Crystal from the Audio-Technica booth at this year’s CES Show shows me four of Audio-Technica’s popular Shotgun and USB Microphones.
The Audio-Technica ATR-6250 Stereo Condenser Microphone has a stereo pickup in a single mic. Accessories include a short camera cable and a long recording cable, a professional camera mount, interchangeable mic-stand base, a foam windscreen, 2 adapters, and a ‘AA’ battery. Frequency response: 70Hz-18kHz Impedance: 600 Ohms
The ATR-6550 is a Condenser Shotgun Microphone that features two modes: Normal for close and medium distance recording, and Tele for long-distance recording. The mic comes with a permanently attached 3.5mm connector plug/cable, a camera mount, microphone stand clamp, windscreen and a ‘AA’ Battery. Frequency response: 70Hz-18kHz Impedance: Normal: 1,000 Ohms Tele: 2,200 Ohms
The Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB Cardioid Dynamic USB Microphone provides a conventional XLR output for standard analog use along with USB. The microphone is ideal for performers, song writers, podcasters and musicians, allowing direct USB connection to a Mac or Windows OS computer and is compatible with any recording software. An included XLR cable allows you to plug into a standard analog preamp or mixer. Additional features include a 1/8″ (3.5mm) output for latency-free headphone monitoring. Frequency response: 50 – 15,000Hz Bit depth: 16 bit
The Audio-Technica ATR2500-USB Condenser USB Microphone is ideal for project recording, podcasts, field recording and anywhere a quality USB condenser microphone is necessary. This microphone features a USB connection and included USB cable for plug-and-play operation with a Mac or Windows OS computer. Its 1/8″ (3.5mm) stereo headphone output features a volume control and provides direct, latency-free monitoring. The large-mass condenser element delivers low-noise, a wide frequency response and a cardioid polar pattern for minimal noise and feedback control.
The audio setup we had for our CES 2013 coverage was a combination of Audio-Technica, Sennheiser and Pearstone gear. Here is what our complete kit from B&H came with:
* Sennheiser ew 100 ENG G3 Wireless Microphone System Combo – A (516-558 MHz)
* Sennheiser ew 112-p G3 Camera Mount Wireless Microphone System with ME2 Lavalier Mic – A (516-558 MHz)
* Audio-Technica AT8004L Handheld Omnidirectional Dynamic Microphone (Long Handle)
* Pearstone Universal Plug-In Transmitter Holster Case (Black)
* Pelican 1200 Case with Foam (Black)
* Vello Triple Shoe V-Bracket (10.5cm Wide)