Excerpt: I use the product in a school setting. It's nice b/c it finds and install appropriate drivers for Windows 7 automatically w/o needing admin privileges (plug and wait a little bit and play). It's drivers don't take over your sound card like some other USB mics I've used and it works well on Macs too.
Pros: Clear Sound, Durable, Easy To Use, Versatile
Summary: This is a great microphone. easy to install plug and play all you have to do is go into your sounds and under recording devices adjust your volume and start recording. i don't use the software it came with as i have a much easier software than the sonar.
Excerpt: Best podcasting equipment in terms of price, ease of use, and quality. You would need a lot of separate equipment and more money to achieve what this USB mic does. If you are thinking of taking it anywhere it could not be easier, you just plug it to any computer via the USB port.
Summary: Like: Sounds very good. Very handy - no weird plugs, just usb. Haven't used it to full capacity yet though. Dislike: the surface of the grip on the microphone was easy to dirty or scratch. The microphone spider mount seems easy to crack at joints.
Excerpt: I am a wildlife biologist and use the CO3U to record wildlife remotely (i.e. I am not present when the animal is calling). I can record wolf howls from > 1.4 km with this mic and the quality of the recording is good enough for me to use audio software and look at spectrograms where I can count the...
Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Easy To Use, Lightweight