For podcasters, content streamers, and voice-over artists looking for a high-quality USB mic solution, the Samson Technologies Satellite - USB / iOS Broadcast Microphone from Samson delivers a broadcast-ready sound with pro studio specifications and an easy-to-use form factor. Simply plug it into your computer, set it up on its integrated mic stand, and get started recording pro-quality 96 kHz / 24-bit audio. The mic works with iOS devices too, so you can always record on the go.
Three selectable polar patterns will come in handy to better suit whatever you happen to be recording. Built-in metering provides visual indicators of whether or not you're on, muted, or overpowering the mic with sound. All the cables you need are included to get started recording or streaming right away.
Broadcast Sound Anywhere
Samson Satellite is a broadcast-quality USB/iOS microphone designed for capturing high-definition audio on your computer, iPhone, or iPad. It offers 24-bit/96kHz audio, three selectable pickups patterns, and a fold-back leg design in a highly-portable package. Ideal for podcasting, streaming, voice-overs, and recording music; simply connect the Satellite to your device via the included USB or Lightning cables and start creating.
A Truly Versatile Microphone
A true plug-and-play solution, Samson Satellite delivers 24-bit/96kHz studio-quality sound to your computer. For mobile content creators, the Satellite works with Apple iPhones and iPads using the included USB to Lightning cable. This makes the Samson Satellite all you need to make high-quality recordings anywhere your project takes you.
Encapsulate the Sound
Satellite features two premium 16mm condenser capsules that capture vocal warmth and clarity. The mic offers three selectable pickup patterns: cardioid, omnidirectional and bidirectional for handling a variety of recording applications. An internal shockmount isolates the capsules from the body of the microphone, minimizing handling noise or sounds caused by vibrations and table rumble
3, 2, 1... Zero Latency
An 1/8" (3.5mm) headphone jack provides zero-latency direct monitoring, so you can hear your voice in real time (with no delay) as well as the audio coming from your computer. This way you can hear everything your audience is hearing.
No matter where a project takes you, whether recording at home or on a remote, Satellite is the mic for the mission. Its compact footprint features a patented fold-back leg design that allows the mic to be optimally positioned for any vocal or music application, or conveniently folded up for transport.
Samson Technologies Satellite - USB / iOS Broadcast Microphone Features:
- USB/iOS broadcast microphone
- Dual 16mm condenser capsules
- Selectable cardioid (unidirectional), bidirectional and omnidirectional pickup pattern
- Plugs directly into Mac, PC, iPhone or iPad
- Ideal for streaming, podcasting, gaming, VoIP, voiceover work, and recording music
- 24-bit/96kHz resolution
- Smooth, flat frequency response of 20Hz–20kHz
- 1/8" stereo headphone output with level control for zero-latency monitoring
- Microphone mute switch
- Fold-back leg design provides optimal mic positioning
- Includes Lightning to USB Micro and USB to USB Micro cables
Brand Samson Manufacture SKU Satellite UPC 809164023449 Primary Applications Studio Recording, Podcast, Web-Streaming, Conferencing Form Factor Desktop Intended Sound Sources Vocals, Speech/Voice Over, Instrument Sound Field Mono Capsule 2 x Electret Condenser Diaphragm 0.63" / 16 mm (Electret Condenser) Polar Pattern Cardioid, Figure-8, Omnidirectional Pattern Selection Switched Orientation Side Address Circuitry Solid-State High-Pass Filter None Indicators 1 x Amber/Green/Red Multi-Segment LED (Clip, Power, Status) On-Board Controls Gain/Sensitivity, Headphone Volume, Mic Mute, Polar Pattern
Frequency Range 20 Hz to 20 kHz Maximum SPL 135 dB SPL Sensitivity 3 dB
Output Connectors (Digital) 1 x Micro-USB Headphone Connector 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Wireless Connectivity None Bluetooth None
A/D Conversion 16 / 24-Bit Sample Rate Up to 96 kHz Operating System Support iOS OS Compatibility iOS
*As of April, 2019: Check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility
Available Port USB (Interface Unspecified)
Bus Power USB
Mounting Tabletop (via Integrated Hardware) Mounting Thread Size 5/8"-27 Female Included Case None Included Filters None Construction Material Aluminum, Steel Dimensions ø: 1.7 x L: 8.6" / ø: 43.18 x L: 218.44 mm Weight 0.75 lb / 340.19 g