The MXL CR21 pair includes two small-diaphragm condenser microphones with a crisp, bright sound that's perfect for drum overheads, acoustic guitars, pianos and strings. These studio microphones bring extra detail to instrument recordings.


Instrument Microphones

The MXL CR21 pair of microphones are condenser mics with a wide frequency response for a variety of recording and live applications. Suited well for acoustic instruments, pianos, and drum overheads these two pencil condensers are a perfect option in situations where you need a smaller mic with a clean and articulate sound. With a fast transient response, the CR21's accurately pick up every detail of performances. The black and chrome design lend character while remaining unobtrusive.

  • Transformerless preamp for low noise and distortion
  • Small-diaphragm capsule that captures extra detail
  • Fast transient response for extra accuracy

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MXL CR21 PAIR Microphone

Condenser Pressure Gradient Mic
Current Consumption:
Frequency Response:
30Hz - 20kHz
Polar pattern:
Output Impedance:
200 ohms
Equivalent noise:
18 dB (A-weighted IEC 268-4)
S/N Ratio:
80 dB (Ref. 1 Pa A-weighted)
Max SPL for .5% THD:
134 dB
Power Requirements:
48V phantom power (+/-4V)
22mm x 135mm
Metal Finish:
Matte black and black chrome
Polar Pattern
Included Accessories
Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
MXL H-03
Cleaning Cloth
MXL H-03
Hard-Mount Mic Stand Adapter
Optional Accessories
MXL H-03
Pair Shockmount

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