MXL Introduced New Microphones, One with a Tube!

LAS VEGAS, NV -- MXL introduced several new mics at this weekis New Media Expo. Mike Descher, Sales and Business Development Manager, gave TMO an overview of the new mics.

The first is the MXL USB.009 24-Bit Professional Microphone. This is a 24-bit/96 kHz feature-rich USB microphone for the professional broadcast and music industry. It is USB powered, requiring no external power. It is USB 1.1 and 2.0 compatible, and features on-board controls for mixing, an analog gain control before the A/D, and a headphone jack and volume control. Thereis also a cool blue LED inside the mic. The MXL USB.009 retails for $399.


For those with more modest needs, thereis the MXL Studio 1 USB. This mic has a frequency response from 40Hz to 20kHz, and a sampling rate of 44.1kHz and 48kHz. It is also bus powered and compatible with USB 1.1 and 2.0, and requires no special drivers. The MXL Studio 1 USB retails for $99.

MXL Studio 1 USB

Rounding out the new mics is the MXL Genesis, their new flagship microphone. This microphone actually has a tube inside of it, offering performance that simply canit be matched by digital technology. It has a host of other impressive features, such as a 6 micron gold-sputtered diaphragm, and a 20 Hz – 20 kHz frequency response. The MXL Genesis is priced at $595.

MXL Genesis