The RE320 Variable-D Dynamic Vocal and Instrument Microphone from Electro-Voice features a neodymium element, sensitivity and frequency response well suited to handle the gamut of recording applications. Electro-Voice's Variable-D tonal response aides in combating the proximity effect, as well as create an even tonal response at 180° of the capsule, making it great for capturing vocals and signals that move around the perimeter of the microphone. Its neodymium capsule handles high SPL levels making it great at capturing transient audio signals from amplifier cabinets, percussion instruments, horns, loud vocals, and more. In addition, the microphone features a kick drum curve switch which automatically adjusts for the frequency response of kick drums. The RE320 ships with a hard case.