MXL 606 review: specs & price

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Compact Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

The MXL 606 is a Compact Diaphragm Condenser Microphone with a -20 dB Pad switch, Low cut & Requires 48 V Phantom power.

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PRODUCT COMPARISON

Name Oktava MK-012 Capsule MSPSchoeps Mono-Set MK 22Shure R189W-A WhiteTelefunken M60 FET Cardioid Stereo-SetOktava MK 012 Cardioid Cap MSP SilverJZ Microphones BT-201/3Schoeps Stereo-Set MK 22JZ Microphones BT-201/3S Matched PairEhrlund Microphones EHR-DSchoeps Stereo-Set MK 21
Brand
Description Hyper-Cardioid Capsule Matched PairCMC-622 SetMini-Shotgun Microphone CartridgeCondenser Small Diaphragm Microphone Stereo Set2 Microphone CapsulesSmall Diaphragm Condenser MicrophoneMicrophone Stereo SetConsists of:Small Diaphragm Condenser MicrophoneRobust High-End Condenser MicrophoneMicrophone Stereo Set
ColourSilverGreyWhiteBlackSilver-----
Battery Powered
Directional Microphone
Stereo Pair
Switchable lowcut
Switchable pad
CharacteristicHyper-cardioidCardoidHyper-cardioidCardoidCardoidCardoidCardoidBall, cardioidCardoidWide cardioid
Polar pattern-Wide cardioid-Cardioid---Cardioid, open cardioid and open cardioid -20dBCardioidWide cardioid
Frequency response-40Hz - 20kHz50 - 17,000 Hz-------
Sensitivity-10mV / Pa-33 dBV-------
Dimensions---140 x 21 mm-161.5 x 24 mm-161.5 x 24 mm53 x 95 mm-
Weight---119 g----170 g-
Diaphragm-----13 mm-13 mm--
Frequency range-----20 Hz - 20 kHz-20 Hz - 20 kHz7 - 87,000 Hz-
Output impedance-----50 ohms-50 ohms--
S / N Ratio DIN / IEC 651 A-weighted-----82 db-A-82 db-A--
Maximum SPL 0.5% THD at 1000 ohms-----140 dB-140 dB--
Weight with capsule-----140 g-140 g each--

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Description

The MXL 606 is a Compact Diaphragm Condenser Microphone with a -20 dB Pad switch, Low cut & Requires 48 V Phantom power. The retail price is 58.93 £.

Specifications

Directional characteristicCardioid
Frequency range30 Hz - 20 kHz
Output Impedance150 Ohm
S / N Ratio77 dB
Peak SPL137 dB
Dimensions110 x 23 mm
Weight113 g
Battery PoweredNo
Directional MicrophoneNo
Stereo PairNo
Switchable lowcutYes
Switchable padYes
CharacteristicCardoid

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