Dan Benjamin’s Podcasting Equipment Guide

Dan’s updated his pod­cast­ing equip­ment guide for 2011 and if you’ve got cash to burn and want to send me an early birth­day present, I’ll take one of the following:

  • Heil PR-​​40 micro­phone ($320), with pop fil­ter ($40), boom ($120) and desk­top mount ($35).
  • Either the Mackie Onyx 1220i ($600) or 1620i ($820) depend­ing on how many inter­vie­wees we should have on at once.
  • The Joe­Meek threeQ ($250).
  • A copy of Wire­cast ($450).

Total: $2,035USD+tax.

Oh, and my 2 year old iMac is ok but this would be great, amiright?

  • Two 2.4GHz Quad-​​Core Intel Xeon “West­mere” (8 cores)
  • 12GB (6X2GB)
  • 1TB 7200-​​rpm Ser­ial ATA 3Gb/​s hard drive
  • 1TB 7200-​​rpm Ser­ial ATA 3Gb/​s hard drive
  • 2TB 7200-​​rpm Ser­ial ATA 3Gb/​s hard drive
  • ATI Radeon HD 5870 1GB
  • One 18x SuperDrive
  • Apple LED Cin­ema Dis­play (27″ flat panel)
  • Magic Mouse + Magic Trackpad
  • Apple Key­board with Numeric Key­pad (Eng­lish) & User’s Guide
  • Logic Express preinstalled
  • Apple­Care Pro­tec­tion Plan for Mac Pro– Auto-​​enroll

Total: $6,415CDN+tax.

Le sigh