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Two studio-quality condenser mics paired together in one package.

This incredible recording kit from MXL pairs up the MXL 550 and the MXL 551 for an ensemble that is ideal for quality-oriented but budget-minded musicians. The MXL550/551R Recording Microphone Kit delivers outstanding performance for both vocals and instruments. The MXL 550 is a robust vocal condenser microphone with exceptional clarity and tonal quality. The MXL 551 instrument microphone provides the dynamic range needed for acoustic guitars, drums, high-hat cymbals, pianos, percussion, stringed instruments and more. This is the ideal package for the home or project studio where quality is required, but on a scale most musicians can afford.


  • Microphone pair that can cover all recording needs
  • Perfect to use together—one for vocals, one for instruments
  • Fine-tuned to deliver extra clarity and detail
  • FET preamp with balanced output and low noise
  • Distinctive design with a striking red body

Cover all your recording needs with this perfect pair of studio mics.


550/551R Recording Microphone Kit Specifications:

MXL 550
  • Type: Pressure-gradient condenser microphone
  • Capsule Size: 22 mm/1.26"
  • Frequency Response: 30Hz–20kHz
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid
  • Sensitivity: 15mV/Pa
  • Output Impedance: 200 ohms
  • Equivalent noise: 20dB (A-weighted IEC 268-4)
  • S/N Ratio: 80dB (Ref. 1Pa A-weighted)
  • Max SPL for .5% THD: 130dB
  • Power Requirements: 48V phantom power (+/- 4V)
  • Current Consumption: <3.0mA
  • Size: 47 mm x 170 mm/1.85" x 6.69"
  • Weight: 0.8 lb. /362.87 g
  • Metal Finish: Red with chrome grille
MXL 551
  • Type: Pressure-gradient condenser microphone
  • Frequency Response: 30Hz–20kHz
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid
  • Sensitivity: 15mV/Pa
  • Output Impedance: 110 ohms
  • Equivalent noise: 20dB (A-weighted IEC 268-4)
  • S/N Ratio: 78dB (Ref. 1Pa A-weighted)
  • Max SPL for .5% THD: 137dB
  • Power Requirements: 48V Phantom Power (+/- 4V)
  • Current Consumption: <3.0mA
  • Size: 22 mm x 134 mm/.87" x 5.25"
  • Weight: 0.2 lb./90.72 g
  • Metal Finish: Red with chrome grille

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