Audio Technica ATR2100x vs Samson Q2U – Which Mic Is Best For Podcasting?

If you’re trying to decide between the Audio Technica ATR2100x vs Samson Q2U USB microphones to record your podcast, then this is for you. They’re both affordable, solid options for recording your voice without an audio interface. But which one comes out on top? Let’s find out!

A podcast client of mine recently asked for a recommendation on a USB mic. So I wanted to put these two mics head to head and find out which one comes out on top.

This comparison and review is split into three parts. Firstly, I’m going to show you the build quality and features of these two mics and how they compare. Then I’ll be giving you a sound test – you’ll hear what both mics sound like and also how noisy they are. Then thirdly, I’ll be giving you my verdict on which one you should pick for recording your podcast, depending on your needs.

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