The ELROY tube condenser microphone features a unique shock-absorbing capsule design that eliminates the need for an external shockmount, thus the yoke adaptor. Triode-wired and fitted with a specially selected 6J1 tube, the Elroy ensures low noise and the warmth you are looking for. The included polar patterns are: cardioid, figure-eight and omni-directional which are available via a 3-position switch on the front side. And also included on the rear of the microphone is a dual position switch that controls the bass roll-off and pad functions. This large diaphragm tube microphone is capable of recording a wide variety of instruments and a many types of vocal ranges. Take advantage of the new ELROY, “best value on the market today”.