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MXL V250 Condenser Microphone   

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The V250 is a small-diaphragm FET condenser microphone, and, as such, is good for a wide variety of applications, from vocals to room applications, t...Read More

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A true, pressure-gradient condenser microphone that's a match for any singer.

The V250 is a small-diaphragm FET condenser microphone, and, as such, is good for a wide variety of applications, from vocals to room applications, to acoustic instruments. The capsule is equipped with a 17mm diaphragm of 6-micron Mylar on a 20mm OD backplate and is held together with a brass tension ring.

The MXL V250 gives vocals the right mix of power and polish. This true pressure-gradient condenser microphone delivers big, bold vocals with a presence that breaks through the rest of the tracks. And it has a detailed, articulate sound that makes subtle nuances shine. It's where force meets finesse. It's the perfect match for any singer, and it can't miss with acoustic guitars and pianos.

FEATURES
  • Excellent microphone for all types of vocalists
  • Detailed sound that highlights subtle nuances
  • 10kHz presence peak that boosts vocals in a mix
  • FET preamp that delivers a full-bodied sound
  • Also great for acoustic guitars and pianos
  • Microphone Clip, Cleaning Cloth, Manual
  • Requires +48V phantom power

Another worthy addition for your mic locker from MXL. Call or click to order today!

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V250 Condenser Microphone

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MXLV250 Condenser Microphone
 
4.5

(based on 119 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (75)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (33)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (93)
  • Easy to use (73)
  • Lightweight (54)
  • Versatile (48)
  • Durable (34)

Cons

  • Limited functions (6)
  • Poor sound quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Home studio (82)
  • Amateur recording (58)
  • Professional recording (39)
  • Performances (28)
  • Outdoor events / games (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (55), Professional musician (38), Novice (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

MXL V250 Review

I feel inclined to review, since I went in on one blindly. Overall, this mic is better on vocals than the 990 is, at they are not as muddy, you can tell...Read complete review

I feel inclined to review, since I went in on one blindly. Overall, this mic is better on vocals than the 990 is, at they are not as muddy, you can tell a difference in the mids and highs; Its also very sensitive. Once you EQ, you can make this Mic sound pretty darn good. The build of the mic is nice, theres not a ton of mesh on the wire grill like there is on the 990, but this mic pops rather easily, so make sure you have the pop filter, and you may need to speak off to the side of the mic. Although it feels sturdy, it is a bit light, which makes me not want to drop it. I give this product a 9/10, the only thing that couldve made it better was including a shockmount. If you need shockmount size, aim for the V67G or the V57 size as the 990 shockmount is too wide to fit it. At the price right now, it is pretty much a steal, just dont forget to buy a shockmount!
This mic does not contain any specific features such as a DB switch or anything else, just a microphone similar to others like the MXL V57 or V67M.
The build quality feels sturdy and well designed, not quite as heavy as the MXL 990, although I feel like you would not want to drop this microphone on the floor.
I decided to go in on this mic with no reviews; I was pleasently surprised. The only thing that couldve made the deal better was including a shock mount with the packaging. I ended up getting the musiciansgeat shockmount to accompany it (fits the mic a little tight, but it works).

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Decent for the Price

Decent sound. Relatively inexpensive. I also have an MXL-V63M condenser mic and even though they're similar in price I prefer the V63M over the V250. Not a bad mic though! Especially if you...Read complete review

Decent sound. Relatively inexpensive. I also have an MXL-V63M condenser mic and even though they're similar in price I prefer the V63M over the V250. Not a bad mic though! Especially if you just simply need another condenser for whatever reason. Feels a little light, like it's not as solid as the V63M. Still a good mic though.

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4.0

Very good, dissapointed it didn't come with a case

By Nico

from Conneticut

About Me Novice

Pros

  • Clear Sound
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Home Studio

    Comments about MXL V250 Condenser Microphone:

    This is a very nice mic, sounds great in recording vocals or acoustic guitar. As a recording engineer and musician, I definitely recommend this mic.

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    would buy again

    By Patrick

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about MXL V250 Condenser Microphone:

    great for miking acoustic instruments !!!

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    4.0

    Not what I thought, but it's ok

    By S Di Marco

    from Ca

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Poor Sound Quality

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Home Studio

    Comments about MXL V250 Condenser Microphone:

    You get what you pay for. It feeds back so keep your gain down, plus it can get some distortion it's decent but I needed something with a bit more giddy up. I'd still recommend it for home recording.

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    5.0

    very good quality

    By Angel

    from Queens NY

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio

      Comments about MXL V250 Condenser Microphone:

      Very good for the price

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      evey studio large o small should have one

      By Tick

      from Bloomington Ca

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Home Studio
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about MXL V250 Condenser Microphone:

        evey studio large or small should have one or two

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        5.0

        I would buy the product again

        By Kris

        from Kansas City, KS

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Compact
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio

          Comments about MXL V250 Condenser Microphone:

          For Home recordings

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          5.0

          Great quality, great price

          By lala

          from NY

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Compact
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Loose connector at base

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio

          Comments about MXL V250 Condenser Microphone:

          Great sound, great price, not very good connector at base but stays together for now

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          5.0

          Great mic

          By Dee Will

          from Sacramento, Ca.

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Performances

            Comments about MXL V250 Condenser Microphone:

            Nice, inexpensive mic with great sound! Great value!

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great mic especially considering the price

            By Midnight Jammer

            from Dallas / Fort Worth Texas

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Sound

            Cons

            • Required filter and shock mount not included

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Home Studio
            • Performances
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about MXL V250 Condenser Microphone:

            Condenser mic are inheritantly fragile. Don't forget to get a windscreen/filter AND a shock mount which you should have to protect. Very satisfied with sound.

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            5.0

            Great price for a great mic!

            By sdefader

            from San Diego, CA

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • Limited Functions

            Best Uses

            • Home Studio

            Comments about MXL V250 Condenser Microphone:

            I am so glad I was able to purchase this mic at a great price!

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