Effortless Studio Grade Capture Introducing the Marantz Professional MPM-1000U, the perfect USB-enabled all-in-one solution for podcasting applications or studio-grade capture of audio from vocalists, melodic instruments and more. Marantz Professional is a leading manufacturer of no-compromise recording solutions and draws upon a decades-long history of critically acclaimed engineering innovations. With MPM-1000U, Marantz Professional's core engineering know-how fuses with a firm focus on value – whether you're a seasoned recording veteran or a hobbyist producer, MPM-1000U's studio-grade specifications coupled with seamless USB connectivity, premium build quality and inclusive accessories results in pristine pro-grade capture every time. At the heart of the MPM-1000U is a 14mm back electret condenser element with a directional cardioid polar pattern. The result? A wide-ranging frequency response (20 – 17,000Hz), high sensitivity (-34dB ± 2dB (0dB = 1V/Pa @ 1kHz)) and fast transient response that combine for premium capture and faithful recreation of every subtle nuance of a sung or narrated vocal part - all with minimal interference from unwanted ambient noise. With MPM-1000U, keep your production focused thanks to a precision cardiod polar pattern for pristine capture that guarantees minimal interference from unwanted ambient noise. MPM-1000U's cardioid polar pattern preserves isolation and prevents unwanted feedback – the ideal solution for recording closely-spaced subjects and surgical recording of live performances when sound comes from many directions. Limited space? No problem, MPM-1000U is also an excellent choice for small rooms with echoes or background noise. Versatile and feature-packed, whatever your needs MPM-1000U accommodates them with ease.