A gooseneck condenser microphone with selectable chime function. Microphone connection to the base is via XLR and output is on XLR at the rear. Power is provided to the microphone capsule either from 2 x AA batteries in the base or from 5Vdc via the supplied USB lead. The base is also home to a latching paging button on top and a chime section on the underside. DIP switches offer a selection of chime settings, governed by a rotary volume control. Designed for remote paging and announcements.