Samson SAC01 Large Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone
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Samson's C01 has all the performance features that you demand from a large diaphragm studio condenser microphone. It's the perfect solution for recording vocals, acoustic instruments and for use as and overhead drum mic. Featuring a large, dual-layer 19mm diaphragm with a cardioid pickup pattern, the C01 produces a smooth flat frequency response. Its two ultra-thin sensor membranes pick up far more detailed sounds than any dynamic coil. The result is a mic that captures accurate, detailed and smooth audio with warm bass tones and extended top end. You'll hear the strings and wood of your guitar, the breath and resonance of a singer, or the brassy shimmer of a ride cymbal with crystal clear clarity. The C01's design includes a heavy gauge mesh grill, gold-plated XLR connecter and an LED for monitoring its 48V of phantom power. It also comes with a swivel mount that can be attached to any standard mic stand. In addition, an optional SP01 spider shock mount is available for increased mic and sound stability. Samson's C01 is one of the best values available from a professional recording microphone.
1 x C01 Microphone, 1 x Swivel Stand Mount
Top Customer Reviews
One little point if you don't realize, this mic requires phantom powering. So if you are not intending to use it with a mixer which has that option, you will need to purchase an external phantom power supply. This will probably add £40 or more to the cost to get it going.
I was going to delve a little deeper in my pocket originally as I needed a good quality microphone to record my vocals. Then, just by chance, this Samson condenser microphone came along and, quite honestly, I think it's superb. It gives a wonderful smooth, rounded analogue sound.
Quite frankly, for the money, I don't think it can be bettered.
The Samson is a condenser mike and therefore you will need phantom power, unless you get the usb version. It comes with a safe and practical screw fitting for a mike stand, but this is not for quick release - you would need to sort out some sort of clip. Construction seems solid and well made and it comes in a substantial case.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Excellent quality, arrived on time. I definitely would recommend this if you're looking for a cheap, condenser mic with great quality.Published 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
I was using the mic that came with my Behringer Podcast kit but needed something a bit more warm sounding. Read morePublished 9 months ago by TJ Richards
This has a better sound than I expected, really good. I'm miking up a small drum kit and with the first guess of the right position it picked up everything superbly. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Mike
ive done loads of farts into this, and the odd burp. sounds clear.Published on 25 Nov. 2014 by GarethC
It is a good microphone with crystal clear sound output. It is serving the purpose I purchased it for.Published on 4 July 2014 by K
I got this mic because I heard such good reviews about it. I looked on you tube as well. Before I was using a normal mic so I was interested to see the difference. Read morePublished on 1 May 2014 by steve
For the price this mic is great value for money. A very sturdy mic in a strong case 48v LED indicator good vocal reproduction. i would recommend this item. thumbs up!Published on 18 April 2014 by val dubois
Great product at a really reasonable price. Perfect for home recording setup and I've had some great results so far!Published on 1 July 2013 by Lee