Setting up a Simple Home Studio

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Wednesday, October 25   |   3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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Do you want to set up a home studio but are overwhelmed by the complexity of it all? In this concise, we'll break it down for you and provide a simple, step-by-step approach to get your home studio up and running in no time.

Join us for a comprehensive overview that covers all aspects of setting up a home studio, from hardware and software to techniques, scheduling, and more. Whether you're a budding content creator, musician, podcaster, or someone interested in recording high-quality audio and video, this presentation will give you a practical blueprint to set up your studio quickly and efficiently.

In this presentation, you'll learn about:

  • Hardware Selection: Understand the essential equipment needed for a home studio, including microphones, cameras, lighting, and soundproofing solutions, tailored to fit any budget.
  • Software Choices: Explore the best software options for recording, editing, and post-production, whether you're creating podcasts, videos, or music.
  • Techniques and Best Practices: Gain insights into tried-and-tested techniques to improve your recordings, such as microphone placement, optimizing lighting, and managing background noise.
  • Scheduling: Discover strategies for efficient scheduling that will help you stay organized and manage your time effectively while juggling multiple projects or maintaining a consistent content release schedule.
  • Setting Up Your Space: Get practical tips on how to set up best and arrange your studio space for optimal acoustics, aesthetics, and functionality.
  • Getting Started: Learn how to navigate the initial setup process, from connecting your hardware to configuring your software, so you can start creating content with confidence.

Join us and learn how to set up your home studio easily. By the end of this presentation, you'll have the knowledge and tools to transform any space into a fully functional studio tailored to your needs and preferences. Whether you're a novice or have prior experience, you'll find valuable insights and actionable tips to help you get the most out of your home studio.

LOCATION: This session will occur on the NAB Show Floor


Frederick Van Johnson
Podcaster / Editor-in-Chief / New Media Manager
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