I think it’s time to follow up on this, in particular for those of us who do not play professionally, don’t have access to a recording studio, and can’t afford (or are unwilling to invest in) real professional level equipment. Let’s say we just want to record for the purpose of improving our playing and informal sharing. What’s the best we can do, the best compromise within a modest budget? What do we really need, and how should we set it up? Some rules of thumb?