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Makes recording on your computer a practically effortless process.

Designed with ease-of-use in mind, the MXL.006 USB / Cardioid Condenser Microphone features a large gold diaphragm that delivers a big, rich sound characteristic of studio and broadcast microphones. Unlike most studio condenser mics the MXL.006 is a USB (Universal Serial Bus) instrument that connects directly to your computer without the need for external mic preamps. Now, anyone requiring high quality, professional sound on their computer can record music or dialog by simply connecting to a standard USB port. Featuring support for USB 1.1 and 2.0, this exceptionally easy-to-use microphone even includes gain adjustment settings via the built-in three position attenuation switch.

As a plug and play device for both Windows and Macintosh, it requires no special drivers whatsoever. Simply connect the microphone's USB cable to a computer's USB port, and installation is quick and effortless. In addition to recording instruments or voice for home recording applications, the new MXL.006 is the perfect microphone for podcasting or adding dialog to presentations and other multimedia projects. It is also the perfect solution capable of opening new possibilities for radio and news broadcasters and for location recording.

Unlike electrets or dynamic microphones typically used for computer work, the MXL.006 has an extremely smooth, natural sound typical of what one would hear on a professionally produced CD or radio show. The analog section of the new MXL.006 microphone features a 20 Hz-20 kHz frequency response, a large gold diaphragm, pressure-gradient condenser capsule, and a 3-position, switchable attenuation pad with settings for Hi (0 dB), Medium (-5 dB), and Lo (-10 dB), making it easy to configure the microphone to virtually any sound source. The digital section features a 16-bit Delta Sigma A/D converter with a sampling rate of 44.1 kHz and 48 kHz. Protecting the instrument's capsule is a heavy-duty wire mesh grill with an integrated pop filter.

To make recording a trouble-free process, the new MXL.006 features a red LED behind the protective grill. This LED informs the user that the microphone is active and correctly oriented toward the user. To complete this terrific package, the MXL.006 ships with a travel case, a desktop microphone stand, a 10-foot USB cable, windscreen, an owner's manual, and an applications guide.

MXL USB-006 Powered Condenser Microphone Features:

  • USB (Universal Serial Bus) mic connects directly to a computer without the need for external mic preamp
    16-bit Delta Sigma A/D converter with a sampling rate of 44.1 kHz and 48 kHz
    Large gold diaphragm, pressure-gradient condenser capsule
    3-position, switchable attenuation pad with settings for Hi (0 dB), Medium (-5 dB), and Lo (-10 dB)
    20 Hz — 20kHz frequency response
    Red LED behind the protective grill informs the user that the microphone is active and correctly oriented toward the user
    Heavy-duty wire mesh grill with an integrated pop filter
    Wired with Mogami cable




MXL USB-006 Powered Condenser Microphone Includes:

    travel case, a desktop microphone stand, a 10-foot USB cable, windscreen, an owner s manual, and an applications guide

MXL USB-006 Powered Condenser Microphone

3 year parts and labor warranty. (MXL990 and MXL991 have a 1 Year Parts and Labor Warranty)

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  • Very Impressive

    As reviewed by DLC-UNITY on 5/3/2007

    When first bought MXLUSB-006 Powered Condenser Microphone, I was a bit worried if it wasn't as great as it sounds, but as soon as i started recording. It was great, clear vocals, no static...very very impressive, it's a good product for the low price. Now there's a chance for all those low budget musicians to record studio clean tracks....

    14 of 14 people found this review helpful.
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  • Gets my vote

    As reviewed by Schwartzwolf on 2/8/2007

    I am completely satisfied with the quality of this mic. I use it to record vocals. Plugs right into my iMac's USB port. No software to load. I would have given a score of 5, but I'm not that experienced with sound recording. I just know that this affordable mic is great for recording clean vocals.

    12 of 12 people found this review helpful.
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  • Great buy 1 problem

    As reviewed by Chris on 1/21/2008

    This usb mic is great. There is no static, but need a shock because it can record footsteps. Its good for the price but has one flaw. If your computer has one sound driver then you will not hear music from the pc. You will need an outer source to listen but with great timing its no matter.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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