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Samson CL7a Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone

CL7a Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone with Dual 1.1" Internally Shock-Mounted Capsule, 3-Micron Thin Gold-Sputtered Diaphragms, and a 20 Hz to 20k Hz Frequency Response.


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MSRP: Old Price $231.24 Discounted Price $149.99 Save : $81.25 (35%)
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The Samson CL7a is a large-diaphragm condenser microphone that delivers balanced, detailed sound from its custom tuned condenser capsule. It features rock-solid construction, and exceptional electronics; it is sure to become the "go-to" mic in your home, project, or professional studio. The CL7a is perfect for capturing an expressive solo vocalist, or for preserving the tonality and presence of instruments such as acoustic guitar, flute, or even upright bass. Plus, the CL7a handles extreme SPLs which makes for an ideal guitar cabinet or overhead drum microphone.

The CL7a is a large diaphragm condenser mic designed for the studio environment. Inside the CL7a capsule is a 1.1" gold-sputtered, 3-micron thick diaphragm that delivers a beautifully lush, balanced sound. The smooth mids and slight high-frequency lift around 15 kHz to create a natural sound that conveys an acoustic ambience when used on instruments, and "breathing space" when used to record vocals..

The cardioid pickup pattern enhances isolation during recording, minimizing the sound captured from other audio sources behind the CL7a microphone. This makes the microphone great for studio and live applications. A selectable two-pole high-pass filter at 100 Hz removes unwanted low frequency content like stage rumble or wind noise.

The robust capsule and electronics are able to withstand tremendous sound pressure levels of up to 147 dB allowing you to capture powerful low frequency content without distortion. The CL7a includes a 10dB attenuation pad, which is used to prevent overloading the onboard preamplifier by lowering the input sensitivity of the microphone preamplifier circuit. This is useful when close miking loud sound sources with very high transient sounds, such as drums, cymbals or brass instruments.

Inside the durable die-cast body, an internal shock-mount provides both protection for capsule, and isolation from vibration noise. The CL7a is a condenser microphone and therefore needs to be operated by connecting a phantom power supply. The CL7a can accommodate phantom power levels from 36 to 52 volts.


  • Large 1.1" internally shock-mounted capsule with 3-micron gold sputtered diaphragm
  • Cardioid pick-up pattern
  • Smooth and balanced sound reproduction
  • 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response
  • Switchable high-pass filter, 12 dB per octave at 100 Hz
  • Switchable 10 dB pad for handling extremely high SPL
  • 36–52 Volt phantom power operation
  • Solid die cast construction

Get your Samson CL7a Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

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  • Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone



Sounds is amazing I love this will def come back



Would Purchase again and again!


Clean Mic.. Used for Studio vocals! Pairs Lovely with my UAD Apollo!



Great mic for the price


Doing amateur-level recording at home and this is my first condenser mic I've recorded with. The vocals being recorded are clear, well-balanced in frequency, etc. So far, I have no complaints and the mic has been working great (2-3 weeks).



I would definitely recommend


Excellent quality at this price.



I would definitely be checking out more from Samson


I use the Samson CL7 to do audio recording for music. It produces a clear sound with no horrible feedback. To me it seems it focuses only on the voice directly in front of it. Great microphone.



High quality


This mic is a big step up from my yeti.



CL7a Large-Diaphragm Studio Condenser Microphone

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Microphone Type Large Diaphragm Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Capsule/Diaphragm Size 3-Micron Thin Gold-Sputtered Diaphragm
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
Pad Yes
Low Cut Filter Yes
Capsule Material Metal
Body Material Metal
Body Color Black
Connector Type XLR
Power Requirements +48v Phantom Power
Series C Series
Model SACL7A
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for TWO years and labor for TWO years from date of purchase.  The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions. ALL rechargable batteries are covered for a period of 90 DAYS from date of purchase.

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