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Audix Unveils the PDX720 Signature Edition at NAMM 2023: The new gold standard of dynamic vocal microphones

Anaheim, CA (April 13, 2023) — At NAMM 2023 Booth #14702, Audix is very proud to introduce the PDX720 professional dynamic studio microphone, a top-notch addition that expands its current studio microphone portfolio. The PDX720 is designed for the most demanding studio recording engineers and producers, vocal recording, high-end home studios, professional podcasting and voiceover.

The PDX720 excels on lead and backing vocals and spoken word applications. Its sound signature finds its roots from the AUDIX distinctive ability to produce natural, smooth vocals with great low-end extension, even without active filtering.

The microphone’s standard default gain level eliminates the need for preamp boosts or cloud lifters. The PDX720 also features two unique three-position switches that enable users to quickly modify sound by adjusting the low cut and presence boost, minimizing the need for complex sound mixing adjustments.

“My favorite setting was with all the switches in the ‘off’ position, vocals.

sounded more natural and it gives you a great template to mix, very smooth on the top, great low-end extension without being boomy; it’s very pleasant sounding, “

says JC Fredrickson, Audio Engineer/Theater Technician.

Beyond its excellence in vocal recording, the PDX720 is also a natural choice for drum and instrument recording, with its warm low-end tones and clear, defined highs which produce great clarity without sounding harsh. The versatility of the PDX720 make is a must have for studio professionals and home recording applications.

“Having one microphone that excels in many sources is a plus” adds JC Fredrickson, Audio Engineer/Theater Technician.

Features of the new PDX720 include:


Transducer Type Dynamic
Frequency Response 50 Hz – 20 kHz
Polar Pattern Hypercardioid
Output Impedance 280 ohms
Sensitivity 1.9 mV / Pa @ 1k
Maximum SPL ≥135 dB
Power Requirements None
Connector 3-pin XLRm
Polarity Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 relative to pin 3 of output XLR connector
Materials / Finish Aluminum/ Black/Gold Finish
Weight 869gm
Length 212mm

The new PDX720 is designed, machined, assembled and tested by Audix in Wilsonville, Oregon, U.S. The mic fully reflects the Audix philosophy of using the highest quality components and premium solid materials to ensure reliability and avoid any compromise to always provide exceptional sound quality. The PDX720 is the latest addition to an already brilliant set of AUDIX Studio microphones such as the recently launched A231 condenser vocal microphone.

The PDX720 will be available to purchase from the beginning of May in the US and will be opened to the rest of the world in July.

About Audix

Audix began in 1984 and to this day their mission remains unchanged – to design, engineer and manufacture high‐quality microphones for the professional audio, live sound, recording and installation markets. With passion and ingenuity, the company strives to provide their customers with products that exceed expectations. The company’s headquarters in Wilsonville, Oregon is home for their research and development team, combined with an in‐house manufacturing facility. From concept to completion, the company prides itself on having high-performing products and a loyal customer base.

About Videndum Media Solutions

Videndum Media Solutions is a division of Videndum plc, an international group of companies serving customers in the growing content creation market. Videndum Media Solutions designs, manufactures and distributes premium branded photographic and video equipment such as tripods; bags; filters; backgrounds; motion control; lights and microphones for professional and hobbyist photographers and video-makers; and content creators. Positioning Videndum Media Solutions as the leading global provider of accessories within the fast-growing digital multi-media content market, the portfolio includes the following premium brands: Audix; Avenger; Colorama; Gitzo; JOBY; Lowepro; Manfrotto; Rycote; Savage and Syrp Lab. All products are distributed on a direct basis in 11 markets across the world through Videndum Media Distribution, as well as many other markets through a network of qualified retail partners.