MXL Microphones MXL-R144
Ribbon Microphone (with Figure 8 Polar Pattern)


Incorporating a Figure 8 polar pattern and a 1.8-micron aluminum ribbon, MXL's R144 offers superior sound quality for vocal and instrument recordings and is a great 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.


  • Figure-8 polar pattern for superior side rejection and precise directivity
  • High SPL capability
  • Delivers natural sound to vocal and instrument recordings
  • Distinctive body design with purple and chrome metal finish


  • R144 ribbon microphone
  • Shockmount
  • Carrying case
  • Cleaning cloth
  • Manual
  • Application guide


  • 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: 1.85" x 6.75" (47 x 171 mm)
  • Weight: 0.85 lbs. (400 g)
  • Metal Finish: Purple and chrome
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