CAD GXL1200 Small Diaghragm Condenser Microphone

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Achieve low distortion and optimum low end frequency response with the transformerless design of the CAD GXL1200 instrument microphone.
CAD GXL1200 Small Diaghragm Condenser Microphone
Packaged in a small, rugged, all metal housing, the GXL1200 Condenser microphone provides a transparent sound reproduction. The transformerless design of this instrument microphone allows it to have low distortion and optimum low end frequency response. The GXL1200's size, accurate sound reproduction, and high SPL capability, make this a great choice for miking overheads, high hats, cymbals, woodwinds and stringed instruments.

Generating Element:
Externally Biased Condenser

Polar Pattern:
Unidirectional (Cardioid)

Frequency Response:
30 Hz - 20 kHz

Power Level: -36dB 0dB=1mW per 10 microbars
Open Circuit Voltage: -56dB 0dB=1V per microbar

Low (Less than 200 Ohms)

Equivalent Noise Level:
+14dB (A-weighted)

P24V or P48V Phantom Power

3 pin XLR

Positive pressure on diaphragm generates a positive voltage on pin #2 relative to pin #3

See picture
126 Grams
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-762-9266
(13 ratings)
Submitted April 30, 2004 by a customer from
"Great hanging mic for recording"
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I bought a pair because I needed something small as hanging mics and require low self noise and directionality for recording purposes
Very transparent sound, very low self noise, plenty of output, quite diectional, overall sound quality compares with my Rode NT3
Comes in a small zipper bag, and a foam wind shield that is little loose on the mic
Soild metal (zinc?) shell that provides good protection for the the mic element. Haven't used it for percussion
Great value for the money, compares to mics costing over twice as much
Manufacturer Support
Haven't needed to use their customer service or warranty repair, just one sheet for the manual, no warranty card.
The Wow Factor
A handy small condensor mic, has a quality look and feel, top unscrews to show high tech insides
Musical Style:
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