Recording foley sounds is getting more and more popular. I’ve never really got into that area of recording because, well… I hear enough of the things around me and want to create something new… unless you count recording your friend’s farts is considered foley sounds. Oh you do? Well then I just found the perfect mike for the situation. Speaking of the situation, watch THIS douche try to be funny.
Audio-Technica is now shipping its AT2022 X/Y Stereo Condenser Microphone.
A dual-element condenser microphone designed for stereo recording, the AT2022
features two unidirectional condenser capsules in an X/Y configuration pivot
to allow for 90-degree (narrow) or 120-degree (wide) stereo operation for
extremely versatile pickup. The capsules also fold flat for storage and
transportation. It is designed for general stereo recording, as well as field
The AT2022 includes a 1.6′ (0.5 m) cable terminating in a 3-pin XLRF-type and a 1/8″
(3.5 mm) connector. The output of the microphone is a 3-pin XLRM-type connector. The
microphone requires a 1.5V AA battery for operation.
A switch permits choice of flat response or low-frequency roll-off (via integral 80
Hz high-pass filter) to help control undesired ambient noise. The microphone is
enclosed in a rugged housing. The included AT8405a stand clamp permits mounting on
any microphone stand with 5/8″-27 threads. A fuzzy windscreen, battery and soft
protective pouch are also included.
The Audio Technica AT2022 is available for $439.00
For more info, click HERE