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Samson SR850

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Samson Meteor Mic USB Studio Microphone Review

The Gadgeteer
9 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Most computers and mobile devices have built-in microphones now, and they are fine for phone calls and video calls.  They fall short when you need a higher-quality audio for podcasting or recording music.  There are a variety of microphones on the market, from cheap stalk microphones to studio-quality mics costing hundreds (or thousands) of dollars.
  • Pros: Much higher-quality recordings than built-in mic on MBP or iPad, Doesn't require external power source, Small enough to take with you, Works with standard microphone mounts, May be shallow to say, but it's beautiful!
  • Cons: Short, so you may need to find a way to elevate it or you'll have to hunch over it for voice recordings
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Late night to go

Gear Patrol
21 November 2011
  • Excerpt: Whether you’ve got aspirations of becoming the next Conan or just want more clarity over Skype, the Meteor Mic ($99) offers chrome-swathed old school mic looks with modern-day connectivity and features. The mic packs a 1/8″ headphone output for latency-free monitoring, mute switch, driver-free operation, and USB connectivity to your computer or mobile device.
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Overall 7

Samson Meteor Mic

PC Magazine
11 October 2011
  • Conclusion: Solid voice quality and a compact build make the Samson USB Meteor Mic a good choice for a portable podcast/Skype microphone, but it's not the best choice for music recording.
  • Pros: Great voice quality. Attractive design. Portable. Can connect to the iPad for use with Garage Band.
  • Cons: Not-quite-as-great musical recording quality. Unidirectional mic makes portability less useful. Fold-out stand gets in the way when mounting the mic on a larger stand.
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Overall 10

Samson Meteor Mic

11 November 2011
  • Excerpt: One of the iPad’s great strengths is its ability to be used as a recording device – but it’s not just for musicians who use it for instruments and vocals. Among its many other uses are recording podcasts, presentations, interviews and voice memos, and chatting via FaceTime and Skype.
  • Pros: Inexpensive; amazing audio and build quality for the price
  • Cons: None
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Overall 8

Samson Meteor

5 October 2011
  • Conclusion: Lagom till släppet av Star Wars på blu-ray testar vi en pryl som påminner väldigt mycket om R2D2. Slump? Ja, tyvärr. Samsons nya USB-mikrofon Meteor ger sig in på en tuff marknad. USB-mikrofoner finns det gott om, både dyra och billiga, och det gäller att ha rätt balans mellan pris och prestanda. Blues Yeti-mikrofon lyckades inte med det, vilket syntes i vårt betyg när vi testade den tidigare i år.
  • Pros: Gedigen, välbyggd, har stativfäste
  • Cons: "Bakbenet" kan klämma USB-kontakten, lite bökig hörlurslösning
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