The MXL Genesis II is a dual-capsule condenser microphone with a vacuum tube that brings a vintage sound to recordings of vocals, acoustic instruments, pianos and strings. With its Mogami cable and wiring, this studio microphone delivers outstanding audio fidelity.

MXL GENESIS II

Dual Diaphragm Tube Microphone

PATENTED

The MXL Genesis II takes the first generation Genesis microphone to a new height of performance and versatility. The Genesis II borrows the outstanding qualities of the original Genesis and adds our dual diaphragm capsule and patented warm and bright switch. This switch allows you to change the tonality of the mic to suit your application. The Genesis II also includes the celebrated vintage, new old stock Mullard 12AT7 vacuum tube which is hand-selected and burned in at our California headquarters prior to shipment, ensuring the highest quality.

  • Enhanced, more versatile version of our flagship vocal mic
  • Dual-capsule design for two different tones: Warm or Bright
  • Vintage Mullard 12AT7 tube that gives classic tonality
  • Penetrating vocals that stay above the other tracks
  • Mogami cable and wiring for exceptional audio fidelity

Vocal Microphone String Instrument Microphone Acoustic Microphone Piano Microphone

wired with Mogami Cable


Type:
Vacuum Tube Studio Condenser Microphone
Tube Type:
Mullard 12AT7 or equivalent
Diaphragm:
6 micron gold-sputtered
Frequency Response:
20Hz-20kHz
Polar pattern:
Cardioid
Capsule Select:
Warm & Bright
Output Impedance:
200 ohms
Pre-Attenuation Switch:
Switch: 0 dB, -10 dB
LED lights:
Indicate which capsule is active
High Pass Filter:
6 dB /octave @ 150Hz
Equivalent Noise:
18 dB (A-weighted IEC 268-4)
S/N Ratio:
78 dB (Ref. 1Pa A-weighted)
Max SPL for 0.5% THD:
130 dB / 140 dB (0 dB, -10 dB pad)
Power Requirements:
Dedicated power supply included
Size:
59mm x 240mm / 2.32 in. x 9.45 in.
Weight:
1.55 lbs / 703g
Metal Finish:
Red with Gold Grill
polar pattern
Included Accessories
MXL-60
MXL PF-004-G
MXL Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
MXL-60
High-Isolation
Shockmount
MXL PF-004-G
Metal Mesh Pop Filter
for Genesis
MXL Microfiber
Cleaning Cloth
Genesis dedicated power supply
MXL-V69 Cable 1
15 inch Mogami XLR Microphone cable
Genesis dedicated
power supply
MXL-V69 Cable 1
15' Mogami® Cable
(XLR 7-pin)
15' Mogami® XLR
Microphone cable
Optional Accessories
MXL-PF-001
MXL-PF-002
MXL PF-003
MXL-PF-001
Pop Filter
MXL-PF-002
Metal Mesh Pop
Filter (Black)
MXL PF-003
Metal Mesh
Pop Filter (Silver)
MXL WS-002
   
MXL WS-002
Windscreen
   


MXL GENESIS II Microphone

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