For the podcaster-on-the-go, there's always a need for a portable microphone to get through less-than-ideal situations. Clearly, Samson Technologies is lookin' out, as the simply titled Go Mic provides all that and a bag of chips. The "pocket-sized" USB microphone comes with a built-in mount for siting atop one's laptop display and can be used to record audio in a variety of scenarios (Skype, lectures, etc.). It's supposedly plug-and-play with both Macs and PCs, and it features a 20Hz to 18 kHz frequency response, selectable cardioid / omni directional polar recording pattern and a condenser transducer with pressure gradient. Speak up in one (available in black or white) right now for $49; full release is after the break.

Samson to Unveil Revolutionary Go Mic at CES

A pocket-sized recording device, Go Mic is a high-quality USB microphone that captures audio for all kinds of software and online applications, all in an innovative fold up design.

On display at CES, January 8th-11th, 2009 in Las Vegas, South Hall 4 35528

Hauppauge, NY – December 18, 2008 – Samson Technologies is pleased to announce Go Mic, the latest addition to Samson's ever-increasing line of USB microphones. Go Mic is designed to record professional quality audio on any computer. Its unique design provides the user with a built-in laptop mount or allows placement on a multidirectional hinge; ensuring consumers record only the intended audio.

Go Mic is perfect for all forms of recording. On the road, in the classroom, in a house of worship or any office setting, Go Mic will provide professionals and consumers alike with a convenient recording option. Additionally, Go Mic is ideal for applications such as Skype, iChat, webcasting, podcasting, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and voice recognition software.

"As an audio company, Samson focuses on creating solutions that have the widest range of applications that deliver great sound," said Director of Marketing Mark Wilder. "With so many uses for digital audio and video today, Go Mic answers the call for anyone who needs better audio at a better price."

The Go Mic's key features include:

• Plug & play MAC and PC compatibility
• USB interface for high-resolution, digital audio streaming
• Custom design clips to a laptop or sits on a desk
• Compact, folding design allows easy storage in a brief case or laptop bag
• Condenser transducer with pressure gradient USB digital output
• Frequency response of 20Hz – 18 kHz
• Selectable cardioid or omni directional polar recording pattern
• Available in black or white
• MSRP $49

Samson will be displaying the Go Mic and a number of other new and innovative products at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show. To book a meeting with Samson executives, please contact PR Representative Greg Mondshein.