In today Post we taking you to the MXL 770 Cardioid Condenser Microphone Reviews , but this time some different features to be explained than other Best USB Microphones, well, A lot of people also love with XLRs Microphone that need to install an Audio interface or run with phantom power as well, So the MXL 770 is one of them that not a Plug and Play Microphone but requires a little phantom power interface to go on, Let’s start to see how this Condenser Microphone work well.
Right, The Cardioid MXL 770 is a small diaphragm( less sensitive) condenser microphone deliver you to captures the audio image over the front of the microphone as well and also ignores the backend sounds from the both sides as well.The MXL 770 allows you to string recording, vocals recording, guitars recording, skypes, piano recording, webinars and home base studio recording as well.
The MXL 770 is a Multi-Purposes Cardioid Condenser Microphone, Flexible with XLR cable to record your audio, You can’t plug it directly to your Pc or Mac like other Usb microphones but you need to install a USB Audio interface to work well with, simply Plug the MXL 770’s cable to your Audio Interface and then Plug the Interface’s cable to your Pc or Mac and then start your amazing sound quality as well. The audio interface or phantom power converter is using for to balance the output for dynamic range, So what you like anymore with the light pocket? cool!
MXL 770 Cardioid Condenser Microphone Reviews 2017
The body of the MXL 770 is full metallic which contains with two switches. The first Switch ( bass roll-off) allows reducing the bass frequency picked up by the microphone which is best for boomy sound images. The 2nd Switch allows decreasing the signals of the HPL (high-pressure level) loud sound sources. More are in the features.
Features and Performance
The MXL 770 Cardioid Condenser Microphone is a manual Phantom Powerd Mic, capture the Sound waves as Cardioid Polar-Pattern, Means the mic capturing the sound from over the front of microphone and also reduce the backend sound as well. Do keep in mind that MXL 770 is not plug and play Usb Microphone but XLR.
As you read in the above that MXL 77O work through audio interface to balance the output with on wide dynamic range as well, simply plug your mic cable in audio interface and the plug the interface or Phantom’s cable plug to your system and create an amazing sound quality to your production.
In the back of the MXL, there are two switches, the first bass roll-off switch allow you to decrease the bass frequency of the boomy sounds while the second switch or 10db Pad perfect for reducing the HPL (high pressure level) or loud sound sources.
22 mm Capsule
The 22 mm Capsule feature of the MXL 770 is an excellent feature than other mics that accept the raw signals of the sound pressure and convert it into an extreme electric signal as well.
The Art of Design
The MXL 770 came in built with full metallic body and metal grill that allow you to increase your sounding skill as well. The high isolated shock mount will never mind you while the Plastic carry case are build up for travelling and also give the safety to your Mic when not in use.
The frequency response of the MXL 770 is in the range of 30Hz to 20KHz.
MXL 770 System Requirements
As you know that the MXL 770 is a XLR microphone, so you need phantom DC power mixer or USB audio interface that provides 44-48 volt power to your mic as well.
What is in the Box?
Out in the box, there are a MXL 770 itself included a shock mount and also a carrying case to prevent your mic from damage when you not work with and also some documentations like warranty card and User guidence book as well.
Product Specifications and Information
- Mic Type = Pressure Gradient Condenser Microphone
- ASIN = B0007NQH98
- Model Number = MXL 770
- Item Dimens = 12 x 4 x 8 inches
- Freq Response = 30Hz-20KHz
- Sensitive = 15 mV/Pa
- Polar-Patern = Cardioid
- Pad = 10 dB
- Output Impedance = 150 ohms
- Item Weight = 1 pounds
- Shipping Weight = 2.3 pounds
- Capsule Size = 22mm
- Diaphragm = 6 micron gold-sputtered
- High Pass Filter = 6 dB/ octave @ 150 Hz
- Power need = 44 v-48 v phantom power
- Max SPL = 137 dB
- Equivalent Noise = 20 dB
- S/N Raito = 74 dB
- Switch 1 = Bass Roll-off
- Switch 2 = 0 dB – 10 dB
- In the box = Mic, Shock Mount and Carrying Case
- Connector = XLR
- Domestic Shipping = United States
- International Shipping = To the Selected Countries
- Customer Reviews = 348
- Star Ratting = 4.6 OUT OF 5 Stars
- Provides more Features than Price Range
- Best Sound Qualities
- Best for Boomy Voices
- Full Metallic Body
- Monitoring Balanced Output
- Capturing wide Range Frequencies
- Less Sensitive for Backend Noises
- High Entry-Level Performance
- Decreasing High Sound Signals
- Best for Home Base Recording
- Require Phantom Powers
- Not Plug and Play
- Vibrating Shock Mount, Need to Addition (as customer response)
- Not for gaming
- Not Some other Issues to be Noted ,Maybe