CM-800 is a desktop microphone for announcements equipped with a chime tone generator. CM-800 uses a gooseneck and a condenser capsule. A red ring lights up when the microphone is on. When the talk button is pushed a musical chime tone is played before talking. When it is switched off a chime tone is also played informing about the end of the announcement. The speech and the chime volume can be set individually with button on the rear panel. CM-800 is equipped with one unbalanced input and one balanced XLR and one unbalanced 6.3 mm jack outputs. Made of die cast aluminium mainly, CM-800 is robust and can be installed in areas with intensive use like transport stations, schools, canteens, supermarkets, etc.