|Follow First Steps to setup up the RODECaster
|Follow RODE Broadcaster Mic to make sure the mic is ready to use
Turn up the sliders on the board and talk into the mic(s) you want to use
Have each guest and interviewer speak directly into the front of the mic, and not from the sides
Set the levels by watching the meters as you speak. You'll be at a good level to record when the color of the level bars peak at green going into yellow (see picture →)
You should never hit red!
You can adjust headphone volume with these knobs
Make sure the Ceiling Speaker Volume is all the way down before
How to use the Cell Phone Input to hear a phone conversation
You will need to connect the cell phone.
This is the phone that will be either making or receiving the phone call.
On the Rodecaster press the Bluetooth button shown here
On the display screen you will get a dialog message asking you to pair the phone
This will put the console into Bluetooth Discoverable mode, and the blue Bluetooth button will begin to blink.
On a Google Android Phone:
>Choose Connected devices Bluetooth
|Choose Pair new device
|Choose RODECaster Pro
On an Apple iPhone:
Press the Settings icon
Enable Bluetooth, if not already enabled.
|Under Other Devices, you should see RODECaster Pro. Press the name to connect.
|Once connected, the RODECaster Pro will be listed as Connected under My Devices and is ready to be used.
|When you are connected, the Iphone will have the RODECaster Icon and not the usual speaker icon
|The Bluetooth light on the RODECaster will also stop blinking, and will become bright blue when the phone is connected.
Turn up the slider for the Bluetooth input so we'll hear audio from the phone
Now either call your guest or have them call you on your connected phone
The interviewee that you are calling will be heard in the headphones now and you will see levels on the board on
Double check the input levels from the BlueTooth input and adjust, if necessary
How To Use the IMac as a host for a Zoom Recording during a Podcast
On the Mac you can open Zoom, or whatever
Our example is Zoom
|Go to >Zoom > Preferences
Click on Audio and choose RODECaster Pro
RODECaster Pro Stereo
|Turn up the USB channel on the RODECaster to get the audio input levels
Click on the Green REC button to start recording to the SD card
When recording the button will be RED
Conduct the narration, interview or podcast and when finished press REC button to stop recording
To hear what you did press the Settings Icon
Click on Podcasts
You can click on the top left and right arrows to navigate through the podcasts and click on the green play button to play the selection
Turn up the speaker volume to hear playback in the room
Turn up the headphone volume for playback in headphones
|Now to transfer your files off the RODECaster. Click the link to learn how.