Audio-Solutions Question of the Week: Can my Wired Microphone Be Used as a Wireless Mic?

Question: Can my wired microphone be used as a wireless mic? Answer: Most professional wired microphones using the industry standard 3-pin male XLR-type output connector can be made wireless by adding the appropriate wireless transmitter with corresponding wireless receiver to… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How Do you Decide Which Microphone to Use for a Specific Application?

Question: How do you decide which microphone to use for a specific application? Answer: At the end of the day, microphone selection should be done by listening and analyzing how something sounds. Sound is subjective and what “sounds good” to… Continue Reading

A-T Showcases 50 Series Microphones at Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios

On September 22, Audio-Technica was accompanied by a select group of A-T distributors, studio owners, and leading music technology press from across Europe to showcase its 50 Series microphones, including its new AT5047 microphone. Held at Peter Gabriel’s iconic Real… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: What is the story behind the 600 MHz incentive auction? (Why will my 600 MHz wireless microphone system eventually be unusable?)

600MHz wireless system

Question: What is the story behind the 600 MHz incentive auction? (Why will my 600 MHz wireless microphone system eventually be unusable?) Answer: Everyone loves their smartphone. I certainly do. One can hardly remember a time when they couldn’t check… Continue Reading

Basic Audio Techniques for Video: Wireless Mic Systems

Wireless Mic Systems | Video Recording Techniques

This installment of our blog series on Basic Audio Techniques for Video explains the basics of working with wireless mic systems. If you missed the previous installment discussing how to avoid wind noise when recording outdoors with lavalier microphones, you… Continue Reading

Audio-Solutions Question of the Week: What Stereo Microphone Techniques Can Be Used With Audio-Technica Microphones? (Part 4: Blumlein Pair)

stereo microphone techniques

Question: What stereo microphone techniques can be used with Audio-Technica microphones? (Part 4: Blumlein Pair) Answer: Over the last few weeks we have looked at some of the popular stereo microphone techniques you can use with your Audio-Technica microphones. We will finish… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How can I connect my Audio-Technica microphone to my instrument amplifier?

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Question: How can I connect my Audio-Technica microphone to my instrument amplifier? Answer: It is possible to connect your mic to an instrument amp when you are in need of a way to amplify vocals without the use of a… Continue Reading

The A-T Guide to the Ultimate Podcasting Gear

Audio-Technica microphone

The rise of online content led to the development of podcasting, the digital alternative to radio where anyone with a microphone and an idea could be an audio star. Even though the podcasting community has been thriving for years, it… Continue Reading

Give the Gift of Sound: A-T’s Official 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Audio-Technica Holiday Gift Guide

’Tis the season for giving! As the days get colder and shopping lists get longer, things can get a little overwhelming. The holiday shopping season is in full swing and we all know things can get hectic. That’s why we’ve… Continue Reading