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Audio Technica AT2020 Cardioid Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

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Product Description

The Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone features a proprietary design and the proven reliability of Audio-Technica's modern engineering and manufacturing expertise. Ideal for project/home studio applications, the AT2020 features a custom-engineered low-mass diaphragm, providing extended frequency response plus the ability to handle extremely high SPLs.

The AT2020 has a fixed cardioid polar pattern to allow isolation of the desired sound source. The mic features excellent performance specifications, including a flat, extended frequency response (20 - 20,000 Hz), high SPL handling capability (144 dB), and a wide dynamic range (124 dB). Every aspect of the AT2020 has been tailored for a very smooth, natural sound while ensuring maximum accuracy, making it a perfect complement for today's digital recording equipment.

The Audio-Technica AT2020 comes standard with a pivoting, threaded stand mount, which attaches securely for easy and precise placement. The microphone requires 48V phantom power that may be provided by a mixer/console. In addition, the AT2020 measures 6.38 inches long, has a maximum body diameter of 2.05 inches, weighs 12.1 oz., and comes with a soft protective carrying pouch.

Audio-Technica AT2020 Condenser Mic 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
  • Pivoting, threaded stand mount attaches securely for easy and precise placement of the microphone

Product Specifications
Audio-Technica AT2020 Specifications
  • Element: 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.
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 74 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
  • Dynamic Range (Typical): 124 dB, 1 kHz at Max. SPL
  • Phantom Power Requirements: 48V, 2 mA typical
  • Noise: 20 dB SPL
  • Weight: 12.1 oz (345 g)
  • Output Connector: Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
  • Accessories Furnished: Stand mount; 5/8"-27 to 3/8"-16 threaded adapter; protective pouch


Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  330-686-2600 Warranty:  1 Year;
2 Year on Headphones and In Ear Monitors;
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Liftetime on ATR and Premium Cable
Capt Lou Submitted: 11/17/2017
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Works as advertised.
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What is your opinion of this product?
Very satisfied with performance. Faithfully captures the spoken word clearly and accurately. Low noise. Could use a pre-amp.
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Rick Jones, rickjonesbyname@yahoo.com Submitted: 8/21/2016
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Great Condenser Mic For The Price
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The AT 2020 sounds clean and full without boominess. This is NOT a Neumann by any stretch of the imagination - but it's also a $100 mic. I'm sure a great higher-end compressor like a Warm Audio would warm it up nicely. If you are on a budget and need a solid condenser microphone, you could do a lot worse. Solidly-built, good sound, does what it says it will do. The mic alone is 99 bucks - add 95 cents and you get a boom stand and XLR cable. Not bad. Not. Bad. At. All.
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Fritzie Submitted: 4/17/2016
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A tremendous microphone in a very budget friendly package.
What is your opinion of this product?
Smooth over the top side (I know some say crisp) so that means to me that the high end is not annoying. The bottom is full and doesn't seem to be boomy. I am trying it cutting vocals thru a DBX channel strip and it sounds very natural. Looking forward to trying out the other pre-amps and channel strips in my rack. In summary I say go for it. You can't go wrong at this price point.
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Frank Arena Submitted: 11/10/2015
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Great Microphone
What is your opinion of this product?
I was looking for something not too expensive and checked out multiple sites and videos about budget microphones. This was one of them. I haven't played with it too much yet but initial testing seems to be doing great.
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Marty Submitted: 8/10/2015
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Very Very great mic for the price. I am very satisfied.
What is your opinion of this product?
The Microphone is excellent and has the best sound you can get from a microphone under $100.00 I am very satisfied.
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Alan Submitted: 12/8/2014
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This is a great mic!
What is your opinion of this product?
It's hard to believe that you can get a mic this good for under $100! This thing reproduces the sound of my guitar even better than the built-in pickup. I'm very satisfied.
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SL Tolson from Lexington,KY Submitted: 10/16/2013
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Money well spent !
Your general opinion of this product.
Audio Technica,is first call,for my home studio,having owned and used an Audio Technica AT4033,AT4040,and now a AT2020,on many projects.The AT2020 is ideal for acoustic guitar,and very budget friendly,you could spend alot more on other condenser mics,but the build and clarity of these mics really will please most musicians,they don't color your sound they just give a very true representation of what is being sent to your mix,so have your A game working,these are very honest mics and will tell the truth on the user,as the header says money well spent.
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DJ Dru from Santa Rosa, CA, USA Submitted: 10/1/2013
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Outstanding Value and Quality!
Your general opinion of this product.
Tne build quality is par with more expensive mics. For doing vocals it sounds amazing. The mic provides a nice bass along with some sparkle. Just remember you're not getting a $1000 mic.
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Bernard Wilmer Submitted: 6/24/2013
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Beautful
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Zach A. from Greenfield, Ohio Submitted: 3/31/2012

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1 Star for features
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