Connecting XLR Microphones to Your Computer with the MVX2U Digital Audio Interface

Connecting XLR Microphones to Your Computer with the MVX2U Digital Audio Interface

Question of the day: How do you get audio from your XLR microphone into your computer? With the Shure MVX2U Digital Audio Interface, you can easily do so!

MVX2U Digital Audio Interface highlights:

  • Compact XLR to USB-C interface
  • Onboard DSP with Auto Level Mode, limiter, compressor, EQ and more 
  • +60dB of gain that can power an SM7B
  • +48v of phantom power for condensers
  • Mini jack for latency-free headphone monitoring


The MVX2U uses proprietary Shure signal processing to turbocharge any microphone with Auto Level Mode. Your iconic SM58 or SM57 will benefit from the same auto volume adjustment as the USB-ready MV7 Podcast Microphone. Auto Level Mode is like having your personal monitor engineer inside the MVX2U.

Using the free ShurePlus MOTIV app, you can also adjust gain, limiter, compression, and EQ, as well as choose between manual control and the handy Auto Level Mode presets mentioned above.

This compact audio interface may be small in size, but it packs a punch. With its 3.5mm headphone jack, enjoy zero-latency monitoring and playback, ensuring real-time audio monitoring without any delay. But that's not all - the MVX2U also offers phantom power for condenser microphones, opening up a world of possibilities for capturing studio-quality recordings. And here's the best part - with up to 60 decibels of extra gain, you can confidently connect and use the legendary SM7B microphone with the MVX2U. Say goodbye to worries about whether an audio interface can power this iconic vocal microphone. 

Speaking of power, the MVX2U also has onboard phantom power for condenser microphones. Such flexibility means this is undoubtedly an interface for musicians as well as content creators. 

Whether you're a Mac enthusiast or a Windows aficionado, the MVX2U has got you covered. Simply plug your microphone directly into the interface using the XLR input for a streamlined setup.