Audio Interface Tips

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 vs Scarlett Solo – Which is Better?

Scarlett 2i2 is an amazing audio interface I use to record e.g. Improve Podcast School. But when buying it I initially hesitated between Scarlett 2i2 vs Scarlett Solo. In general, Scarlett Solo can record only 1 mic and only 1 audio input, so it is only good for one person to record. Scarlett 2i2 will allow you to record 2 mics on separate audio tracks allowing for easy editing. 2i2 …

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Why is Your Condenser Microphone Too Quiet?

Many people have a common complaint about their condenser mics. They find that occasionally, their condenser microphone is too quiet. Most of us struggle with this at some point. The most common reasons why your condenser microphone is too quiet include incorrectly set gain, lack of phantom power, issues with input, or cable, mic positioning, or incorrect direct monitoring settings. All of those can be tested in 15 minutes to …

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How Much Does an Audio Interface Cost? Best Gear Examples

Wondering how much does an audio interface cost doesn’t need to be frustrating. After you have picked your mic, and the rest of your gear, and you understand your recording needs it is quite simple. The cost of an audio interface depends on your needs. For beginner setup, you can find an interface below $200. An interface with advanced functions costs between $200 to $500. A premium interface, for complex …

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Do I Need an Audio Interface for Podcasting?

When I was a beginner, I was wondering do I need an audio interface for podcasting, if my first show won’t be very complicated. Now, I can easily say who will be ok recording without an interface. An audio interface is not needed to record a podcast or voice-over, but is recommended. You need an audio interface for podcasting to connect pro dynamic mics and capture speakers on separate tracks. …

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TOP 3 Audio Interface for Podcasting – Best choices in 2022

Audio Interface (for podcasting) is a physical device allowing the audio gear to communicate with a computer. It translates an analog signal to digital. Its phantom power (48V) and XLR jack connect professional mics. With built-in preamp (signal boost), headphone jack and direct monitor (avoid latency) it is an essential part of a podcasting kit. An audio interface is a first more complex device every beginning podcaster spends hours about …

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Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Setup Guide for Flawless Audio Quality

Getting your hands on your first audio interface can be intimidating. But it is actually a very easy process, and the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 setup can be seamlessly completed in just a few minutes. Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 setup requires you to install the Focusrite Control drivers and register the device. Connect it using provided USB C cable (use adapter for e.g. thunderbolt ports), and pick the interface as input device. …

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How to Make My Audio Interface Louder? (Fix Gain Issues)

Struggling to set the gain correctly can be very frustrating. However, the solutions to make your audio interface louder are very straightforward. You can fix gain issues in just a few minutes. To make your audio interface louder make sure all cables are plugged in tight and your computer sees your audio interface as an input device. Turn the gain volume knobs up. or search for any hardware issues. In …