Helpful guidelines

Does the Audio Technica AT2020 need a shock mount?

Does the Audio Technica AT2020 need a shock mount?

Since the AT2020 is a cardioid condenser microphone, you should always use it with a shock mount. The AT2020 has inner circuitry and a preamp that requires power, and because of this, the microphone is very sensitive, making it susceptible to resonance and other noises or interference.

Is a microphone shock mount necessary?

It is not always essential, but it does reduce the intensity of unwanted low frequency vibrations passing from the floor, through the mic stand and into the microphone.

Does AT2020 come with stand?

The AT2020 mic itself does come with the standard desktop tripod mic stand. Usually, most users will replace it with more useful mic stands for better voice recording experience and quality.

Does AT2020 need windscreen?

Quick Answer: Yes, the AT2020 needs a pop filter if you’re using it for podcasting, live streaming, or any other vocal application.

Do windscreens work as pop filters?

Both windscreens and pop filters are common tools of the trade used in both live and studio applications. Similar in their performance, windscreens and pop filters can often be used interchangeably to accomplish the same task.

Is it worth getting a shock mount?

Using a shock mount is always recommended. There is nothing worse than ruining your magic take and it is always better to play it safe. Especially when your microphone is placed on a table and when you move a lot in the area of your microphone, a shock mount is important to have.

Does it matter which shock mount you use?

Does a shock mount do anything?

A shock mount effectively holds a microphone in place while isolating it from the stand or boom it is attached to. This isolation provides protection from shock (mechanically transferred noise) and safely mounts the microphone to its stand or boom arm.

Can a Blue Yeti fit in a shock mount?

Easy – Compatible with Blue Yeti, Blue Yeti Pro USB, and Blue Snowball microphones, our Blue Yeti shock mounts have multi-sized threads (3/8″ and 5/8″) to fit US and European mic arms. No adapter necessary.

How much is a shock mount?

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