This incredibly maleable microphone is great for the harder to record sources out there. The AKG C516 ML Cardioid Instrument Microphone is a high-quality microphone designed for recording instruments such as pianos accordions keyboard cabs and guitar speakers. Despite its size the C516 L offers all the responsive power youre used to with AKG. It features a condenser capsule boasting a wide frequency response. Its designed to capture every nuance from your instrument with extreme accuracy. The cardioid polar pattern provides high ambient noise rejection for a cleaner recording. It also features a highly stable gooseneck allowing for precise positioning of the microphone.