1-v-1 Product Comparison - the Blue Snowball iCE vs the Samson Meteor

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 Blue Snowball iCEFirst, let's have a look at the Blue Snowball iCE.

 Samson MeteorNext up is the Samson Meteor.


Blue Snowball iCE

Samson Meteor


+ Plug and play no drivers required.
+ Affordable option.
+ Blue heritage audio production.

+ Cardioid pickup pattern Condenser.
+ Zero latency monitoring.
+ 16-bit, 44.1/48kHz
+ Fraction of the cost of close competitors.
+ Mute button!


It makes for a great entry level mic provides a pretty decent sound without distortion and has no silibance even without a pop filter.

The Samson Meteor

 mic makes for an affordable Blue Yeti alternative and provides industry level audio capture fit for a range of uses from Skype and YouTube video audio to voice recording and it's even a great mic for recording acoustic guitars and singing.

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