This is the upgraded version of the AT2020. The 2035 has a more balanced sound output, with some extra features to tweak the mic’s sound at the hardware level. This mic also comes with a shock mount, which is a useful accessory to have.
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Pro Useful accessories are included
Transporting as well as mounting the mic shouldn’t be a hassle thanks to the useful accessories that the AT2035 comes with. You get a microphone mount adapter as well as a shock mount so you’ll be able to properly mount the mic with your existing mic stands or boom arms. Also, you get a padded soft case for a safer transportation of the microphone.
Pro Balanced sound output
With the AT2035, you’ll be able to get detailed and clear recordings with the audio having a natural quality to it. The sound is fairly balanced with just a slight emphasis on the highs, which results in a detailed sound.
Pro You can tweak the microphone’s audio
It is possible for you to make some minor adjustments to the microphone’s sound. At the lower part of the mic is a Low Cut and Pad switch. With the Low Cut switch, you’ll be able to reduce the amount of bass that the mic picks up. The Pad switch reduces the microphone’s sensitivity by around 10 dB, which is useful when you are recording loud audio sources and you want to control volume levels.
Pro Build quality is great
The mic should last you many years of use. The case and grill are made of metal, making them quite durable.
Con This microphone is relatively expensive
The AT2035 is a great performing mic, but there are other options that may sound almost just as good but at a noticeably cheaper price.
Con The shock mount is not very good
Some consider the shock mount to be a poor accessory. The mount is made of plastic, which may feel quite flimsy.