The German company Neumann is releasing a new model, the TLM 103 D Mic, based on the analog version with similar name, TLM 103, and that will be a very good addition to computer-driven recording studios because its high quality and easy-to-use with computer. This digital mic will make you ask if you really need those mic preamps and A/D converters.
The specifications of the Neumann TLM 103 D Mic are cardioid polar pattern, pressure gradient transducer, 28-bit audio resolution, from 44.1 to 192 kHz sampling rates, 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response, built-in A/D converter, AES/EBU, AES 42 and S/PDIF outputs and +48V phantom power.
The Neumann TLM 103 D Mic comes with a shock mount and is also available in a starter kit (including digital connections and elastic suspension). Looking at the features of the Neumann TLM 103 D Mic you can say that this will not be a cheap mic, its price is near $2,000 and is now available.