Shure Inc FP23: now shipping; offers 24 hours of operating life with two AA batteries for on-location recording; features all-metal construction, special filtering and transformer isolation; delivers excellent resistance to outside RF interference and features easy-to-use controls, including a selectable low-frequency roll-off; unit is nearly 20dB quieter than the FP11; offers a maximum of 66dB of gain, adjustable in 11 discrete steps for accurate, repeatable gain settings; 800-25-SHURE; 847-866-2200; fax: 847-866-2279; www.shure.com.