The MXL 550/551 Large Diaphragm Plus Instrument Microphone is the perfect microphone bundle for singer-songwriters and budding engineers. Consisting of a large and small diaphragm condenser youll find that both microphones provide you with a comprehensive set of tools to capture instruments and vocals with conviction. Their cardioid polar patterns ensure exceptional off-axis rejection of undesirable noise and ambience of around 6dB at the sides with a null point at the rear. This will prove particularly useful if youre recording in acoustically inadequate spaces. Amplifiers acoustics vocals pianos. You name it. These microphones excel on it. Their purpose-designed frequency responses mean that they automatically sound great without the need of additional EQ. This frees up your time to focus on making sure your performance is right ultimately improving the quality of your mix before youve even started!