Offering an accurate response with interchangeable capsules, the MXL 604 small diaphragm condenser microphone is a versatile and reliable choice for any recording situation.
The MXL 604 is a professional small diaphragm condenser microphone, with high-quality construction and an accurate voice. Favored by industry heavyweights, the MXL 604 delivers a crisp tone with wide dynamic range; while coming in at a mere fraction of the cost of its competitors. It makes a great choice for overhead drum placements, delicate acoustic guitars, stereo-field ambience, and more. The 604 makes itself an invaluable tool to add to your arsenal.
A satin-silver finish over nickel plated metal gives the MXL 604 its sleek look and rugged build. Black, etched engravings on the palm-sized microphone direct you to the three-position bass roll off, and the -10dB attenuation switch. The condenser circuitry uses a 48V Phantom Power supply to capture the broad frequency range and clarity associated with professional microphones of this kind.Designed for versatility
Small diaphragm condenser microphones are renowned for their versatility with instrument recording — the MXL 604 makes no exception. Interchangeable capsules allow you to select the best polar-pattern for the job; utilize the low-end proximity effect of a cardioid pattern, or capture natural space with an omnidirectional capsule. The fast transient response is extremely accurate with percussive sources such as hi-hats or snare drums, while the flat frequency response — with a gentle high-end boost — makes for exquisite string recordings. Pair up two MXL 604s as drum overheads or ambient microphones to capture the natural sound and stereo field of your performance space.Premium internal wiring
MXL microphones are internally wired with Mogami –– providers of the premium cabling present in nearly every professional recording studio. Alongside the MXL 604’s transformer-less FET circuitry, the internal design results in the capture of deep low-end and crisp highs, with an incredibly low noise-floor. The capsule reduces reflections through its 6-micron, gold-sputtered diaphragm, to deliver improved accuracy and enhanced dynamic range. The superior build quality of this microphone is easily recognizable from the clarity of its recordings.The whole package
As you might expect from a professional quality microphone, the MXL 604 comes with accessories for a range of uses. Interchange between the cardioid and omnidirectional capsules that are included when recording; and keep the MXL 604 in its velvet-lined wooden box for those few occasions where you aren’t. For on-site recording, take advantage of the wind shield to reduce unwanted noise, and clip the microphone into the hard-mount microphone stand adapter to be sure that it’s secure. Added stability is available with the optional high-isolation shock-mount, that will further reduce mechanical noises and protect your precious condenser.
Offering accurate transient response with a wide-open sound, the MXL 604 small diaphragm condenser microphone will quickly become your first choice for any recording situation.
- Extremely versatile microphone for instruments
- Bass roll-off and attenuator to fit any recording situation
- Transformerless design for solid lows and open highs
- Ideal for drum overheads, acoustic guitars, pianos and strings
- Fast transient response for extra accuracy
- Type: Pressure gradient condenser mic
- Diaphragm: 6 micron gold-sputtered
- Capsule Size: 22mm/.87 in.
- Frequency Response: 30Hz - 20kHz
- Polar pattern: Cardioid/Omnidirectional
- Sensitivity: 15 mV/Pa
- Output Impedance: 150 ohms
- Pre-Attenuation Switch: 0 dB, -10 dB
- High Pass Filter: 6 dB/octave @ 150 Hz
- Equivalent Noise: 17 dB (A-weighted IEC 268-4)
- S/N Ratio: 77 dB (Ref. 1 Pa A-weighted)
- Max SPL for .5% THD: 137 dB
- Power Requirements: 48V phantom power (+/- 4V)
- Size: 22mm x 133mm/5.24 in. x 0.8 in.
- Weight: 0.3 lbs/136.08g
- Metal Finish: Nickel Plated