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MXL Revelation Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Mic

MXL Revelation Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Mic
MXL Revelation Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Mic

MXL Revelation Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Mic

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For warm yet transparent recordings, look no further than the MXL Revelation variable pattern tube condenser microphone. Its multi-pattern design and flat response make it invaluable in the studio.

The MXL Revelation features a hand-selected EF86 tube that will capture rich harmonics and imbue a warm character in your recordings. The gold-sputtered, 6-micron diaphragm reduces reflections for a flat frequency response, making this tube condenser the perfect choice for a wide array of uses in the studio. Its delicate yet accurate voice is ideal for use on vocals; while the full-range response of the MXL Revelation is also well utilized in front of a rocking drum kit.

The custom body is designed to minimize resonances, and its dark violet and chrome metal finish looks every bit as premium as it sounds. The MXL Revelation is built with professional grade electronics to an extremely high standard, resulting in the vintage tone of a quality tube microphone, enhanced with added clarity. Whether intended to capture intimate vocal performances or the ambience of a room, the versatility of the MXL Revelation will make it a valuable addition to your set-up.

Versatile and accurate

Twist the variable pattern dial to change the polar-pattern from figure-8, to omnidirectional, to cardioid, and everything in between. This flexibility –– combined with its rich voice –– makes the MXL Revelation an ideal choice for so many recording situations. It sounds great on everything from vocals to percussion; brass to violin; acoustic to electric. Adjust the polar-pattern to perfectly capture the subject of your recording while retaining the natural sound of the environment. Eliminate unwanted low frequencies using the built-in filter, and protect the diaphragm from high intensity sounds using the -10dB attenuation pad.

Premium quality electronics

The internals of the MXL Revelation are wired with Mogami to provide unmatched accuracy and extremely low noise. Mogami cabling is used in nearly all professional recording facilities and offers superior quality electronics. The Russian EF86 tube is hand-selected to ensure it offers the rich tone that made it famous, giving your recordings that desirably vintage sound.

Everything you need

The MXL Revelation tube condenser microphone comes with everything you might need to capture the perfect recordings. The compact power supply matches the dark violet finish of the microphone and features the variable dial for almost unlimited polar-pattern selections. The high-pass filter is set to 125Hz allowing you to counteract the proximity effect and eliminate unwanted vocal pops. The 15ft 7-pin cables are provided by Mogami for reliably low-noise wiring, while the metal and elastic shock mount provides a secure fitment for the microphone to sit in. Keep your MXL Revelation sparkling with the cleaning cloth, and protect it in the aluminum case when not in use.

With its vintage tone, and variable polar-patterns, the MXL Revelation is a must-have microphone for anyone looking to make professional recordings.

Features:

  • MXL's flagship all-purpose mic—superior quality and detail
  • Variable control that lets you blend pickup patterns
  • EF86 pentode tube that brings out a warm vintage sound
  • Flat response that gives pure, natural recordings
  • Mogami cable and wiring for exceptional audio fidelity

Specifications:

  • Type: variable pattern tube condenser microphone
  • Diaphragm: dual gold-sputtered, 6 micron diaphragm
  • Tube type: EF86
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Polar pattern: continuously variable
  • Sensitivity: -40 dB re 1 V/Pa
  • Output impedance: 140 ohms
  • Attenuation switch: 0 dB, -10 dB
  • High pass filter: 12 dB/octave @ 125Hz
  • Equivalent noise: -18 dB (A-weighted IEC 651)
  • S/N ratio: 76 dB
  • Max SPL for .5% THD: 138 dB SPL
  • Power requirements: Revelation power supply unit 110/220 VAC, 50/60Hz
  • Dimensions: 7 1/2" X 2 1/2" / 190mm x 63.5mm (mic only)
  • Weight: 2 lbs. / 907g (mic only)
  • Metal finish: dark violet and chrome
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Why did you choose this?
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Seemed like the best mic for the best deal at the time
Xavier C on Nov 25, 2017
I wanted a tube mic
David K on Nov 29, 2016
Seemed like the best mic for the best deal at the time
Xavier C on Nov 25, 2017
Price and reviews
CHARLES B on Nov 30, 2016
I wanted a tube mic
David K on Nov 29, 2016
Price and reviews
CHARLES B on Nov 30, 2016
Does this microphone come with the power supply?
Tyler C on Mar 1, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! The MXL Revelation Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Mic comes with all you need to operate it, just add a mic cable and a home for the signal and you're golden. Hope that helps.
Is this a new Microphone?
Frank S on Mar 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this mic is brand new.
where is this mic made. ?
Wayout on Nov 28, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hard to say for certain. This is from MXL's website: "We operate manufacturing facilities in the US, China, Japan, Korea and Russia, along with an additional R&D Center in Portland, Oregon."
Hope that helps.
MXL Marshall Microphones MXL-REVELATION Reviews
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Dammmmmmmmmn!
I can sing close and soft and it sounds huge.
The detail is amazing.

The days of paying 8 to 15 thousand for a mic are completely over with this mic.
At every other place, this mic costs between $885 to $953, ( which is still a bargain ), nearly $500 over the price at PSSL.
I wish I had bought the 2 mic deal!
That was really a savings.

In several words:
BIG! FAT! CREAMY! TRANSPARENT!.
The Revelation may take the top spot away from the Telefunken U47.
For some professionals it already has.

Definitely the best $400 I have spent in a long time.

In a word:
Dammmmmmmmmn!!!
March 7, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Impressive!
I got this into the studio right away and used it on male vocal, female vocal, and cello during a session. I was sold on it right away. If you don't have a tube mic, get this. If you do have a tube mic, I challenge you to put this one up next to it. It holds its own next to mics that cost ten times as much.
January 3, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Euphoria
Tube mics, Ribbon mic, condenser, dynamic, etc. = Got to have a few of each. MXL gives a lot with out maxing out your credit card. I record for sound, not trying to impress with name brand Legends at 5 times the price. Most of the world listens to MP3 anyway. For audiophiles, this mic does the job. Can't complain about the Price at PSSL. A BARGAIN. Stuck in Utah.
July 15, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
MXL Revelation
I think it has a very warm sound and is very forgiving so In my experience it has been my go to vocal Mic. Great mic at a Great price!!
April 14, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
The Real Deal!
I have gone through a half-dozen moderately-priced but highly-regarded microphones in my voice-over work for the past 15 years, but none ever quite satisfied...until this one. It is dramatically better and a keeper. I had been impressed by my online research, including YouTube and was inclined to buy it even at double this price...which everybody else is charging. But I took a chance...got a brand new, perfect Revelation that makes me sound the way I want. Also, I have to say I expected a no-frills PSSL experience...I mean, with the price and all, but was absolutely impressed with customer service...guys in California...Alfredo and Anthony...who were a pleasure to talk with and got things done! My congratulations and highest recommendation for both the microphone and the company. I just ordered another one! Thank you, PSSL!
February 20, 2018
Love my MXL Revelation Mic
I love it so much I’ve got others to buy it from this very site! I appreciate your excellent and expedient delivery service!
March 26, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
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