The Samson C01U USB Studio Condenser Mic is the first affordable studio condenser mic with a USB interface. $39
Blurbage from the Samsontech website describes it thus:
The C01U USB Studio Condenser Mic is the first affordable studio condenser mic with a USB interface.
For the first time ever, musicians who record music on computers have a simple, affordable way to capture high-quality vocal and acoustic instrument performances.
Seamless integration was the idea, and it was obtained by creating a studio condenser microphone that can be plugged into any computer with no in/out boxes, no expensive computer pre-amps, just a USB cable.
I’d like to interview my grandfather and am trying to purchase a microphone to plug into my laptop. Is a “condenser” microphone really needed? I’m trying to research microphones for an oral history, but not finding a lot of great information. Thanks for any advice!
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