Planning to buy a decent microphone for your video camcorder? There are plenty of awesome microphones that use XLR to connect to your camera. The Shure X2U XLR-to-USB Signal Adapter is what you need to connect these XLR microphones to your computer through a USB connection. This provides +48V Phantom power for use with condenser microphones. The device has mix control for blending microphone and playback audio. The Shure X2U works with Windows and Mac.