Perfect for stage and studio. The Neumann TLM 170 R Switchable Studio Microphone is the perfect blend of technical innovation and heritage. Forgoing a traditional output transformer the TLM 170 R boasts an electronic circuit. Made from only the finest components the circuitrys design ensures excellent rejection and prevents any interference that may compromise the quality of the balanced audio output. The large diaphragm capsule provides a smooth frequency response with all 5 polar patterns for an exceptional sonic performance. Get the sound right at source. Take advantage of the on-board controls to ensure you spend more time mixing and less time fixing! The handy 10dB attenuation pad is perfect for decreasing the sensitivity of the capsule to minimise the risk of clipping and distortion. Whats more the roll off switch allows you to reduce rumble and proximity effect from compromising your recording experience. With zero off-axis colouration recordings using this microphone will sound incredibly natural. Its never been easier to make sounds translate from the room to the speaker than it is with the TLM 170 R. For perfect stereo recordings use the two microphones together!