Large-diaphragm cardioid condenser microphone- the stc-2 employs a one-inch, gold-sputtered capsule and is ideally suited for recording vocals, spoken word and acoustic instruments. the evenly balanced frequency response delivers a defined low-end and a very detailed, open top-end, accurately capturing your subject in all its colours. the stc-2 has a very smooth high-frequency roll-off, ensuring a natural presence to your recordings. in addition, its low-cut filter and -10db pad switches will help you get the best from your recording, making this microphone a truly flexible all-round tool for your studio. a â€˜spider'suspension mount is provided, which helps to isolate the sensitive microphone from any transient noise travelling through the mic stand. the stc-2 and its shockmount are supplied in a smart aluminium flightcase.