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MXL Guitar Cube Pro   

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The Guitar Cube Pro is identical to MXL's Drum Cube Pro (see H74956), but comes with a chrome finish and EQ curve optimized for electric guitar recor...Read More

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Application-specific condenser mic with optimized EQ curve to record electric guitars with punch and presence.

The Guitar Cube Pro is identical to MXL's Drum Cube Pro (see H74956), but comes with a chrome finish and EQ curve optimized for electric guitar recording. The Guitar Cube Pro is the perfect solution for capturing or recording guitars on stage, but also vocals too. The Guitar Cube Pro provides a 6-micron gold sputtered diaphragm and a 20Hz-20kHz frequency range. Placement near a stack is made possible thanks to its 140dB SPL range and ability to handle the heaviest metal or rock music. The small design of the Guitar Cube Pro allows for tight placement on stage or in the studio. Each microphone comes with hardmount clip and pouch.

* Requires 48-volt phantom power to operate.

FEATURES
  • EQ curve specially contoured for electric guitar recording

If sound and fury is what you're going for, order a Guitar Cube Pro today!

SPECIFICATIONS

Guitar Cube Pro

  • Type: Pressure gradient condenser microphone
  • Diaphragm: 6-micron gold sputtered diaphragm
  • Capsule: 32mm/1.26"
  • Frequency Response: 20-20kHz
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Sensitivity: 18mV/pa
  • Output Impedance: 100 ohms
  • Max SPL: 140dB
  • Operating Voltage: 48V phantom power (+- 4V)
  • Current Consumption: <3.5mA
  • Weight: 0.85lb.
  • Metal Finish: Chrome
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MXLGuitar Cube Pro
 
3.1

(based on 8 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

57%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (5)
  • Good audio (5)
  • Compact (4)
  • Durable (3)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

  • Bulky/heavy (3)
  • Not durable (3)
  • Poor sound quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Home studio (3)
  • Performances (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (4), Professional musician (4)

Reviewed by 8 customers

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2.0

This mic is not so good. Crackling noises constantly.

By 

from PA

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Breaks Easily
  • Poor Sound Quality

Best Uses

    Comments about MXL Guitar Cube Pro:

    I bought these on a whim because our drummer was interested in them and we were about to record a full-length ourselves. It turns out that they break up easily; you can hear the physical element of the microphone crackling the whole time. I did some EQ to soften it a bit, but it's still there. No time to redo everything, and the rest of the band is fine with it, so it stays, unfortunately. The sound underneath the crackling is decent, but the crackling overshadows all. I might try a lower guitar volume next time I use them, but that kind of defeats the point of a microphone designed for recording guitar amps, doesn't it? I will make sure I buy something a bit more established that has more reviews when I have money for microphones again.

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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Broke during first use

    By 

    from Sacramento, CA

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Looks pretty
    • Paper Weight

    Cons

    • Breaks Easily
    • Bulky/Heavy
    • Poor Sound Quality
    • Unreliable

    Best Uses

    • Looks Pretty
    • Paper weight

    Comments about MXL Guitar Cube Pro:

    I bought this and let it sit in the Studio for about 3 months before I went to use it. The first time I took it out of the box to use it sounded horrible. We thought maybe it was too close to the amp and moved it back and it still sounded horrible. Then we got no signal, and thats when it went into door stop mode.

    Would not recommend.

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    died for no reason

    By 

    from Coastal California

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Clear Sound

    Cons

    • Breaks Easily
    • Bulky/Heavy
    • Limited Functions
    • Unreliable

    Best Uses

    • Home Studio
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about MXL Guitar Cube Pro:

    The sound is OK, but nothing to write home about; the body is heavy and difficult to operate and set up, and, after about year, you can expect it to just die for no reason. One day it works, the next it's paperweight. All in all, a piece of junk.

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Broken

    By 

    from TX

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

      Cons

      • Bulky/Heavy
      • Hard Distorsion
      • Poor Sound Quality

      Best Uses

        Comments about MXL Guitar Cube Pro:

        Hard Distorsion and occures for signals above 4 dB on one side of the sinusoid only. Seems like the membrane is hitting end stop. This is not cardoid response.

        This mic is intended to take a lot of punch. It may be just broken mic.

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        (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        My old Suhr SM-57 is now obsolete!

        By 

        from Rawlings, Maryland

        About Me Professional Musician

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        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio
          • Performances

          Comments about MXL Guitar Cube Pro:

          This mic sounds amazingly clear and articulate. Unlike many mic's that dramatically color the sound and are extremely directional this mic reproduces EXACTLY what you're hearing in the studio with no need to do little more than just set it in front of the cabinet. This mic has rendered my old Suhr SM-57 obsolete. No more spending hours tweaking and trying to find the perfect mic angle, height, position, etc, etc, etc, trying to get my recordings to sound like what I was hearing in the room. Just set the Cube Pro in front of the cabinet and viola'! You've got it! And a stupid good deal with the Stupid Deal" of the day here at MF!

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          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          New cab - need the CUBE

          By 

          from Wichita, KS

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • 3d Sound
          • Clear Sound
          • Compact
          • Easy To Use
          • True Tone Reproduction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • LIve Worship

            Comments about MXL Guitar Cube Pro:

            I got a new cabinet and wanted to reproduce the sound faithfully, hence the large diaphram condenser. The Cube is excellant. Placed properly (6-8" away), the sound is very 3D, and captures the nuances of the guitar and cabinet.
            As with any condenser, you have to treat it with love and avoid bouncing it around. But the sound is well worth the effort.

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            (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            awesome little mic

            By 

            from Philadelphia,Pa

            About Me Experienced

            Ask me a question

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Events
              • Home Studio
              • Performances
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about MXL Guitar Cube Pro:

              I love this mic! It has been in use ever since I got it. The sound quality is amazing weather your recording loud or quiet. The sound comes through crisp and clear. The design is perfect. It presses nicely right up to the amp. It's a perfect little mic!

              Comment on this review

              (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Vocals or guitar mic...just AWESOME!

              By 

              from Omaha, NE

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about MXL Guitar Cube Pro:

                  I've used this mic for both vocals and indie-rock style guitar recording...and the sounds (both loud and quiet) I've captured with it are simply wonderful. At this price-point...I cannot possibly recommend it enough!

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