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Externally biased condenser
Gold sputtered 1/2” capsule
Heavy-duty satin-nickel plated body
Dual power operation
Surface mount circuitry
Low noise
Full frequency response
Available as Certified Match Pair
10 year extended warranty when you register your microphone
The NT5 is RØDE's premier small-diaphragm cardioid condenser microphone, sometimes referred to as a 'pencil mic'.
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.
Its tight cardioid pickup pattern also makes it ideal for use as an indoor dialogue microphone for filmmaking on a mic stand or boom.
Expanding the NT5's versatility, an interchangeable omnidirectional capsule (NT45-O) is available.
Finished in durable satin nickel, the NT5 available as a single microphone or as an acoustically matched pair.
The NT5 is designed and made in Australia, and covered by RØDE's industry leading 10 year warranty.


CM3 - really THAT good?

Hi there, I own a pair of CM3 myself but I normally use a pair of KM184 as main stereo pair (ORTF) or a pair of NT5 (omni AB). I was wondering what your favourite stereo techniques are with the CM3 being wide cardioid. Thanks. Daniel

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Affordable LDC Microphone With Multiple Voicings

...a five minute mix which I threw together. The CM1 black is in a different sonical universe compared to the NT5's I sold. I am very happy with these!

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Drum mics

...a string section from Europe, knowing that they know how ****ty that mic is and the theater's tech director doesn't. Rode NT5's don't have any embellishing coloration to speak of, but at least they have much better fidelity and imaging compared to electrets. Around here that's a win when so few tech directors even appreciate...

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