 8 360-degree knobs assign to all your music studio plugins for mixing, tweaking synth controls and more
  • 1500 plus Sounds and Everything You Need for Pro Production - Complete Music Production Starter Kit including MPC Beats, 6 Virtual Instruments and 2GB of sound content

Radial JDI Stereo Jensen-equipped 2-channel Passive Instrument Direct Box

  • Jensen Transformer equipped passive DI
  • 14-gauge steel construction bookend design protects switches and connectors for years of use
  • I-beam construction resists twisting to preserve internal components
  • Glass-filled nylon connectors feature extra large tarnish-free nickel-silver contacts
  • 15dB pad
  • Passive design and ground lift keeps ground loops from becoming a factor in your audio

MOTU M6 6x4 USB-C Audio Interface

  • 6-in/4-out USB-C audio interface
  • ESS Sabre32 Ultra DAC technology delivers 120dB of dynamic range and superb audio quality
  • Optimized drivers yield round-trip latency as low as 2.5ms at 24-bit/96kHz with a 32 sample buffer
  • Full-color LCD screen supplies convenient front-panel metering
  • 4 great-sounding microphone preamps with individual gain and phantom power
  • 1-touch hardware monitoring on all inputs
  • Loopback for live streaming and podcasting
  • Mix knob for balancing live input with your computer's playback
  • USB bus-powered for the ultimate in portability
  • 6+GB of free loops, samples, and 1-shots from industry-leading libraries

Neumann NDH 30 Open-back Studio Headphones

  • Linear sound balance, like Neumann’s acclaimed studio monitors
  • 1.5-inch drivers with high-gauss neodymium magnets
  • Extended 12Hz–34kHz frequency response
  • Transparent sound with high resolution
  • Sound and mixing compatibility with calibrated Neumann KH Line studio monitors
  • Long-term comfort, easy transportation
  • Includes a 10-foot detachable, internally balanced cable and a 1/4-inch adapter