Rode NT1-A Large-diaphragm Condenser Microphone
Sells separately for $199.00The Rode NT1-A cardioid condenser microphone is one of the world’s quietest microphones, and it comes complete with a ton of essential accessories! Its ultra-low self-noise means you’ll effortlessly capture clean, clear audio. The NT1-A can handle 137dB SPL so you can be confident that even in front of loud guitar cabinets, your recording won’t distort due to overload. This great mic comes with a shockmount, a pop screen, a dust cover, an XLR cable, and more. By providing ultra-quiet operation and being versatile enough to handle a wide variety of signals, the NT1-A is an affordable studio solution that’s waiting for you right here at Sweetwater!
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 3rd Gen USB Audio Interface
Sells separately for $189.99When you make the best-selling audio interface on the planet, do you sit back and savor the accolades? Not if you’re Focusrite! The third-generation Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 advances the state-of-the-art in USB audio interfaces with two upgraded Scarlett mic preamps, high-performance 24-bit/192kHz AD/DA converters, optimized preamp gain structure, vanishingly low latency, and instrument inputs that handle scorching hot pickups. The mic preamps now feature Focusrite’s acclaimed Air mode that provides the coveted Air effect modeled on the company’s legendary ISA console transformers to give your voice and instrument recordings a brighter, more open sound. Ideal for the small project studio or mobile rig, the Scarlett 2i2 3rd Gen runs on USB bus power and sports two mic/line/instrument inputs allowing simultaneous recording and playback of up to two channels with independently controllable headphone and monitor outputs. Fire up the bundled software, and you’re ready to rock.
Shure SRH440A Closed-back Studio Headphones
Sells separately for $99.00Need a multi-purpose headphone solution that isn’t going to break the bank? The Shure SRH440A Closed-back Studio Headphones are just what you’re looking for! These headphones are suited for just about any production application you can think of — they perform just as well during live podcasts and studio recording as they do in editing, mixing, and mastering sessions. Sound transparency is a major point of emphasis among Sweetwater sound engineers who trust in Shure headphones. The natural, low-distortion playback quality of its 40mm dynamic neodymium drivers is both well balanced and incredibly detailed across the entire sound stage, delivering high-quality sound reproduction that you can count on. Its secure, lightweight headband makes your sessions comfortable, especially paired with the cushioned design of its closed-back earcups, which also work to reduce background noise for the most accurate listening experience possible. And for practicality’s sake, the SRH440A offers a sleek design that’s just as durable as it is stylish, allowing for worry-free usage time and time again!
On-Stage MS7701TB Telescoping Euro Boom Mic Stand
Sells separately for $59.95This mic stand, the On-Stage Stands MS7701TB, does just what you need it to – it lets you easily position your mics right where you want, then holds them securely in place. Better yet, the MS7701TB features a bevy of up-down, and back-forth telescoping adjustments, so you can adjust it from 36″-63″ tall and slide its arm anywhere between 19″ and 33″, letting you place your microphones accurately. Need to travel? No worries. The boom arm can easily be removed, and the whole stand folds flat. The On-Stage Stands MS7701TB mic stand is essential gear.