The AL-Y56 is a high-end, large diaphragm, tube condenser, “pop top” microphone with three distinctly voiced, interchangeable, hand built capsules. The extreme versatility of the Y56 with its 3, included, hot swappable capsules yields a microphone capable of your wildest dreams. It features a NOS 6072a vacuum tube, 11.5:1 output transformer, 10dB pad, and only the finest hand selected components. From light and airy, to full and warm. The Y56 will supply you with the tonal characteristics you desire!