MIC WARS | MXL .006 USB vs. MXL 2008 XLR
MIC WARS! The MXL USB .006 condenser microphone vs. the MXL 2008 large diaphragm condenser microphone.
The MXL USB .006 is a medium diaphragm condenser microphone with a 22mm diaphragm. It has a frequency response of 20Hz-20KHz. It is a USB microphone that plugs directly into your computer.
The MXL 2008 is a large diaphragm condenser microphone with a frequency response of 30Hz-20KHz. It is an XLR microphone, and requires phantom power.
We will test these microphones on voice for applications such as podcasts, voice-over, YouTube videos, etc…
You will hear several samples from different distances. There are raw samples and processed samples. The processed samples use iZotope Nectar 2.
The MXL USB .006 is a cardioid condenser USB microphone.
22mm diaphragm and a frequency response of 20Hz-20KHz
This is a USB microphone NOT XLR
The MXL 2008 is a lot of microphone for your money!
It has a frequency response of 30Hz-20KHz
Which of these microphones sound better to you?
USB condenser vs large diaphragm XLR condenser… Let’s start…