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Samson C02 Pencil Condenser Microphones (Pair)

Samson C02 Pencil Condenser Microphones (Pair) Samson C02 Pencil Condenser Microphones (Pair) Samson C02 Pencil Condenser Microphones (Pair) Samson C02 Pencil Condenser Microphones (Pair) Samson C02 Pencil Condenser Microphones (Pair)
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Pattern of pick up of the cardiovascular system
This is the gold standard. Connectors with a silver plated finish
A carry case and shock-absorbing material are included A set of mounted mic clips is
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Questions & Answers

What is the procedure for turning on this microphone?

The microphones on this machine do not have a switch to turn them on. Their power comes from phantom power that is generated by a pre-existing system To run them, you need an amp. I was able to get them to work and the sound was amazing! You're going to need a lot of patience to get them working.

The microphones appear to be far apart. How much distance do they have?

It is my hope that this will assist. On one of the microphones, I record introductions for a few podcasts I run on the web. From a few inches from my mouth to a few feet away (overhead), the microphone pics up very clearly. All the praise I can give these mics goes to them. A price does not indicate the quality of a product. Mics of this quality are very good.

If you are shooting a film inside, how well do these mics reduce echo? What do you think about the preamps on a Zoom H4?

CO2s can probably handle a much higher level of dB than most acoustic guitars can, which is nice, but I am almost exclusively using them for acoustic guitars. Due to their cardioid nature, this may be a bit tricky to obtain Dialogues. You can use a unidirectional microphone if you have one already. There's a good chance this could make an interesting choice for miking a stereo take that has more of an ambient feel. As far as I know, I don't know much about how this specific microphone (CO2) reacts to reflections of this type. Let me know if the unit specs are okay and if the mics are okay, too!

Which one of these would be best for miking the speaker of a guitar amp?

For starters, I recommend looking at something like the Shure SM57 as an amplifier. Generally, you can adjust and go from there, because that's the microphone people put on the most guitar amplifiers. Most people don't use the Samson C02 for guitar amps because the microphone's small diaphragm is not usually used for that purpose. But they could be awesome on other acoustic instruments as well, like overhead drums, an acoustic guitar, and a few others. In the event that this was helpful to you, please consider making a purchase on our Amazon affiliate page. As well as providing after-sale support, we can assist. Our stock is available and we can ship it right away. Digital audio from Pixel Pro

Selected User Reviews For Samson C02 Pencil Condenser Microphones (Pair)

The microphones are perfect for recording acoustic guitar in the home studio and I could not be more pleased with them

That's fine. It is rare (if ever) for me to give a 5 star review because they are usually "faked" or written by people who are "starry-eyed. " "I am staring at you in awe" The sun is shining! The exception to the rule will be made in this case, however. Ok (thank you. It would be best if they got four. To stay with my rule of "no 5-" I would give five Reviews with stars must meet a certain standard. However, I must With regard to the mics themselves, for the money, they are simply not a match, at least for the application I am using them for. As a result of wanting to get high on them, I purchased them The recordings I make in my home studio are of the highest quality. There is a fairly decent on-line presence for me (A Sennheiser 835S stage microphone). A fine job is done by this product I like it for stage use, but as a recording mic I don't see the point. (It should be no surprise that it is not a microphone designed for recording. * B) My Cordoba GK-Pro Negra guitar has a very nice Fishman built-in pickup and preamp as well This amp is also great for stage use, but is less effective when trying to get a good recording in a studio setting. I mean the studio I have at home where I feed stuff into an AudioBox 22VSL interface from Presonus. I then entered my laptop's address into my computer. The topic of the day will be something else. As many of you out there, I did not (don't) have an unlimited budget, so I decided to give these a shot. To get right to the point, they simply could not have made me happier. This is especially true when the two for (approximately) $100. If phantom power is unavailable, no sound will be heard. few words about "phantom power. " and the cables you are using. You will need an audio interface if you want to make use of these mics. Laptops cannot provide the extra 48 volts they need. Here is a bit of information about the interface I use, the Presonus AudioBox 22VSL. A 1/4 inch guitar cable or a 3. 5 mm XLR cable can be plugged into this little box. The 1/4 inch cable CANNOT receive phantom power with this particular interface, as I am not familiar with other products. There is no way I can get 48 volt phantom power by using anything but XLR cables. Make sure to check other interfaces on your computer to see if they work the same way. Therefore, if you are using these mics with an interface, and you don't get the necessary phantom power, check to be sure that your XLR cable, not your 1/4 inch cable, is connected. It's just a warning. I will now get to the heart of It's important to remember that they're VERY empathetic. However, I wanted to accomplish that. The process of finding the precise "sweet spots" in which to place them will take time, but even that is fine with me, since I enjoy the subtle differences in their tone as My need for an efficient way to capture the "cardioid pattern" of sound was fulfilled by the "cardioid pattern" of sound pickup. Because of their sensitivity, I found I had to be especially careful about not looking down at them while playing my guitar, as doing so turns my head toward them (and my breathing toward them), which resulted in them picking up breezes as I breathed. I am certain I could get rid of most of these effects by using the little windscreens that came with the kit, but I don't think I want to use anything that will block the natural frequency. Now that I have a couple of disks Popsicles in various shapes There are filters between my mouth and the mic that I place between them. I found the solution to my problem there. **Earlier I bought the pop-up (until I bought the pop-up My quick guide to filters The dirty solution was simply to wear a "pollution mask" during playtime! I found it to be a good short term solution to eliminating the puffs and rumbles of my own breathing, but it was not a promising This led me to purchase the pop-up This is a filter. I love it! The joke's on you. The receptors are not quite THAT sensitive. Thus, I do not have to set my studio to absolute silence (with some ambient noise coming from outside) in response to this very predictable "cardioid pattern. " The neighborhood I live in can be a little noisy, but making sure I always direct the mic away from the window seems to eliminate all but the sharpest of background sounds. Also hard to see are the heavy window drapes I have. Lastly, I want to make one last point. In addition to the mics, there was a hardcase that was included in the package as well. I hope my review doesn't come across "overly glowing," as I have put them through an extensive set of tests in my home studio all the way to the end. You may have different experiences in other situations and applications, but as acoustic guitar recording mics in a home studio you may have a very different experience. If you're planning to use these mics for a similar application as mine, they are definitely worth the money, especially for the bargain price they have.

Jolie Kerr
Jolie Kerr
| Mar 11, 2021
I was looking for something exactly like that

It saddens me to say that the seller sent me the single microphone kit rather than the two handed Although I had to return the product, I wanted to leave a review for the product nonetheless, since the microphones do exactly what they should. A new version of the article had to be put online - ( The order will be placed with Baker & Taylor As I no longer trust this seller after they left me in the lurch),

We use these microphones for our live streams on YouTube. When used as a proximity mic for a live cast, they work flawlessly. On the live cast, we have three hosts. We are using a Shotgun Mic, and it would not do the job. We need more "spread" in our pickup area. The speakers pick up pretty well without picking up much room noise, so they do a pretty good job for their price range. Once we placed them just above our heads and out of frame, they were perfect. Better microphones can be found for four times the price, so consider these incredible entry-level models if you need one. The microphone should be mid-level. With this package, you'll get the most bang for your buck. On the quality of the sound. We would consider these mics comparable to those we use on our labels. There is still good clean sound, and we don't hear any noise movement rustling sounds that we heard from the Lavaliere microphones, and the cords aren't tangled up in the way, which was a concern with the Lavalier mics. I think that is what makes it so great. Thanks to a wireless microphone, you can move around without worrying about losing it. By having two of them, we can better capture our set sound no matter who is speaking. In case you are looking for a high-quality boom microphone, especially for a live broadcast or an interview, which is both lightweight and affordably priced, with a good This is what you've been looking for. There's a possibility that another seller might be better suited for your needs.

Nellie Kaiser
Nellie Kaiser
| Feb 24, 2021
Similar to the Rode NTG1 in many ways

It is a crazy value to have these things. The podcast setting is where I use them. These and the Rode NTG1 are the only microphones I own. In fact, it's hard to tell the difference between the two Most people can't detect the difference between these two types of audio. Sure, some audiophiles can, but most of the population can't. I have the Rode and Samson in front of me and rapidly switch between them (without applying any EQ), I can just barely detect the very slight difference in tone when wearing my studio headphones. There is a little less bass in the Samson and a little more treble in the Samson. You can't tell who is using the Samsons. And I have background music and sound effects plus other people talking, so you can't tell if they are using the Samsons or not. There's no doubt the Rode mics are significantly heavier than these.

Ergo, they are probably three or four times heavier. I don't care about this, as I have them mounted on arms mounted on the wall however, if it was used for a portable setup, it may be an issue.

Remington Maynard
Remington Maynard
| Aug 13, 2020

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