What equipment do you need?
The basic hardware
- Built-in microphone
- If you have a built-in microphone, that is all you need for recording the dialog for your animatic.
More advanced hardware - Optional
You need a microphone and an audio mixer or audio interface of some kind for your computer.
- If you want professional quality for your projects, the microphone must be a professional microphone with an XLR connector.
- There are three ways you can connect a microphone to a computer.
- A mixer board connected to the audio (analog) input for your computer.
- A USB pre-amp
- A FireWire pre-amp