The MXL MM-130 Electret Condenser Omni/Cardioid Handheld Microphone is ideal for recording interviews and more using just the mic and your mobile device. The MM-130 works with a variety of cell phones and tablets, including iPhone, Android and Windows, by connecting to the 3.5mm jack. It can be used for audio only or audio for video applications. The MM-130 has a durable metal body, adjustable gain and dual capsule. The mic's cardioid pickup pattern targets a subject in front of the mic. The omni pattern captures sounds all around the mic. The microphone includes a detachable XLR to 3.5mm cable with a built-in headphone jack for real time audio monitoring with the appropriate app. The MM-130 can be handheld or placed on a mic stand using the included microphone clip. With clear sound quality and a rugged design, the MM-130 Interview Microphone is perfect for journalists, students, podcasters and videographers.