The Bogen MSM plug-in shock mount microphone base are designed for desktop and counter use. Its modern design makes the Microphone Base perfect for boardrooms, conference rooms, pulpits, podiums, or newsrooms. It is ideal for use with gooseneck microphones and other quick-mount types using XLR (male) type connectors. The black-finish housing is made of lightweight ABS material. It supports the XLR (female) type connector and the thick shock-absorbing rubber cushion.