Rode NT5 – Cardioid Studio Condenser Microphones (Single)


  • Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • Low-Noise Output

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The Rode NT5 is a cardioid condenser microphone offering a full frequency response and low-noise output circuitry. Designed for general instrument recording and sound reinforcement.

The cardioid polar pattern effectively minimizes audio at the off-axis sections, reducing noise caused by, leakage, monitors, additional instruments etc. The NT5 offers a frequency response of 20Hz to 20kHz allowing the microphones to be used in a wide variety of applications such as drum over-head miking, stereo capturing of instruments, vocal capturing etc. The NT5 is powered via +48, +24 volt phantom power. The package is complete and includes dual wind screens and stand mounts in a durable road case.

Cardioid Pattern
Wide Frequency Response
Package Weight 0.8 lbs
Package Dimensions 10.709 x 5.197 x 2.126 in
Polar Pattern


Frequency Response

20Hz – 20kHz

Dynamic Range (Typical)

> 128dB


4.72 x 0.8″ (118 x 20mm) LxD diameter

Package Weight

0.8 lb

Low Frequency Roll-Off




Output Connectors

XLR-3M Type


Externally Polarized 1/2″ (13mm) Pressure Gradient Condensers

Maximum Input Sound Level

143dB, (@ 1% THD into 1k)

Output Impedance

200 Ohms (Each)

Power Requirements

4mA, P48 (38v-52v) 2mA, P24 (20v-26v) 2.8mA, P12 (10.8v-13.2v) Note: The microphones operate in accordance with the above specifications to a minimum of 18v. (It will operate with some performance degradation below 18v.)

Signal-to-Noise Ratio


Box Dimensions (LxWxH)

10.709 x 5.197 x 2.126″


3.53 oz. (100g)


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