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Samson Meteor Mic is Retro Cool

by Shane McGlaun
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There are all kinds of uses for a good USB microphone connected to your computer. You can use it to play games with speakers rather than having to use a headset with a mic, for making podcasts, and you can even use it to record your own music. Samson has a new mic that is perfect for any digital audio recording need and it is called the Meteor Mic.

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The mic is really cool looking and reminds me of something you would see hanging in the studio of a 50’s radio station. The mic is chrome plated and has a really cool integrated stand that can position the mic at different angles for your need. The mic is USB powered and comes with a soft carry bag.

The Meteor Mic has a 25mm diaphragm, cardioid pickup design, a frequency response of 20Hz to 20kHz. It can record CD quality audio in 16-bit 44.1/48kHz resolution audio. It needs no drivers to work and even has a headphone input for monitoring. The Meteor Mic will be available on April 15 for $99 (USD).




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Comments (3):

  1. Dan Shope says:

    I use a Samson C01U for all my podcast/audio recording purposes. It’s a beautiful microphone with great quality. While the audio quality of this mic is probably comparable (‘specially since it’s “newer” tech) I’m not digging the chrome-ified look.

    Otherwise the design is pretty hot!

  2. Casey R says:

    Having had a CO1U and now using a Samson G-Track, I’m very interested in this. It looks awesome and is good value for money.

  3. rgonzale says:

    The obvious question is: is this just a shinier version of the G-track as far as the capsule and electronics? I have a G-track and am quite happy with it, even though it doesn’t look like it walked off a 50’s sci-fi movie set ;-)

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