MXL Intros New USB Stereo Condenser Microphone

Aug 3rd, 2007 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

MXL Introduces 990 USB Stereo Condenser MicrophoneMXL Microphones has introduced a new USB mic, the MXL 990 USB Stereo Condenser Microphone.

The MXL 990 features two gold diaphragm capsules in an X/Y stereo configuration and promises rich sound with excellent spatial imaging. The MXL 990 USB is a Universal Serial Bus instrument that connects directly to a computer without the need for external mic preamps. Featuring support for USB 1.1 and 2.0, the microphone includes gain adjustment settings via a built-in three position attenuation switch.

As a plug and play device for both Windows and Macintosh, the mic requires no special drivers. The microphone is optimized for capturing a wide range of musical performances—both vocal and instrumental. The MXL 990 USB Stereo Condenser Microphone also has a maximum SPL (Sound Pressure Level) rating of 137 dB—making it an excellent choice for capturing loud instruments such as trumpet, saxophone, or electric guitar.

The new MXL 990 USB Stereo Condenser Microphone ships with a travel case, a mic stand adapter, a shock mount, a 10-foot USB cable, an owner’s manual, and an applications guide.

The mic carries an MSRP of $199.95. It is scheduled to ship Q3 of 2007.

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