Conclusion: Really though the AT2020USB+ does exactly what it sets out to. Offers a well built product with impressive default quality in a form factor/design which allows us to use on the move, or at home with ease.
Excerpt: With inexpensive mics seemingly as common as guitar picks, one must ask, “Does the world need another cheap mic?” But after testing the AT2020 , my answer is a resounding, “Yes!” Because the AT2020 is anything but “another cheap mic.” The AT2020 provides pleasant surprises in several areas.
Excerpt: This microphone is perfect for someone who records on the go or mainly from home. It works great in open spaces and does a good job of not picking up background noise when recording. I have used it for some small demo work in public places if I need to record a quick idea or even a voice over.
Excerpt: In 1965, Intel CEO Gordon Moore famously predicted the speed with which computers would become more powerful and economical. The recent profusion of inexpensive, high-quality microphones might cause one to wonder if Moore's Law..
Field Test: Audio-Technica AT2020 Condenser Microphone
1 May 2005
Excerpt: The AT2020 is Audio-Technica's entry-level, side-address studio condenser mic. It brings the company's build quality and consistency into the same street price range ($100) as many of the Shanghai-made Neumann U87 look-alikes.