Mode Machines MT-8 Vintage Tube Microphone

£1,200.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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1 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

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  • Premium-Grade Vintage-Style Tube Microphone
  • Lundahl Transformer With Extended Frequency Range
  • Includes External Power Supply
  • 9 Selectable Polar Patterns
  • Complete With High-Quality Shock Mount and Aluminium Case

Mode Machines MT-8 Vintage Tube Microphone

The Mode Machines MT-8 Vintage Tube Microphone is a premium-quality tube microphone in the style of a standard condenser microphone featuring an external power supply with built-in polar pattern switch. The Mode Machines MT-8 is a highly versatile tube microphone featuring a Lundhal Transformer and 9 selectable polar patterns. The wide frequency range and varied polar patterns make the Mode Machines MT-8 ideal for a range of recording applications, from instruments to vocal performances. Additionally, the MT-8 comes complete with a high-quality shock mount, aluminium carry case, power supply and XLR cables.

Product Ref: 81783

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Premium-Grade Vintage Tube Microphone

The Mode Machines MT-8 Vintage Tube Microphone is a high-grade tube style microphone featuring a Lundahl Transformer and versatile power supply/polar pattern selector. The MT-8 Vintage Tube Microphone bases its design on the vintage style aesthetic, with a sleek black and metal finish with a gold-plated band around the bottom of the microphone. The wide frequency range and selectable polar patterns make the MT-8 ideal for a range of applications including recording instruments as well as vocal performances. The premium-quality internal components ensure the best possible audio performance, delivering exceptional audio quality that will capture every nuance of your source material.

External Power Supply/Polar Pattern Selector

The external power supply doubles up as a polar pattern selector giving you the choice of 9 polar patterns in total. The polar patterns include: Cardioid, Omni, Figure-8 and 6. The other 5 pickup patterns are variations of these four, ideal for a range of recording applications. The MT-8 also comes complete with both male and female XLR cables, allowing you to connect to the power supply straight out of the box.

Vintage Style & Construction

The vintage style design of the MT-8 fits with its versatile performance, based on the classic designs of older tube microphones, the MT-8 delivers exceptional sound with a classic look. The high-quality construction ensures optimal durability, for a microphone that was built to last. The black and metallic finish not only look good but is designed to be uniformed with the rest of your studio gear. Additionally, MT-8 comes complete with a high-quality shock mount and aluminium carry case for ease of transportation.


  • Vintage-style tube microphone
  • Complete with external power supply with 9 selectable polar patterns
  • Ideal for recording both instruments and vocal performances
  • Lundahl Transformer and extended frequency range ensures optimal audio quality
  • Complete with high-quality shock mount and aluminium storage case


  • Pattern: Supercardioid
  • Frequency Range: 20Hz – 20kHz
  • Sensitivity: 20 mV / Pa
  • Nominal Impedance: 200 Ohm
  • Output Impedance: ≤ 200 ohms
  • Max S.P.L.. 0.5 THD @ 1000Hz: 144dB
  • Noise Level: 16 dB
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid / Omni / Figure-8 and 6 intermediate stages unit AC power supply
  • Dimensions: 52.0 x 35.0 x 18 cm
  • Weight: 4.9kg