The Umpire Desktop USB Condenser Microphone by Marantz Professional is ideal for podcasters, musicians, gamers, and other voice recording applications. It is designed simply to connect to your computer via USB with the use of your favorite audio or streaming software applications. It has a cardioid pick up pattern and converts the audio signal up to 48 kHz / 16-Bit resolution for optimal sound quality.
The Umpire microphone includes a shock mount and pop filter that helps with preventing vibrations and pops when you are performing. It also has a pad switch that will attenuate your audio when recording to prevent clipping.