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Samson Announces Availability of the Q2U Recording Pack

Samson Q2U Recording Pack

Samson Q2U Recording Pack

Versatile mic is the only USB Mic that’s also a standard XLR mic, so you can record to a computer, and take it to any situation where standard mics are used.

Hauppauge, NY – December 2, 2009 –

Samson Technologies, an industry leading audio technology manufacturer is excited to announce the availability of the new Q2U Recording Pack with HP20 headphones. Samson designed the Q2U as a high-quality microphone to meet all live sound and digital audio recording needs. A dynamic handheld microphone, the Q2U features both an XLR output and a USB I/O allowing it to be plugged directly into a live sound console or any computer with a USB input.

Musicians can take the Q2U to a gig for a live performance then take it home to record some new ideas right to their computer. The microphone’s on/off switch controls the XLR output, allowing anyone to perform in a live setting and record to a nearby computer or laptop simultaneously.
“Whether your passion is recording or performing, this mic has you covered,� says Mark Wilder, Director of Marketing for Samson Technologies. “It sounds great and is compatible with most computer based digital audio workstations, so your recordings can be developed with additional control. It may be the only mic you’ll ever need.�

The revolutionary Q2U also features a built-in 3.5mm stereo headphone jack output with volume control for no-latency monitoring during recording. Plus, a cardioid pickup pattern and a high-quality A/D converter with a 16-bit, 48kHz sampling rate ensure the sound reproduction in both live and recording applications is clear, detailed and accurate.

Available at major retailers and pro audio dealers for just $89, the Q2U includes USB and XLR cables, a mic clip, desktop stand, HP20 Headphones and Cakewalk® Music Creator.
“The Q2U really takes versatility to a new level,� says Wilder. “It brings the worlds of live performance and digital recording together in one exceptional microphone.�

To request additional information and/or product images, please contact PR Representative Mark Olson at (305) 576-1171 x17 or at


About Samson Technologies

Samson Technologies designs, manufactures and distributes high-performance audio, wireless and music accessory products in the United States and 106 countries abroad. Samson is well-known as a leading audio technology company with a long history of successful products in the professional audio segments as well as the mainstream consumer markets. Additionally, Samson is also the exclusive worldwide distributor of Hartke products and the exclusive U.S. distributor of Zoom recording and signal processing electronics. Samson Technologies is based in Hauppauge, NY. For more information, please visit