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.
Which of these microphones sound better to you?
USB condenser vs large diaphragm XLR condenser… Let’s start…