The e 865 is a fully professional vocal microphone utilising the very best in condenser microphone technology to achieve new standards of quality and sound. An extendeddynamic range and a super-smooth frequency response deliver an outstanding signal quality with excellent vocal projection and the lowest possible distortion. The extended high-frequency response combined with the super-cardioid pick-up pattern enables the e 865 to handle the highest vocal levels without feedback. The rugged metal construction protects the microphone in the most rigorous conditions. Due to its phantom powering capability, the e 865 is especially suitable for use with professional systems. The e 865-S variant features a silent ON/OFF switch.