I have the Rode NT1-A
mic, it's really good for the price. You'll need an audio interface with phantom power, though.
The audio software I use is Reason
. They have an audio interface, Balance
(it does phantom power), that comes with an "Essentials
"-only version of their software. That version doesn't have all the features, but it does record audio tracks just fine.
Pioneer VSX-1018AH-K, PDP-5020FD, DV-79AVi
Axiom M22s, VP150, QS8s
Sony PS3, surround backs