Reviews and Problems with Audio-Technica AT2020 USB
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A good mic, with no hum
David M., Newegg
29 March 2015
Pros: Heavy duty (all metal construction, including stand); records with no hum and little to no background noise; Plug and play on Linux (Ubuntu 14.04 here); Audacity reports signal as being centered (no DC current leak or voltage bias)
Summary: I purchased this microphone with the intention of recording lyrics for a homemade rap record. It is extremely efficient, picks up all sounds within range, records crisply and clearly, etc. The cardioid pattern is also very good.
Summary: I use this mic for voice over work and Commentary over video game footage, and it is just amazing, wonderful range, clear, crisp sound and low background noise pick up; its easy to use just plug and go. If you are looking to do the same I would absolutely recommend this mic.
Excerpt: Audio-Technica AT2020 is a USB condenser microphone. This microphone has very low noise and has never let me down. It has a Cardioid polar pattern that will reduce the amount of sounds that it picks up from behind the microphone or from the sides of it.
Excerpt: 1. The AT2020 powered via USB which makes it a a perfect go to mic for projects, especially if you're working with a mobile setup. The thing about regular condenser mics (non usb) is you have to carry a lot of extra equipment such as: