Product Comparison: Samson C01U Pro vs Blue Yeti


General Specifications
Brand
Samson
Blue
Model
C01U Pro
Yeti
About the Product
In 2005, Samson introduced the world’s first USB studio condenser microphone, the C01U. Today, we're expanding on its revolutionary design with the new C01U Pro. Now with a headphone output for zero-latency monitoring and an improved signal-to-noise ratio, the C01U Pro ensures the natural warmth and detail of vocal and instrumental performances are captured in all your digital recordings.
Create unparalleled recordings directly in your computer with Blue Microphone's Yeti USB Microphone. The Yeti uses Blue Microphone's proprietary tri-capsule technology to produce pristine, studio-quality recordings. It features four different pattern settings so you can record vocals, instrumental music, podcasts, or interviews in ways that would normally require multiple microphones. With simple controls for headphone volume, pattern selection, instant mute, and microphone gain, you'll be creating exceptional recordings right out of the box.
Origin
China
Size & Weight
Color
Silver
Black
Height
7 in.
11.61 in.
Width
2.125 in.
4.72 in.
Depth
2.125 in.
4.92 in.
Weight
1.06 lbs.
3.4 lbs.

Samson C01U Pro

Blue Yeti

Samson C01U Pro

Blue Yeti

Samson C01U Pro

Blue Yeti

Samson C01U Pro

Blue Yeti

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Samson C01U Pro USB Studio Condenser Microphone
  • It is not heavy, but you can tell it is well-built and the physical and sound quality is amazing.
  • Very sturdy design, high quality.
  • The design and quality of the sound is amazing! Great quality for great price. Highly recommend!
  • The microphone is heavy and solid construction, you need a good stand to hold it. I recommend buying with an pop filter.
  • It's nice and heavy and the audio quality is excellent.
Blue Yeti USB Condenser Microphone
  • The size is good and the handle and comfort to play is good.
  • Very nice-looking, substantial in weight. Versatile with configurations.
  • Easy to setup and create clear and crisp audio! Fairly large for the size.
  • Although fairly large in size, the quality of the product is evident. Large selection of settings.
  • It is very sturdy and has some weight to it. It looks and feels professional!
Features
Recording Patterns
Super-cardioid
Cardioid, Stereo, Bidirectional, Omnidirectional
Recording Sample Rates
16 bit/44.1/48 kHz
16bit / 48kHz
Min. Frequency Response
20 Hz
20 Hz
Max. Frequency Response
18 kHz
20 kHz
System Requirements
Windows, Mac OS X
Windows, Mac OS X
Extras
Large, 19mm diaphragm ensures pristine studio-quality audio, Headphone output for zero-latency monitoring, Ideal for recording music, ADR work, Sound Foley, voiceovers, audio for YouTube videos, Vastly improves Skype, FaceTime, VoIP applications and speech-to-text dictation software, Solid die-cast metal construction
Hassle-Free Setup, Polar Patterns: cardioid, bidirectional, omnidirectional, stereo, Max SPL: 120dB (THD: 0.5% 1kHz)

Samson C01U Pro

Blue Yeti

Samson C01U Pro

Blue Yeti

What customers say about "Features"
Samson C01U Pro USB Studio Condenser Microphone
  • The headphone output provides a good level of sound.
  • Plug and play, no problem.
  • Wide frequency response and good sound (for speech anyway, which is what I'm recording).
  • The sound is amazing, extremely natural. Headphone output is great for monitoring your tracks.
  • The supercardioid pickup pattern excludes room noise pretty well just make sure it's facing right at your mouth or you'll lose level pretty fast.
Blue Yeti USB Condenser Microphone
  • Simple to use and records great sound. I use it to record podcasts and the multiple recording patterns are a godsend. I love this mic.
  • There are manual switches for both gain and recording patterns - stereo, omni, cardioid, and bi-directional.
  • I bought this to use in a school music classroom to record rehearsals. I have used it for choir and band and the recording quality is great. I have also used it to record solo piano and vocal music.
  • It’s a very sensitive microphone, it picks up a lot of low and mid frequencies.
  • Great all around sound quality for a USB mic. great low end response as well as speaking voice. I was very happy with the quality of the recordings it produced.
  • Amount of background noise and static detracts from what should be professional quality.
  • Minimalist mic. This mic is for solo use. No real adjusting.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE, RoHS
Other Information
MSRP
129.99 $

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