If you're looking to upgrade your podcast studio, or just starting from the ground up, then this post is for you. Here are 12 gadgets that will upgrade your podcasting capabilities and help get you one step closer to being a professional podcaster!

1. RODE NT-USB MINI Duo Podcast Pack (Two Person Podcast)

The RODE NT-USB Mini Duo Podcast Pack gives you everything you need to record a two-person podcast. Including 2 x NT-USB Mini USB Microphones; 2 x SC17 USB-C to USB-C Cables; and the RODE Colors identification caps. Combine this with the brand new RODE Connect podcasting software and you’ve got the perfect solution for recording professional quality broadcasts.

2. Marantz MPM-4000U USB Podcast Microphone

The MPM-4000U Podcast Microphone makes it easier than ever to setup for recording. Thanks to its built-in audio interface, the MPM-4000U guarantees plug-and-play USB performance whether you’re on Mac, PC, Android, or iOS. Just plug your mic into your device and you’re ready to record studio-quality resolution.

3. Shure MV7 Podcast Microphone USB/XLR Black

Inspired by the renowned SM7B, the Shure MV7 in Black brings you a dynamic podcast microphone with both USB and XLR outputs. Allowing you to use it with both computers and professional audio interfaces alike. Simply connect via USB and explore additional features and Auto Level Mode using the ShurePlus MOTIV app for controlling features such as vocal tone, and distance from the microphone.

4. Zoom PodTrak P8 Complete Podcast Studio

With a colour touchscreen interface, the PodTrak P8 makes monitoring, adjusting and audio editing seamless. With every setting you need only a touch away. Firstly, the Mic Preamp Slider allows you to dial in the desired level of gain for each mic. Make adjustments until the signal is in the perfect range, and avoid any distortion or clipping. There’s also a limiter for preventing distortion if the volume does suddenly get too loud.

5. Zoom PodTrak P4 Ultimate Podcast Recorder

The Zoom PodTrak P4 Ultimate Podcast Recorder can record up to four tracks of audio at the same time. The PodTrak records in MP3 and WAV formats- either 50,000 or 96 kbps- so it has a high quality recording function. In addition, this sleek recorder also operates as an MP3 player and can play back directly on its LCD screen or through headphones plugged into the mini stereo. It also features dual microphones for clear sound pickup and a 3D digital audio processor to adjust volume levels with surrounding noise interference like airplanes, cars passing by, or someone whispering nearby without simple adjusting sound recordings picking up their voices too loud.

6. Intermediate Podcast Kit – Audio Interface, Headphones, Mics & Boom Arm

Intermediate Podcast Kit gives you everything you need in order to record a professional quality, 2-person podcast. Including a Behringer UMC204HD Audio Interface, 2 x AKG K72 Headphones, Behringer HA400 Headphone Amp, and 2 x Vonyx StudioSet Gold’s which include condenser microphones, boom arms, and pop filters.

7. Zoom LiveTrak L-8 Podcasting Console

The Zoom LiveTrak L-8 is a portable podcasting console / 8-Channel Digital Mixer. Making it easier than ever to record, mix and monitor professional-sounding podcasts or performances wherever you may be. Featuring 6 independent Zoom preamps, your Livetrak L-8 is built to handle anything from a whisper to a raucous debate. While combining the professional audio performance renowned with Zoom products, with additional features specifically for podcasters.

8. Roland Go Mixer PRO X Portable Audio Mixer for iOS & Android

The Roland GoMixer has three stereo input channels for capturing inputs from any audio source. You can connect the mixer via Bluetooth to your devices or choose between a WIFI or 3.5mm connection (or both). You're able to send audio wirelessly to two smartphones, tablets, or laptops. Doing this enables you to control the volume, EQ, and effects of each performer. The GoMixer's streamlined design is perfect for traveling with ease and convenience - it fits in your pocket! 

9. V-Moda M-200 ANC Active Noise Cancelling Headphones

The V-Moda M-200 ANC headphones combine hybrid active noise cancellation (ANC) with sound-engineer quality audio. Tuned by Roland, the M-200 ANC provides an optimal listening experience based on the award-winning M-200. So you’re going to get nothing short of the best for your music, calls, and podcasts. As well as unparalleled clarity to power you through your day-to-day.

10. M-Audio BX3 D3 Series 3 Inch Studio Monitors – Pair

If you’re not happy with the sound quality of your speakers and looking to upgrade for a better experience, the BX3’s have you covered. Sleek, compact, and easy to setup; the BX3 desktop speakers have been meticulously created to take your audio to the next level. Onto the back of the unit, the BX3 offers 1/4″, 1/8″, and RCA inputs; making them compatible with all of your gear. There’s even a 1/8″ aux input and headphone connection for your tablet, computer, or mobile. Allowing you to work privately when you need to work at all hours of the night.

11. Zoom V3 Multi-effects Vocal Processor

Sporting 16 voice-changing effects including Unison and Vocoder, the V3 has everything you need to enhance your performance. As well as a convenient parameter knob that allows you to fine-tune your sound. There are even special effects that allow you to change your voice depending on your application whether you’re streaming video games, recording a podcast, or creating content.

12. Samson MD5 Desktop Mic Microphone Stand

The Samson MD5 Desktop Mic Microphone Stand is a perfect choice for musicians, podcasters, video producers, and any other type of content creator. Made from durable steel, this stand has three folding legs that provide stability and vibration control. The height can be adjusted between 22 inches to 56 inches in 1 inch increments using the telescoping pole. A safety-release button holds the pole in place when not in use. With an affordable price tag and lightweight design, you'll wonder why you ever used anything else!