Arts & Entertainment

Voice-Over Equipment Guide: Essential Gear for Voice Actors

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 5 min read

Whether you're recording voice-over for a TV show, film, commercial, podcast, or audiobook, great audio gear can make your voice shine—and it doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. The rise of advanced (and affordable) audio technology has democratized the market, and you can practice, record demos, and quickly lay down vocals for competitive jobs without leaving your house. Today, many voice-over artists simply work from home studios, where they’re more comfortable and can control their hours and output.