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  • 16 in-depth video tutorials
  • 26 in-depth lessons
  • 29 video tutorials
  • text summary for every lesson
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Matthew McLean

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Matthew McLean

Head of Audio Production

Matthew is the head of audio production at The Podcast Host, taking care of both client podcasts and our own shows alike. He also produces audio dramas galore, and talks enthusiastically about them on the Audio Drama Production podcast every week.

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The Ultimate Podcast Recorder – a Guide to the Zoom PodTrak P4

Learn all about the Zoom PodTrak P4, widely regarded as the ultimate all-in-one podcast recording device!

In this course, you're going to learn all about the Zoom PodTrak P4, which is, in my opinion, the ultimate all in one podcast recording device.

In short, you'll learn:

Course outline

Lessons in this Course

Introduction to the Zoom PodTrak P4
Video: Intro

The Basics
Video: What's in the Box?
Video: Powering & Switching it On
Video: Intro to Menu (& Formatting SD Card)

Buttons, Dials, & Connections
Video: Introduction to Inputs
Video: Introduction to Outputs
Video: Introduction to Soundpad
: Cables You Will Need

Video: Recording Your First Audio Clip
Video: Setting a Mix-Minus for Online Calls
Video: Recording a Multitrack Phone & Online Call
Video: Transferring Your Files

A Tour of the Menu
Video: Playing, Renaming, or Deleting Files
Video: Soundpad Settings & Options
Video: Mic Settings – Limiter & Low-Cut Filter
Video: Understanding the Settings

Next Steps
Text: The Zoom PodTrak P4

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I only have great things to say about The Podcast Host. Not only in the quality of their production work, but also with their knowledge and insights around technology, equipment & advice in podcasting.

Richard Brown
Director, The Property Voice
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Colin is the man when it comes to helping you launch a podcast or improving your podcasting skills. The online courses were invaluable and his advice along the way superb.

Andrew Hart
Financial Advisor, The Voyantist
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Colin and his team have been a massive help in setting up our series of podcasts. My colleagues and I went into the world of podcasting knowing nothing. However with Colin's support, it turned a really legal podcast into something fresh and exciting.

Simon Allison
Partner & Specialist in Employment Law, Blackadders LLP
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As someone who literally had no idea how Lo go about starting a podcast am so glad found Colin! If I hadn't signed up for the Producer Package then I know I would have become completely overwhelmed and would never have managed to bring my podcasting plans to fruition. I'm going to be honest and say that I worried about the monthly cost but I can safely say that it is indeed money well spent. The time I have saved trying to learn to do all of the things that Colin took off my hands has been spent creating good content and building my platform. Colin and the team have a great system going. Everything is streamlined and easy and [the team are] there as mentor throughout. If you want to concentrate on creating great content for your show, hire the Podcast Host to worry about everything else!"

Julie Christie
Julie Christie Photography
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Despite my 30 years of experience in programme-making, Colin and his team's insight into what makes : podcast compelling is invaluable. I would strongly advise any first-time podcaster to bring The Podcast Host on board as your podcast coach, partner and safety net. Both he and Matthew were calm, reassuring and had endless patience whenever I stumbled and got me back up and running quickly, with even more knowledge as a bonus. I honestly wouldn't make a podcast without them and I'd strongly suggest, neither should you!

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CEO, Broadstance Media

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