MXL GENESIS II Tube Condenser Microphone  

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The Genesis II takes the first generation Genesis to a new height of performance and versatility. Possessing all the outstanding qualities of the original Genesis, Genesis II adds our dual diaphragm c... Read More

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Overview

The Genesis II takes the first generation Genesis to a new height of performance and versatility. Possessing all the outstanding qualities of the original Genesis, Genesis II adds our dual diaphragm capsule and patented warm and bright switch which allows you to change the tonality of the mic to suit your application. The Genesis II also includes the celebrated vintage new old stock Mullard 12AT7 vacuum tube, which is hand-selected and burned in at the MXL California headquarters for days prior to shipment, ensuring the highest quality.

Features
  • Great for recording vocals, acoustic guitar, strings, and piano
  • Distinctive glossy red body and gold grill
  • Vintage tube sound quality
  • Two distinct tonal characteristics
  • Hand Selected new old stock Mullard 12AT7 tube
  • - 10dB pad
  • 150hz, 6dB/octave roll off switch
  • Comes with custom pop filter, shockmount, power supply 15' 7-pin Mogami cable, 15' XLR Mogami microphone cable & cleaning cloth
  • MXL 3 year warranty/90 days tube
Specifications
  • Type: vacuum rube studio condenser microphone
    Tube Type: Mullard 12AT7 or equivalent
    Diaphragm: 6 micron gold-sputtered
    Frequency response: 20Hz - 20kHz
    Polar pattern: cardioid
    Capsule select: warm & bright
    Output Impedance: 200 ohms
    Pre-attenuation switch: switch: 0 dB, -10 dB
    LED lights: indicate which capsule is active
    High Pass Filter: 6 dB/octave @ 150Hz
    Equivalent Noise: 18 dB (A-weighted IEC 268-4)
    S/N Ratio: 78 dB (Ref. 1Pa A-weighted)
    Max SPL for 0.5% THD: 130 dB/140 dB (0dB, -10 dB pad)
    Power requirements: dedicated power supply included

    Size: 59mm x 240mm/2.32 in. x 9.45 in.

    Weight: 1.55 lb./703g

    Metal finish: red with gold grill

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


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MXLGENESIS II Tube Condenser Microphone
 
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By Dontavious Dixon

from Charlotte, NC

Comments about MXL GENESIS II Tube Condenser Microphone:

I have been using this mic for a while now and it captures everything... tone, texture and still leaves in the clarity. It has been one of the best investments to my studio thus far.

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