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Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Stand Mount
     
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    Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Stand Mount

    Manufacturer: Audio-Technica

    Item #: AT2020   •   MFG #: AT2020

     


    Our Price:$99.00

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      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: the new standard for affordable side-address studio condensers

       
      • Features

        • 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
        • Custom-engineered 16 mm low-mass diaphragm provides extended frequency response and superior transient response
        • Cardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides and rear, improving isolation of desired sound source
        • Pivoting, threaded stand mount attaches securely for easy and precise placement of the microphone
         
       

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      Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Stand Mount
       
      4.6

      (based on 12 reviews)

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      Pros

      • Vocals (6)
      • Voiceover/dialog (4)
      • Guitar (3)

      Cons

      No Cons

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      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Home Studio Recording

      I use this mic in my home studio recording setup and the clarity and bass response are remarkable for something in this price range . I have used this for vocals and record acoustic guitars...Read complete review

      I use this mic in my home studio recording setup and the clarity and bass response are remarkable for something in this price range . I have used this for vocals and record acoustic guitars . It is so easy to get a good clean signal within minutes guess you could almost call this plug and play with a few small adjustments on gain structure your set to record .I highly recommend this mic for any recording studio.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      The mic doesn't work on a Mac.

      I can't seem to get a decent level with this mic. I use a Mac, and it could be the computer's issue, as I've heard the same from other Mac users. Regardless,...Read complete review

      I can't seem to get a decent level with this mic. I use a Mac, and it could be the computer's issue, as I've heard the same from other Mac users. Regardless, the mic is useless to me, whatever the cause of this issue.

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      5.0

      Great buy... you can't go wrong !

      By Profartiste

      from Montreal, Quebec.

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

      Cons

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          Comments about Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Stand Mount:

          It's incredible !
          Total quality... very well balanced sound !

          • What best describes the environment the product was used in?:
          • Live Sound
          • What best describes your level of audio knowledge?:
          • Intermediate
          • How long have you used this product?:
          • Over a year
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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Has been a GREAT mic for Gaming, Streaming & Teleconferences

          By AussieTerror

          from Brisbane, Australia

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Studio Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Stand Mount:

              I was done with headset mic setups so went in search for a good quality Condenser Microphone that would meet my Gaming, Streaming and Work Teleconferencing needs. After a lot of research and comparing the AT2020 with mics from Yeti and Razer I was confident in choosing the AT2020. The quality is better than I expected, I often get a sound check from coworkers and the response is always one of disbelief that I am using a Condenser mic on a boom over my monitor - the sound is crystal clear and with no interference or noise. If you go with the non USB model,, make sure you match the XLR cables and phantom power source / pre-mixer quality with the quality of this microphone and you will not be disappointed.

              • What best describes the environment the product was used in?:
              • Computer
              • What best describes your level of audio knowledge?:
              • Expert
              • How long have you used this product?:
              • Up to a year
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              (7 of 29 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              The mic doesn't work on a Mac.

              By Jack

              from Saskatoon, Sk. Canada

              Comments about Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Stand Mount:

              I can't seem to get a decent level with this mic. I use a Mac, and it could be the computer's issue, as I've heard the same from other Mac users. Regardless, the mic is useless to me, whatever the cause of this issue.

              (13 of 27 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Is good mang

              By Mang

              from Zimbabwae

              Comments about Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Stand Mount:

              Is still good mang

              (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Home Studio Recording

              By rocknout

              from [email protected]

              Pros

              • Film/Video Production
              • Guitar
              • Guitar Amp
              • Vocals

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Stand Mount:

                  I use this mic in my home studio recording setup and the clarity and bass response are remarkable for something in this price range . I have used this for vocals and record acoustic guitars . It is so easy to get a good clean signal within minutes guess you could almost call this plug and play with a few small adjustments on gain structure your set to record .I highly recommend this mic for any recording studio.

                  • What best describes the environment the product was used in?:
                  • Intermediate
                  • What best describes your level of audio knowledge?:
                  • Studio
                  • How long have you used this product?:
                  • Up to a year
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                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great Mic

                  By Raymond4

                  from Goose Creek, SC, USA

                  Pros

                  • Guitar
                  • Guitar Amp
                  • Vocals
                  • woodwinds

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Stand Mount:

                      The 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.

                      • What best describes the environment the product was used in?:
                      • Intermediate
                      • What best describes your level of audio knowledge?:
                      • Studio
                      • How long have you used this product?:
                      • Up to a year
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                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Superb in every way!

                      By mrtimblin

                      from Vero Beach, FL, USA

                      Pros

                      • Harmonica
                      • Vocals
                      • Voiceover/Dialog

                      Cons

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                          Comments about Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Stand Mount:

                          The Audio Technica AT2020 is my very first foray into the wonderful world of cardoid condenser microphones. As an amateur radio operator, or a ham radio op, I must say this microphone is superb in every way. My reason for giving Ease of Use a "good" rating is like I said, this my very first cardoid condenser mic, I didn't know anything about phantom power supplies or the like. Now that I do know, and have this as my main microphone for my radio station AI4HO, Alpha India Four Hotel Oscar. I have and still receive unsolicited great audio, or, you sound great, what mic are you using. I tell them an Audio Technica AT2020..doesn't everybody use this mic?

                          If you don't know anything about cardoid condenser microphones and are looking for a really, really great inexpensive microphone, then the AT2020 should be first on your list. While this is a great mic for studio both pro and home studio work, this mic also works well with instruments such as the drum, guitars both electric and non electric, tambourines too work well with this mic. Or, if you are a ham radio op like me and want something different in your arsenal of mics, this is it, look no further. The AT2020 by Audio Technica is a microphone for any and all, pro and amateur alike will enjoy the responsiveness and the rugged durability of this microphone. Thank you all for taking the time to read my review, and many thanks go to Audio Technica for building a superb mic in every way.

                          • What best describes the environment the product was used in?:
                          • Novice
                          • What best describes your level of audio knowledge?:
                          • Other
                          • How long have you used this product?:
                          • Up to a year
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                          (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Solid High Quality Microphone

                          By Jose12

                          from Puerto Rico

                          Pros

                          • gaming
                          • Podcast
                          • Vocals
                          • Voiceover/Dialog
                          • voice over ip

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Stand Mount:

                              I am an audio enthusiast and a gamer, and I got this microphone because I stopped using headsets for gaming, and I started using audio-technica headphones, and I opted for a professional quality microphone, and the quality of this microphone is awesome without doubts. I paired this microphone with a high quality audio interface, and I can tell that this microphone works perfectly on VoIP( Voice over IP), Podcasting, Dialog and much more, A must-have professional microphone for any purpose where the performance and quality is a factor, and affordable for everyone.

                              Best regards!

                              • What best describes the environment the product was used in?:
                              • Intermediate
                              • What best describes your level of audio knowledge?:
                              • Computer
                              • How long have you used this product?:
                              • Less than a month
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                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              Cost Effective Side Address Microphone

                              By UnheardSound

                              from Central New York

                              Pros

                              • Ambience
                              • Film/Video Production
                              • Other
                              • Vocals
                              • Voiceover/Dialog

                              Cons

                              • shockmount is available but not included

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Stand Mount:

                                Low self-noise, nearly flat frequency response, good sensitivity, with a rugged and durable housing at a very affordable price. Definitely one of the best performer in its class and price range that I actually have two of them in my 100+ personal microphone arsenal.

                                • What best describes the environment the product was used in?:
                                • Intermediate
                                • What best describes your level of audio knowledge?:
                                • Studio
                                • How long have you used this product?:
                                • Over a year
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                                5.0

                                A excellent headset for duralbility.

                                By Behmer

                                from Warroad, MN

                                Pros

                                • ease of use as a piano player
                                • Vocals/Singing

                                Cons

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                                    Comments about Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone with Stand Mount:

                                    I own two headset microphones. I own a wireless Nady UHF headset and a Audio Technica ATM75. The Audio Technica is a lot better durability and reliability. The headset from Audio Technica stays on my head a lot better than the Nady wireless. The Audio Technica headset mic is made a lot better than the Nady wireless. The Audio Technica is made out of metal for the headset and the Nady is made out of plastic. I like the Audio Technica a lot better.

                                    • What best describes the environment the product was used in?:
                                    • Novice
                                    • What best describes your level of audio knowledge?:
                                    • House of Worship
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                                    • Over a year
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