The AKG P170 Project Studio Line Instrument Condenser Microphone excels on any any source that comes its way. Drums? Check. Guitars and pianos? Check. Orchestras and choirs? Check. Achieving great sounds is as easy as positioning the P170 and pressing record making it a must-have for any engineer. If you want the legendary AKG sound at a cost-effective price then youre in the right place! The P170s cardioid polar pattern provides an incredibly focused sound with fantastic off-axis rejection of undesirable noise and ambience. Its rugged all-metal design ensures its just as comfortable on-stage as it is in the studio it will be able to withstand the vigors of extended use whilst providing a solid consistent performance. This as just as well as after one session itll never be in the microphone locker!