Audio-Technica AT2020USBi Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone For iPad / iPhone

Audio-Technica is now shipping a new version of their AT2020 USB microphone allowing for iPad / iPhone capatability. The new AT2020USBi cardioid condenser USB Microphone, provides the ability to directly record audio to an iPad, tablet, smartphones PC, or other compatible devices.

Audio Technica AT2020 USBi ipad

For more serious podcasters and field recorders, the cardioid directional microphone is a huge upgrade over the on-board omnidirectional microphones found on computers and smartphones. Combining the ability to capture higher-resolution audio with increased connectivity options, the AT2020USBi cardioid condenser microphone is modeled after Audio Technica’s popular AT2020. The USBi digital output mic features a built-in A/D converter with a 24-bit/96 kHz sampling rate, as well as high-resolution audio (24-bit/96 kHz) capability and both a standard USB output and Lightning cable connection. The integrated gain control adds to its convenience, allowing users to adjust the input level directly on the microphone.

Audio-Technica AT2020USBi Features:

» Condenser microphone with digital output
» Quality A/D converter with 24-bit/96 kHz sampling rate
» Mic gain control allows users to adjust input level on the mic itself
» Compatible with Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, Mac OS X and iOS
» Tripod desk stand with folding legs for secure and easily portable tabletop use
» Included USB and Lightning cables provide ready connectivity to computers and iOS devices
Audio Technica AT2020USBi closeup

Audio-Technica AT2020USBi Specifications:

» Element: Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser
» Polar Pattern: Cardioid
» Frequency Response: 20 – 20,000 Hz
» Power Requirements: USB (5V DC); Lightning (3.3V DC)
» Bit Depth: 24-bit
» Sample Rate: Up to 96 kHz
» Controls: Mic gain control
» Weight: 12.3 oz (350 g)
» Dimensions: 6.38″ (162.0 mm) long, 2.05″ (52.0 mm) maximum body diameter
» Output Connector: Micro-HDMI
» Accessories Included:
— Pivoting stand mount for 5/8″-27 threaded stands
— 5/8″-27 to 3/8″-16 threaded adapter
— soft protective pouch
— tripod desk stand (Editor’s Note: The Audio-Technica tripod desk stand has been known to fail, so you may want to explore other options)
— 14.9′ (1.5 m) USB cable
— Lightning cable

Audio-Technica’s AT2020USBi is available now for about $199 at major retailers.

Author: FutureMusic

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