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MXL R144 Figure-8 Ribbon Microphone


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The MXL R144 ribbon microphone delivers a creamy smooth sound with incredibly natural characteristics. 

Incorporating a Figure-8 polar pattern and a 1.8-micron aluminum ribbon, the MXL R144 offers breathtaking sound for vocal and instrument recordings and is an excellent microphone for broadcast applications. The R144 also performs brilliantly on acoustic instruments, strings, and horns and offers high SPL capability, outstanding side rejection and precise directivity.



  • Perfect for a musician who needs a workhorse ribbon mic.  
  • Mellow sound with a rich midrange and rolled-off top end for breathtaking vocal and instrument recordings.  
  • Figure-8 polar pattern that captures instruments and room sound. 
  •  High SPL capability, outstanding side rejection and precise directivity.


Type: Ribbon Velocity Microphone

Ribbon Element: 1.8-micron aluminum ribbon  

Ribbon Length: 47mm

Frequency Range: 20Hz -17kHz  

Polar Pattern: Figure-8

Sensitivity: -56 dB (0 dB=1V/Pa)

Impedance: 250 ohms  

Rated Load Impedance: >1500 Ohms

Max SPL for 0.1% THD: >130 dB @1 kHz

Size: 47mm x 171mm/1.85 in. x 6.75 in.

Weight: 400g/0.85 lbs.

Metal Finish: Purple and chrome

Manufacturer: MXL Microphones
Model: MXLR144
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I242978-N-0-B
UPC: 801813136227

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