V/O Equipment & Supplies

~ Some of the equipment and supplies I use in my Home Studio & while traveling ~

Do your research and purchase whatever you like.  Lots of options.
This page shows what I use.

This portable recording booth is a must for recording on the road and in your home studio.
A client asked me to record some pickups from a previously recorded V/O.
I was on a business trip and my hotel room was noisy.  What a nightmare!
I purchased this booth as soon as I returned home.
It comes with a case and is easy to take on trips and also use at home.

Shure SM7B Vocal Dynamic Microphone, Cardioid

The SM7B dynamic microphone has a smooth, flat, wide-range frequency response appropriate for music and speech in all professional audio applications. It features excellent shielding against electromagnetic hum generated by computer monitors, neon lights, and other electrical devices. The SM7B has been updated from earlier models with an improved bracket design that offers greater stability. In addition to its standard windscreen, it also includes the A7WS windscreen for close-talk applications.

Microphone Pop Filter With 6-inch Double Mesh Screen For A Clean Recording 

From large recording facilities to small project studios,
engineers and artists trust Mogami GOLD STUDIO XLR Microphone Cables for professional results.


Professional Tripod Microphone Mic Stand with Telescopic Boom

Great reviews on this Mic Stand!

Weighted Round Based Short Desktop Mic Stand

Golden Age Project PREQ-73 Vintage Style Preamplifier and Equalizer

Great unit right out of the box! Possibly the best unit at this price point.
Quiet, and adds just as much coloration as you need to the audio signal.

Scarlett 2i2 is the best selling USB audio interface in the world.
Connect by a single USB cable to a computer, plug two mics or instruments straight in,
and easily record studio-quality 

Shure SRH440 Professional Studio Headphones


2 comments on “V/O Equipment & Supplies

  1. Bruce Klein

    Hi Diane:

    I am starting up a VO business, and wanted to know your feelings about HlH’s Porta Booth Pro. I do not have the correct space for a studio, and I am trying too, to be budget conscious at this point. My intention would be to use the above as a primary home studio. I imagine sound treatment behind the voice actor, can add to even better sound than what this normally can do by itself( which seems pretty good. Is this your only home studio for VO?
    Any thoughts about Vocal Booth to Go, and their VOMO booth, which would be something similar?
    I appreciate your taking the time to respond.
    Bruce Klein

    1. Diane

      Hey Bruce:

      I would also recommend getting some cheap moving blankets to insulate your space.
      You can buy them at a lot of places online.
      Amazon, Lowe’s Walmart, etc.

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