MXL R144 Ribbon Microphone

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    Product Description

    The MXL R144 ribbon microphone offers breathtaking sound for vocal and instrument recordings as well as an excellent microphone for broadcast applications. Incorporating a Figure 8 polar pattern and a 1.8-micron aluminum ribbon, the MXL R144 picks sounds from the front and back sides of the microphone with equal sensitivity while maintaining a large amount of rejection 90° off-axis. The R144 also performs brilliantly on acoustic instruments, strings, and horns and offers high SPL capability, outstanding side rejection and precise directivity.

    MXL R144 Ribbon Microphone Features

    • Figure 8 polar pattern for outstanding side rejection and precise directivity
    • High SPL capability
    • Delivers unbelievably natural sound and stunning realism to vocal and instrument recordings
    • Distinctive body design with purple and chrome metal finish
    • Includes black shock-mount, carrying case, cleaning cloth, manual & application guide
    MXL R144

    Product Specifications
    MXL R144 Specifications
    • Type: Ribbon Velocity Microphone
    • Ribbon Element: 1.8-micron aluminum ribbon
    • Ribbon Length: 47mm
    • Frequency Range: 20Hz -17kHz
    • Polar Pattern: Figure 8
    • Sensitivity: -56 dB (0 dB=1V/Pa)
    • Impedance: 250 ohms
    • Rated Load Impedance: >1500 Ohms
    • Max SPL for 0.1% THD: >130 dB @1 kHz
    • Size: 47mm x 171mm/1.85 x 6.75 inches
    • Weight: 400g/0.85 lbs
    • Metal Finish: Purple and chrome
    MXL R144 Frequency Response and Polar Pattern
    Frequency Response and Polar Pattern

    Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
    Phone:  (310)333-0606 Warranty:  Three Years from date of purchase. One year on tube mics.
    Phil Rogers PSR STUDIOS,
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    A great mic for the money
    Product Rating
    What is your opinion of this product?
    The R 144 is an excellent low end ribbon mic. It has a very nice warm mid range. I use it in the studio to record vocals and guitars. It has become one of my go to Mocs.
    Rick Jones,
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    Worth More Than $100
    What is your opinion of this product?
    The R144 works fine on my acoustic guitar and voice. I'm positive it will be just as good on my guitar amps. What keeps me from giving a full 5 stars is that the chrome looking bracket on the mesh grill is plastic (I think). But - the mic isn't purple, it's more of a dark bluish-purple, which is a relief, as purple looks cheap when it comes to microphones. For the price, you get a nice plastic box/case, a polishing cloth, the mic and a shock mount with extra bands. The R144 is larger than my AT2020 which is another bonus.
    MSRP: $159.95
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