The Behringer C-1U is an affordable studio microphone that features a USB output for plug-and-play style recording with a laptop or desktop computer. Record using your favorite software without any interfaces or preamplifiers. The C-1U is well suited for capturing vocals and instruments in today's digital recording environments. The low-noise condenser microphone features a cardioid pick-up pattern. The pattern reduces ambient room noise and feedback. The C-1U is an affordable and ideal choice for vocals, piano, guitar, amp-cabinets and more.