How to setup the Samson C01U Podcasting kit

Step 1: Opening the box:

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Pull the bottom of the latch, and slide the top part off of the latch.

Here is what you will find inside:

 

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Step 2: Take out the microphone

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Step 3: Remove the mic stand holder at the bottom.

Here is a look at the microphone with the stand taken from the side:

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And from the bottom

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You will need to twist the ring on the bottom holding the mic stand in place

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After you get done, you will have three pieces:

 

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You only need to keep the microphone out (silver part), put the two black pieces back into the case:

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Step 3: Take out the Microphone holder that is made of a silver metal with a black cord:

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Step 4: Attach the microphone to this.

It fits into the stand like this:

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But you have to twist the silver disk at the bottom to make it stay on:

 

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Afterwards, make sure the label is facing on the opposite side as the part that is sticking out.  Like this:

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Step 5: remove the inner silver disk from the part that is sticking out by twisting it:

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and put it back into the case:

 

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Step 6: Attach the microphone holder rod.

Remove the Rod from the case:

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The silver part goes into the silver stand:

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Twist it until it is tight

Step 7: Loosen the screw that allows for you to adjust the direction of the microphone pole

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Now it should move freely up

 

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and down

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Step 8: Attach the Microphone base to the rod

Remove it from the case

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Attach by twisting

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Now it should be like this:

 

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Step 9: Setup the microphone up right:

 

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Lift the Microphone up so it is not touching the bottom

 

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Tighten the screw on the side to hold it in place

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It should be like this:

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Make sure that the label on the microphone is still facing front:

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Step 10: Hook up the USB cable

remove from case

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Turn the microphone on the side

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plug the square looking side into the bottom.  Only one of the sides will fit in.  And it will only fit in one way.

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Turn the microphone back up, and it should be like this:

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Step 11: Hook the USB cable to the computer

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