Stow, OH (May 11, 2017)—On the heels of the 2017 NAB Show—an event serving an increasingly broad range of A/V content creators—Audio-Technica is drawing attention to its range of microphone products ideally suited for multifaceted recordists including podcasters; social media and YouTube personalities; electronic news gathering (ENG), journalist, and interviewer users; livestreamers; voiceover (VO) artists; and musicians, among others. These products include the AT8024 Stereo/Mono Camera-Mount Microphone, AT2020USB+ Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone, AT2020USBi Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone, AT2005USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone, System 10 Camera-Mount Portable Digital Wireless System and the BP40 Large-Diaphragm Dynamic Broadcast Microphone.
The lightweight AT8024 is suited for video production, in-field interviews, product demos, etc., notes A-T promotional materials—wherever the job is to capture high-quality audio for video. Selectable cardioid mono and internally matrixed mid-side stereo modes, selectable filters and pads are key features. It mounts directly upon a digital camera shoe.
Three USB-equipped cardioid mics—the AT2020USBi, AT2020USB+ and AT2005USB, respectively—are designed for VoIP (voice-over-IP), podcasting, home/hobbyist recording, voiceovers, and more. The AT2020USBi is based on A-T’s popular AT2020 yet features a digital output with built-in A/D converter; up to 24-bit/96 kHz sampling; included USB and Lightning (iOS-compatible) connector cables; and integrated gain control. The AT2005USB features both a USB output and an XLR analog output as well as a headphone output with level control.
The System 10 Camera-mount Wireless is suited for video production, ENG, and a broad range of mobile applications. The receiver features multiple mounting options to accommodate a variety of cameras and recording devices. System 10 digital wireless mics provide multi-layer diversity with instantaneous channel selection, sync and setup in the 2.4 GHz band, which is notably license- and TV interference-free. The system is available in bodypack and handheld configurations with an audio resolution of 24-bit/48 kHz.
Last but not least, A-T’s BP40 large-diaphragm dynamic microphone is suited for podcasting, streaming and broadcast, not to mention studio/recording and live sound reinforcement work, notably a top performer on both vocal and kick drum applications. The BP40’s design includes a multi-stage internal windscreen, an optimized capsule resistant to electromagnetic interference (EMI) and popping, and a full-range, detailed and rich acoustic aesthetic.