Wide Cardioid Pencil Condenser Microphone
The MXL 991 is a small-diaphragm condenser mic with a fixed cardioid (described by MXL as “wide cardioid”) pickup pattern.
The gold-sputtered diaphragm is 6 microns thick and measures 20mm in diameter. The capsule, and in fact the circuit design, match the MXL 603S, although the vendor’s published frequency charts describe the 991 as a much brighter mic, with a +3dB point at ~5k and +5dB at ~9k.
The 991 is no longer sold on its own, but is now bundled with the 990 condenser in the MXL 990/991 Studio Package.
The mic ships with a standard mic clip. A suspension shockmount is available separately; look for p/n MXL-41-603.
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|Frequency Response - Wide CardioidClick Graph to Compare!|
|Pickup Patterns||Pads & Filters|
(15 mV/Pa; 30 - 18,000 Hz)
| Diaphragm diameter: 20mm
Diaphragm gauge: 6 microns
|110 Ohms (Low)||Max SPL: 137 dB
Self-noise: 18.0 dB(A)
|159g (5.61oz)||134mm (5.28'')||22mm (0.87'')||
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