Equipment Consultant and Dealer to the Hardest Working Crews in the Nation’s Capitol
Drawing on more than 40 years experience in such diverse areas of professional engineering as facility design and installation, music recording, radio, television, live
entertainment, news and sports production,
As the Owner of ATS Communications, I take pride in bringing you a carefully selected line of equipment and supplies for your application, and I make this promise:
If I wouldn’t use it myself, I will not offer it to you!
ATS Communications offers audio, video, and acoustic consulting, systems design, and integration services for small to medium venues, commercial facilities, and Houses of Worship.
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Visit the Line Card & Links page for a complete listing of our product lines and the manufacturers we represent.
We areCertified for the design and installation of all types of Induction Loop hearing assistance systems by Williams Sound, Listen Technologies, and Ampetronics. Those who wear hearing aides with T-coils hear more clearly without the need for receiver packs or headphones.
Studio Technologies Broadcast products line includes advanced IFB systems ranging from one to four IFB channels with multiple program inputs & built-in telco interfaces. Announcer’s boxes include mic preamps and many advanced features. Their Pro Audio lineup includes audio D.A.’s and a measurement mic switcher for multiple SPL, RTA & other room testing mics. The StudioComm line offers monitoring solutions for surround monitoring and more flexible stereo & talent monitoring.
The Mic Port Pro is an In-Line 24/96 USB Mic Preamp with 48V phantom power and a built in hardware level, Zero Delay headphone amp. Plug it between any condenser mic and your computer for instant high quality recording capability.
Split shelf kit for R8, R10, R12. One shelf fits fully retracted, both fits fully extended.
Kit includes split shelf and replacement handles. Cart accommodates up to two shelves.
Wood shelf has Ozite covering and is supported by telescopic steel rails
NO-FLAT Tires available to replace all pneumatic sizes
Heavy Duty Flight Bags are now available for the R8, 10 & 12.
New Tripod bag slings over the end handle for easy transport.
K-TEK‘s line of windscreens includes a unique ONE-PIECE combination shock mount and soft fur windscreen called the FUZZY, with multiple layers of acoustic foam and a lined fur surface. Available in 3 sizes.
ULTRACLAMP, ULTRAMOUNT, ULTRAPOD
Looking for a new Microphone Podium Clamp or compact table tripod?
The new Ultraclamp is a powder coated aluminum alloy clamp measuring only 2.25”x 3.25” x 1.125”. It has a max. jaw opening of 1.5”, and with a 1” cork disk and a rubber coated base, it will not mar sensitive surfaces. It can clamp to flat or round objects, and can be used with the Ultramount or Rowi ball & socket heads.
The Ultrapod I & Ultrapod II are compact, light weight, stable mini tripods with a ball & socket head. The unique Velcro strap allows it, when closed, to be attached to a round object (stand, tree limb, etc.).
The Ultramount is a ball head with 1/4-20 top & bottom threads. It can rotate on the Ultraclamp at 45 degree indexed increments
Ultrapods & Ultramounts are injection molded from fiberglass reinforced nylon with aluminum threaded components.
THE IFB SOURCE is our web site devoted to IFB earppieces, Hi Fi Earphones, and electronics. Several lines of earpieces are available as well as amps, wireless, telco interfaces, and more.
Check out our new and very cool mounting system to help you mount anything, anywhere. Lights, Cameras, Mics, Cell Phones, PDA’s, GPS, Laptops, etc. - on Stands, Grids, Cars, Bikes, ATV’s, Boats, Aircraft, etc.
PELICAN CASES & FLASHLIGHTS - I have carried Pelican cases for years, and many production folks in the D.C. area appreciate being able to drop by and try out every size case to find the best fit for their gear. Personal service, check the fit before you buy, and at very competitive prices. If you are not in the D.C. area, call me to discuss your size needs and for pricing I’m sure you’ll be pleased with.
NP-1 BATTERY TESTER - Limited quantity available. Only until supply runs out. Aspen Electronics’ BT-100 is a unique and handy device for testing the voltage under load of any NP size battery by simulating the load of a camera. This very portable and easy to use unit puts the battery under a 30 Watt load for 20 seconds and tells you how much voltage the battery is supplying. This quick test of the battery’s charge capacity confirms that the battery is ready for use. The last of Aspen’s BT-100 NP battery testers are available at the blowout price of $75.00. That’s 45% off the original price of $135.00. Get one before they’re gone!
MULTI-MIC HOLDERS FOR PRESS CONFERENCES - With the Yoeman 17 on a stand or podium, you can neatly hold up to 17 microphones with flags without the need for clips, goosenecks or clamps. Perfect for press conferences. Smaller holders are available for 3, 5, and 7 mics with clips.
RKR MICRO CLIPS - UNIVERSAL LAVALIERE MIC CLIPS - This universal clip will securely hold the
wire of any lav mic from 0.8mm to 1.5mm or 1.5mm to 2.5mm. Available in black or white. Only $3.00!
A magentic mount is only $10.00.
AC-CETERA - Mic-Eze mic stand clips, Rubberneck Goosenecks, and Lumin-Eze portable work lights
K-TEK MICROPHONE SHOCK MOUNTS - High quality shock mounts and unique accessories from K-Tek offer a different approach to microphone support. Lightweight, rugged, well priced. Check these out.
LCD MONITORS - Stand alone, Desktop. and rack mounted monitors for field use, control rooms, edit suites, production vehicles, desktop and camera monitors, etc. High quality displays, reliability, cost effectiveness, and the widest choice of sizes and formats available for the broadcast and video production markets makes ATS Communications proud to represent the best names in LCD Video Displays - Marshall Electronics, iKan,
MIC-EZE, LUMIN-EZE, AND RUBBERNECK- Products from Ac-Cetera. Mic_Eze is a line of high quality clips and clamps for attaching microphones to to a variety of objects, even another mic. Lumin-Eze is a line of small DC powered work lights on clips or BNC /XLR connectors on stiff goosenecks. Rubbernecks are a line of stiff rubberized goosenecks with 5/8-27 threads (for standard mic clips). They cannot creek, will hold a heavy mic securely and com in several sizes. Also available with XLR connectors for podium use.
EARTHWORKS MICROPHONES- If sonic accuracy is your goal, you need a mic with a ruler flat frequency response and the widest dynamic range, capable of preserving all the harmonics, including those above 20kHz. If you want to do all that without breaking the bank, then take a serious look at Earthworks mics. Hand built in a small factory in New Hampshire, they are regarded by many to be among the finest mics available anywhere.
CEDAR AUDIO NOISE SUPPRESSION - Cedar Audio devices can suppress or remove ambient or electrically generated hums, buzzes, crackles, hisses, rumbles, etc. with unmatched effectiveness with minimal effect on dialog and other program material. Near zero digital latency makes these products perfect for live broadcast applications as well as for post production work. The new DNS-2000 system is a software /hardware system specifically for Protools stations. The DNS-1000 is a stand alone hardware only product for general application noise suppression. The new Cambrige is the most comprehensive system available.
HEADPHONE /GADGET BAGS - Made for us to fit the Sennheiser HD280 Pro headphones, but great as a gadget bag. Made of weatherproof lined rip stop nylon with locking draw strings.
IFB EARPICES, PARTS, & ELECTRONICS - There are now two new earpieces for IFB, 2-Way Radio, and general
monitoring. The Voice Technologies VT600 is a generic fit piece using standard ear tips and a HiFi transducer small
enough to fit behind the ear. The Ultimate IFB is a custom molded C.I.C. (completely in the canal) piece with a full
frequency micro driver embedded in the earpiece itself. We stock a complete line of parts for IFB ear sets which are
compatible with Audio Implements, Telex and Voice Technologies ear sets including a a long air tube for clipping the driver at the waist.
IFB Electronics include amplifiers, telecom interfacing, dialers, wireless, and more.