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Rode NT5 Instrument Condenser Microphone for Drum Set, Single

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List Price: $349.00
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  • Externally biased condenser
  • Gold sputtered 1/2 inch capsule
  • Heavy duty satin nickel plated body
  • Surface mount circuitry
  • Low noise
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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 11 x 2 x 5 inches ; 12.8 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • Shipping Advisory: This item must be shipped separately from other items in your order. Additional shipping charges will not apply.
  • ASIN: B000U7B90I
  • Item model number: NT5S
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #33,823 in Musical Instruments (See Top 100 in Musical Instruments)
  • Date first available at October 2, 2001

Product Description

Rode NT5 Instrument Condenser 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.

Available as a Matched Pair

For applications that require a single or stereo X/Y mic setup, the RODE NT5 is an excellent choice. The NT5 matched pairs come supplied in a custom carry case with windshields and mounts.

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  • Externally biased condenser
  • Gold sputtered 1/2 inch capsule
  • Heavy duty satin nickel plated body
  • Surface mount circuitry
  • Low noise
  • Full frequency response

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By kgbak on September 20, 2013
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I bought this to record scratch tracks from my acoustic guitar. I Love LOVE LOVE this mic. I've since moved on to a Fishman Spectrum Di for acoustic but the Rode NT5 is great for horns (which is what I currently use it for). You can use it for overheads though I haven't tried it. It's just very versatile.
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