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Samson Go Mic Portable USB Condenser Mic   

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Superior portable USB mic for music, podcasting and more.

Further expanding on the already diverse line of USB microphones, Samson has created the Go Mic as a versatile computer-based miking and recording solution.

Because of its custom compact design, the Go Mic can clip right onto your laptop or sit unobtrusively on your desk. Plug and play operation also means it™s completely compatible with a Mac or PC, with no drivers required. Perfect for recording music, podcasts or field recording, the Go Mic™s range of functionality extends beyond typical USB microphones. It™s also ideal for voice recognition software, iChat, webcasting and even Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).

Thanks to its switchable cardioid and omnidirectional pickup patterns, you can pick whichever pattern is more appropriate for your specific situation. Plus, with a frequency response of 20Hz“18kHz and a resolution of 16-bit, 44.1kHz, you can be sure you'e getting professional audio specs in a compact, multi purpose design.

FEATURES
  • Portable USB condenser microphone
  • Mac and PC compatible, no drivers required
  • Custom, compact design that clips to a laptop or sits on a desk
  • Perfect for recording music, podcasting and field recording, voice recognition software, iChat, VoIP and webcasting
  • Switchable cardiod or omnidirectional pickup patterns
  • 16-bit, 44.1kHz resolution
  • Smooth, flat frequency response of 20Hz“18kHz
  • Stereo 1/8 headphone output for no latency monitoring
  • Includes USB cable, cable clip and carry case
  • Samson Sound Deck Noise Cancellation Software (Mac OS X/Windows) available for purchase

Get yours today and deliver unexpected clarity to your computer recording and online broadcasting.

SPECIFICATIONS

Go Mic Portable USB Condenser Mic

  • Polar pattern: Cardioid and Omni
    Frequency Response
    Cardioid: 80Hz - 18kHZ
    Omni: 20Hz - 20kHZ
    Element type: Fixed Charge electret
    Element Diameter: 10mm
    Diaphragm thickness
    Cardioid: 4 microns
    Omni: 2 microns
    Sensitivity: -47 +/- 2dB/Pa
    SPL: 121 db
    Weight: 10.5 g
    Dimensions: 2.8" x 1.7" x 23"x 0
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SamsonGo Mic Portable USB Condenser Mic
 
4.3

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

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92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (11)
  • Compact (10)
  • Good audio (8)
  • Lightweight (8)
  • Durable (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Amateur recording (9)
  • Home studio (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (7), Novice (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Sweet!!!

This is a great little plug and play mic. Sound is crisp and clear on both my guitar and voice. Using this straight into the computer allows me to get quality demos done...Read complete review

This is a great little plug and play mic. Sound is crisp and clear on both my guitar and voice. Using this straight into the computer allows me to get quality demos done fast. Comes with everything you need, cable, software and a carrying case. Highly recommend.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Spend a little bit more if you can

While I didn't expect much due the price, I literally can not tell the difference between my in-computer condenser mic to this little guy unless you get really really close to the mic for...Read complete review

While I didn't expect much due the price, I literally can not tell the difference between my in-computer condenser mic to this little guy unless you get really really close to the mic for a bigger "full" sound (better bass quality). My advice would be to go for a bigger, better version of this type of mic.

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4.0

GOOD LITTLE MIC

By Marvelous Matt

from Indiana

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Clear Sound
  • Compact
  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Home Studio
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Samson Go Mic Portable USB Condenser Mic:

    I am a radio professional and i bought this to keep in my laptop bag if i have to record a spot or voicetrack while i am away from the station or my home studio and it works just fine for that.

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    5.0

    Coolest little mic

    By Elijah u.s.

    from Delaware

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording

      Comments about Samson Go Mic Portable USB Condenser Mic:

      Fun and easy to use! Very compact. I can't rate the recording quality, though. I have a voice and guitar-skill that should not be recorded, but I won't hold that against the mic : ) I would recommend it for any beginning/novice use.

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      5.0

      Great Improvement Over iPad Mic

      By Bob

      from SC

      About Me Child

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Home Studio
        • Performances

        Comments about Samson Go Mic Portable USB Condenser Mic:

        I like to record band practices, but the internal mic on my iPad just didn't cut it. This mic is so small and compact that you can keep it in a travel bag with your tablet and never know it's there. The sound quality is very impressive for the size and price. While it lacks some of the high end detail of an expensive mic pumped through an audio interface (which I have), it sounds great overall and so easy to use. A great feature is the cardioid/omnidirectional switch. Overall, a great mic.

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        (4 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Spend a little bit more if you can

        By Mattdaddy71

        from Orlando, FL

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Limited Functions
        • Poor Sound Quality

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Home Studio

        Comments about Samson Go Mic Portable USB Condenser Mic:

        While I didn't expect much due the price, I literally can not tell the difference between my in-computer condenser mic to this little guy unless you get really really close to the mic for a bigger "full" sound (better bass quality). My advice would be to go for a bigger, better version of this type of mic.

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        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Sweet!!!

        By lulu

        from Asheville NC

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        Ask me a question

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Compact
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio
          • Performances

          Comments about Samson Go Mic Portable USB Condenser Mic:

          This is a great little plug and play mic. Sound is crisp and clear on both my guitar and voice. Using this straight into the computer allows me to get quality demos done fast. Comes with everything you need, cable, software and a carrying case. Highly recommend.

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          So useful!!!!

          By Anh

          from MA

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording

            Comments about Samson Go Mic Portable USB Condenser Mic:

            Changed my way of playing music :')

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            5.0

            Great mic for Acoustic and Vocals!

            By ThePooch

            from Draper, UT

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            Ask me a question

            Pros

            • Clips Onto Laptop
            • Durable
            • Good Case Included
            • Monitorheadphone Out
            • Small
            • Tripod Adapter In Mount
            • Versatile
            • Zero Latency

            Cons

            • I Know Of None

            Best Uses

            • Home Studio
            • Recording Guitar
            • Recording Newcomers
            • Recording Vocals
            • Spoken Word

            Comments about Samson Go Mic Portable USB Condenser Mic:

            This microphone is awesome! I've used it for a number of applications, but mostly for recording myself and my acoustic at home. The sound quality is great, and it's extremely versatile. I love my Go-Mic!

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Good little mic

            By John3697

            from Apache Junction, AZ

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Compact
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home Studio

              Comments about Samson Go Mic Portable USB Condenser Mic:

              I use this mic to make backing tracks to practice my lead guitar with. When paired with Audacity, it makes a passable recording. It does not produce great sound quality but is good enough for my intended purpose. It's a good little mic for the right price

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              4.0

              Great mic, great price!!

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              By DJ L7

              from Farmerville, LA

              About Me Novice

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • Limited Music Software

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Home Studio

              Comments about Samson Go Mic Portable USB Condenser Mic:

              Great USB condenser microphone for the price. The mic is clear sounding and should work for the applications I plan to use it for - speech therapy and learning how to sing.

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              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Good to go right out of the box

              By Paddlefoot

              from New Harmony FL

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Home Studio

                Comments about Samson Go Mic Portable USB Condenser Mic:

                easy to use with good results

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