The Phanthera V impresses with the same qualities as its cardioid only counterpart, bringing along a lively and intense sound quality and highlighting the sonic aspects of the source material in a subtle manner. In addition to the cardioid directivity, it also allows to record in omni or bidirectional mode with a simple switch and thus adapting it to different recording situations. Using the omnidirectional characteristics, ambience as well as soloists or even big orchestras are captured true-to-life because the sonic environment is also authentically reproduced