Cardioid Condenser Side-Address Microphone

  • The price/performance standard in side-address studio condenser microphone technology
  • Ideal for project/home-studio applications
  • High SPL handling and wide dynamic range provide unmatched versatility
  • Custom-engineered low-mass diaphragm provides extended frequency response and superior transient response
  • Cardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides and rear, improving isolation of desired sound source
  • Pivoting, threaded stand mount attaches securely for easy and precise placement of the microphone

    Audio-Technica stringent quality and consistency standards set the AT2020 apart from other mics in its class. Its low-mass diaphragm is custom-engineered for extended frequency response and superior transient response. With rugged construction for durable performance, the microphone offers a wide dynamic range and handles high SPLs with ease. The AT2020: the new standard for affordable side-address studio condensers.

  • AT2020 Specifications


    Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized condenser

    Polar Pattern


    Frequency Response

    20 ~ 20,000 Hz

    Open Circuit Sensitivity

    -37dB (14.1mV) (0dB = 1V/Pa,1kHz)


    100 Ω

    Maximum Input Sound Level

    144 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.


    20 dB SPL

    Dynamic Range (Typical)

    124 dB, 1 kHz at Max SPL

    Signal-To-Noise Ratio

    74 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa

    Phantom Power

    48V DC, 2 mA typical


    345 g


    52mm X 160mm (Diameter X Long)

    Output Connector

    Integral 3-pin XLRM-type

    Accessories Furnished

    AT8466 stand mount, Threaded adapter, Pouch


    audio technica support AT2020_UM.pdf - AT2020 User Manual