Samson C01U - USB Studio Condenser Microphone Consumer Microphone - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


Try a different mic to see if problem follows. If yes then it is a setting. If not then the mic is bad and needs to be sent to mfg or get a new one.

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Oct 15, 2016 | 568 views


Is the reverb caused by picking up the speaker output? You can't have a monitoring speaker feeding back into the microphone.

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Aug 03, 2014 | 75 views


you first 3 people are idiots... maybe if you had worked with the hardware you would know how the mic works because its obvious you don't. The 4th person is correct because this is exactly how i use the mic and it captures sound in stereo format beautiful when set up rite. Using it in mono, whether use keep on one channel or two drastically reduces the crisp sound that this mic can record.

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Apr 28, 2013 | 5,467 views


Not to be rude....For 75.00, you can replace it with a new one. It would cost more to have someone fix it. Obviously the drop has damaged it to the point where it doesn't work. Unless you are apt to take it apart and view all of the internal parts/wires what have you. I do not advise though if you are not comfortable doing so.

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Jan 12, 2013 | 90 views


1. Try the microphone on another USB port and check.
2. If not OK, try the microphone on another computer and check.
3. If OK on another computer, re-install it or recover the O.S. from a backup.
4. If on another computer the same problem exists, the microphone could have a internal control defect.

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Aug 20, 2011 | 221 views


you more than likely have your settings messed up follow this video it should fix the problem

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Jul 25, 2011 | 330 views


This kind of problem is very common when you have a computer that has been formatted or some kind of error occurred that required it to remove some part of the drivers designed to control the external devices. In other words, the driver which was responsible for handling this device is no longer available on your computer and as such, the computer cannot handle it unless it is reinstalled.
To do this, there are several methods by which you can go.
First of all, you can insert the disc that came with the device when it was bought and connect the device. When it asks you to install the driver, all you have to do is to set it to read from the CD-rom and it will automatically find the drivers and install them too.
Secondly, if you cannot find the disc that came with the device, you can search online for it and download it to a safe location on your computer and set it to read from that location. If you cannot find the driver, you can drop the complete make and model of the device and i would help you to get the required drivers to make your device function properly.
Hope this was helpful? Please comment for more information and thank you for using FixYa.

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Apr 12, 2011 | 272 views


the usb mic can't be used with the m box, it can be used as a source in your audio software however. When you assign your audio sources look for USB Codec in the choices. I have a USB mic and it works great

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Mar 12, 2011 | 173 views


1. Try reinstalling the softpre software.
2. Read through their FAQ at: http://samsontech.com/products/productFAQs.cfm?prodID=1810&brandID=2
3. Contact samson directly at [email protected] with your problem.
Good luck!

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Mar 08, 2011 | 525 views


Turn all your levels down.. ALL of Them. does that help? if the noise stops, proceed to slowly turn each volume up some one at a time. that may help figure what is causing the problem. if not could be small programming issue between the mic and the input program. i would look threw your settings menu for the recording software. see if there are any input or recording preferences/settings. i don't know if the mic came with setup software or a manual. may help alot. probably just one little setting off. learning will only help in the long run

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Dec 23, 2010 | 150 views


Depending on what audio production program you are using you will need to have the monitoring function engaged. Comment with what program and I can walk you through it. Good Luck, Cody J.

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Dec 20, 2010 | 373 views


If you are using a condenser microphone, it's need phantom power (48v) to activate the mic. Hope this helps

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Apr 06, 2010 | 419 views


A condenser mic. requires "phantom power" usually supplied by a mixing desk. Without this, there will be no output signal from the mic.

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Jul 04, 2016 | 690 views


why is the mic not being recongized on my computer?

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Jan 17, 2010 | 245 views


Here is the detailed manual for MAC and Windows:http://s3.amazonaws.com/samsontech/related_docs/C01U_ownman_v4.pdf There are explanations and diagrams.

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Oct 23, 2009 | 368 views


Here is the info on their site:http://www.samsontech.com/products/productpage.cfm?prodID=1810#servsupport Try contacting them with your problem.

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Oct 19, 2009 | 554 views


Have you test a different mic, or have you adjusted the pitch control for the mic.

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Oct 07, 2009 | 96 views


Welcome to the world of STUDIO microphones. Super quality BUT you must have a studio to use them. You can't have any local speaker playing into them. You often use headphones lest your monitor speakers will feedback. At the high frequency capability of these mics, you can fry your amps with oscillations above what you can hear!

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Aug 03, 2014 | 1,615 views


open up the sound icon on control panel...select recording......select samson mic....make sure set to default.....go into properties ...and boost main volume slider....most mics after install are set quite low and you have to go in and adjust the vol input level

Samson C01U -... | Answered on Apr 25, 2009 | 712 views

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