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Voice Actor’s Guide to Recording at Home and on the Road by Jeffrey P. Fisher, Harlan Hogan

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Chapter 3. Choosing the Right Computer for Recording at Home and on the Road

 

“No 9000 computer has ever made a mistake or distorted information. We are all, by any practical definition of the words, foolproof and incapable of error.”

 
 --Douglas Rain voice-over as The HAL 9000 computer, 2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968, MGM

So we all know the digital age has dawned. But what does that mean to voice actors? A lot! Digital refers to the computer technology we use in our daily personal and business lives. This includes cell phones, MP3 players, and yes, actual, physical computers—those lumps of plastic you see gathering dust on desks and sliding through airport X-ray machines in dingy gray containers.

Today, you need to get your voice into the digital world, ...

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