Audio-Technica and Audient partner for perfect production package
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 14:28
The ‘Essential Studio Kit’ from Audio-Technica
Audio-Technica has collaborated with Audient to deliver the AT2035-Studio ‘Essential
Studio Kit’, a microphone/interface/headphone bundle ideal for budding producers and
musicians in home studios or on the move.
Comprising Audio-Technica’s perennially popular AT2035 large diaphragm cardioid
condenser mic and ATH-M40x studio monitor headphones, the Essential Studio Kit is
completed by Audient’s outstanding iD4 Black USB audio interface.
The interface is the ideal partner for Audio-Technica’s versatile, natural-sounding
AT2035, a cornerstone of the company’s studio-oriented 20 Series. Its high SPL
handling, 80Hz high-pass filter and 10dB pad make it well suited to a wide variety of
instrument and vocal applications, while the supplied custom shock-mount provides
superior isolation from knocks – critical in the studio and on location.
The ATH-M40x headphones deliver excellent performance in both tracking and mixing
situations and share the same sonic signature as Audio-Technica’s legendary M50x
and M70x flagship headphones. A flat response curve ensures great tonal accuracy via
40mm drivers, with professional grade earcups guaranteeing comfort throughout long
Featuring a renowned Audient mic preamp, the 2-in/2-out iD4 Black boasts class-
leading converter technology, JFET DI and the company’s ScrollControl virtual scroll
The Essential Studio Kit delivers a significant saving on the RRP of the individual
components when bought separately Audient curated free plug-ins, production tools
and training comprising Eventide’s Ultrachannel and Ultraverb plug-ins, Cubase LE and
Cubasis LE2 (for iOS), ten free LANDR masters and two free courses.
Audio-Technica marketing manager professional audio EMEA Tim Page said, “We’re
delighted to have teamed up with Audient for the AT2035-Studio Essential Studio Kit.
It’s great to be able to offer three highly respected products in the kit, ideal for a
young producer’s first project studio set-up and as a compact mobile rig for hotel
room demos, location recording and more.
“With the included software downloads, the AT2035-Studio offers everything needed
to start recording – and the bundle’s two-year warranty also allows users real peace of
Andy Allen, Audient marketing manager, added, "We are pleased to have partnered
with Audio Technica on the AT2035 Essential Studio Kit and believe the AT2035 mic
and ATH-M40x are the perfect partners for iD4 Black in both quality and reputation.
Alongside the creative tools provided through our software hub ARC, we’re confident
producers and musicians will have everything they need to make a professional
recording from the start."
The AT2035-Studio is available in the UK, Germany, France and Spain and has a
recommended retail price of €389 / £335 inc VAT.