At Katoomba Music, we are passionate about helping you capture your music at the very highest quality possible. We stock mics from AKG, Rode, Audio-Technica, Shure and SE, and interfaces from Roland, Steinberg, Focusrite, Presonus and Avid, and we have over 20 years recording experience to help you get the best out of your gear.

  • 24-bit/96kHz, 6-in/2-out modular field recording system & USB audio interface Zoom's H6 Handy Recorder portable recording system gives you everything you need to capture quality audio anywhere. Four XLR/TRS combo inputs complete with onboard microphone preamps provide a solid basis for hooking up studio mics or taking feeds from line-level equipment. On top of that, the H6 recorder features both an X/Y and a Mid-Side mic module, which you can swap out with additional aftermarket input modules. It also features an impressive battery life and professional 24-bit/96kHz recording quality.
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    The Yamaha HS8 Studio Monitors are a staple for any recording studio or home studio! Yamaha have been in high end recording studios and home studios for decades for a reason.. They’re quality!
  • ZEDi-10FX combines the robustness and hands-on control of an analogue mixer with a high quality 4 x 4 USB interface and an outstanding multi-model FX unit, making it a perfect all-round choice for musicians, recording artists and venues. Whether it’s bouncing ideas around at home, performing live or recording tracks to share on YouTube and Soundcloud, ZEDi-10FX is a versatile companion for every step of the creative journey. The studio quality, 24-bit / 96kHz, 4×4 USB interface makes it easy to capture stunning multitrack recordings direct from the mixer to a Mac or PC without the need for any extra equipment. Featuring the new GSPre boutique preamp design, developed from the revered GS-R24 studio recording console, the ZED boasts exceptionally low noise and massive headroom, with a signature analogue warmth and depth. ZEDi-10FX includes a specially created suite of studio quality reverbs, delays and special multi-model FX, crafted by Allen & Heath’s acclaimed in-house effects aficionados. Guitarists will be pleased to know that two of ZEDi-10FX’s mono channels feature Guitar DI high impedance inputs, allowing guitars to be plugged straight into the mixer without the hassle and expense of carrying separate DI boxes.
  • Zoom H4n Pro Handy Recorder

    Zoom's H4N Pro is perfect for capturing live performances. Capable of handling up to 140 dB SPL, it can record everything from ear-splitting heavy metal to bass-heavy EDM. Take a line-level stereo feed from your mixing console and capture room ambience with the X/Y microphones to put your listeners front row center. X/Y stereo recording covers a wide area while capturing sound sources in the center with clarity and definition. The angle of its two unidirectional condenser mics can easily be changed from 90 degrees for a tightly focused stereo image to 120 degrees for a wider image simply by twisting the mic capsules. The H4n Pro provides an onboard MS decoder for Mid-Side recording with external microphones. This allows you to adjust the width of the stereo image, making it especially useful for sound design and broadcasting.
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    Allen & Heath ZED-10FX

    $599.00 $449.00
    ZED-10FX is an amazing little desk for small band mixing. It is ultra portable for carrying to the gig, and can be used for recording live or in the studio. It comes with configurable USB audio in/out making it easy to capture stereo recordings. Guitars can be plugged in directly to the mixer using the specially designed high-impedance inputs, while the mixer has two stereo inputs for MP3/CD players or keyboards. Equipped with professional XLR stereo outputs and a flexible monitoring section with headphone and speaker feed outputs. We’ve added a set of fabulous effects to give shimmering reverbs and enhance your sound.
  • Zoom Q2n Handy Video Recorder

    In the modern world video content plays a huge part in aiding musicians to build and widen their audience reach.  The medium has become necessary to engage new audiences and has become a vital ingredient in modern marketing campaigns.   So you want to make a youtube video, but how do you film it and record quality audio at the same time?  The short answer is with a Zoom Q2N.   Pristine HD video quality combined with built in X/Y microphones captures beautiful stereo imaging layered on a high quality 160 Degree wide angled lens.  The Zoom Q2N also excels in a variety of lighting conditions.  So weather your recording a performance in a club in low light, at home in the studio or in a rehearsal room, your video will look as good as it sounds.
  • Zoom H2n

    $389.00

    Zoom H2n

    Equipped with five built-in microphones, the Zoom H2n Handy recorder captures sounds with enhanced clarity and definition. Two of the microphones are arranged as an X/Y pair, and the rest are configured in an MS pattern, which allows for stereo or surround sound recording. This makes the H2n suitable for a wide array of applications, from recording live concerts and audio for YouTube videos to location videography. When used with two alkaline AA batteries, this recorder offers over 20 hours of continuous use to ensure practicality and portability. This model is also compatible with AD-17 AC adapters to draw power from any regular wall socket and ensure continuous use for even longer periods. The H2n recorder works with standard SD and SDHC cards to let you store up to 32 gigs of recorded sound and transfer it easily to your computer. You can also use the handy USB port to transfer digital data or use this recorder as a typical USB microphone. The package also includes the WaveLab LE software to help you edit the recorded audio and create impressive tracks.
  • The Perception P220 is a large-diaphragm true condenser microphone offering a warm and clear sound for lead vocals, acoustic guitar and brass instruments. A switchable bass-cut filter and attenuation pad make it perfectly suited for use on loud sound sources with sound pressure levels up to 155dB SPL. The rugged and roadworthy design also makes the Perception P220 a perfect choice for on-stage applications. The Perception P220 represents the most popular and successful microphone within the Perception Series. It comes complete with a spider-type shock mount in an aluminum carrying case. One-inch large-diaphragm, true condenser transducer Delivers a classic warm and clear sound Rugged all-metal body and robust design A reliable and roadworthy tool Switchable bass-cut filter Eliminates rumble or footfall noise Switchable attenuation pad For high-SPL applications up to 155dB Designed and engineered in Vienna, Austria Contains the essence of six decades of mic engineering
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    Get it right from the start – with Scarlett Studio The complete professional recording package for musicians Whether you’re just starting out on your musical career or you’re a seasoned professional, Scarlett Studio gives you everything you need to start recording studio-quality music right away – right down to the microphone cable. Just add your computer. Now you can record guitar, vocals, bass or other instruments directly into your computer, complete your recordings with studio effects and create a master mix. Focusrite has been making high-end recording systems, used in the world's top studios, for over 25 years. That same precision engineering is now available in a compact, high-quality system for you to connect to your computer and start recording now – and it’s all inside this box. The Scarlett Studio audio interface The audio interface is the key to making professional recording. At the heart of Scarlett Studio is the Scarlett 2i2. This interface connects to your Mac or PC via the USB port and provides 2-inputs and 2-outputs to your music software. Scarlett 2i2 delivers the superb quality and legendary Focusrite sound that audio industry professionals have relied on for decades. Plug your instrument – bass, guitar, keyboard, synth, you name it – and the included studio microphone straight into the front panel and 2i2 brings them into your computer at the highest possible quality. You can record, edit and mix until you have just the sound you want, with the best possible playback quality so you can hear exactly what you’re doing. Studio-quality microphone and headphones Scarlett Studio really does give you everything you need to start recording. There’s a studio condenser microphone, the CM25, that’s specially designed to catch the life and soul of your vocals and acoustic instruments. Clean, smooth and sensitive, it captures every nuance. If you can hear it, you can record it. There’s even a high-quality, low-noise microphone cable included, to connect the CM25 to the Scarlett 2i2. The included HP60 studio monitor headphones tell it like it is. Accuracy is number one when it comes to monitoring. Unlike many headphones that flatter the sound, making it sound better than it really is, the HP60s give you a clear and accurate impression of exactly how your music sounds, so you can get it just the way you want it. And when you play it back elsewhere, it’ll sound great. Professional recording software Scarlett Studio includes all the software you need to get you going straight away. Cubase LE 6 is powerful music production software for recording and mixing. Focusrite Scarlett plug-ins are a set of essential tools for polishing your mix, like compression to tighten up that bass or keep your vocals smooth and even; equalisers to bring out the character in your sound, gating to help remove noises, and reverb to give your music the space it needs. The Novation Bass Station is a software synthesizer that you can use to add additional bass or melody sounds to your music. Because it is a synth you can create totally new sounds that no one has ever heard before, or recreate classic sounds. There is also a sample pack from Loopmasters to add drum loops or sound effects to your track.
  • 4-in/4-out Audio/MIDI Interface with HDDA Mic Preamps and iOS Compatibility
    TASCAM’s US-4x4 combines great audio quality and ergonomic design for a powerful 4-in/4-out USB 2 audio interface. Four of TASCAM’s Ultra-HDDA mic/line preamps provide up to 57dB of gain with nearly inaudible noise and distortion specs. The audio design features high-performance, musical components like NE5532 op amps for rich sound quality without coloring the source. The US-4x4 includes class-compliant drivers for plug-and-play operation on Mac OSX and iOS devices like the iPad, and a simple driver adds ASIO compatibility for Windows. MIDI in and out are also included for connecting synths, drum machines, and controllers. The interface also includes a copy of Steinberg Cubase LE for Windows and Mac.
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    Rode NT1 Kit

    $399.00 $319.00
    The world's favourite studio microphone just got a whole lot better. The NT1 is the updated version of Rode's incredibly successful NT1A. It's built here in Australia, and boasts some of the most sophisticated features of any studio mic, whatever the price. The Capsule The HF6 is the perfect example of RØDE’s state-of-the-art fusion of artistic design approaches and cutting-edge manufacturing techniques, with a sound signature reminiscent of the famous microphones of old, while at the same time exhibiting extremely low noise. Internal Shockmount Beneath the body of the NT1 you will find the internal capsule suspension, which employs patented Lyre technology from Rycote®. This internal shock mount isolates the HF6 capsule on the X, Y and Z axes, providing protection against vibration that is superior to conventional capsule suspension techniques. The Electronics Featuring high-grade components, the circuitry of the NT1 is assembled and tested using exceptionally high-precision machinery operated by the experienced engineers in RØDE’s Australian factory. This meticulous manufacturing process has resulted in our quietest microphone ever - With only 4.5dBA of self-noise the NT1 is the quietest studio condenser microphone in the world! The Finish The aluminium body of the NT1 is first nickel plated for corrosion resistance, before being coated in an extremely durable ceramic firearm coating using advanced electrostatic application techniques to ensure completely even coverage. The coating is then baked onto the surface, before having the graphic components laser etched, resulting in an extremely hard wearing finish that is resistant to scratches or marks.
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    Scarlett 2i4 is a 2 in / 4 out USB audio interface featuring two award-winning Focusrite pre-amps and four high-quality audio outputs. Housed in an anodised aluminium unibody chassis, the Scarlett 2i4 is the perfect audio interface for musicians and digital DJs.