Here is some news for the musicians looking to do a bit of studio recording themselves. Best Buy has announced they will be selling the Samson Meteor USB studio microphones, taking pre-orders now.
The Meteor was first mentioned back in CES time in January, now Best Buy will finally take orders for the Chrome plated version as well as a new limited edition Gold plated version. Both will feature the same specs, but the Gold version will be 22k jewelry grade gold with a wooden mahogany case.
The Gold version will be exclusive to Best Buy and there will only be 400 of these limited edition USB mic’s made, each numbered uniquely. Both versions of the Meteor will have fold out legs to stand them up, metal structure, headphones output and a 25mm condenser element.
The Samson mic’s are even compatible with devices such as the iPad and can be used for Skype and other sources of chat. More details can be found at Samson Tech.
There is also a difference in price with the Chrome Meteor costing $99.99 and the limited edition Gold Meteor costing $149.99. Shipping is said to begin April 15th. What do you think of these devices? Let us know your thoughts below.