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Equipment for podcasting

My favorite podcasting mic for price/ease of use:

The headphones I use:

The microphone shock mount I use – essential for clean audio:

The mic boom I use – although a swing arm is more convenient, I find a boom gives cleaner audio:

Equipment for making video or videoconferencing

IMHO, the best lavalier mic for the money. The 20 ft cable, audio quality and smartphone compatibility combination can’t be beat at this price:

Inexpensive, quality lights with good color adjustment:

My favorite softboxes for video:

An excellent basic tripod for normal-sized cameras and shotgun mics:

An inexpensive shotgun mic for both on-camera use and boom use: