The MXL 860 Side Address Ribbon Microphone has a figure-8 polar pattern and high SPL capability plus a vintage microphone style.

MXL 860 Ribbon

Side Adress Ribbon Microphone

The MXL MXL 860 Ribbon Studio Side Adress Ribbon Microphone is compact and versatile, making it ideal for many recording applications. The distinctive MXL 860 Ribbon has a durable cast metal body that makes it an excellent utility mic. It can be positioned virtually anywhere in a studio to record a wide range of instruments, including percussion. A wide fixed cardioid polar pattern picks up subtle sonic details.

  • Warm sound with a robust low end and a full midrange
  • Figure-8 polar pattern that captures instruments and room sound
  • High SPL capability—ideal for horns and electric guitars
  • Compact design that makes mic placement easy

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Internally Wired with Mogami

Ribbon Velocity Microphone
Ribbon Element:
1.8-micron aluminum ribbon
Ribbon Length:
Frequency Range:
20 Hz – 17 kHz
Polar pattern:
Figure 8
-56 dB re 1V/Pa
250 Ω
Rated Load Impedance:
>1500 Ohms
Max SPL for .5% THD:
>130 dB @1 kHz
0.55 lbs
37mm x 160mm (1.46" x 6.30")
Metal Finish:
polar pattern
Included Accessories
Microphone Shockmount
MXL Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
Cleaning Cloth

MXL 860 Ribbon Microphone

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