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Samson Q8x Professional Dynamic Vocal Microphone

Samson's flagship Q8x Professional Dynamic Vocal Microphone provides the ultimate in sound reproduction for live and studio vocal and instrument performances.


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This high output mic faithfully captures a wide dynamic range with exceptional mid-range clarity. Its supercardioid pickup pattern provides maximum gain before feedback, while an updated body design and pneumatic capsule shockmount minimize handling noise.

Why So Superior?
The Q8x's superior reproduction stems from the linear frequency response of its neodymium dynamic mic element. The response is flat with a slight lift around 8kHz. This makes fitting vocals in live mixes extremely easy with minimal EQ adjustments. The mic also features a supercardioid pickup pattern with excellent off-axis rejection. This enables the Q8x to pick up all the nuances of any performance with maximum volume and clarity, while reducing feedback and unwanted signals not originating in front of the mic. In addition, a high saturation level audio transformer further rejects hum and noise.

Not Just for Vocals
The Q8X is not just a great live vocal mic. It's an extremely versatile tool in the studio, perfect for numerous recording applications. As the Q8x is equipped to withstand high sound pressure levels up to 150dB SPL, it allows vocals to sound huge and crystal clear, but can also handle close miking instruments such as piercing snare drums, screaming guitar cabinets and much more.

New and Improved
With a newly-designed rugged die-cast body and hardened steel grille, along with an improved pneumatic capsule shockmount for minimizing handling noise, the Q8x provides reliable performance in even the most demanding environments.

  • Premium dynamic vocal microphone with exceptional mid-range clarity
  • Neodymium dynamic mic element for wide dynamic range
  • High output, low impedance design
  • Supercardioid pickup pattern with excellent off-axis rejection
  • High saturation level audio transformer rejects hum/noise
  • Smooth, flat frequency response of 50Hz–16kHz
  • Handles high SPLs of up to 150dB for close miking situations
  • Improved pneumatic capsule shockmount minimizes handling noise
  • Rugged die cast body, hardened steel grille
  • Includes mic clip and zipper pouch

Get your Q8x Professional Dynamic Vocal Microphone today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Q8x Microphone
  • Mic Clip
  • Zipper Pouch

Great Bang For Buck!


The Samson Q8x is a monster microphone by Samson. It really gives you a great clarity level when it comes to vocals. This particular microphone can be used within a live setting, you can use it for studio vocals, as well as using the microphone to pick up instruments. The quality and durability are another great attribute for this mic as well. Its definitely a great pick up for any studio on any level.





I purchased this mic because I needed a sensitive/hot mic that could handle backing vocals for a drummer. Well, I have experienced zero feed back and the mic helps me deliver crystal clear harmonies with basically no EQ . It also rejects bleed over from my surrounding cymbals and drums. I've owned 58s and they are great. However, I rate this mic higher because it's a little more sensitive. Also, this thing is heavy and should survive for a long time. Incredible mic !


Lady Lake, Florida

Hard to compete with the Samson Q8X


If you are looking for an affordable and versatile dynamic microphone to add to your collection, then the Samson Q8X is a great choice compared to others in this price category. The Neodymium mic element provides a wide dynamic range, coupled with the shock mounted capsule, this mic is ready for use live or in the studio.

Mikey V.

Sam Ash Music - Lyndhurst, Ohio

Great stage mic!


I've been a huge fan of the Samson Q7 and Q8s for years, having several in my gear arsenal. The updated Q8x is fantastic update to the series. Very rich and smooth frequency response that I didn't think could get better from the previous version. Very durable build quality, and am excellent mic for live due to its stellar feedback rejection.


Lyndhurst, OH

Good mic!


Samson provides a really great quality microphone with excellent response for vocals. This microphone is almost as great quality as the Shure Beta 58's at a price that you really can't beat. The Neodymium dynamic mic element provides a wide range and has great mid-range! Very nice high quality mic, great addition to any arsenal of mics and great for a small venue or practice space.


Cincinnati, OH

Great Mic With Great Sound


This mic gives you great clarity, great frequency response, and high output compared to other mics at the same price. It has a supercardioid pick-up pattern so it doesn't pick up sound from the sides which does a great job suppressing feedback, and it has low handling noise because of the internal shockmounting system! This is a great mic for vocals in live applications.

Gerald @ Sam Ash #56

Cincinati, OH

Great sound and durable design!


The Samson Q8X is one of the more underrated microphone available. It has great response and performs well on a stage with lots of noise. The narrow pickup pattern has more rejection to the back and sides of the mic, meaning it hears more of your voice and less of the stage noise which equates to less feedback! This mic sounds great and is easy to control from the mixer!



Q8x Professional Dynamic Vocal Microphone

5.0 21


Capsule/Element Neodymium dynamic mic element
Series Q
Polar Pattern Supercardioid
Model Q8x
Maximum SPL 150dB
Frequency Response 50Hz–16kHz
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.