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User Guide for Audio Array AA-18

User Guide for Audio Array AA-18

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Audio Array AA-18 Microphone Arm Stand: User Guide

Welcome to the user guide for the Audio Array AA-18 Microphone Arm Stand. This armoured microphone stand offers an 85cm reach, 360° full rotation, and three pivoting joints for flexible height and position adjustments. With a weight capacity of 1kg and wide compatibility, it’s the perfect accessory for dynamic and condenser microphones.

Technical Details

  • Reach: 85cm vertical and horizontal range
  • Rotation: 360° full rotation
  • Pivot Joints: 3 for flexible height and position adjustments
  • Weight Capacity: 1kg
  • Construction Materials: Durable steel, plastic, and aluminum
  • Adapter: 5/8" to 3/8" screw adapter

Flexibility Adjustment

The AA-18 offers an 85cm vertical and horizontal range of motion and 360° full rotation, allowing you to obtain the best sound pickup. The three pivot joints provide height and angle adjustments to achieve your desired position, ensuring maximum flexibility.

Heavy Duty Construction

Constructed from durable steel, plastic, and aluminum, the AA-18 provides outstanding weight-bearing capacity and precision engineering. The arm stays firmly in any position without dropping or bouncing back and operates silently without squeaking. It supports a maximum load capacity of 1kg.

Upgraded Desk Clamp

The upgraded desk clamp and grommet mounts make it easy to attach the stand to any surface. The clamp includes protective pads to provide surface protection and a firmer hold, reducing vibrations. The package also includes a standard 3/8″ to 5/8″ adapter for different shock mounts and microphones. Note that the microphone and shock mount are not included.

Wide Compatibility

This microphone boom arm is compatible with most dynamic and condenser microphones, except those with built-in tripods. The included 3/8″ to 5/8″ adapter ensures compatibility with various microphone mounts.

What You Get

The Audio Array AA-18 Microphone Arm Stand package includes:

  • 1 x Microphone Stand
  • 1 x Upgraded Clamp
  • 1 x 5/8” to 3/8” Adapter

Customer Guidance

Getting Started:

  1. Assemble the Boom Arm: Attach the boom arm to your desk using the upgraded clamp or grommet mount. Ensure it is securely fastened.
  2. Attach the Adapter: Screw the 5/8” to 3/8” adapter onto the microphone stand to fit your microphone mount.
  3. Mount the Microphone: Attach your microphone (with or without a shock mount) to the stand using the adapter.
  4. Adjust the Position: Use the three pivot joints to adjust the height and angle of the boom arm to your desired position. The arm can be rotated 360° for optimal positioning.

Usage Tips:

  • Ensure Stability: Check that the desk clamp is securely fastened and the protective pads are in place to reduce vibrations.
  • Max Load Capacity: Do not exceed the 1kg weight capacity to maintain stability and avoid damage.
  • Optimal Sound: Position the microphone correctly for the best sound pickup, ensuring the arm stays in place without dropping or bouncing back.


Enjoy peace of mind with a warranty against any manufacturing defects. For any other queries, please contact our dedicated customer care team for prompt assistance.

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