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MXL Tempo

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  • MSRP: $80


Tempo Documentation

CardioidMXL Tempo

Cardioid Condenser Microphone

The MXL Tempo is an electret condenser microphone with a USB interface.

The Tempo features an onboard A/D converter (Delta Sigma) capable of 16 bit, 44.1kHz or 48kHz operation. A 3.5mm headphone jack is on the rear of the mic body.

The mic is compatible with PC, Mac and iPad via iPad Camera Connector (sold separately).

The MXL Tempo ships with: folding tripod desk stand, plastic hardmount, USB 2.0 cable.

The Tempo is available in two color options:

  • Tempo KR - Black/Red
  • Tempo SK - White/Black

The MXL Tempo is also known as: Tempo SK, Tempo KR.

The mic was released in 2011.


Pickup Patterns Pads & Filters
Cardioid (4.4668 mV/Pa; 40 - 18,000 Hz)
Capsule Dimensions Impedance SPL/Noise
Diameter n/a
Weight Length Max Diameter Interface(s)
280g (9.88oz) 190mm (7.48'') 47mm (1.85'')
  • USB (1)
Power Specifications

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