The TCM 1150 is among the best value available today in studio tube condenser microphones with the classic vintage look and the same extraordinary sound and performance of a legendary vacuum tube microphone, at a fraction of their original cost. For the first time, the superior technology of these classic microphones is affordable even to the most modest project studios. With the superior rugged construction and unparalleled warmth, presence, and clarity of the original classics but with unbeatable affordability the TCM 1150 studio vacuum tube condenser microphone delivers both superb sound and unsurpassed value. This superior microphone is perfect for recording studio vocals, acoustic instruments, orchestras and choral groups,ambient instrument audio, and many live sound applications. Powerful and versatile, the TCM 1150 meets the stringent requirements of even the most demanding digital recording and live broadcasting applications.