The CX112B is a large diaphragm condenser microphone with a contemporary design and excellent performance characteristics. It is an exceptional tool for professional audio production, project studios and live stage performances. Delivering a smooth, uniform frequency response from 20 Hz - 20 kHz, the CX112B offers a rich, full bodied sound delivered by its 35 mm capsule.The CX112B studio condenser microphone is equipped with a bass roll-off filter to help eliminate rumble in the lower frequencies and a -10 dB pad for use in higher SPL up to 145 dB. Applications would include a wide variety of acoustic instruments, vocals, string sections, guitar, ensembles, guitar cabinets and ambient room miking.Designed with low noise preamp circuitry, the CX112B cardioid condenser microphone operates on phantom power. For optimum results, the CX112B should be used with a high quality mic preamplifier and microphone cable.