Product Highlights
  • Condenser Capsule
  • Cardioid Pickup Pattern
  • XLR 3-Pin Connection
  • 20 Hz - 20 kHz Frequency Response
  • 24/48 V Operating Voltage
  • 100 g (3.5 oz) Weight
Rode NT5 Compact 1/2" Cardioid Condenser Microphone Rode NT5 Compact 1/2" Cardioid Cond...
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Key Features

  • True condenser transducer

  • Gold sputtered 1/2” Capsule

  • Heavy duty satin-nickel-plated body

  • Low noise

  • Full frequency response

  • Custom WS5 Wind Shield

  • Custom RM5 Stand Mount


Product Specifications

Detailed Specifications 

Acoustic Principle: Externally polarised single diaphragm condenser transducer
Capsule Size: 0.5” (13mm)
Active Electronics: JFET Impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
Directional Response: Cardioid
Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz
Sensitivity: -38 dB re 1v/Pa ± 2 dB equivalent to 12mV/Pa where 1 Pa = 94dBSPL
Equivalent Noise: <16 dBSPL, (A-weighted per IEC268-15).
Maximum Output: +13.9 dBu @ 1% THD into 1k_
Dynamic Range: >128 dB
Maximum SPL: 143 dB @ 1% THD into 1k_
Signal to Noise: 78dB
Power Requirements: 4 mA, P48 Supply (38V–52V) 2 mA, P24 Supply (20V-26V) The microphone operates in accordance with the above specifications to a minimum of 18V. It will operate with some performance degradation below 18V.)
Packed Weight: 1.8kg (Mic only 100g)

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Rode NT5 Compact 1/2" Cardioid Condenser Microphone

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