The Tascam TM-80 Condenser Microphone is an affordable yet powerful condenser microphone designed for home recording. The mic features an 18mm aluminium diaphragm with a cardioid pickup pattern resulting in exceptional audio quality and optimal acoustic reproduction. The microphone can be used for a range of different applications from podcasts and spoken word purposes to recording instruments or vocals for music production. The internal circuitry has been optimised to reduce noise and distortion ensuring the highest integrity signal possible whilst maintaining the natural harmonics. The TM-80 comes complete with a tabletop stand 6 ft. XLR cable and an elastic shockmount to reduce rumble and noise while recording. With its premium quality components and sleek long-lasting design; the TM-80 is the ideal microphone for home recording.