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audio-technica AT-2020 Condenser Microphone

Audio-technica

Sale price $189.00 Regular price $199.00

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AT2020 Cardioid 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: the new standard for affordable side-address studio condensers.

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AT-2020 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 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 the desired sound source
- Pivoting, threaded stand mount attaches securely for easy and precise placement of the microphone

 

Technical Specifications

Element Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
Polar Pattern 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% T.H.D.
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
Weight 12.1 oz (345 g)
Dimensions 6.38" (162.0 mm) long, 2.05" (52.0 mm) maximum body diameter
Output Connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Furnished Stand mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; soft protective pouch
Audio-Technica Case Style R7

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