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Voice Actor’s Guide to Recording at Home and on the Road by Jeffrey P. Fisher, Harlan Hogan

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Chapter 4. Assembling Your Home Studio—Hardware

 

“Wait a minute, wait a minute, you ain’t heard nothin’ yet!”

 
 --George Jessel as Jack Robin, The Jazz Singer, 1927, Warner Brothers

All right, you have your computer in place. So it’s time to explore and choose the other pieces of the audio recording pie that connect to your computer. We’ll slice and dice that pastry into individual servings, showing you all the hardware components you’ll need to make top-quality sound recordings... and those you don’t.

Thankfully, your audio equipment needs are minimal—just a few key pieces of gear. The basics include a microphone, microphone preamplifier, audio interface, and computer software so your computer becomes a digital recorder. Naturally, you’ll also need ...

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