Rode NT5-S Single Small Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Studio Instrument Microphone


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  • The Rode NT5 Compact 1/2" Cardioid Condenser Microphone is a masterpiece of small-diaphragm cardioid-condenser microphone design.

    Intended for recording acoustic instruments, drum overheads, cymbals and live performances, the compact externally polarized mic employs a 1/2" capsule, an active J-FET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer.

    Finished in durable satin nickel, the NT5 is intended for either single or stereo X/Y mic set-ups. The NT5 matched pairs comesupplied in a custom carry case with windshields and mounts.

    • Externally biased condenser
    • Gold sputtered 1/2" capsule
    • Heavy-duty satin-nickel plated body
    • Surface mount circuitry
    • Low noise
    • Full frequency response
    Also available as a matched pair.

    RODE 10 Year Warranty

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  • PowerP48 (48V), P24 (24V) phantom supply
    Acoustic PrinciplePressure gradient
    Directional PatternCardioid
    Frequency range20 Hz - 20 kHz
    Output impedance100Ω
    Signal noise ratio78 dB SPL (A - weighted per IEC651)
    Equivalent noise<16 dB SPL (A - weighted per IEC651)
    Maximum SPL143dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)
    Maximum output voltage+13.9dBu (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)
    Sensitivity-38 dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (12 mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
    Dimensions118mmH x 20mmW x 20mmD
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