The X2u not only solves the problem of adapting your XLR connector to the USB but also solves the powering problem for condenser mics, adds monitoring capability, gain control, mixing blend control combined with 0 latency. The X2u allows you to use your favorite microphone to digitally record to your computer wherever and whenever you like. As some of the better microphones are condenser type which require special powering not offered by your computer. The X2 supplies the 48v phantom powering required by these mics. Pre-amp gain control is also offered, allowing adjustment of the microphones input level.
Another feature is Mix Control that allows blending of the microphone with playback audio to aid in the accuracy of your recordings. All can be monitored with the volume controlled headphone jack with 0 latency. All audio is 16 bit with up to 48kHz sampling. Solve your recording problems and travel light with the Shure X2u XLR to USB adapter. 3m USB cable included.Compatible with Windows 7, Vista XP, 2000 and Mac OS X 10.1 or later.