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MXL's Desktop Recording Kit Is Now Mac-CompatibleiBooster Signal Compatibility Interface raises signals to Macs' line level (August 12, 2005)
EL SEGUNDO, CA -- MXL Microphones, a division of Marshall Electronics and a leader in high quality, affordable microphones for the audio professional, announces that its Desktop Recording Kit (DRK)?a professional cardioid condenser microphone, complete with a desktop microphone stand, microphone clip, XLR cable, XLR to Mini-Plug adapter cable, 3.5mm Mini-Plug to ¼ inch adapter, and power source?is now compatible with Macintosh personal computers.
By adding MXLs new iBooster Signal Compatibility Interface, which raises the low level output signals of cardioid condenser microphones and electric guitars to the line operating level of Macintosh computers, the Desktop Recording Kit makes it easy to record vocal and other musical performances, as well as adding dialog to presentations or creating ones own podcasts.
The MXL microphone included in the Desktop Recording Kit is the first truly professional microphone designed for the computer user. Unlike budget electret-type microphones commonly marketed for computer audio, or dynamic microphones (which are common to sound reinforcement applications), the cardioid condenser is the studio standard the world over. The DRK microphone has a wide frequency range (30 Hz 20 kHz), making it well suited for a broad spectrum of audio and music applications, and its cardioid pickup pattern, which is more sensitive to sound waves arriving at the front of the microphone as opposed to those arriving from the sides or rear, make this microphone an exceptional recording tool, with true studio quality.
With a suggested retail price of $149.95, the MXL Desktop Recording Kit can be found online, at leading computer resellers, and at fine independent music retail establishments. The new iBooster Signal Compatibility Interface for Macintosh carries a suggested retail price of $29.95. By specifying DRK/Mac, retailers can conveniently order the Desktop Recording Kit and the iBooster together.
MXL is a leading manufacturer of professional audio products for the music recording, broadcast, post production, and live sound markets. Additional information on the Desktop Recording Kit, iBooster Signal Compatibility Interface, and all MXL products can be found at www.mxlmics.com.
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