Product Highlights
  • Shotgun Microphone
  • Supercardioid Pickup Pattern
  • 20 Hz-20 kHz Frequency Range
  • 80 Hz-20 kHz ±3 dB Frequency Response
  • XLR Connection
  • Wired
  • Kit includes NTG5 shotgun mic, pistol grip, fur windshield, foam windshield, mic clip & bag
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Overview

NTG5
Location Recording Kit

The NTG5 is a short, ultra-lightweight shotgun microphone ideal for use in the most demanding recording applications. Featuring a revolutionary acoustic design with circular ports replacing the linear slots found in other shotgun mics, it offers unmatched transparency and a more natural, uncoloured sound. 

Key Features:

  • Revolutionary acoustic design, delivering a natural, uncoloured sound.
  • Extremely lightweight (just 76g), and short in length (just 203mm)
  • Tailored frequency response and very low self-noise of just 10dBA
  • Highly directional supercardioid polar pattern and smooth off-axis response
  • RF-bias technology and conformal coating ensure superior performance in adverse environmental conditions
  • Comes in a complete location recording kit with WS10 windshield, PG2-R pistol grip and other accessories

Combined with a tightly controlled frequency response, smooth off-axis response, and very low self-noise (just 10dBA), the NTG5 sounds spectacular in a wide variety of applications, particularly location recording and demanding filmmaking scenarios where superlative audio is the imperative. No excuses.

The NTG5 is a boom operator’s dream, weighing a mere 76g and measuring just over 20cm, making it ideal for use on long, demanding shoots. It also features RF-bias circuitry to ensure reliable performance in adverse environments, with excellent resistance to high humidity, severe cold, damp, and dust. The perfect location recording mic.


Revolutionary Acoustic Design

The NTG5’s body design has been completely overhauled, with circular acoustic ports replacing the linear slots found in other shotgun mics. The revolutionary design – the result of many months of specialised testing – delivers unmatched acoustic transparency, and a natural, uncoloured sound that will sound superb in a wide variety of applications.


A Boom Operator’s Dream

The NTG5 features a short, super-lightweight aluminium body (just 76g!), making it one of the most compact professional shotgun mics out there – a dream for boom operators who find themselves on long shoots, or filmmakers and sound recordists looking for a more portable and lightweight rig that delivers broadcast-grade audio.


The Perfect Location Recording Mic

With a tightly controlled frequency response, low self-noise, highly directional supercardioid polar pattern, and smooth off-axis response, the NTG5 sounds spectacular in a wide variety of applications, while RF-bias technology and conformal coating ensure superior performance in harsh environmental conditions. It’s the perfect mic for location recording and demanding filmmaking scenarios where superlative audio is imperative. No excuses.

What's Included

NTG5 Microphone
PG2-R Grip
WS10 Windshield
Foam Windshield
RM5 Microphone Clip
PG2-R Pro Cable
ZP1 Small Pouch Bag

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Product Specifications

NTG5

Acoustic Principle RF-bias condenser
Active Electronics RF-bias demodulation
Polar Pattern Supercardioid shotgun
Frequency Range 20 Hz – 20 kHz
Frequency Response 80 Hz - 20 kHz ±3 dB
Output Impedance 25 Ω
Signal to noise Ratio 84 dB
Equivalent Noise 10 dB SPL (A-weighted, as per IEC651)
Input SPL @ 1% THD 130 dB SPL (1kHz @ 1% THD, 600 Ω load)
Power Requirements 2 mA @ 48V phantom power
Sensitivity -23.5 dB re. 1 Volt/Pascal or Better (66 mV @ 94 dB SPL @ 1 kHz)

Physical Specs

 
Dimensions (LxWxH) NTG5: 203 x 19 mm (8 x 0.75")
PG2-R: 117 x 60 x 240 mm (4.6 x 2.4 x 9.4")
Weight NTG5: 76 g (2.7 oz.)
PG2-R: 224 g (7.9 oz.)

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