Product Comparison: Audio-Technica AT2020 vs Blue Yeti


General Specifications
Brand
Audio-Technica
Blue
Model
AT2020
Yeti
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Audio-Technica’s 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.
Create unparalleled recordings directly in your computer with Blue Microphone's Yeti USB Microphone. The Yeti uses Blue Microphone's proprietary tri-capsule technology to produce pristine, studio-quality recordings. It features four different pattern settings so you can record vocals, instrumental music, podcasts, or interviews in ways that would normally require multiple microphones. With simple controls for headphone volume, pattern selection, instant mute, and microphone gain, you'll be creating exceptional recordings right out of the box.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
6.38 in.
11.61 in.
Width
2.05 in.
4.72 in.
Depth
2.05 in.
4.92 in.
Weight
0.76 lbs.
3.4 lbs.

Audio-Technica AT2020

Blue Yeti

Audio-Technica AT2020

Blue Yeti

Audio-Technica AT2020

Blue Yeti

Audio-Technica AT2020

Blue Yeti

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Studio Microphone , Black
  • The weight feels very good in the hand. It is a durable microphone with a metal body.
  • The mic is very solidly built. It has a very nice weight to it and it definitely feels like it won't be breaking down any time soon
  • It's a sturdy unit with some weight to it so be sure your mic boom and stand can handle the weight.
  • Definitely impressed with its weight, style and function.
  • In my experience with it is a little gain heavy. So, make sure you buy a audio interface with it.
Blue Yeti USB Condenser Microphone
  • The size is good and the handle and comfort to play is good.
  • Very nice-looking, substantial in weight. Versatile with configurations.
  • Easy to setup and create clear and crisp audio! Fairly large for the size.
  • Although fairly large in size, the quality of the product is evident. Large selection of settings.
  • It is very sturdy and has some weight to it. It looks and feels professional!
Features
Recording Patterns
Cardioid
Cardioid, Stereo, Bidirectional, Omnidirectional
Min. Frequency Response
20 Hz
20 Hz
Max. Frequency Response
20 kHz
20 kHz
System Requirements
Windows
Windows, Mac OS X
Extras
The price/performance standard in side-address studio condenser microphone technology
Hassle-Free Setup, Polar Patterns: cardioid, bidirectional, omnidirectional, stereo, Max SPL: 120dB (THD: 0.5% 1kHz)
Recording Sample Rates
16 Bit, 48 kHz, 16bit / 48kHz

Audio-Technica AT2020

Blue Yeti

Audio-Technica AT2020

Blue Yeti

What customers say about "Features"
Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Studio Microphone , Black
  • The sound is great, clear, crisp, terrific. A huge improvement over my previous mic.
  • It came with a storage bag & a pivoting threaded stand mount. The stand mount is pretty nice.
  • This mic has great responsiveness with very little transient noise. Really great sound, especially through a good preamp
  • Low noise: I was actually quite surprised when I heard my test recording. Even after signal amplification, I do not hear much noise.
  • The storage bag is a little flimsy and doesn't have any kind of padding... it's less cushioned than a toiletries bag and I wouldn't feel safe using it for travel
  • The mic doesn't come with any cables, so I had to order one separate, but it was only a few bucks.
  • Weak bass: You won't hear much bass from this.
Blue Yeti USB Condenser Microphone
  • Simple to use and records great sound. I use it to record podcasts and the multiple recording patterns are a godsend. I love this mic.
  • There are manual switches for both gain and recording patterns - stereo, omni, cardioid, and bi-directional.
  • I bought this to use in a school music classroom to record rehearsals. I have used it for choir and band and the recording quality is great. I have also used it to record solo piano and vocal music.
  • It’s a very sensitive microphone, it picks up a lot of low and mid frequencies.
  • Great all around sound quality for a USB mic. great low end response as well as speaking voice. I was very happy with the quality of the recordings it produced.
  • Amount of background noise and static detracts from what should be professional quality.
  • Minimalist mic. This mic is for solo use. No real adjusting.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE, RoHS
Other Information
MSRP
99.00 $
129.99 $

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