samson microphones

Discussion in 'Microphones (live or studio)' started by Travis, Dec 4, 2006.

  1. Travis

    Travis Guest

    does anyone know if the C02 stereo pair is any good. i am looking to use them as drum overheads and they seem to be the only matched pair in my price range. does anyone know if there are any other better ones in this range? or are these any good?
    ok thanks
  2. mugtastic

    mugtastic Active Member

    Dec 9, 2005
    don't have any samson mics but my kel hm-1's were inexpensive and avoid the harshness problems associated with using cheap condensers over drums.
  3. mark_van_j

    mark_van_j Active Member

    Oct 28, 2005
    Maribor, Slovenia
    look into the Behringer, and compare them if possible. $64! Matched pair!
  4. Robak

    Robak Active Member

    Mar 10, 2006
    You don't need matched pair for drum overhead recording.
  5. Travis

    Travis Guest

    yeah, i've sen the Behringer mics for cheap! like REAL CHEAP! but i don't know if it is worth it. are they any good.
    yeah, i would like them to be a matched pair incase i use them for something like recording a show, or a guitar or something. but their main use will be drums.
    ok thanks.
  6. RemyRAD

    RemyRAD Member

    Sep 26, 2005
    For the most part, a "matched pair", is really unnecessary these days since the consistency of manufacturing has become quite good, especially among the mass produced types. I know very few people that have any "matched pair" microphones. It's very nice to get a pair of microphones with sequential serial numbers. But cheap microphones don't generally have serial numbers since they're only made in China by the finest slave children available who haven't learned how to count yet.

    You might find that a pair of Shure SM57's might make for a smoother sounding pair of overheads than a cheap condenser microphone. Really, try it.

    I love SM57's
    Ms. Remy Ann David

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