The Sennheiser E865 represents the first condenser microphone in the acclaimed Evolution Series. A live performance, lead vocal microphone, the E865 easily cuts through high on-stage levels by virtue of its detailed and natural 40 HzD20 kHz reproduction and superb transient response. Its smooth super-cardioid polar pattern rejects feedback with low, off-axis coloration. The Sennheiser E865 withstands sound pressure levels of up to 150 dB, and deftly suppresses pop noise. Metal construction – rugged and reliable; Steel inlet basket; Superior vocal reproduction; Applicable for various applications/situations.