QuickReleaseâ?¢ Adapter for Microphone Stands and Microphone ClipsThe QR-1 is the perfect tool for quickly swapping microphones in the studio or onstage. The bottom half threads onto a 5/8â?? microphone stand while the top half threads into a 5/8â?? threaded microphone clip. To disconnect the two, simply pull down on the lower half while lifting up on the top half!