Summary: I bought this product to use with a digital recorder for recording Church Conferences to keep on record. I set it in the center of the Church Council members and it picks up every person extremely well. It is a small unit with big performance, which is not unusual for Audio-Technica products.
Excerpt: I bought this to record therapy sessions with clients. Not only does it cut out when replaying a recorded session, the construction is so poor that the battery cover will not stay attached and the battery keeps falling out.
Excerpt: Purchased this for use with an Olympus DM-620 Voice Recorder. Could not get it working even after trouble shooting, checking the battery, switch etc. Staples credited my account and ordered a replacement unit that works very well.
Summary: I just receive the product and oh man.... The cheap packaging (plastic bubble wrap) totally ruined the box and damaged the grill housing. I dont know if this will cause performance issue. Let's hope not. Planning to RMA but for newegg, this should've been avoided from the start.