Audio-Technica Announces AT2040USB Podcasting Microphone with USB-C
Audio-Technica has announced the AT2040USB podcasting microphone, designed specifically for podcasting, vlogging, voiceover, and streaming applications. The AT2040USB is the latest model in Audio-Technica’s AT20 series of professional condenser microphones, and it features a USB-C connection for digital recording on a Mac, PC, or other compatible device. The AT2040USB is designed to provide users with a full-range, flat response, which is ideal for podcasting and streaming applications.
The AT2040USB is equipped with two Unidyne IV capsules, designed for extended frequency response and superior transient detail. The capsules, combined with the AT2040USB’s internal electronics, provide a full-range frequency response of 20Hz – 20kHz, making it ideal for capturing natural sounds. The microphone also features a smooth, wide-range polar response which minimizes off-axis sound coloration.
The AT2040USB produces a wide dynamic range, allowing users to capture audio with subtle detail. The microphone also features a high-pass filter that helps to reduce unwanted low-frequency noise, such as hum or vibration from fans or air conditioners. The AT2040USB also features an output gain control, allowing users to adjust the signal level in real-time, without affecting the sound quality.
The AT2040USB is designed with a rugged all-metal chassis, making it durable enough to withstand the rigors of travel and use in professional recording environments. It also features a USB-C connection for digital recording on a Mac, PC, or other compatible device. Additionally, the AT2040USB includes a carry pouch and a stand adapter.
Overall, the AT2040USB from Audio-Technica is an excellent choice for recording high-quality audio for podcasting, vlogging, streaming, and voiceover applications. It features two Unidyne IV capsules, a flat response, a smooth polar response, dynamic range, and a high-pass filter. It also provides a USB-C connection, a rugged all-metal chassis, a carry pouch, and a stand adapter. The AT2040USB provides users with a professional-grade recording experience at a relatively affordable price.