With Christmas just round the corner, you can give your ears a treat with this selection of all-in-one recording packages from Audio-Technica…
With the sleigh bells already jangling, Audio-Technica has put together some fantastically festive studio mic and headphone bundles that will really get you rocking around the Christmas tree.
Christmas Pack #1
First up in this new mini range of all-in-one packages is a great value pairing. The entry-level pack, just £159, includes the Audio-Technica AT2035 cardioid studio condenser microphone with a free pair of ATH-M20 monitor headphones worth £59! (RRP)
Designed for critical home, project and professional studio applications and live performance, the AT2035 delivers exceptional detail and low noise. Equipped with a switchable 80Hz high-pass filter and 10dB pad, the AT2035 handles high sound pressure levels with ease, making it a great all rounder.
The ATH-M20 dynamic stereo headphones offer exceptional clarity and maximum comfort with their low-profile, closed-back design.
Christmas Pack #2
The second bundle includes the Audio-Technica AT2050 multi-pattern studio condenser plus a pair of £79 ATH-M40 monitor headphones for just £219.
The versatile AT-2050 provides consistent, superior performance in switchable cardioid, omni-directional and figure-of-eight polar pattern settings. Its dual large diaphragms are gold-vapourised and aged to achieve optimum characteristics over years of use. It is ideal for studio and live sound use on vocals, piano, strings, drum overheads, guitar amps and more.
The ATH-M40 professional studio headphones offer a flat, extended frequency response and 1,600mW of power handling.
Christmas Pack #3
The final bundle costs just £360 and comprises of Audio-Technica’s AT4033ASM cardioid studio condenser plus a free pair of ATH-M50 monitor headphones worth a massive £149! (RRP)
A strong upfront, crisp sound characterises the sonic signature that created the studio classic AT4033ASM. The low-noise circuitry is symmetrical and transformerless, resulting in exceptional transient response and clean output, even under high output conditions. This really is the perfect mic for a variety of uses including vocals, drum overheads, woodwind And guitar cabs.
The high-end ATH-M50 studio monitor headphones offer exceptionally accurate response and long-wearing listening comfort, with a clever collapsible design and 45mm large-aperture drivers.
Try before you buy
If you’re not sure which mic suits you best, Audio-Technica’s First Impressions scheme allows you to trial up to two mics from the 40, Artist and Artist Elite series. Simply sign up at www.audio-technica.com and you’ll also receive a money-off voucher to spend at absolutemusic. And in case you still need a reason to buy, all the above mentioned mics have a Lifetime Warranty.
The AT2020 USB mic now comes with FREE access to the Ultimate Soundbanks virtual instrument software and 400MB of sounds, worth nearly £40. Look out for special packs carrying the sticker below and open up a whole world of podcast possibilities!
Audio-Technica’s AT2020 USB mic offers studio-quality articulation and intelligibility, plugging straight into your PC or Mac’s USB port and functioning seamlessly with your recording software. Equipped with a USB digital output, the AT2020 USB is ideal for home studio recording, field recording and voiceover.