The MXL Revelation® is an all-purpose, multi-pattern tube condenser microphone for studio recordings of vocals and instruments. With its vintage sound, variable pattern control and Mogami wiring, it enhances any recording.

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Variable Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone

The MXL Revelation® is a studio microphone that delivers the warmth and intimacy of a quality tube microphone, but with extended clarity and punch for balanced recording. A dual gold-sputtered, 6 micron diaphragm and hand-selected EF86 pentode tube provide warm, rich and transparent sound. The Revelation®'s polar pattern selection is virtually limitless thanks to the variable knob. Whether you record vocals, instruments, percussion or simply use it as a room mic, the MXL Revelation® can handle any recording task.

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  • Our 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

Vocal Microphone Electric Guitar Microphone Percussion Microphone String Instrument Microphone Instrument Microphone

wired with Mogami Cable

Variable Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone
Dual gold-sputtered, 6 micron diaphragm
Tube Type:
Frequency Response:
20 Hz - 20 kHz
Polar Pattern:
Continuously variable
-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
7 1/2" X 2 1/2"/190mm x 63.5mm (mic only)
2 lbs / 907g (mic only)
Metal Finish:
Dark Violet and Chrome
Polar Pattern
Included Accessories
7-pin Mogami Cable
Aluminum Flight Case
MXL Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
7-pin Mogami

Flight Case
MXL Microfiber
Cleaning Cloth
Revelation® Power Supply
Revelation® Shockmount
XLR Mogami Mic Cable
Power Supply
XLR Mogami
Mic Cable
Optional Accessories
MXL PF-002
MXL PF-003
Pop Filter
MXL PF-002
Metal Mesh Pop
Filter (Black)
MXL PF-003
Metal Mesh
Pop Filter (Silver)

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