Just about any modern day USB audio interface will serve you well, connecting your XLR microphone to your Mac, Windows PC, or tablet (iPad and Android). These are our recommendations. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.
Audient EVO 4 USB Audio Interface
Capture your microphones and start recording audio directly to your computer with EVO 4’s intuitive feature set. Combining leading tech specs with incredible performance and sound quality, EVO 4 is the perfect interface for beginners and pros alike. Building on Audient’s 20+ years of audio design experience, EVO 4 gives you unrivaled audio quality on your desktop.
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (3rd Gen) USB Audio Interface
The most popular audio interface for artists across all genres, the 3rd-generation Scarlett 2i2 provides two mic/line/instrument inputs allowing simultaneous recording and playback of up to two channels with independently controllable headphone and monitor outputs. The 2i2 features two upgraded third-generation Scarlett mic preamps, giving your voice over recordings a brighter and more open sound.
Rode AI-1 Single Channel USB Audio Interface
RØDE’s AI-1 Audio Interface is packed with incredible technology to ensure recording on your computer is easy, versatile and sounds superb. The AI-1’s single input is a Neutrik Combo Jack, which takes both a 3-pole XLR and a quarter-inch jack common to most electric instruments like guitar, bass et al. Deliver crystal clear audio to your computer software and a very low noise floor.
Steinberg UR22MKII 2-Channel USB Interface
With Steinberg’s line of USB 2.0 connectivity interfaces, you’ve got it all covered: the UR range comprises a 19” rack-mounted studio solution, a desktop production interface, an ultra-compact mobile unit and an advanced portable production studio — all engineered and crafted to meet the most exacting standards.
Universal Audio Apollo Twin X DUO
Apollo Twin X allows voice over professionals to easily track, overdub, and mix with elite-class A/D and D/A conversion, two Unison-enabled preamps, and available DUO or QUAD Core realtime UAD plug-in processing — all in a desktop Thunderbolt 3 audio interface for Mac and Windows. Consider this a PRO interface as it requires configuration for your studio. Expert tech help may be needed.