User Guide for Audio Array AM-C11

User Guide for Audio Array AM-C11

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User Guide for Audio Array AM-C11 XLR/USB Dynamic Podcast Microphone


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Package Inclusions
  3. Features and Technical Specifications
  4. Setup Instructions
  5. Usage Guide
  6. Troubleshooting
  7. Warranty and Support

1. Introduction

Thank you for choosing the Audio Array AM-C11 XLR/USB Dynamic Podcast Microphone. This professional-grade microphone is designed to deliver superior sound quality for podcasting, music and video recording, live streaming, gaming, and online chatting. Its plug-and-play capability ensures an easy setup without the need for additional drivers or software.

2. Package Inclusions

  • 1 x Dynamic Microphone
  • 1 x Mount
  • 1 x Mic Cover
  • 1 x 2M XLR Cable
  • 1 x 2M USB Type-A to Type-C Cable

3. Features and Technical Specifications

Plug & Play:

  • Includes 2M XLR & USB Type A to Type C cables
  • Compatible with Mac OS, Windows, computers, mixers, and amplifiers
  • No extra driver, software, or sound card required
  • Note: Not compatible with Xbox and mobile phones

Professional Sound Quality:

  • Dynamic cartridge with a cardioid pick-up pattern
  • Frequency range: 20Hz-20kHz
  • S/N ratio: 95dB
  • Sampling ratio: 96kHz/24-bit

All-Metal Construction:

  • Rugged and all-metal construction for outstanding reliability
  • Compatible with stands, mounts, and tripods with 5/8" (15.87mm) threading

No Latency Monitoring & Volume Control:

  • 3.5mm headphone jack for real-time, no latency monitoring
  • Built-in mute button and volume controls (Volume up & volume down)

4. Setup Instructions

  1. Unbox and Inspect:

    • Remove all items from the package and ensure everything is present.
  2. Connecting the Microphone:

    • XLR Connection: Connect the XLR cable from the microphone to your mixer or audio interface.
    • USB Connection: Use the USB Type-A to Type-C cable to connect the microphone to your computer.
  3. Mounting the Microphone:

    • Attach the microphone to the provided mount and secure it to a stand or tripod with 5/8" threading.
  4. Power Up:

    • If using USB, the microphone will power on automatically when connected to the computer.
    • If using XLR, ensure your mixer or audio interface is powered on.
  5. Configuration:

    • Select the AM-C11 as your input device in your computer’s sound settings or recording software.
    • Adjust the microphone gain and volume levels as needed.

5. Usage Guide

Recording:

  • Position the microphone appropriately for your recording needs.
  • Use the built-in mute button to prevent unwanted sounds during recording.
  • Monitor your audio in real-time using the 3.5mm headphone jack for no latency feedback.

Streaming/Gaming:

  • Ensure the microphone is positioned close to your mouth for clear audio capture.
  • Adjust the volume controls on the microphone for optimal audio levels.
  • Use the mute button as needed during your stream or game.

6. Troubleshooting

No Sound:

  • Check all cable connections.
  • Ensure the correct input device is selected in your sound settings or recording software.
  • Verify the volume levels are not muted or too low.

Distorted Audio:

  • Reduce the gain levels on your mixer or audio interface.
  • Ensure the microphone is not too close to the sound source.
  • Check for any obstructions in the microphone’s path.

Device Not Recognized:

  • Reconnect the USB cable.
  • Try a different USB port on your computer.
  • Restart your computer and the microphone.

Latency Issues:

  • Ensure you are using the 3.5mm headphone jack on the microphone for monitoring.
  • Check the settings in your recording software for any latency adjustments.

7. Warranty and Support

For any questions or support, please contact our customer service team. The product is covered under a 3-year warranty.


Thank you for choosing the Audio Array AM-C11. We hope this guide helps you get the most out of your dynamic podcast microphone. Enjoy your high-quality recordings!

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