This is the same microphone used in this Audio Technica Product and this one, except that it is wired with miniplug and comes with USB interface. It is perfect for meetings, court reporting, lectures, interviews, etc any situation where you want to place microphone or flat surface (like table or wall). If you need to pickup in all directions, select the omnidirectional version. If you need to pickup in one direction, select the cardioid version. Cable length is 20 feet long.