MXL 2006 is a rugged entry level microphone from the house of MXL. It is simplistic cardiod pattern large diaphragm condenser microphone. The MXL 2006 is suitable for audio recording fanatics just starting out and wanting something basic, It is apt for recording vocals or acoustic guitars. However, you won’t be able to use it with loud sound sources such as drums or other percussive instruments. Since it does not come with padding switch. On the other hand, it does come with a shock mount and carry case which makes it worth considering. The frequency response of this mic is bit skewed towards the high end. Therefore, you will require corrective EQ in your mix to get a balanced track.
MXL 2006 is an Ok mic for vocals. More suitable for light weight voice overs and sing alongs.
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MXL 2006 Features
Although we cannot say that this condenser microphone comes loaded with exquisite features. However, there are a few of them worth mentioning as follows:
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MXL 2006 Pros & Cons
- Simple and affordable mic at decent budget range. Hence, it is suitable for basic home recording studios.
- Comes in a hard plastic and padded carry case which also includes a shock mount and extra elastic.
- Frequency response is skewed more towards high end. Thus, you need to do some corrective EQ in order to get a balanced mix. Infact, in my experience, these mics suit to female vocals more than male vocals.
- Since it includes only shock mount. Therefore, you need to buy only XLR cable, stand and pop filter separately.
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MXL 2006 Customer Reviews
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