MXL Revelation II Microphone

Variable Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone


MXL Revelation II Microphone

The Revelation II is a studio microphone that delivers the warmth and intimacy of a classic tube microphone with a lush mid-range providing a unique color and sound to any microphone locker. A dual gold-sputtered, 6-micron diaphragm and hand-selected EF86 pentode tube provide warmth and character giving the Revelation II an iconic sound. The Revelation II’s variable selection knob allows for limitless transitions between cardioid, omnidirectional, and figure-8 polar patterns. Whether you record vocals, instruments, percussion, or simply use it as a room mic, the Revelation II brings a classic sound to any recording application.


The deep midrange and balanced top end of the Revelation II help it becomes a true utility in the studio. Tame harsh sources like cymbals or acoustic guitar or bring out the depth in a vocalist. The variable polar pattern allows creators to dial in a unique and purpose-driven sound in any recording space.

  • 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
  • A flat response that gives pure, natural recordings
  • Mogami cable and wiring for exceptional audio fidelity



 Variable pattern tube condenser microphone


Dual gold-sputtered, 6-micron diaphragm

Tube type


Frequency response

 20 Hz – 20 kHz

Polar pattern

Continuously variable


-40 dB re 1 V/Pa


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 and weight

7 1/2″ X 2 1/2″/190mm x 63.5mm (mic only)

2 lbs / 907g (mic only)

Metal finish

 Dark violet and black chrome

Included accessories

MXL flight case I MXL89 I Mogami tube cable 15”

Additional information

Weight 15 lbs
Dimensions 22 × 22 × 10 in


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