User Guide for Audio Array AM-C42

User Guide for Audio Array AM-C42

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Audio Array AM-C42 Plug & Play Noise Cancelling USB Condenser Microphone: User Guide

Welcome to the user guide for the Audio Array AM-C42 Plug & Play Noise Cancelling USB Condenser Microphone. This microphone kit includes a boom arm and wind filter, perfect for various applications such as karaoke, gaming, Skype, podcasting, and more. It is compatible with Mac, PC, and mobile devices.

Technical Details

  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz
  • Maximum SPL: 110dB
  • Power Supply: USB (5VDC)
  • Output Interface: USB
  • Compatibility: Mac OS, Windows, Mobile phones
  • Noise Cancellation: Built-in feature
  • Control Knobs: Volume and Echo
  • Boom Arm: 70cm with desk clamp, 360° rotation, max load 4lbs/1.8kg

Multi-Purpose Condenser Microphone

The AM-C42 features a cardioid polar pattern for versatile recording capabilities, ideal for various applications such as karaoke, gaming, live streaming, YouTube videos, and podcasting. The capacitive principle offers heart-pointing directivity, ensuring focused sound capture.

High-Quality Audio Capture

Boasting a wide frequency response rate of 20Hz-20kHz, the AM-C42 delivers professional-grade sound. The built-in noise-cancellation feature ensures clear audio with minimal background noise, while the maximum SPL of 110dB allows for capturing various sound levels without distortion.

Plug & Play Functionality

The AM-C42 utilizes a USB power supply with an output interface of USB, offering convenient plug-and-play operation. It is compatible with Mac OS, Windows, and mobile phones without the need for additional drivers or software, making it easy to set up and use.

Precise Control & Sampling

Equipped with volume and echo control knobs, the AM-C42 allows for easy volume and FX adjustments. The built-in effects make it a complete package for singers, providing flexibility and enhanced sound quality during recordings.


The AM-C42 microphone kit includes:

  • Boom Arm: 70cm with desk clamp, 360° full rotation for easy access, made of durable steel for outstanding bearing capacity (max load: 4lbs/1.8kg).
  • Shock Mount: Reduces handling noise and vibrations.
  • Pop-Filter: Minimizes plosive sounds for cleaner audio.
  • Mic Cover: Additional noise reduction.

What You Get

The package includes:

  • 1 x Microphone with USB B to A cable
  • 1 x Boom Arm with desk clamp
  • 1 x Pop-Filter
  • 1 x Mic Cover
  • 1 x USB Type A to C adapter (for mobile devices)

Customer Guidance

Getting Started:

  1. Assemble the Boom Arm: Attach the boom arm to your desk using the desk clamp. Ensure it is securely fastened.
  2. Attach the Shock Mount: Screw the shock mount onto the boom arm.
  3. Mount the Microphone: Place the microphone into the shock mount and secure it.
  4. Connect the USB Cable: Connect the USB B to A cable from the microphone to your computer or use the USB Type A to C adapter for mobile devices.
  5. Adjust the Position: Use the boom arm’s 360° rotation and pivot joints to adjust the microphone to your desired position.
  6. Set Up the Pop-Filter: Attach the pop-filter to the boom arm, positioning it in front of the microphone.

Usage Tips:

  • Ensure Stability: Check that the boom arm and shock mount are securely fastened to avoid any unwanted movement.
  • Max Load Capacity: Do not exceed the 1.8kg weight capacity to maintain stability and avoid damage.
  • Optimal Sound: Position the microphone correctly, using the volume and echo control knobs to adjust the settings according to your preference.

Warranty Details

Enjoy peace of mind with a 1-year warranty against any manufacturing defects. For any other queries, please contact our dedicated customer care team for prompt assistance.


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