The MXL Tempo are USB condenser microphones for making professional-quality recordings on PC and Mac computers. Perfect for desktop recordings of podcasts, voice-overs, instruments and vocals.

MXL Tempo

USB Condenser Microphone

Mobile vocal recording just got easier. The Tempo USB condenser microphone is a lightweight easy to connect portable microphone. This microphone allows users to record vocals and other sounds on-the-go via a USB 1.1 or 2.0 connect. It also works with a wide variety of computer music programs, as well as over-the-internet communications systems such as ooVoo®, Skype®, iChat®, and Google Talk™. An integrated high-fidelity headphone output gives you the ability to monitor your recordings. Whether you are talking live through web chat or recording a vocal track on-the-go, the Tempo offers great flexibility.
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  • USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 compatible
  • PC and Mac® OS compatible
  • Ideal for vocals, podcasts and video chats
  • Built-in high fidelity headphone jack
  • Perfect for dictation or legal depositions
  • Available in two different colors

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USB condenser microphone
Frequency Response:
40 Hz - 18kHz
Sampling Rate:
44.1kHz - 48kHz
USB Compatibility:
USB 1.1 and USB 2.0
A/D Converter:
16-bit Delta Sigma with THD%N - 0.01%
1/8" (3.5mm) Headphone Jack / USB
-47 dB re 1 v/Pa
Power Requirements:
USB powered
Windows and Mac® OS
1.85" X 7.5" / 47mm X 190mm
0.65 lbs / 280g
Metal Finish:
Silver / Black or Black / Red
polar Pattern
Included Accessories
MXL Tripod Stand
MXL MT-001
USB Cable
MXL Tripod Stand
MXL MT-001
Hard Mount
Mic Stand Adapter
USB Cable

FanAppic Date: September 2012
Author: Yiota Orphanides
Media Outlet:
Article: MXL Tempo USB Condenser Microphone

Date: June 2012
Outlet/Show: rAVe Publications
Host: Allison Barnes
Media Outlet: Future Music
Broadcast: Allison Barnes Interviews Kevin Weiss re: Tempo, Studio 24,
USB .009, and the UR1

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Date: April 2012
Headline: MXL Tempo Microphone for Mac or PC
Author: J. Glenn Kunzler
Media Outlet: MacTrast
Article: MacTrast Review of the MXL Tempo MicMacTrast

The Anniston Star Date: April 2012
Headline: Make Music On the Go With These Mobile Tools
Author: Chris Pittman
Media Outlet: The Anniston Star
Article: Anniston Star coverage of MXL Tempo

Xombie Woof Date: March 2012
Author: Joseph Timmons
Media Outlet: Xombiewo0f
Article: Tempo USB Condenser Review on Xombiewoof

Acoustic Magazine cover Date: March 2012
Headline: Acoustic Magazine: NAMM 2012 Report
Author: Russell Welton
Media Outlet: Acoustic Magazine
Article: Acoustic Magazine: NAMM 2012 Report featuring MXL Tempo
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Akron Legal News on MXL Tempo Date: May 2012
Headline: Mics that make it easier to work outside the office
Author: Sherry Karabin
Media Outlet: Akron Legal News
Article: Akron Legal News Coverage of MXL Tempo

Gamer Vortex Date: 2/18/2012
Headline: Padvance Report: Mobile vs. Consoles,
Games, Awesome iPad Mics, and Dolphin HD Review.
Author: Admin (Synopsis of PadVance article)
Media Outlet: GamerVortex
Article: Mention of Tempo USB Condenser

GNC logo Date: 2/8/2012
Headline: MXL Tempo Microphone for Mac and PC Computer
Author: Alan Buckingham
Media Outlet: Geek News Central
Article: Geek News Central artcle featuring MXL Tempo

Stage Rage Magazine logo Date: 2/8/2012
Outlet/Show: Stage Rage Magazine- Interview at NAMM 2012 with MXL's Jim Mona
Host: Chris Sullivan
Broadcast: Chris Sullivan interviews MXL's Jim Mona at NAMM 2012

PAD vance logo Date: 2/7/2012
Outlet/Show: – Interview at CES 2012 with
MXL's Perry Goldstein
Host: Raymond Padilla
Broadcast: Raymond Padilla interviews MXL's Perry Goldstein at CES 2012

PAD vance logo Date: 2/7/2012
Headline: MXL Tempo Condenser Microphone
Author: Raymond Padilla
Media Outlet:
Article: PadVance coverage of MXL Tempo at CES 2012

DaBelly Magazine cover Date: Feb 2012
Headline: MXL Microphones
Author: Dave Schwartz
Media Outlet:
Article: DaBelly feature article on MXL at NAMM 2012

Courvo Logo Date: 2/1/2012
Headline: Mics from NAMM
Author: Dave Courvoisier
Media Outlet:
Article: NAMM 2012 mic recap includes MXL Tempo

ProSound News Logo Date: 1/31/2012
Headline: MXL Tempo USB Condenser Microphone
Author: Clive Young
Media Outlet: Prosound News
Article: MXL Bows Tempo - Main Coverage

Brett Tuggle Logo Date: 1/24/2012
Headline: Highlights from NAMM 2012
Author: Brett Tuggle
Media Outlet:
Article: Interview with Kevin Weiss at NAMM 2012 Show

The Best from Namm Logo Date: 1/24/2012
Headline: Highlights from NAMM 2012
Author: Brett Tuggle
Media Outlet:
Article: Interview with Kevin Weiss at NAMM 2012 Show

Runaround Tech Logo Date: 1/12/2012
Broadcast: Video: MXL Tempo First Look at CES 2012
Host: Michael Pinetta
Media Outlet: Run Around Tech
Interview: Perry Goldstein of MXL discusses new products at CES 2012

Tablet PC Review Logo Date: 12/9/2011
Headline: Great Accessory Gadgets for Apple
Author: Sally Wiener Grotta and Daniel Grotta
Media Outlet:
Article: MXL Included in Great Accessory Gadget Guide for Tablets

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