Samson’s USB Meteor Mic [video]

Itching to do more with GarageBand on your iPad than just bang on virtual keys? Grab the camera kit and plug in a Meteor Mic ($100). This plug-and-play USB mic works with a variety of devices and software, and offers a large, 25mm diaphragm condenser, 16-bit, 44.1/48kHz resolution, integrated fold-back legs for proper positioning, a chrome-plated body, and integrated headphone jack with zero latency monitoring and volume control, a dedicated mute switch, and an included carry pouch.


  • Large (25mm) diaphragm condenser for rich audio recording
  • Cardioid pickup pattern
  • Smooth, flat frequency response of 20Hz – 20kHz
  • CD quality, 16-bit, 44.1/48kHz resolution
  • Fold-back leg design provides optimal mic positioning
  • Durable chrome-plated body
  • Plugs directly into any computer with a USB input, no drivers required
  • Compatible with most computer-based digital audio workstation software
  • Stereo 1/8-inch headphone jack for no latency monitoring
  • Headphone volume control with microphone mute switch
  • Includes USB cable and carry pouch


[via uncrate]