What is mic level ?
A mic-level or microphone-level signal describes the voltage generated by a microphone when it picks up sound, typically just a few thousandths of a volt. This voltage varies in response to changes in sound level and distance. Of the four main types of audio signals, mic level is the weakest and requires a pre-amplifier to bring it up to line level. Microphone level is usually specified between -60 and -40 dBu. (dBu and dBV are decibel measurements relative to voltage.)
Several different types of devices are used to boost microphone levels to line–level signals. Mixers are probably the most popular piece of equipment, since they can also combine multiple signals together into a single output. But preamplifiers and mic-to-line amplifiers do the job just as well and are available as single-channel or multi-channel devices.