The MXL USB.008, in addition to being a great announcer's mic, is also well suited for all types of music and live sound effects. It's an all-around high performance USB computer microphone. The mic uses a large 32mm condenser capsule that gives pristine audio quality not possible with electrets or dynamic mics. The MXL USB.008 opens up a new era of high quality recording direct to a portable or desktop computer. No mixers, pre-amps or special studio gear required. Just plug into your computer, set your preferences, and enjoy instant, professional quality recordings. The MXL USB.008 is Mac® and PC compatible. It comes with a 10ft USB cable, table stand, and travel case.