CHAPTER 4 Equipping Your Studio



You want to set up a recording system that's affordable, easy to use, and sonically excellent. With today's wide array of user-friendly sound tools, you can do just that. This chapter is a guide to equipment for a recording studio: what it does, what it costs, and how to set it up.?

In this chapter we'll examine:

  • Equipment
  • Cables and connectors
  • Preventing hum and radio frequen??cy interference

What is the bare-bones equipment you need to crank out a decent demo CD? How much does it cost? Thanks to the new breed of affordable equipment, you can put together a complete home recording studio for as little as $1200. That includes powered speakers, two mics and mic stands, recording software, a sound card, headphones, ...

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