The industry standard for affordable instrument microphones, the MB 2k features a hypercardioid dynamic element design for outstanding off-axis rejection and feedback control. Its frequency response is tailored for optimal instrument pickup. Perfect for snare, guitar cabinets and other instruments, this rugged, all-metal mic is equipped with Audio-Technica's Hi-ENERGY® neodymium magnet structure for maximum output and fast transient response. MagnaLock™ switch design provides silent on/off operation. Also features corrosion-resistant gold-plated XLRM-type connector.