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Gear Question Gear needed?

Dennis Amey

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Hi I'm Dennis, what hardware and software do I need to do a podcast with my nephew in California and I'm in Michigan, I'm not worried about the time difference, it's gear that's issue.so far the only thing I've come up with is recording on Skype, I'm in the process of setting that up.is this my only option? Any suggestions would be awesome thanks ✌
 
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Dennis Amey

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Gear always comes down to budget... hard to recommend stuff when I'm not sure what you're looking to spend and the production value you desire to have.
Rite I'm setting up Skype which so far seems to be the cheapest,so I guess a ballpark figure for something like that n the most expensive
 
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Dennis Amey

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Gear always comes down to budget... hard to recommend stuff when I'm not sure what you're looking to spend and the production value you desire to have.
I'm set up for Skype which seems to be the cheapest,my op budget is kinda small for now, so maybe my Max would be like 2-300 bux even then I probably have to save up for a bit for that
 

Damon

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Yes, use the USB mic to get quality audio, then use skype to record podcast itself using the USB as your audio source. Nothing worse than junk audio in a podcast. Just like making good videos, you'll need a good microphone for your podcast.
 
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Dennis Amey

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Yes, use the USB mic to get quality audio, then use skype to record podcast itself using the USB as your audio source. Nothing worse than junk audio in a podcast. Just like making good videos, you'll need a good microphone for your podcast.
Ok thanks man I appreciate it ✌
 

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You could also use OBS with skype to get more options in editing. OBS is free. Then you can use audacity which again is free, and then distribution wouldn't cost anything if you post to the free podcast websites! :D