The NT-USB is a studio condenser microphone with a built in audio interface and headphone output (3.5mm jack) that is all powered via USB.
The Rode NT-USB is compatible with all recording and video applications on Mac and windows as well as Apple iPad using the Rode Rec app or similar such as GarageBand. However to run on an iPad you will need the necessary Lightning to USB adaptor available from the Apple Store
A sturdy pop filter is included and attached the ideal distance from the microphone to minimise plosives.
The rode NT-USB also includes a quality stand mount and long USB cable in case you want to take the microphone away from the computer for better vocal recording.