Behringer XM8500 Ultravoice Dynamic Microphone
The Behringer XM8500 dynamic microphone was engineered to deliver because Behringer knows that there are few things are more essential to recording or live performance than your dynamic microphone. Behringer’s XM8500 microphone is one of the best value mics on the market, Behringer has raised the bar when it comes to quality and they continue to offer equipment at a price that the modern day professional musician can afford.
BEHRINGER’s XM8500 has the crucial features and durability to come through for your sound again and again. Dynamic microphones have several advantages that make them ideal for live vocal applications and for recording amplified instruments. They’re robust, resistant to moisture and can achieve high gain before feedback. The XM8500 is solidly built, somewhat reminiscent of the feel and performance of the Shure microphone range. The windscreen is robust, and the microphone’s body is solid. The XM8500’s cardioid pickup pattern captures the source signal, such as a guitar amplifier or vocalist, while shunning off-axis sound. While its dynamic capsule provides a high-output level and utilizes a shock-isolation system to reduce handling noise. The XM8500 provides an amazing frequency response of 50 Hz to 15 kHz, with a high-frequency boost for an increased vocal presence. There is an integrated two-stage pop filter to minimize plosives or wind noise, as well as with both breath and pop noises. This microphone amplifies sound smoothly, with warmth in the wide frequency range provided.
The gold-plated XLR 3-pin output ensures compatibility with most microphone preamps and mixer inputs, and the metal body with a steel grille provides road-ready protection and durability. The cable snaps in firmly, and the microphone’s black color is both humble and professional. And with its tough metal construction and sturdy steel windscreen, you can count on it to come through after countless gigs and studio applications.
The Ultravoice XM8500 ships with a mic stand adapter and an impact-resistant carrying case. If you are a live performer or a studio musician, you cannot do better than this microphone for under a hundred dollars!