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Samson “Go Mic” USB Microphone

Adding to the ever-growing mixed bag of microphones geared towards podcasting, the Samson Go Mic will clip onto your laptop or sit upon a desk stylishly doing its thing.

Its fold-away design makes it an excellent portable, stand-alone microphone to accompany your laptop and far exceed its noisy internal one in recording clarity and accuracy.

Whilst the obvious use for this interesting and affordable (at £49.95) little microphone is Podcasting it will certainly make for a better experience with Skype, iChat, Ventrilo, TeamSpeak or your VOIP application of choice. It’ll also come in handy for voice recognition, if you’re into that sort of thing.

We’ll let you know how it fares at tackling these particular applications if and/or when we can get hold of one.


“High-quality components and meticulous engineering ensure the Go Mic will offer clear, professional audio reproduction. And thanks to its switchable cardioid and omni polar patterns, a user can pick whichever pattern is most appropriate for their specific situation. Plus, with a frequency response of 20Hz – 18kHz and a sample rate of 44.1kHz/16-bit, the Go Mic delivers professional audio specs in a compact, multi-purpose design.”

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009, News, Professional Audio.