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MXL Mics MXL UR-1 Condenser Microphone - Figure 8

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  • The world's first USB ribbon microphone
  • Warm, mellow sound that's great for podcasts
  • CD/DVD-quality recordings that sound professional
  • Headphone jack for zero-latency monitoring
  • Distinctive design of a classic ribbon microphone

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The MXL UR-1 is the world's first USB ribbon microphone. Ribbon microphones are known for their smooth frequency response which makes these microphones a "must- have" in recording studios. The UR-1 delivers ultra-low noise and optimized pure sound. The Figure-8 pattern delivers excellent side rejection from unwanted noise sources while capturing voice and room sound.

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Make computer recordings sound professional with the patented MXL UR-1 USB Ribbon Microphone. This is the world’s first USB ribbon mic! The UR-1 gives you the smooth frequency response of a classic ribbon mic and the convenience of USB connectivity. To top it off, the UR-1 has a vintage body style and reflective gold and chrome finish. The figure-8 pattern delivers excellent side rejection while capturing voice and room sound. Use the MXL UR-1 for podcasting, vocals, and broadcast applications.


Type USB Ribbon microphone
Ribbon Element 1.8-micron aluminum ribbon
Frequency Response 20Hz - 18kHz
Polar Pattern Bi-directional (Figure-8)
A/D Converter 16-bit Delta Sigma
S/N Ratio 89 dB
Power Requirements Bus-Powered / Compatible: USB 1.1 and 2.0
Size 8.75 in. x 4.5 in.
Weight 1.85lbs.
Metal Finish Silver & Gold
MXL UR-1 frequency curve and polar pattern

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