Samsons Meteor Mic is the universal solution for recording music on your computer. Perfect for your home studio: Meteor Mic is also ideal for Skype: iChat or voice recognition software. With Samsons Meteor Mic: you can make incredible recordings that are out of this world. Meteor Mic produces rich audio recording for any application. Our largest condenser diaphragm (25mm) forms Meteor Mics cardioid pickup capabilities. And with its smooth: flat frequency response and CD quality 16-bit: 44.1/48kHz resolution: you get professional audio features in a durable: yet compact ultra modern design. Its all zinc: chrome-plated body includes a patent pending fold-back leg design: so Meteor Mic can sit on your desktop in the optimal position for any recording application from acoustic guitars and vocals to speech. It also features a builtin mic stand adapter for use with boom or desktop mic stands. Meteor Mic features a stereo 1/8-inch headphone jack for no latency monitoring and headphone volume control. In addition: a microphone mute switch grants you the luxury of immediate privacy while video conferencing. Start recording with your Meteor Mic right out of the box. There is no need for drivers: as the mic can be directly connected to any computer and is compatible with most computer-based digital audio workstations. To complete the package: a USB cable and protective carry pouch are included.