The BP-CMIC1 Stereo Microphone is ideal for video cameras, professional camcorders, & Digital SLR Cameras. The MS Stereo System enhances sound quality while suppressing unwanted noise. The sleek design also allows for both long distance sound pickup, as well as focused sound direction. This microphone is great for both professional and home audio/video production. The light weight build, & unique compact design allows for convenient use, and easy transportation. The Microphone incorporates a standard hot-shoe adapter on the underside of the Condenser Mic, with a 1/4" Tripod Screw. By sliding the Mic into your hot-shoe mount on your camera or camcorder, allows you for optimal use of the mic. Due to many hot-shoe size variation a Twist-Lock was incorporated. This can be used by twisting the lock above the mount till fastened securely in your hot-shoe mount. Added pressure when inserting the mic may cause damage to the mic and/or the camera itself. Once the mic has been secured, use the attached cord to plug into your Audio-In/Line-In of your camera.This mic will enhance your Audio for all your videos.