37points

Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB

24points

Samson Q2U

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Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB vs Samson Q2U

Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB
Samson Q2U

Why is Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB better than Samson Q2U?

  • 144kHz higher audio interface frequency rate
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    192kHzvs48kHz
  • 8bit higher audio interface bit rate
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    24bitvs16bit
  • 52g lighter
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    268gvs320g
  • 20.04% less body volume
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    475.98cm³vs595.276305cm³
  • 4.9mm narrower
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    51mmvs55.9mm
  • 4.9mm thinner
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    51mmvs55.9mm
  • 7.5mm shorter
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    183mmvs190.5mm

Why is Samson Q2U better than Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB?

  • Is compatible with iOS
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  • 1m longer cable
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    3mvs2m

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB AmazonAudio-Technica ATR2100X-USB USB/XLR Micr...Audio-Technica ATR2100X-USB USB/XLR Microphone Bundle with Knox Gear Boom Arm, Shock Mount, and Pop Filter
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$129.99
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB AmazonAudio-Technica ATR2100X-USB Cardioid Dyn...Audio-Technica ATR2100X-USB Cardioid Dynamic Microphone for Podcasting, Voiceover, Studio Recording Bundle with SR350 Stereo Headphones, Blucoil Pop Filter, and Mini USB Type-A Hub with 4 USB Ports
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$114.99
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB AmazonAudio-Technica ATR2100X-USB Dynamic Micr...Audio-Technica ATR2100X-USB Dynamic Microphones for Home Studio Recording (2-Pack) Bundle with Blucoil USB Hub Type-A, Boom Arm Plus Pop Filters (2-Pack), and 3' USB Extension Cables (2-Pack)
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$229.99
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB AmazonAudio-Technica ATR2100x-USB Cardioid Dyn...Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone + Foam Windscreen + USB 2.0 Hub LED Lit Power Switches + Cleaning Cloth - Top Value Bundle
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$109.95
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB AmazonAudio-Technica ATR2100X-USB USB/XLR Micr...Audio-Technica ATR2100X-USB USB/XLR Microphone Bundle with Knox Gear Pop Filter and Knox Gear TX-100 Closed-Back Studio Monitor Headphones (3 Items)
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$124.99
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB AmazonAudio-Technica ATR2100X-USB Cardioid Dyn...Audio-Technica ATR2100X-USB Cardioid Dynamic Microphone Bundle with U-PHORIA UM2 Audio Interface for Windows and Mac, Blucoil 3-FT USB 2.0 Type-A Extension Cable, and Boom Arm Plus Pop Filter
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$149.99
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB AmazonAudio-Technica ATR2100X-USB Dynamic Micr...Audio-Technica ATR2100X-USB Dynamic Microphone for Podcasting, Voiceover, and Home Studio Recording Bundle with Blucoil Pop Filter Windscreen, 6" Dimmable Selfie Ring Light, and USB Hub Type-A
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$114.99
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB AmazonAudio-Technica ATR2100x-USB Cardioid Dyn...Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB Cardioid Dynamic Microphone (ATR Series) (Renewed)
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$94.05
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB AmazonAudio-Technica ATR2100x-USB Dynamic Micr...Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB Dynamic Microphone Bundle with Blucoil 4x 12" Acoustic Wedges, 3' USB Extension Cable, Boom Arm Plus Pop Filter, Aluminum Headphone Hook, and Samson SR350 Headphones
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$119.99

Samson Q2U

ProductStorePrice
Samson Q2U AmazonSamson Technologies Q2U USB/XLR Dynamic ...Samson Technologies Q2U USB/XLR Dynamic Microphone Recording and Podcasting Pack (Includes Mic Clip, Desktop Stand, Windscreen and Cables), silver
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$64.99
Samson Q2U AmazonSamson Q2U USB XLR Dynamic Microphone fo...Samson Q2U USB XLR Dynamic Microphone for Windows, Mac, iOS Recording and Podcasting Bundle with Blucoil Boom Arm Plus Pop Filter
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$89.99
Samson Q2U AmazonSamson Q2U Handheld Dynamic USB Micropho...Samson Q2U Handheld Dynamic USB Microphone Recording and Podcasting Pack (Black)
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$99.99
Samson Q2U AmazonSamson Q2U Handheld Dynamic USB Micropho...Samson Q2U Handheld Dynamic USB Microphone Recording and Podcasting Kit + Accessory Bundle
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$99.99
Samson Q2U AmazonSamson Q2U USB XLR Dynamic Microphones f...Samson Q2U USB XLR Dynamic Microphones for Windows, Mac, iOS Devices (2-Pack) Bundle with Blucoil Mini USB Type-A Hub with 4 USB Ports, and 3-FT USB 2.0 Type-A Extension Cables (2-Pack)
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$139.99
Samson Q2U AmazonSamson Q2U Dynamic Microphone for Window...Samson Q2U Dynamic Microphone for Windows, Mac, and iOS Devices Bundle with Blucoil Pop Filter Windscreen, 6" Dimmable Selfie Ring Light, and 3-FT USB 2.0 Type-A Extension Cable
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$82.99
Samson Q2U AmazonSamson Q2U USB XLR Dynamic Microphone fo...Samson Q2U USB XLR Dynamic Microphone for Windows, Mac, iOS Recording and Podcasting Bundle with Blucoil Pop Filter Windscreen, and 3-FT USB 2.0 Type-A Extension Cable
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$84.99
Samson Q2U AmazonSamson Technologies Q2U USB/XLR Dynamic ...Samson Technologies Q2U USB/XLR Dynamic Microphone Recording and Podcasting Pack (Includes Mic Clip, Desktop Stand, Windscreen and Cables), silver (Renewed)
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$52.65
Samson Q2U AmazonKnox Microphone Shock Mount for Audio-Te...Knox Microphone Shock Mount for Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB and Samson Q2U
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$24.99
Samson Q2U AmazonSamson Q2U Recording & Podcasting Pack (...Samson Q2U Recording & Podcasting Pack (Gray) + Pop Filter + USB 2.0 A Male to A Female Extension Cable + Cleaning Cloth - Great Recording and Podcasting Bundle
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$79.95

Sound quality

The lowest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording bass.
Audio interface sampling rate/frequency defines the number of samples per unit of time taken from a continuous signal to make a discrete signal. Sampling rate determines the quality of a digital recording.
The highest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording treble.
Audio interface bit depth/rate describes the number of bits of information recorded for each sample. Bits represent the resolution. The more bits, the more accurate sound is reproduced.

Features

1.has hyper-cardioid pattern
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB
Samson Q2U
A hyper-cardioid or super-cardioid pattern is a narrower version of the cardioid pattern. It captures audio in front of the microphone at a narrow angle and is particularly useful when you wish to record a single audio source in a loud environment.
2.has a mute function
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB
Samson Q2U
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
3.Is compatible with iOS
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB
Samson Q2U
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Microphones that have multiple polar pattern options can be used for different scenarios. The more patterns that a microphone supports, the more versatile it is.
5.has cardioid pattern
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB
Samson Q2U
A cardioid polar pattern captures audio in front of the microphone and is particularly useful for situations such as recording a podcast or game streaming.
6.Is compatible with Windows
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB
Samson Q2U
It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.

Headphone output

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB
Samson Q2U
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.Has a connector for a 6.35 mm audio jack
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB
Samson Q2U
Has 6.35 mm standard jack connector to plug in your headphones.

Design

1.pop filter included
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB
Samson Q2U
A pop filter (also known as a pop shield) is a filter that is placed in front of the microphone to prevent popping noises when recording vocals.
2.shock mount included
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB
Samson Q2U
A shock mount protects the microphone from physical noises such as a foot tapping on the floor or passing traffic.
3.Has LED sound level indicator
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB
Samson Q2U
An LED sound level indicator makes it easier to monitor and control the audio level.
4.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB
Samson Q2U
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
5.weight

268g

320g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

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