Heil PR-40 (XLR connection, not USB) *recommended
Audio-Technica ATR2100USB (USB and XLR connections) *recommended
Behringer Xenyx 1002FX Mixer (for XLR connections)
Samson C01U (USB)
Blue Snowflake (USB)
Logitech ClearChat USB Headset (USB)
Audacity Free Audio Recording/Editing Software
Call Recorder for Skype (for Mac Users)
Pamela Call Recorder for Skype (for PC/Windows Users)
Podcast Answer Man Equipment Packages
Other Gear, If You Need It…
If using a mixer like the Behringer Xenyx 1002, here’s the cable you need to connect the mixer to your computer.***
Here is an XLR cable to connect your XLR microphone to your mixer.
And this one’s a fun one. A “microphone shootout” post comparing the sound of even more podcasting mics from Chase Reeves over at Fizzle.co.
***If you’ll be connecting a mixer to a MacBook Air or new 27″ Retina Display iMac, you’ll need one more additional item. This Griffin iMic adapter will be the solution to connect the Dual RCA Cable coming from your mixer (red/white on one end, single 1/8″ stereo jack on the other) into a USB port in your computer.