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What devices will the M1 Samson work with? Only Karaoke machines? If I plug it into my laptop will I have to use an ap to do karaoke or could my daughter sing along with youtube videos and that kind of thing?
No, but you do need one thing. You have two options. Option one is a Mixer with USB output or USB Interface. Option two is to buy a USB Audio Interface. Personally, I'd go with option one because you can control every aspect of the mic and the music or instrument. The USB Interface does need a driver but it is included. The R21S Mic is an XLR Dynamic Mic.
You'll first need to find some aux audio out jacks on your karaoke machine. You might need an adapter, but the basic idea will be to connect the aux out from the karaoke machine to an input on your Tascam DP-02.
Then on the DP-02 you need to assign whatever input your plugged into to one of the 8 tracks. Let's say you're using the left input (input A) and want to put the karaoke music on track 1. You'll press the 'Assign A' button on the DP-02 and while holding it then press the 'Rec' button of track 1. The 'Rec' button will flash rapidly to show its been assigned. (for reference: assigning an input is better described on page 23 of the manual). Then you'll want to arm track 1 to record. Press the 'rec' button for track 1 and it will start to flash slowly to show it has been armed for recording. Now you are ready to start recording. On the DP-02 press the large round play and record buttons on the lower right together to start recording and start your karioke machine playing. When the song is done press stop on the DP-02.
Now to record your vocals you'll need your mic to be plugged in (lets' say it's in input B). You'll need to assign this input to a free track (track 2). Press the 'Assign B' button and while holding it press the 'Rec' button for track 2 (rec button will flash rapidly). Then you'll want to un-arm track 1 and arm track 2 for recording. To do this press the 'rec' button for track 1 so that the light goes off and then press the 'rec' button for track 2 so that it flashes slowly.
So now when you press play and record together to record, you'll hear track 1 playing (the karaoke track you recorded earlier) and you'll be recording vox on track 2. Of course you'll also be recording whatever you hear in the room onto track 2 along with your singing, so in order to get a clean recording there (prevent bleed) you'll want to plug some headphones into the DP-02 and listen to those as you record.
That's pretty much all there is to it. Some variations if you wish to record the karioke in stereo vs mono (I gave you the instructions for mono here), and you may need to turn on phantom power if you have a non-powered mic, but the idea is basically the same.
I can't seem to find any technical details on the output specifications of the karaoke mic, but IF it outputs in consumer standard RCA format (a cable with two ends, one red and one white - often seen with a third yellow cable for video), then you should be able to plug it into the back of the receiver without trouble. Simply choose one of the audio connectors in the back to function as your microphone playback system - I suggest the DBS connector, unless you have a satellite system already plugged in.
Connect the Red RCA cable to the RIGHT channel port on your receiver and the White RCA cable to the LEFT channel (Red = Right). Now, select the DBS (or whatever port you plugged it into) using your receiver remote control. Hit the "ANALOG/DIGITAL" button on the remote until "ANALOG" mode is displayed.
If you want to connect the mics to a Karaoke system using the same receiver, simply unplug the White RCA cable from the Microphones, and plug in the White RCA cable from your karaoke device. Now, you'll get music playing from one side of the speakers, and mic playback from the other side, simulating the karaoke experience.
NOTE: If the microphones do not have a RCA plug on the back, please post a picture of the reverse of the Microphone receiver, and I will see what I can do to help you further.