The 990 Blaze and Blizzard were designed with the modern content creator in mind. Choose between the Blizzard or Blaze and elevate your audio setup. 

The 990 remains one of the industry’s most ground-breaking microphones. The first high-quality condenser microphone to come into reach of working musicians, the MXL 990 has a FET preamp and a large diaphragm for truly professional sound quality in both digital and analog recordings. This revolutionary condenser microphone continues to astound artists with its silky, high end and tight, solid low and midrange reproduction.

Mic type

Condenser microphone


32mm capsule with Gold-sputtered, 6 micron diaphragm

Frequency response

20 Hz – 20 kHz

Polar pattern





200 ohms

Equivalent noise level

20 dB (A-weighted IEC 268-4)

S/N ratio

80 dB (Ref. 1Pa A-weighted)

Max SPL for .5% THD

130 dB

Power requirements

Phantom power 48V 

Size and weight

60mm x 130mm / 2.36 in. x 5.11 in.
544.3g / 1.2 lbs 

Metal finish

Blaze – Black with Black Chrome
Blizzard – White with Chrome

Included accessories

MXL MT-001 Mount


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