The MXL 990-HE is a large-capsule, solid-state condenser microphone with a rich, warm sound that's perfect for vocals and a wide range of instruments. It's an ideal studio microphone for recording R&B, pop, rock and country.

MXL 990-HE

Condenser Microphone

The MXL 990 HE remains one of the industry's most ground-breaking microphones. The first high quality condenser microphone to come into reach of working musicians, the MXL 990 HE has a FET preamp and a large diaphragm for truly professional sound quality in both digital and analog recordings. This revolutionary condenser microphone continues to astound artists with its silky, high end and tight, solid low and midrange reproduction.

  • FET preamp with balanced output
  • Provides silky sweet high end and retains tight, solid low and midrange reproduction
  • Vintage body style with Silver finish
  • Includes custom shockmount & carrying case
Heritage Series Microphones

Vocal Microphone Acoustic Microphone

wired with Mogami Cable

MXL 990-HE Microphone

Included Accessories
MXL 990 Shockmount
MXL Silver Flight Case
MXL Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
Isolation Shockmount
Silver Flight Case
MXL Microfiber
Cleaning Cloth
Tube Type:
Pressure gradient condenser microphone
6 micron gold-sputtered
Capsule Size:
Frequency Response:
30Hz - 20kHz
Polar pattern:
15 mV/Pa
200 ohms
Equivalent noise:
20 dB (A-weighted IEC 268-4)
S/N Ratio:
80 dB (Ref. 1Pa A-weighted)
Max SPL for .5% THD:
130 dB
Power Requirements:
Phantom Power 48V (+/- 4V)
60mm x 130mm / 2.36 in. x 5.11 in.
1.2 lbs / 544.3g
Metal Finish:
Silver Frost body and Chrome Grill
Polar Pattern

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