Samson Releases VR88 Limited Production Ribbon and CL2 Pencil Condenser Mics

Hauppauge, NY (August 14, 2006)--Samson recently unveiled its new VR88, the first of a limited production of hand-crafted ribbon microphones and the result of more than five years of engineering research and product development.
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Hauppauge, NY (August 14, 2006)--Samson recently unveiled its new VR88, the first of a limited production of hand-crafted ribbon microphones and the result of more than five years of engineering research and product development.
Samson's VR88The VR88 features a fine, pure aluminum corrugated foil ribbon suspended within an intense Neodymium field producing a warm and natural response that, according to Samson, "is silky smooth from top to bottom."

The VR88 is capable of handling high SPLs of up to 138 dB, so it's effective in miking vocals, acoustic instruments and even guitar stacks. The VR88 comes in a durable, lightweight aluminum case with a yoke mount, spider shockmount and XLR cable.

Samson also unveiled the CL2 pencil condenser microphones, which are aimed at both the recording and live sound markets. The CL2 pencil condenser micThe CL2s are true capacitor microphones that feature a high pass filter and 10dB pad.

The CL2 ships with both cardioid and omni removable elements featuring three micron, gold-sputtered diaphragms with maximum SPLs of 141 dB and 138 dB respectively. The CL2 works well in a variety of applications, including recording or miking orchestral instruments, acoustic guitar, piano, overhead miking of drums and cymbals, vocals and choirs.

The CL2 comes in a durable, lightweight aluminum case with a mic clip, pop filter, windscreen, shockmount, XLR cable, and the cardioid and omni capsules.

For more information on the new Samson microphones and the complete line of Samson products, visit: www.samsontech.com.