Audio Solutions Question of the Week: What differentiates the AT5047 from the AT5040?

studio microphone

Question: What differentiates the AT5047 from the AT5040? Answer: Like the popular AT5040 Cardioid Condenser Microphone, the AT5047 is a flagship hand-built “boutique” model designed for studios, engineers and performers who desire best-in-class performance for a wide variety of applications.… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: What are some common ways to mike a live bluegrass band?

What Are Some Common Ways to Mike a Live Bluegrass Band?

Question: What are some common ways to mike a live bluegrass band?   Answer: In a live application, it is often recommended to single mike each instrument for optimal audio quality. For simplicity and showmanship, bluegrass musicians will go with… Continue Reading

The Audio-Technica Ultimate Back to School Guide

Audio-Technica Ultimate Back to School Gear Guide

In the midst of warm temperatures and abundant sunshine, it’s hard to believe that summer break is already coming to an end. The school year is fast approaching, bringing with it intense study sessions, thought-provoking classes, and the pursuit of… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: Do You Have Any Tips For Festival Miking? (Part 4, Vocals)

Helpful Tips for Festival Miking | Festival Miking for Vocals

Question: Do you have any tips for festival miking? (Part 4, Vocals) Answer: There are a few different ways to mic a vocalist or vocal group at a live event. Audio-Technica offers a wide variety of wired and wireless microphones… Continue Reading

Audio-Solutions Question of the Week: What Stereo Microphone Techniques Can Be Used With Audio-Technica Microphones? (Part 2: X/Y Stereo)

XY Pair

Question: What stereo microphone techniques can be used with Audio-Technica microphones? (Part 2: X/Y stereo) Answer: Also known as a coincident pair, the “X/Y” stereo recording technique is recommended to produce a full stereo sound in your recording. This method… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: Is There a Way To Convert My A-T Wireless Microphone to a Wired Microphone?

power module

Question: Is there a way to convert my A-T wireless microphone to a wired microphone? Answer: Quite often, yes there is. For Audio-Technica brand microphones, a locking 4-pin female HRS type connector is often used as the output connector on… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: What Do I Need To Know About Microphones?

Audio-Technica Microphones

Question: What do I need to know about microphones? Answer: To the casual observer, it might seem like there’s little to consider when selecting and using a microphone. After all, mic operation is pretty straightforward, isn’t it? You talk or… Continue Reading