The Heil PR40 is the best studio mic for podcasters! Most of the top podcasting professionals use it (including Leo Laporte) and it provides fantastic quality at a price far lower than microphones you'll typically find in radio studios.
Best places to buy the Heil PR40
- $324.51 on Amazon.com (free shipping)
- $325 on Musician's Friend (free shipping)
- $315 on B&H (free shipping)
[Prices updated March 4, 2013]
- Heil Sound SM-2 Shockmount: $105 on Amazon.com, B&H, and Musician's Friend
- Heil PL-2T Overhead Boom: $120 on B&H, Amazon.com, and Musician's Friend
- Popless Voice Screens VAC-PR40 3.5″ Pop Filter: $59.95 on B&H
I will update this post as prices change.