I have a very simple and inexpensive Podcasting Gear setup all based around the use of an iOS device (iPhone, iPad Mini or iPad) with the Thunderbolt charging technology.
It looks like this;
Dual Microphone Setup
Single Microphone Setup
Let’s start at the top of the pyramid;iPad Mini with the BOSSJOCK.app
iPad Mini with the BOSSJOCK.app
Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone
Lightning to USB Camera Adapter
If you are going to be doing Interviews over the web or with a second Microphone you will need;
ART USB Dual Pre
3.5mm to 1/4 inch gold plated adaptor
AmazonBasics 3.5mm Male to Male Stereo Audio Cable – 2 Feet (0.6 Meters)
And if you want to get fancy
A great article here about the Bossjock setup.