Samson changed the way the world records audio with the C01U and C03U USB Studio Condenser microphones -- the first studio quality condenser microphones equipped with a USB interface. The C01U Recording / Podcasting Pak includes everything needed to record digital audio on a PC or Mac with an eye on maximum portability. The C01U Recording / Podcasting Pak comes bundled with Cakewalk Sonar LE, their vastly popular digital audio workstation software, giving users additional power and versatility to digitally record audio in any situation. The C01U features a 19mm internal shock mounted diaphragm with a cardioid pick up pattern ensuring pristine studio quality. The package is equally at home with those wishing to enter the expanding world of podcasting, one the hottest trends in the digital audio revolution. In addition to the C01U microphone and Cakewalk software, the package comes with a desktop mic stand, mic clip, shockmount and USB cable in a durable, lightweight aluminum case. The paks are aimed at a variety of uses, from corporate events and presentations to music applications to portable podcast recording applications.