Podcasting Solutions from Samson
Are you an expert on a topic and looking to inspire your listeners, or do you have a great idea and need to express it to others? A podcast is an easy and fun way to deliver your content to the masses. If you own a smartphone or computer with an internet connection, you're almost set. From there, Samson offers a range of unique and innovative products that can be utilized to capture high-quality audio for mobile, desktop and home studio podcasting applications.
Samson offers an impressive selection of high-quality audio solutions for mobile podcasters. Whether you’re producing a remote broadcast via your laptop or using your smartphone to conduct a field interview, Samson has what you need to get the job done. And every option can be connected to your laptop or iPhone using Apple’s Lightning to USB Camera Adapter or to many Android devices using a USB Host OTG Cable.*
The Go Mic is a studio-quality USB condenser microphone that features a unique compact design that can clip right to your laptop or sit unobtrusively on your desk. This, along with its switchable cardioid or omnidirectional pickup patterns and direct monitoring capabilities, make the Go Mic perfect for remote broadcasts, as well as recording roundtable discussions and keynote speeches. The setup is so simple, with no additional drivers needed to get up and running. Just plug the Go Mic in and start recording.
As a device for recording on the move, the Go Mic is a real winner, and I love the physical design of the thing. — Sound On Sound [Digital review]
Ideal for quick impromptu interviews and vlogging, Samson's XPD Series USB Digital Wireless Systems give podcasters the freedom to wirelessly capture audio on laptops, tablets or smartphones. The XPD Series offers three mic configurations (Handheld, Headset, Lavalier) that provide huge improvements over built-in and externally mounted mic systems.
One of the coolest use cases, at a live event with your iPhone recording interviews, because a mic like this is great at cutting out external noise and capturing interview content right into your phone with great audio. – THiNK Media TV [YouTube video]
If you're looking to improve the quality and ease-of-use of your desktop podcasting setup, Samson offers a variety of innovative USB microphone designs that combine incredible audio capture capabilities with effortless plug-and-play operation and much more. You'll be able to start broadcasting immediately, and sound better doing it.
For a simple desktop podcasting setup, the Samson Meteor Mic USB Studio Condenser Microphone is an excellent starting point. With one of the largest condenser diaphragms (1"/25mm) of any USB microphone available, direct monitoring and muting capabilities all housed in a stunning chrome-plated body, the Meteor Mic produces professional computer recordings that are out of this world. In addition, its patented leg design allows for optimal mic positioning in any recording situation.
If you want to make great-sounding podcasts, a Samson Meteor Mic for each user will give your show a healthy splash of clarity. — PCMag [Digital review]
In 2005, Samson created a new category of products with the introduction of the world’s first USB studio condenser microphone, the C01U. The new C01U Pro expands on the revolutionary design with an added headphone output for zero-latency monitoring and improved signal-to-noise ratio. This ensures that naturally warm and detailed audio will be captured in all your podcasts, voiceovers and other digital desktop recordings.
If you have a need for a high-quality, simple-to-use condenser mic for podcasts or basic DAW recording tasks, you can’t go wrong with the Samson C01U Pro. — Ask.Audio [Digital review]
Planning to build your own home or broadcast studio? With professional products ranging from microphones and mixers to monitors, headphones and more, Samson has everything you need to capture, mix and playback broadcast quality audio.
Equally at home in the studio as they are on the world's biggest stages, Samson offers a vast array of dynamic and condenser microphones. Most ideal for podcasting, the Samson C01 is a large diaphragm condenser microphone with a smooth, flat frequency response that captures accurate, detailed audio with warm bass tones and extended top end.
Samson's MixPad® MXP124FX is a compact, 12-input analog stereo mixer with 100 internal 24-bit digital effects and a built-in USB interface. Perfect for studio podcasting, the MXP124FX enables you to have up to four microphones, plus additional line level devices, connected to your computer to record multiple personalities simultaneously. In addition, its portable, easy to use and jam-packed with features that ensure sonic clarity and optimal control over any broadcast production. The 14-input MixPad® MXP144FX is also a an excellent option for larger studio setups.
Providing accurate sound reproduction and superb stereo imaging, a pair of Samson's Resolv SE 2-Way Active Studio Reference Monitors (SE5, SE6 and SE8 models available) would greatly benefit any podcasting studio. With the Resolv SEs, you’ll hear every nuance with impeccable precision and make adjustments for the best possible performance. You'll achieve the sound you want from the start and save valuable time in post-production. For multi-headphone monitoring, consider Samson's compact C-que8. This 4-channel, 8-output headphone amplifier delivers superb audio fidelity and fine-tuned control over individual levels and mixes.
Samson's Z Series headphones were designed for critical studio reference listening, thus providing exceptional tonal balance and imaging with superior detail. Premium components and a lightweight, low-profile design make the Z Series (Z55, Z45, Z35 and Z25 models available) extremely comfortable, especially during long recording and mixing sessions.
When creating your podcast setup, don't forget key accessories such as microphone stands, shockmounts and pop filters. Samson has a full line of these accessories, as well as monitor stands, cables and much more.
For more details about Samson products and their use in this space, check out the Samson Podcasting Guide 2016 catalog on issu.