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MXL TEMPO USB MICROPHONE

Gear Review By: ~ Downshifter (Editor of Full Metal Rock)

Wow, Finally a Microphone that meets my every need: as a journalist, music geek, and every other possible way I could ever imagine. It even fits my decor. The most important factor in this Microphone is the quality of the sound I can achieve with it.

The Tempo is also well designed, and built heavy duty tough. I was very impressed with the near military grade construction and heavy duty design.

In the past I have done Phone interviews with Volbeat, Y&T, Kittie, Black Label Society, Etc In those interviews I used my PC internal Mic with a speaker phone and the results were ok at best, although during my trial period of the MXL tempo I did not have any scheduled interviews, I did do a mock interview in the same fashion with a FMR staff member and using the MXL tempo the results were awesome in the sound quality.

I simply plugged it in to my laptop, and it was ready to go via usb, no disks, no software, no BS, and it even has a built in headphone jack.

This Microphone is perfect for Laying down vocals into a PC or Mac, Podcasts, Video Chats, Audio Interviews, Dictation, etc.

 

MXL Tempo is bad ass and Full Metal Rock Gives this Microphone 2 Thumbs Up!

FULL METAL ROCK RATINGS

EASE OF USE: 5 OF 5 STARS

QUALITY OF SOUND: 5 OF 5 STARS

DESIGN AND WORKMANSHIP: 5 OF 5 STARS

STYLE: 5 OF 5 STARS

OVERALL: 5 OF 5 STARS

 

iPad® compatible
PC and Mac® OS compatible
Ideal for vocals, podcasts and video chats
Built-in high fidelity headphone jack
Perfect for dictation or legal depositions
Available in two different colors

 

Technical Specs:

Type: USB condenser microphone
Frequency Response: 40 Hz - 18kHz
Sampling Rate: 44.1kHz - 48kHz
USB Compatibility: USB 1.1 and USB 2.0
A/D Converter: 16-bit Delta Sigma with THD%N - 0.01%
Output: 1/8" (3.5mm) Headphone Jack / USB
Sensitivity: -47 dB re 1 v/Pa
Power Requirements: USB powered
Compatibility: Windows and Mac® OS
Size: 1.85" X 7.5" / 47mm X 190mm
Weight: 0.65 lbs / 280g
Metal Finish: Silver / Black or Black / Red

 

This unit was loaned to me for the review, and those guys are going to have to fight me to get it back!

 

GO AND BUY ONE NOW - http://www.mxlmics.com/where-to-buy/online/

 


 

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MXL Tempo USB Microphone

 

 

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