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MXL MXL90 Microphone Shockmount  

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The MXL-90 is a high-isolation shockmount for MXL 770/990 and other wide body microphones (2-3/8" O.D. or greater)....Read More

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Shockmount for MXL 770/990 mics.

The MXL-90 is a high-isolation shockmount for MXL 770/990 and other wide body microphones (2-3/8" O.D. or greater).


Keep low-frequency rumble and stand-noise out of your vocal recordings.

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MXL90 Microphone Shockmount
 
3.9

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (4)
  • Functional (3)
  • Good quality (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

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        • Experienced (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Nice solid shockmount

      Good quality piece. Solidly built. Good for the home studio. I tap my foot while recording and there is no noise coming through the mic.
      .
      Good firm grip on...Read complete review

      Good quality piece. Solidly built. Good for the home studio. I tap my foot while recording and there is no noise coming through the mic.
      .
      Good firm grip on the mic. Even upside down. Although I AM using it with an MXl 90(60mm) This will work for any large diameter mic. The champagne color is a nice touch
      The connectors stay nice and tight. Nicely put together with quality components.
      Considering some of the outrageous prices I've seen for shockmounts...this thing is a steal. This will meet or beat alot of $100 plus mounts.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Love the mic but the mount has its problems

      About a year or two ago, I got two MXL 990s with this shock mount. I was setting up for a live recording the other day and I turned around to see my mic...Read complete review

      About a year or two ago, I got two MXL 990s with this shock mount. I was setting up for a live recording the other day and I turned around to see my mic falling six feet towards the floor. Luckily my drummer was there to catch it but I didn't know why it had fallen. Turns out, the joint where the mount connects to the stand had a huge crack in it. Upon further inspection, there were more cracks all around that area. I have never applied excessive force with the mount, only enough to keep it on the stand, and I've always kept it protected when moving it. Also, the little rubber bands that protect from shock and hold the mic in position constantly come out of their arm holders so you have to bend the little arms to a place where the rubber band can't slip out.I love the 990s, especially for the price, but I'm not going to spend more than half the price of a whole new 990 w/shock mount to replace a mount that should not have broken. Disappointing.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Worked well for 2 years.

      By pfoley

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Improves Sound
      • Sturdy While It Lasted

      Cons

      • Poor Quality

      Best Uses

      • Backup

      Comments about MXL90 Microphone Shockmount:

      This is probably best for low-impact uses and occasional one-offs. This isn't durable enough for touring, every-day studio wear, or high-stress situations.

      I bought this to hold my 990 and it worked well for a while. After about a year of regular use I had to replace the bands, which is understandable. Occasionally I was worried that due to the friction-based mounting mechanism the mic would fall out due to wearing of the springs or something, but it never did.

      After about a year and a half, the mic started to droop when I'd use this, so I started tightening the thumb screw more than I previously had in order to keep it in place. Eventually this got too much and I sheared the screw. I can't replace the thumb screw because half of the bolt is stuck in the hole and to fix it I'd have to drill it out. Now I'm back to the standard mount my 990/991 kit came with and not really considering getting another one of these.

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      5.0

      nicely priced and practical

      By STU

      from North Platte, NE

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality
      • Improves Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Microphone Isolation
        • Recording

        Comments about MXL90 Microphone Shockmount:

        needed it to isolate my MXL mic. Love the price and quality.

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        5.0

        MXL90 Microphone Shockmount

        By MM67

        from New Jersey

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Recording

          Comments about MXL90 Microphone Shockmount:

          It works! What more can I say?

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          4.0

          This MXL90 shockmount fit perfect;y

          By Ranch uh 1

          from St. Louis metro east

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Practicing

            Comments about MXL90 Microphone Shockmount:

            Musician's Friend comes thru Again ! this shock mount fits my MXL770 perfectly and looks great against the black mic.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Nice solid shockmount

            By Ron Marino

            from Clearwater, FL

            Comments about MXL90 Microphone Shockmount:

            Good quality piece. Solidly built. Good for the home studio. I tap my foot while recording and there is no noise coming through the mic.
            .
            Good firm grip on the mic. Even upside down. Although I AM using it with an MXl 90(60mm) This will work for any large diameter mic. The champagne color is a nice touch
            The connectors stay nice and tight. Nicely put together with quality components.
            Considering some of the outrageous prices I've seen for shockmounts...this thing is a steal. This will meet or beat alot of $100 plus mounts.

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Fits Perfectly

            Comments about MXL90 Microphone Shockmount:

            A Perfect ten!
            Very easy to mount.
            Sturdy and very good quality
            Good value for money.

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            5.0

            Shock mount

            By John Tilmon

            from Texas

            Comments about MXL90 Microphone Shockmount:

            I give 10 all across the board. But I have the 990 mxl so they are made for eachother
            Good
            Good
            Great

            Comment on this review

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Poor construction

            Comments about MXL90 Microphone Shockmount:

            Although I was extremely careful with this mount, the threaded joint that attaches to the mic stand split, then ultimately broke, under normal use. It looks as if it's made out of plastic. Why couldn't this be made of a more durable material? This mount will not stand up to even the most normal use.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Works for me

            By Cam-KGhgv

            from Meadville, Pa

            Comments about MXL90 Microphone Shockmount:

            I've used this shock for over a year now and never had a single problem. I use it on an almost daily basis and travel with it a lot as well. It works wonderfully. As far as the reviews saying it breaks at joints, and it cracks etc, I must say that I've not had this problem once. I can agree with comments about the quality of the material used to manufacture this product. The material has a certain "cheap" feel to it. But that is only how it feels; not how it performs.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Poor materials

            Comments about MXL90 Microphone Shockmount:

            I got this when I got a Heil Sound PL-2T and broke the shockmount within the first week with normal use.The mount is a good idea but the materials used and the way they were constructed/arranged is very poor.We need to find a better mount that will work with this mic...

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