The K-Tek introduces the new Woods Quick Connect Top and Bottom are the only unit of its type that incorporates a direct XLR connection to the boom pole. This handy accessory eliminates the hassle of messy cables or the need for extra connections. With the K-Tek Woods Quick-Connect system, microphone changes are quick and easy. The system screws on neatly to the end of the pole. The unit's female XLR is at the top for quick microphone mounting and a side male XLR is provided for existing cables or for externally wired poles.