The d:vote 4099C Clip Microphone for Cello with XLR Adapter from DPA Microphones is designed to clip onto your cello to the C and A strings below the bridge while having no impact on your acoustic sound. It can be used for both live sound and recording purposes. The microphone itself is a supercardioid condenser with a 5.5" adjustable gooseneck for ease in positioning. It also features a detachable cable, allowing you to attach your mic to your cello before connecting it. The 4099C terminates in a Microdot connector, allowing compatibility with DPA's connection adapters for use with a variety of third-party wireless systems. An XLR adapter with a belt clip is included for use in a wired system with 48-volt phantom power.