When trying to decide which equipment is necessary for your recording studio, or studio environment be it a bedroom, a spare room, or a fully-fledged studio, it is crucial that you work around the parameters and limitations that the space you work in has, a lot of the charm and sound that is translated into the music that you record in your studio stems from the results of the effort made by you to manage your space effectively. Building a set-up which will be effective and useable is more possible than ever with the equipment available on the market but you must first understand the basics of what you need, which at its core would usually be firstly an input device, or devices, such as microphones or instruments which can be recorded by some form of audio interface or mixing desk. Secondly you will typically need some form of DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) which can facilitate the recording, mixing, and mastering process. Lastly, you will need some form of output device, for example studio monitors, or headphones, so that you can effectively monitor the recording in real time and mix and master the recording later.
Now that we understand the core basics of the equipment that you may need, it is important to understand that there are numerous accessories which can be utilised in your studio to improve upon these fundamental aspects, depending on the size of your studio environment, or the style of music that you typically record, you may have enough space for more microphone storage, more audio processing equipment, bigger audio interfaces etc, and if you need advice on what we think you may benefit from in your studio please don’t hesitate to contact us for a quote or advice. As always, if you are interested in one of these products, please do not hesitate to contact us with any queries you may have, at AudioCP we are committed to finding you the cheapest deals and the best value for money you can find, our technicians deal with this equipment daily and are more than experienced enough to answer any questions you may have.