The MXL Revelation is a studio microphone that delivers the warmth and intimacy of a quality tube microphone, but with extended clarity and punch for balanced recording. A dual gold-sputtered, 6 micron diaphragm and hand-selected EF86 pentode tube provide warm, rich and transparent sound. The Revelation's polar pattern selection is virtually limitless thanks to the variable knob. Whether you record vocals, instruments, percussion or simply use it as a room mic, the MXL Revelation can handle any recording task.

  • Our flagship all-purpose mic—superior quality and detail
  • Variable control that lets you blend pickup patterns
  • EF86 pentode tube that brings out a warm vintage sound
  • Flat response that gives pure, natural recordings
  • Mogami cable and wiring for exceptional audio fidelity


Type: Variable Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone Polar Pattern
Diaphragm: Dual gold-sputtered, 6 micron diaphragm
Tube Type: EF86
Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
Polar Pattern: Continuously variable
Sensitivity: -40 dB re 1 V/Pa
Output Impedance: 140 ohms
Attenuation Switch: 0 dB, -10 dB
High Pass Filter: 12 dB/octave @ 125Hz
Equivalent Noise: -18 dB (A-weighted IEC 651)
S/N Ratio: 76 dB
Max SPL for .5% THD: 138 dB SPL
Power Requirements: Revelation Power Supply Unit 110/220 VAC, 50/60Hz
Size: 7 1/2" X 2 1/2"/190mm x 63.5mm (mic only)
Weight: 2 lbs / 907g (mic only)
Metal Finish: Dark Violet and Chrome
Included Accessories
Mogami Cable
Flight Case
Cleaning Cloth
7-Pin Mogami Cable
Aluminium Flight Case
Micro-Fibre Cleaning Cloth
Power Supply
Shock Mount
Mogami Cable
Revelation Power Supply
Revelation Shockmount
XLR Mogami Cable
Optional Accessories
MXL PF-001 Pop Filter
MXL PF-002 Metal Mesh
Pop Filter Black

MXL PF-003 Metal Mesh
Pop Filter Silver