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  • 29/Q9U

    Samson Q9U Dynamic USB/XLR Broadcast Microphone

    1 In Stock

    Produce professional high-quality audio for broadcasts, podcasts, streams, and live recordings with the Q9U Broadcast Dynamic Microphone. Easily integrated into any professional or home recording setup, the Q9U features both an XLR analog output and USB-C connection with stunning 24-bit/96kHz hi-definition digital audio resolution. The microphone captures the depth and detail of the voice to ensure the performer's voice resonates with the listener.

    The Right Mic for Any Setup

    The Q9U can easily be integrated into any recording setup — ideal if you are a one-person show, or building a multi-host production studio. The modern dynamic capsule with neodymium magnet provides plenty of output to work with any mixer or audio interface without the need for any external gain devices. Wide frequency response and large dynamic range capture the nuance and natural sound of speech and music performances. An advanced humbucking coil reduces the pickup of electromagnetic (EMI) and radio-frequency interference (RFI) as well as hum from other equipment.

    High-Definition Digital Sound

    The Q9U features a 24bit/96kHz analog to digital converter for vibrant high-definition digital recordings directly to your Mac or Windows computer with no driver downloads required. The Q9U includes zero-latency headphone monitoring to allow you to hear your voice in real-time. An onboard mute switch quickly silences the microphone to both the XLR and USB outputs.

    Built from the inside out

    A cardioid polar pattern keeps your voice front and center by providing excellent off-axis rejection and minimizing ambient pickup. An internal pneumatic shock mount isolates the capsule from mechanical noise and a dual-layer windscreen minimizes popping and plosives for a crisp, professional-sounding broadcast. Low-cut and mid-presence boost controls give you further onboard sound tailoring options.


    • Dynamic capsule with humbucking coil and neodymium magnet

    • Cardioid polar pattern

    • XLR Analog Output

    • USB-C Digital output with 24-bit/96kHz resolution

    • 1/8" output zero-latency headphone monitoring

    • Robust construction with swivel yoke mount

    • Low Cut Filter

    • Mid-presence Boost

    • The mute button controls both USB and XLR outputs

    • Dual-layer windscreen

    • Plug-and-play, no driver installation required

    • Solid, die-cast construction with integrated yoke mount

    • Includes USB cable


    • Element Type: Dynamic

    • Frequency Response: 50Hz–20kHz

    • Polar Pattern: Cardioid (unidirectional)

    • Electromagnetic Hum Sensitivity (no weighting)

      • 60 Hz: 24 dBSPL/mOe

      • 500 Hz: 24 dBSPL/mOe

      • 1 kHz: 27 dBSPL/mOe

    • Impedance: 250Ω

    • Sensitivity XLR:  -57 dBV/Pa (1 kHz)

    • Sensitivity USB:  -16 dBFS/Pa (0 dB gain, 1 kHz)

    • Max. SPL: >140 dBSPL

    • Bit Depth/Sample Rate: 24-bit, up to 96 kHz

    • Digital Output: USB-C

    • Headphone Output/Impedance: 1/8" (3.5mm) / 32Ω

    • Headphone Power Output: 38mW @ 32Ω

    • Controls: Mute Switch, Low Cut Filter Switch, Mid Presence Boost Switch

    • Body Construction / Grille: Zinc Alloy / Steel

    • Accessories: 2m USB-C to USB-C cable, USB-C female to USB-A adapter, foam windscreen

    • Microphone Dimensions: 7" x 2.4" (diameter) / 178.5 mm x 60mm (diameter)

    • Weight 2.13 lb / 0.97 kg