Rode has launched the first RodeCaster Pro, the world’s first fully integrated podcast production studio. Now, everyone with a dream to create professional-quality podcasts is able to do so seamlessly with this new and powerful platform. This is a remarkable new direction for RØDE: an all-in-one studio for podcasters of every level.
Connect and Record – 4 XLR Microphone Inputs
Now you can record your first podcast within minutes. The 4 high-quality microphone channels are able to power studio condenser microphones as well as conventional dynamic microphones. The automatic level setting and one-touch recording to microSD card allow you to quickly connect microphones.
8 Sound pads for Jingles and FX
This product comes with 8 sound pads, for instant triggering of effects, music, jingles, applause and ads. You can record audio direct to the pads from any of the audio inputs, or simply drag and drop files from your computer using the supplied software. You can even select the colour you want for the pad illumination.
Echo-free phone calls Bluetooth, USB, TRRS Connectivity
The Rode Caster Pro allows you to connect your phone to it via Bluetooth or with a TRRS cable. It also provides a mix-minus to prevent echo and you can dedicate yourself to recording a perfect podcast without worrying to set up complex routing or cables.
Servo-biased Class-A Circuitry
It features pristine mic preamps and outputs feature Class-A circuitry. The Class-A preamps provide a great clean gain structure with lower levels of distortion. The Preamps are also servo biased, keeping distortion levels low and your signal broadcast-pure.
APHEX for Warmth and Tone
The world’s top processor as APHEX Big Bottom and Aural Exciter are found in the Rode Caster Pro and the pristine signal can be now shaped with Aphex audio processing. The APHEX magic can be added to the music or speech audio from your Bluetooth, USB or TRRS connections.
Intuitive Presets and User Experience
The Rode Caster Pro’s touchscreen controls are very simple to navigate and use, with several presets for any type of microphone and any voice.
- APHEX Big Bottom and Aural Exciter– instant professional tone, depth and warmth
- Compression and noise-gate, to add depth, tone and consistency
- High-pass filter, to eliminate low-end rumble
- De-esser, to lessen sibilance on “s” words
- Ducking, a feature used in professional broadcast stations where the volume of the host-channel (channel one) will automatically override the volume of the other channels. Perfect for keeping rowdy guests on topic!
- Auto setup, to set the level of you and your guests
4 Discrete Headphone Outputs and Speaker Outs
It comes with 4 high-powered headphone outputs using discrete circuitry for clarity and presence. A switchable headphone limiter ensures no deafening spikes. Left and right TRS speaker outputs provide quality playback listening, or can feed a PA for an audience if podcasting live.
Record to microSD card or DAW
The Rode Caster Pro works as a standalone unit out of the box, recording direct to microSD card – so you can be up and running in minutes. You can connect it also to your computer via USB. This means you can also record your podcast to your favourite DAW or recording software.