Category Archives: Equipment

Hints and suggestion on gear and gadgets you may need for home recording

6 Tips for Choosing a USB Mic

Once upon a time audio engineers dreamed of a digital microphone.  With the advent of the USB mic that dream is now a reality.  This type of mic requires no mixing board or interface box.  You simply plug it into … Continue reading

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You Can Say “Yes! I have a Phone Patch!”

Improve your jobs and earn more money faster with a “phone patch” If you’ve done any jobs from online casting in your home studio you may have experienced the “do it again” syndrome.  This occurs when the client fails to … Continue reading

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Room Echo? How You Should Position Your VO Home Studio

Record from home and make big $ ! OK, you’ve decided to be the next Don Lafontaine or Nancy Cartwright.  And you’re convinced that, just like selling Amway, you can do it all at home from your kitchen table. Well, … Continue reading

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Magic Jack Plus: Now Have a Voice Over Phone Patch Anywhere There’s Internet

New technology has proven to be extremely beneficial in the emergence of voice-over home recording studios. So it is not surprising that the industry has jumped on the use of voice over IP gadgets. The name may be a bit … Continue reading

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Stop Killing Trees! Digital Book Readers & Tablets for Voice Over

While the demand for voice-over talent has grown dramatically in the past few years, so has the increase in competition. That is why in today’s VO industry, whatever you can do to cut down on the time it takes to … Continue reading

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The Next Voice Over Studio Step… Near Field Monitor Speakers

  You can record and evaluate your voice over performances with a good set of headphones but at some point you might want to add a set of monitor speakers. Monitor speakers allow you to hear the audio in the … Continue reading

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Four Qualities to Look For When Purchasing Voice Over Home Studio Headphones

When it comes to listening back to your home-recorded voice over auditions and hearing every nuance of the recording and performance, one tool to use is a pair of high quality headphones. However, as you start looking into purchasing a … Continue reading

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Free Audacity Software-Record and Edit Your Voice Over Auditions

When it comes to submitting auditions to pay-to-play internet voice-over sites, there are a few key tools needed for success: You need a computer, a USB microphone to record the audition, some sound control in your audition space, and an … Continue reading

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Control Voice Over Home Studio Echoes With Moving Blankets

Joining a pay to play voice-over website is a quickest and easy way to hop into this most exciting and rewarding careers of voice over. However, with the ease of auditioning from your home comes the challenge of turning a … Continue reading

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Get Started in Voice Over With These Low Cost, High Quality USB Mics

Yes, you can pursue a voice over career with only a USB microphone and a  computer.  Gone is the equipment of yesterday–no tape, no cassettes, no CDs.  With your USB mic, your computer and Audacity recording software you can produce … Continue reading

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