Samson presents the Q1U, the very first dynamic handheld USB microphone, which remains the most affordable choice for simple, versatile handheld dynamic miking capabilities.
The Q1U/Q1UCW delivers pristine audio quality and convenience with high-quality components, handheld design and USB interface. This unit is USB compatible with any Mac or PC, as well as most DAW software programs, including GarageBand. It also comes with Cakewalk's Music Creator LE digital audio workstation software. Its supreme ability to produce pristine audio recordings with ease and moblity, along with a desktop mic stand, mic clip, USB cable and carry pouch also included, makes the Q1U a most valueable addition to any studio, classroom, or office.
The Q1U features a smooth sounding neodymium element, capable of handling high SPL, cleverly interfaced to an on-board high quality microphone pre-amp, high-quality A/D converter and USB output. The supercardioid pickup pattern provides smooth, flat frequency and a fast transient response, insuring a precise reproduction with linear characteristics from bottom to top. Capturing audio at 16-bit resolution up to 48kHz sampling rate, the Q1U offers the accuracy you need to be sure that what you hear is what you get.
The Q1U is perfect for any computer recording application, but its handheld functionality offers additional solutions for anyone who records audio, particularly musicians, podcasters, academic groups, and business professionals.