I bought the MXL 2006 and set it up next to my Sennheiser 416 mic for comparison. I always get compliments on the sound. (Originally written by EnDlEsSjOe/translated from Audiofanzine FR) Class-A condenser mic for vocal and acoustic guitar applications. Disabling it will result in some disabled or missing features. It's a great value. This page works best with JavaScript. Log in, Type: Condenser pressure gradient mic with large 25mm diaphragm capsule. MXL 2006 Large Gold Diaphragm Condenser Microphone with MXL-57 Shock... MXL 2006 Large Gold Diaphragm Condenser Microphone with MXL-57 Shock Mount and Carrying Case, TASCAM DR-40 4-Track Portable Digital Recorder. Get something that has a flat frequency response in the 8-20Khz region for that purpose. Reviewed in the United States on December 12, 2016. The 2006 mic was warm, natural and clear; both in close proximity and 12' away-with little to NO proximity effect! It doesn't matter if you are a long time professional or an aspiring talent, the MXL 2006 microphones is worth owning! I use it for Amateur Radio operation. It boasts a cardioid pattern that's nearly as wide on each side as it is in the front. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. See all details for MXL 2006 Large Gold Diaphragm Condenser Microphone with MXL-57 Shock... © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Voice Over Talent Will Love The MXL 2006 Microphone! Its greatest use is as a dynamic microphone thanks to its amazing levels of sensitivity, which are unmatched. Reviewed in the United States on September 5, 2020. This is the mic Harlan Hogan resells for $300 under his name. Works well for me. The MXL 2006 is an inexpensive FET condenser microphone with a fixed-cardioid, large-diameter capsule and a transformerless, class A amplifier circuit. Reviewed in the United States on June 8, 2017. I recorded audio while moving my head off axis- left and right- and could not hear any off axis tones! To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I'd have to put my mouth right on top of it to have it loud enough without the awful static. I have it mounted on a desktop small boom in its shock mount, with a pop filter in front, and all in a cube lined with acoustical foam. I decided I needed a condenser microphone, but since music production is just a hobby, I didn't want to spend a lot of money. Reviewed in the United States on June 20, 2017. This microphone absolutely blew me away. Awesome microphone. Happy about this good product. A great recording mic for the price. Wasn’t the sound I expected, was a bit squeaky but couldn’t return it in time coz my window of return run out coz I was a bit busy running some project. Very crisp recordings so clear. I had only used dynamic microphones before, and was always annoyed at the clicking when you turn them on and off, and the level of buzz I'd hear when I turned up the volume very far. I started voice over with this mic. It is a hidden treasure that is little known. It boasts a cardioid pattern that's nearly as wide on each side as it is in the front. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. 1 user review on MXL 2006. I bought the MXL 2006 and set it up next to my Sennheiser 416 mic for comparison. Top subscription boxes – right to your door. Compares favorably to a $3,000+ neumann mic, Reviewed in the United States on November 16, 2018. The sound quality of this large diaphragm condenser microphone is startlingly good. Reviewed in the United States on May 6, 2020. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. I also own a $1000 Sennheiser shotgun mic, but wanted to try a condenser for broadcast style recordings. The capsule is a single-sided K67 copy, manufactured in China. Reviewed in the United States on February 25, 2010. It doesn't matter if you are a long time professional or an aspiring talent, the MXL 2006 microphones is worth owning! This is not for podcasting or your Youtube channel. It's a great value. Really! His site has recordings that compare it to many other expensive mics and it compares terrifically. There's a problem loading this menu right now. My voice is baritone-bass. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Reviewed in the United States on December 2, 2016. This sounds great as a vocal mic. Reviewed in the United States on December 27, 2019, Great customer service my first one messed up and they sent me a new one quickly and it works very well. Recommended it to dozens of folks through our school and everyone loves it. The capsule diameter is 32mm, with a 25mm diaphragm. Reviewed in the United States on April 2, 2018. Excellent product and it is very sensitive, needs good sound proofing, picks up a tiny sound. MXL 2006 Microphone Review Perfect recording with the right adjustments The MXL 2006 is a condenser type microphone with a cardioid pattern. The quality is outstanding. Reviewed in the United States on August 17, 2013. for an oral history project. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. But, I suspect that higher voices will be treated to the same warmth and clarity I heard.