MXL 606

Compact Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

  • Directional characteristic: Cardioid
  • Frequency range: 30 Hz - 20 kHz
  • -20 dB Pad switch
  • Low cut
  • Output Impedance: 150 Ohm
  • S / N Ratio: 77 dB
  • Peak SPL: 137 dB
  • Requires 48 V Phantom power
  • Dimensions: 110 x 23 mm
  • Weight: 113 g
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Battery Powered No
Directional Microphone No
Stereo Pair No
switchable lowcut Yes
switchable pad Yes
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good quality for the right price

13.08.2016
niet slecht, totaal niet slecht, de knopjes voor instrumenten en micro(-2OdB) zitten een beetje te verscholen in de micro wat het veranderen niet echt bevordert, maar in zijn geheel heb je echt een mooie klank wanneer je opneemt, misschien neemt de mic iets te veel brilliance en te weinig bassen op maar voor die prijs kan je ook niet alles wensen...leuk apparaatje
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THE snare-Mike

Ekkehard, 11.06.2016
After annoying myself for years with the sound of dynamic microphones on the drum set (little transient, always mushy and queasy, lacking presence and "in your face"), I first fitted all toms with small diaphragm capacitors, which was not a problem because behind it was usually enough space. Only for the snare, where the Mike must be mounted in front of my stomach, so that it is not in the way, I had no solution, until I noticed the little MXL chopsticks in the eye. The micro delivers (-20 dB PAD) a precise, lively, well-resolved and detailed signal with sufficient power in the body. For the assembly I have a Chinese cheap Rimklemme of ebay umgestrickt, does not quite fit, but with two cable ties laid around the micro now slipping nothing more, the electrical connection is made (because of abdomen) with an angle plug, quickly soldered an adapter cable, nothing is poking in the wall.

Conclusion: a great microphone, due to its dimensions with a bit of cunning on the snare mountable, with -20 PAD digested well snare levels well and delivers a really great sound for less than 100, better than all dynamic microphones that had me all disappointed, comparable. And: the first "Mikeshots" has survived so far. Clear recommendation for studio setup !!
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