Samson MTR231 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

The Samson MTR231 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone is a high quality microphone suitable for live and studio applications. It can be used for vocals, close miking instruments and more. It comes with a pop filter, shock mount and protective carry case.


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Samson’s MTR231 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone brings exceptional performance and high-end quality to a variety of live and studio situations. Ideal for recording vocals, close miking instruments, use as a room microphone and more, the MTR231 solidifies Samson’s commitment to offering superior sound and the ability to capture the best audio possible.


  • Dual large, 1″ gold-sputtered diaphragm studio condenser microphone
  • Three selectable pickup patterns – cardioid, omnidirectional and bidirectional
  • Smooth, extended frequency response of 20Hz-20kHz
  • Low self-noise, wide dynamic range perfect for recording
  • Handles high SPLs of up to 144dB
  • 10db attenuation switch
  • Internally shock-mounted capsule reduces handling noise and external vibrations
  • Rugged die cast construction
  • Includes pop filter, shock mount and carry case


Transducer Type: Condenser
Polar Pattern: Omnidirectional, cardioid, figure-8
Frequency Response: 20Hz–20kHz
Sensitivity: Omnidirectional: -39dB±3dB (0dB=1V/Pa 2kHz)
Cardioid: -37dB±3dB (0dB=1V/Pa 1kHz)
Figure-8: -33dB±3dB (0dB=1V/Pa 1kHz)
Equivalent self noise: 16dB
Dynamic Range: 118dB
Signal-to-noise: 78dB
Output Impedance: 50Ω ±30% (at 1kHz)
Maximum SPL: 132dB
Powering: 48V phantom power
Connector: 3-pin, gold plated XLR
Dimensions: 54mm x 191.7mm
Weight: 552g
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