I’ve now got tens of thousands of dollars invested in IT Conversations Studio 2, but that wasn’t always the case. In the beginning I did everything on the cheap, and because most podcasters operate on that kind of budget, I thought I’d pass along some of the low-cost techniques that can give you a high-cost sound. Recording telephone interviews with a minimum of gear is one of those techniques.
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Thanks for this article, Doug. I’m always interested in learning new techniques for recording, and I’m still in search of a good (and inexpensive) interview recording setup. Currently I’m using an even cheaper setup than you mentioned here; there’s a discussion about interview recording setups building in Podcast Expo’s forum:
Thanks, Doug. There is a thread in Podcast Expo regarding this very topic (including a mention of your article):
I use an even cheaper setup–a Radio Shack telephone recorder control ($15) plugged into a recording device. Both interviewer and interviewee are at similar levels.