Finally, a USB mic that's not only easy to use, but sounds as good on your desktop as it does in a professional recording studio. Meet the Snowball, the world's first professional USB mic. Whether you're recording a guitar at your kitchen table or a complete band in the studio, the Snowball can capture it with detail unheard of before in a USB mic. The Snowball is a direct plug n' play mic that connects to either a Mac or PC–no additional software is needed. With its dual capsule design and unique three-pattern switch (cardioid, cardioid with -10dB pad and omni), the Snowball can handle everything from soft vocals to the loudest garage band — and it's ideal for podcasting. Check it out and you'll see why it's the coolest mic in town. Suggested Applications •Male & Female Vocals, Electric & Acoustic Guitar, Drums, Strings, Saxophones, Flutes & Reeds. •Podcasting, Video Voice Over. System Requirements •Windows: XP Home Edition or XP Professional, USB 1.0 or 2.0, 64MB RAM (minimum). •Macintosh: Mac OSX, USB 1.0 or 2.0, 64MB RAM (minimum).