The Beyerdynamic MCE 72 microphone is a stereo electret condenser microphone, with 2 capsules that are internally pre-set in an XY stereo configuration. Ideal for location sound and broadcast applications. The MCE 72 is available in three different packages. The standard MCE 72 is battery powered, and includes the mic, mic-clip and 8-foot cable. The MCE 72 CAM is battery powered and includes elastic suspension camera mount (EA 86), windscreen and 2-foot cable. Both these microphones are battery powered. The third option is the MCE 72 PVCAM kit. This is a phantom powered mic that ships with an EA 86, windscreen and 2-foot cable.