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Audio-Technica AT2020 Condenser Microphone

Brand:|Model: AT2020|Part # 242-4148
Audio-Technica’s stringent quality and consistency standards set the AT2020 apart from other mics in its class. Its low-mass diaphragm is custom-engineered for extended frequency response and superior transient response.
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Part # 242-4148
  • The price/performance standard in side-address studio condenser microphone technology
  • Ideal for project/home-studio applications
  • High SPL handling and wide dynamic range provide unmatched versatility
  • Low-mass diaphragm provides extended frequency response & superior transient response
  • Cardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from sides & rear
  • Pivoting, threaded stand mount attaches securely for easy and precise placement of the microphone

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Audio-Technica AT2020 Condenser Microphone

Audio-Technica's stringent quality and consistency standards set the AT2020 apart from other mics in its class. Its low-mass diaphragm is custom-engineered for extended frequency response and superior transient response. With rugged construction for durable performance, the microphone offers a wide dynamic range and handles high SPLs with ease. The AT2020 is the the new standard for affordable side-address studio condensers. Included furnished accessories: Stand mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands, 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter, and a soft protective pouch.

Specifications: • Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser • Polar patterns: Cardioid • Frequency response: 20-20,000 Hz • Open circuit sensitivity: -37 dB (14.1 mV) re 1V at 1 Pa • Impedance: 100 ohms • Maximum input sound level: 144 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% THD • Noise: 20 dB SPL • Dynamic range (typical): 124 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL • Signal-to-noise ratio: 74 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa • Phantom power requirements: 48V DC, 2 mA typical • Dimensions: 6.38" (162 mm) long, 2.05" (52.0 mm) maximum body diameter • Output connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type • Audio-Technica Case Style: R7.

Audio-Technica AT2020 Condenser Microphone
  • BrandAudio-Technica
  • ModelAT2020
  • Part Number242-4148
  • UPC042005134953
  • Product CategoryLarge Diaphragm Condenser Microphones
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (19 Reviews)
  • Weight1.8 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Audio-Technica AT2020 Condenser Microphone
Audio-Technica AT2020 Condenser Microphone is rated 4.4211 out of 5 by 19.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love this micfantastic mic, although all my gaming buddies say it picks up my whole life. so be sure you are ready to adjust the levels in windows while using it XD
Date published: 2015-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Is good mangIs still good mang
Date published: 2015-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great MicThe Audio Technica 2020 is great for home studios. You can buy better, but these won�t let you down. The 2020 looks great. I'm not a professional singer, so I can't give the audio quality a perfect score. Others can comment on the small nuances that separate this mic based on audio quality. To me it�s great. But for everything else; the 2020 is like an ox. It's heavy duty and made to last. It can handle ANY audio source. It's got a heavy solid feel. In my research before purchasing this microphone, I couldn't find one review complaining about the quality or reliability of the 2020. Just the opposite, the 2020 is more like a major department store; it may not be the most convenient choice, but when you want to make sure you get what you want the first time, this is the mic to reach for. I have personally verified that this works with a Sax (bari and alto#, guitar amps #8� and 12�), acoustic guitars, and vocals. I currently have it setup in my sound booth and haven�t found a reason to change it out. I actually may buy a second one just so I don�t have to take it down. The only down side is that it�s solid construction makes it a bit heavy, so make sure you have a good mic stand or use a weight at the bottom of your stand.
Date published: 2015-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use with superior quality!Until I began using the AT2020 USB I used basic basic computer microphones for recording voiceover or music. I knew I was missing something so I explored options for better quality products. A fan of Audio-Technica products I consulted with an audio expert and this mic was recommended. I have not been disappointed. From its included mini tripod set up and ease of use on all my USB enabled products, to the exceptional audio quality on all of the various recordings I do, I found this microphone to be everything I had hoped for. In reproducing piano music, singing, and voiceover recordings the AT2020 performs at a very high-level. The highs, the lows, and the mid ranges produce professional studio quality sound with a very sensitive response. It allows me to hear nuances in all areas of my recording needs that do not get picked up with basic recording equipment. I consider this a very high value for the price and recommend it highly.
Date published: 2015-03-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The mic is easy to use, and great featuresThe microphone has been great! I purchased around a year ago, and I love it. It worked right out of the box. No hard installs just plug it in and it works! Although recently the cord has started acting up, and I need a new one... :( Other than that It works great!
Date published: 2014-06-20
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poor choice for Windows 7/AudacityMic is extremely fussy with Audacity on a Windows 7 laptop. Mic works with other applications on the computer, but is almost impossible to use on a Windows 7 machine with audacity. Three of us fiddled with it for hours yesterday and eventually got it to work with the software. Couldn't replicate it again today; after several frustrating hours, it still won't work with Audacity. OTOH, I downloaded Audacity onto a desktop machine with XP and it worked flawlessly. The box says the microphone works with Windows 7, but the manual included with the microphone makes no reference to the setup and use of the microphone on a Windows 7 machine. I am very disappointed.
Date published: 2014-04-14
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