Here at Audio-Technica, we like to stay true to our motto – “Always Listening.” And to truly live up to it, we recently started a blog series: “Audio Solutions Question of the Week.” This blog series features the experts from our Audio Solutions Team answering some of your most common audio-related questions. Each week, the team takes on a different question about audio gear, audio theory, or troubleshooting.
From the start of the series we’ve received a lot of positive feedback on our Question of the Week posts, so we decided to create a roundup of all the posts for easy reference in case you missed any.
Audio Solutions’ “Questions of the Week”
How Do I Select the Audio-Technica Turntable That’s Right for Me?
Why Am I Hearing Audio in Only One Channel from my A-T Turntable?
How Do I Install the Belt on my AT-LP60 or AT-LP60-USB Turntable?
Can You Explain the Different Types of Styli?
Do I Need Any Drivers for My USB Microphones and USB Turntables?
What do the symbols mean on my Audio-Technica Microphone? (Part 1 – Low Cut & Pad)
What do the symbols mean on my Audio-Technica Microphone? (Part 2 – Pickup Pattern)
What do the symbols mean on my Audio-Technica Microphone? (Part #3 – Stereo Configurations)
How Do I Replace the Stylus on My AT95E Phono Cartridge?
How do I change the stylus on my AT-LP60 or AT-LP60-USB Turntable?
What does the PHONO/LINE switch mean on Audio-Technica Turntables?
How Do I Connect my Audio-Technica Turntable to Powered Speakers?
Which is the best cartridge to use with my turntable?
Can I Play 78 RPM Records on the AT-LP120-USB Turntable?
How Do I Connect the AT-LP60-BT Wireless Turntable to Headphones and Other Devices that Utilize Bluetooth® Wireless Technology?
Is It Normal To Hear Soft Music Coming Directly From the Surface of a Record, Even if the Record Is Not Playing Through Speakers?
How Do I Align the Cartridge on the AT-LP120-USB and AT-LP1240-USB Turntables?
How Do I Set Up My AT-LP60 Turntable?
How Do I Balance the Tone Arm and Set the Tracking Force for the AT-LP120-USB and AT-LP1240-USB Turntables?
How Do I Determine Which Audio-Technica Cartridge Best Suits My Turntable?
What Does the Anti-Skate Feature On My Turntable Do? Why Do I Need It, And Where Do I Set It?
I See that Audio-Technica Turntables are Available in Both Belt Drive and Direct Drive Types. Which Type Is Right for Me? What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Each?
How Do I Set Up the AT-LP5 Turntable?
How Do I Set Up My Audio-Technica Turntable?
Can You Explain The Features Of Audio-Technica’s New VM Phono Cartridges?
What is Audio-Technica Case Style?
I’m Hearing a Delay With My USB Audio Device, Is This Normal?
How Do I Prevent Microphone Feedback?
Can I Remove the Power Module from my Microphone?
How far away will my microphone pick up sound?
Can I use my microphone with an iOS or Android Device?
What is the difference between a microphone windscreen and pop filter?
What are the differences between the microphones that Audio-Technica offers? Part 1
What are the differences between the microphones that Audio-Technica offers? Part 2
What Are the Differences Between the Microphones that Audio-Technica Offers? (Part 3)
What Is Microphone Polar Pattern? (Part 1: Omnidirectional)
What Is Microphone Polar Pattern? (Part 2: Directional)
Can a Y Cable Be Used To Plug Two Microphones Into a Single Input?
Can the AT2020 Microphone Be Used To Record Into a Computer?
Which Wireless Microphones Will Work With an Audio-Technica Wireless System?
How do I install the battery in the ATR3350iS lavalier microphone?
Can I Use my ATR3350iS Microphone on my Computer?
How Do I Set Up my PC for Use with the ATR3350iS Microphone?
How Do I Set Up my Mac for Use with the ATR3350iS Microphone?
Which A-T Microphones Work Well With a DSLR Camera?
Do You Have Any Tips for Miking a Theater and Staged Productions?
Do You Have Any Tips for Using Audio-Technica Mics with a Holiday Choir?
What Is a Good Microphone for Podcasting?
What Is the Proper Technique for Using a Handheld Microphone?
How Do I improve My Wireless Microphone Signal?
What Is Proximity Effect?
What Is a Microphone’s Frequency Response and Why Is It Important To Know?
What Do Microphone Specifications Mean?
What Is Proximity Effect?
How Do I Make a Gooseneck Microphone Work for a Wireless Setup?
What Is Computer Bus Power, Plug-In Power, and PoE?
What Is Bias Voltage And When Is it Needed?
What Is Phantom Power and Why Do I Need It?
What Is a Microphone’s Maximum Input Sound Level, Self-Noise, Signal-To-Noise Ratio and Dynamic Range, and Why Are These Measurements Important?
What Is a Microphone’s Sensitivity and Why Is It Important To Know?
When is it best to use boundary microphones for meeting and presentation rooms?
When Is It Best To Use Gooseneck Microphones for Meeting and Presentation Rooms?
When Is It Best To Use Hanging Microphones for Meeting and Presentation Rooms?
When Is It Best To Use Wireless Mics for Meeting and Presentation Rooms?
How do you Mic a Zombie?
When would I use one of the ATM350a Universal Clip-On Mounting Systems (ATM350U or ATM350UL)?
How Would I Use the ATM350PL Piano Mounting System?
When Would I Use the ATM350W Woodwind Mounting System?
When Would I Use the ATM350D Drum Mounting System?
What Suggestions Do You Have For Miking A Children’s Holiday Program or Choir?
I have a new USB microphone. What do I need to know?
Can I Use A Microphone In Extreme Weather Conditions (Hot, Cold, Humid, Etc.)?
Do You Have Any Tips For Miking The Pastor In A House Of Worship?
How Should I Mike A Baptistery?
How Should I Mike a Pulpit or Lectern?
What is the squelch feature used for on my wireless system?
What Type of Batteries Should I Use in my Wireless System?
VHF vs UHF vs ISM vs UWB: Which Wireless System Works Best?
Which Output Should I Use on my Audio-Technica Wireless System, the XLR or the 1/4″?
How Many Wireless Systems Can I Use at the Same Time in the Same Room?
What Is Tone Lock™ Squelch?
What is a pilot tone?
What Do All of These Headphone Specs Mean and Why Are They Important?
What Types of Headphones Does Audio-Technica Sell?
What Are the Differences Between Open-Back and Closed-Back Headphones, and When Would I Want To Use One Over the Other?
What Is a Balanced Armature Speaker Driver?
What Is A Dynamic Speaker Driver?
How Do Audio-Technica’s Active Noise-Cancelling Headphones Work?
How Do I Connect My ATH-SR5BT Wireless Headphones To A Device?
What Are Some Common Pro Analog Audio Connections and Their Signal Level?
What Are Some Common Consumer Analog Audio Connections and Their Signal Level?
What Is the Difference Between a Balanced and Unbalanced Circuit?
We hope you’ve enjoyed our Question of the Week posts! Check back each week to see what questions will be answered next. If you have a new question that you would like the team to answer, drop us a comment on this post! And remember, if you ever need assistance, please contact our Audio Solutions Department. We are always happy to help!