Sleek versatile and detailed.The Electro-Voice ND66 Condenser Cardioid Instrument Microphone is equipped with a premium self-biased small-diaphragm condenser element. Experience incredible detail and crisp recordings thanks to the condenser microphone. The ND66 is an excellent choice for a wide variety of instruments especially strings acoustic guitar and percussion. The ND66 features two pads. These allow you to adjust the sensitivity of the microphone by either 10dB or -20dB. This is excellent for preventing the ND66 from clipping when recording sources with high SPLs. Thanks to its rugged die-cast zinc body the ND66 is designed to deliver exceptional sound quality with every single performance.