Chapter 7 Resources

Audio Hardware

The suggested hardware in this presentation is based on research and feedback provided by students and my own experience. The goal is to provide a list of entry-level equipment that will satisfy your budget and expectations. These are not the only options, but I feel it is a good place to start.

Audio Interfaces

There is no shortage of audio interfaces for you to choose from. Below is a list of manufacturers that I believe make affordable and quality interfaces for those starting to build their home studios.






A good pair of headphones will make a difference in your work. Below is a list of suggested entry-level headphones that provide excellent value for money.

AKG K240

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Sennheiser HD 200 PRO


These budget microphones offer excellent sound quality and features. You even have a choice between dynamic and condenser microphones. These microphones will work on a variety of sources such as voices and acoustic instruments.

Shure SM 58

sE Electronics V7

Audio-Technica AT2020