Best Windows studio recording setup for $99

Looking for an inexpensive studio setup for your Windows computer?

The Samson C01U USB microphone with Cakewalk Sonar LE bundle is currently $99 at Amazon. It includes the C01U Microphone, Cakewalk Sonar LE Software, Desktop Mic Stand, Mic Clip, and a 10 foot USB Cable. This is a really good value considering the recording software alone can cost a minimum of $48 (Windows). In this price range, there are only a few options for software such as Sony Acid Music Studio or the Pro Tools Recording Studio Make Music Now. Users with Apple computers can use Garage band for a recording setup, which is included with their computer.

Features of the $99 Samson C01U bundle with Cakewalk Sonar LE:

  • Sonar LE software. It handles up to 64 audio tracks and records in 24 bit. For effects expandability, one can download free VST plugins to add effects to their tracks. The best site for free VST plugins is KVR Audio.
  • Studio quality microphone.  Its a condenser mic, which is great for recording acoustic guitar and vocals with a lot of clarity
  • USB microphone for easy installation
  • Microphone stand is included
  • 10 ft cable

For more information, visit the product page of the Samson C01U USB Studio Condenser Microphone with Cakewalk Sonar LE on Amazon.