CARVIN STUDIO MICCarvin (www.carvin.com) introduces the CM-87S large-diaphragm studio condenser mic. Featuring a cardioid pattern, a frequency response of 30-20k Hz, and a maximum SPL of 145 dB (with 10dB pad), the CM-87S incorporates a gold-sputtered, 6-micron element and noiseless FET electronics, all suspended in a handsome machined casing. A low-cut switch engages a -6dB filter at 80 Hz, and a shockmount eliminates low-frequency vibration and handling noise. The complete package includes a 48V power supply, an oxygen-free, 30-foot cable and a custom aluminum flight case. Price: $299.95.