The ADX18 is a professional miniature gooseneck condenser microphone designed for applications such as podium, presentation, meetings and teleconferencing. With a uniformly controlled cardioid polar pattern, the ADX18 helps isolate the speaker from ambient noise. The ADX18 is available in a hypercardioid polar pattern fortighter pick-up control. (model ADX18HC) The ADX18 is desiged with an integrated preamp circuitry built into the base of the XLR. They can be mounted permanently via the supplied flange mount or with an optional base with an internal shock mount (see model ATS10, ATS1, ATS1L). The mic may also be used on a standard mic stand using the DCLIP snap to fit mic holder. The ADX18 operates on phantom power of 18 - 52 V.