The black Equitek e300S Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone from CAD features an externally-biased large diaphragm capsule and high-power transformerless electronics for maximum vocal impact. It can be used in a wide range of applications, including studio vocals, voice-over, choir, orchestra, acoustic instrument, guitar cabinets, bass cabinets, strings, piano, and cymbals/overheads. Three polar patterns allow you to balance tone and space, and rechargeable NiMH batteries provide a convenient current reserve. Additional features include a hi-pass filter, attenuator, and power switch. There is an included carrying case and elastic shock mount. The microphone requires 48V of phantom power.