Legendary sound at an affordable price. The Neumann M 147 Tube Condenser Mic is a must-have for any musician or recordist thats serious about achieving the best sound possible. From drums to strings and brass to guitar. Its hard to go too far wrong with this microphone in your locker. Just as comfortable on-stage as it is in the studio. The M 147 comes complete with the very same capsule that can be found in U47 and M49 microphones. Thanks to its incredibly low self-noise level the Tube Condenser is able to reproduce the subtlest of nuances when recording delicate parts such as hushed vocals and finger-picked acoustics. All without the fear of hiss detracting from those all important takes. Based on the same award winning combination that exists within the M 149 the M 147 is the perfect blend between innovative tube technology and solid-state circuitry. When not in use the Tube Condenser can be easily stored within its solid hard-case to ensure a long-lasting-life. Make your job easier and recordings better today! Please Note: No shock mount is included in the purchase. It is shown in the photo for demonstration purposes only.