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Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone (Black)

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Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone (Black)
Key Features
  • Open Box Products Have a Limited 2-Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • For Vocals, Speech, and Instruments
  • XLR Output for Hookup to Mic Preamp
  • Operates on 48V Phantom Power
The black Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone is designed to bring sonic performance distilled from the company's reputable studio condensers to the realm of home recording for podcasters, musicians, and content creators. The capsule features a low-mass, side-address diaphragm with a cardioid polar pattern for rejecting ambience and noise behind the mic, a welcome trait when tracking in untreated rooms. It comes with a pivoting stand mount for straightforward attachment to your existing mic stand.
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would this work usb to xbox?

would this work usb to xbox?
Asked by: liam
This microphone would not be compatible with the XBox.
Answered by: Steve
Date published: 2020-09-02


this mic (AT2020) vs Samson C01, which one is better?
Asked by: Nachiketh
The Samson C01 is a good value microphone at a great price, but the AT2020 is a superior microphone; no coincidence it is a top seller here at B&H.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2018-08-28


Will this phone
Asked by: Jay S.
This microphone cannot make phone calls.
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2021-02-18

Is it a mic only? if not what else comes with it?

Is it a mic only? if not what else comes with it?
Asked by: Ismail
just the mic and very simple mic clip
Answered by: Don
Date published: 2020-03-23


I have recently received a Audio tech AT2020 and plugged it in via USB to my windows 8 computer. I have noticed on a YouTube video it should have a light turn on. There is no light and it is not picking up any audio how ever my computer has recognized its plugged in and believes it to be both a mic and a speaker. any help please?
Asked by: Mir L.
This mic does not feature a USB connection. If you are using a USB audio interface, be sure to check if it is providing phantom power to this microphone.
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Is this an XLR mic? and is it a mic only? what ...

Is this an XLR mic? and is it a mic only? what else comes with it?
Asked by: Ismail
It is an XLR microphone: In the Box Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone Stand Mount for 5/8"- 27 Threaded Stands 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 Threaded Adapter Protective Pouch Limited 1-Year Warranty Not in the Box Essential XLR Cables (Not Included)
Answered by: Mark S
Date published: 2020-03-23

How do you attach the mic mount to the mic stand? ...

How do you attach the mic mount to the mic stand? the "male" end on the stand is too big for the "female" end on the mic mount
Asked by: Brian
Hi Marty, Can you please provide a step-by-step video on how to do this? I've tried to attach the microphone per your instructions (removing the 5/8" to 3/8" adapter and either I'm an idiot or the reflection filter/microphone stand simply does not fit. It states in the instructions that if you are using a handheld-style or shotgun microphone to attach a mic clip (not included) to the 5/8" adapter. This kit is perfect but if I need to be an additional microphone clip, then that should have been included in the kit and the price adjusted accordingly. Thanks.
Answered by: Elizabeth
Date published: 2020-11-27

I had my company buy three of these mic sets and ...

I had my company buy three of these mic sets and for some reason the audio volume dips during recordings. WE connected everything fine and plug it into Rodecaster pro but each time we do a podcast the volume dips and comes back up on a few seconds. Distance between speaker and mic has not changed, Could you say what could be the cause?
Asked by: Samantha
If you are using the RodeCaster Pro Integrated Podcast Production Studio, then the Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphones should be connected directly to the XLR mic inputs on the RodeCaster Pro with phantom power turned on. It sounds like you may have the compressor and/or master compressor effects turned on and possibly set too high. The compressor is used to smooth and balance the dynamic range in your audio so your voice is clear, punchy, and intelligible. It can even out the audio so the softest parts of your speech can be heard and the loudest parts of your speech will not be overpowering or distorted. The master compressor affects the entire output of your podcast, so if the problem occurs with all of the mics, that may be what is causing the issue. Check the settings on both the regular and master compressor effects and adjust them as needed. Here are links to Rode's online user guide which provides useful information and tutorial videos showing how to use the built-in effects and processors included with the RodeCaster Pro:
Answered by: Lisa S
Date published: 2022-06-21
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