The GMB 35 S microphone base is combined with a gooseneck microphone with integrated pre-amplifier and can be used for discussions, podiums, tele and video conferencing etc. In order to power the microphone the base is connected to a mixing console or amplifier with phantom power. The microphone is turned on or off with the button. The backlit button indicates the status. Using the switches at the bottom of the GMB 35 S various operating modes can be selected in combination with a DSP audio device or external media control system. This allows using the GMB 35 S as a normal microphone or as a unit in a conference systems.