Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone - Black

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AT2020

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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.

Perfect Mic for Creators
With its studio-quality articulation and intelligibility, the AT2020 is ideal for musicians, streamers, podcasters, and other content creators.

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 desired sound source

Accessories Included
• Stand mount for 5/8"-27 threaded stands
• 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter
• Soft protective pouch

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
Maximum Input Sound Level: 144 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
Noise: 20 dB SPL
Dynamic Range: 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
Output Connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Weight: 12.1 oz (345 g)
Dimensions: 6.38" x 2.05" (16.2cm x 5.2cm)

Yummy meat and potatoes10 of 10 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreWinnipeg (Wall St.), Manitoba
That's what you get with this mic. No frills, all business. It gives you super flat signals that are crazy easy to work with. I've used it on vocals, guitar, OH for drums as well as room mic for drums. Super accurate reproduction. The mic clip slipped a little bit and I had to really tighten it to stay in place...bought a $20.00 apex shock mount stand, fixed the problem. Insanely good mic for the money...GET ONE !
Posted by Randy W. on May 2, 2017
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A great starting mic!5 of 5 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreRegina, Saskatchewan
I have used the AT2020 for the past year and a bit and it has served me well the whole way! I have used it for a lot of voice over/voice acting stuff and some miscellaneous recordings of things. Totally worth the money if you are looking for your first mic!
Posted by Tobin on Aug 19, 2016
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wow4 of 4 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreVancouver, British Columbia
amazing product, I record vocals with it and it sounds fantastic. This mic is worth more than the value it's being sold at. It probably performs as good as most $300 mics out there in the market. If you're not willing to pay over $300-400, definitely get this mic.
Posted by anonymous on Mar 30, 2016
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Used for recording drums3 of 3 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreAbbotsford, British Columbia
Recorded demos and used just this mic alone for recording the drum tracks. Strategically placed and drums tuned it works amazingly well.
Posted by anonymous on Aug 1, 2015
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Great beginner mic2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreEdmonton Downtown, Alberta
I started recording vocals on this mic. I borrowed it from my brother and I almost ended up buying it off him it was that good. I wouldn't use this mic for recording audio books or super pro vocals. It sounds great for metal based vocals, female singing and whispers. It's by no means a pro mic but for it's price you cannot go wrong. When ever people get into recording vocals and need a decent cheap mic I tell them AT2020.
Posted by Chris on Jan 25, 2015
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AT20205 of 5 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreGrande Prairie, Alberta
This is an excellent microphone. I use it on vocals, mandolin, and guitar. Very good sound quality for the price. It does have a bit higher noise floor than more expensive mics, but for $110 this is a superb sounding mic. Noise floor is a non issue when in a mix.
Posted by Gregg Messenger on Feb 8, 2014
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Nice0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreDartmouth, Nova Scotia
For the price? No brainier.
Posted by mm on Dec 28, 2013
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SO GREAT2 of 3 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreVictoria, British Columbia
I love this Microphone! Nice clear sound when plugged into my audio interface! I've used it to record drum samples and vocals for a few of my songs plus it's great for talk shows and really gives off that professional studio feel. Very satisfied!
Posted by Carter on Jul 27, 2013
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Drum overhead2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreOshawa, Ontario
Just got this mic, works great as an overhead for drums. If you're only in the budget for one mic I'd say go for this one. Gets a great sound out of the whole kit.
Posted by anonymous on Jul 26, 2013
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AT20201 of 3 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreLondon North, Ontario
This is a great mic for the price. It wounds relevantly neutral when recoding acoustic instruments, however this microphone has a pretty high self-noise. Other than using this mic to record home demos, I use it live on banjo, mandolin and fiddle and it's never let me down. The construction also feels very solid and well engineered.
Posted by anonymous on Jul 10, 2013
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GREAT OVERHEADS FOR DRUMS!2 of 12 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreToronto (Bloor St.), Ontario
These are the first condensers i have ever owned but i love them! I bought 2 of these to use as overhead stereo mics on my drums and they sound awesome! I also use them on my guitar amp (one on axis of the center of the cone and one off axis on the edge of the cone) and i get a great sound! I have been recording for a few years now (amature) but i am highly impressed with them! I highly suggest them to everyone!!!
Posted by daveo on Jun 17, 2013
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Not Bad!!1 of 3 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreEdmonton Downtown, Alberta
I borrowed this mic from a friend of mine, never really used it till recently to record a female just speaking. The quality was very impressive. For the price the quality is there for sure.
Posted by anonymous on Mar 1, 2012
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Reasonable budget mic, especially on women's vocals7 of 7 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreCalgary Chinook, Alberta
Got as part of a mic/headphone budget package after my beloved AT 3035 disappeared. The sound is good if a bit over-hyped in the upper mids and not a lot of bass. On my male baritone voice and guitar was under impressed. But recorded a woman singing with it and was blown away - it was like she was in the room when I listened to it every time after that. So, its now one of several mics I have - good for the collection, but more a special uses than general. If you're just getting into recording, not a bad first stop.
Posted by Neil on Oct 8, 2009
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