XLR Microphone &
Audio Interface Guide

XLR Microphones

XLR Microphones are a great solution for musicians who are considering a to use the microphone in a more professional setup and want to take into account system scalability, sound adjustability and overall durability.


  • XLR mics often offer more adaptability and customization because they are routed through an audio interface.
  • They are often built with durability in mind, so are more likely to hold up under heavy use.
  • You can often replace individual components without a problem.


  • Larger investment – you will need an interface and possibly a phantom power source.
  • Not as portable due to needing to connect through an audio interface.
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