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Blog Roundup: Stereo Microphone Techniques

There are multiple techniques to capture a natural-sounding stereo sound field. Which one will work best for your application? It depends. Each technique results in a different sound signature. The complexity of the setup may also be a determining factor when choosing. Below are links to previous blog posts where we discussed a few popular stereo microphone techniques that can be used with Audio-Technica microphones.

Spaced Pair (A/B)

Spaced Microphones










X/Y Stereo Microphones







Mid-Side Microphone Technique Diagram








Blumlein Array Microphone with AT4080








If you have further questions on stereo microphone techniques, you may contact our Audio Solutions Department.