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  • Cardioid Pickup Pattern
  • 20Hz - 20kHz Frequency Range
  • 30 Hz - 20 kHz ±3dB / 20 Hz - 20 kHz ±4dB Frequency Response
  • 63Ω Output Impedance
  • XLR Connection
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A new standard in small diaphragm condensers


The RØDE TF-5 is a prestige small diaphragm cardioid condenser microphone designed in collaboration with legendary classical recording engineer and producer Tony Faulkner. Harnessing new capsule technology precision engineered at RØDE’s state-of-the-art facility, it delivers a natural, fi nely detailed audio image suitable for the most demanding recording applications. 

Key Features:

  • Small diaphragm cardioid microphone
  • Exceptional transparent sound
  • Matched pair with stereo bar
  • Ultra-low noise
  • Flat frequency response
  • Tight cardioid directivity
  • Warm, accurate sound
  • Suitable for the most critical recording applications

Precision-paired small diaphragm cardioid condenser microphones

The all-new capsule is engineered to sub-micron tolerances, giving unprecedented consistency of tone and response.

Breathtaking clarity. Unique warmth

The TF-5 features the hallmark clarity and airiness of other RØDE small diaphragm mics, and adds to this a warmth of tone which is often lacking in smaller ‘pencil mics’ of this type, making the TF-5 uniquely versatile.

A perfect main pair. A brilliant spot mic

The precision sonic pairing and beautiful tone of the TF-5 makes it perfect for use as a stereo pair in critical recordings, as well as ideal for capturing the nuances of an individual performance when used as a spot mic.

Australian design. Australian manufactured

Imagined, designed and manufactured at RØDE’s state-of-the-art facility in Sydney, Australia, and featuring RØDE’s industry-leading 10-year warranty.

The ultimate microphone

Crafted to perform magnificently in the most critical musical recordings, the TF-5 represents the ultimate expression of RØDE manufacturing expertise, acoustic design and sonic purity. Designed in collaboration with Grammy Award-winning sound engineer Tony Faulkner, the TF-5 sets a new benchmark in high-end microphone performance.

What's Included

2x TF-5 MP Cardioid Condenser Microphones
Stereo Bar
2x Microphone Clips
2x Windshields


Product Specifications


Acoustic Principle Externally biased condenser
Active Electronics JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Range 20Hz - 20kHz
Frequency Response 30 Hz - 20 kHz ±3dB // 20 Hz - 20 kHz ±4dB
Output Impedance 63Ω
Signal to noise Ratio 80 dB
Equivalent Noise 14 dB SPL
(A-weighted, as per IEC651)
Input SPL @ 1% THD 120 dB SPL (1kHz @ 1% THD, 600Ω load)
Sensitivity -29 dB re.1 Volt/Pascal or better (35 mV @ 94dB SPL @ 1kHz)
Dynamic Range 112.6 dB (1kHz @ Max SPL)
Power Requirements 7mA @ 48V phantom power
Weight Single Microphone:
114 g (4 oz.)
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 98.7 x 20 mm (3.9 x 0.79")

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Rode Microphones TF-5 MP Premium Matched Pair Condenser Cardioid Microphones

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