The cx-112, a large diaphragm condenser microphone with a contemporary design and excellent performance characteristics, is an exceptional tool for for professional audio production, project studios and live stage performances. delivering a smooth, uniform frequency response from 20 hz - 20 khz, the cx-112 offers a rich, full bodied sound delivered by its one-inch capsule. the cx-112 is equipped with a bass roll-off filter to help eliminate rumble and hum in the lower frequencies and a -10 db pad to achieve higher sound pressure levels without distortion. a perfect candidate for a wide variety of acoustic instruments, the cx-112 will handle vocals, string sections, guitar, ensembles, guitar cabinets, ambient room miking and live stage. the cx-112, which is designed with discreet low noise preamp circuitry, operates on phantom power of 48-52 volts. optimum results will be achieved by using the cx-112 with a high quality mic preamplifier and premium quality microphone cable.