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Rode NTG3 Condenser Shotgun Microphone with Storage Cylinder

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  • Designed to withstand adverse environmental conditions
  • 50% less self-noise than the majority of shotgun microphones
  • True condenser (externally RF biased)
  • Extremely low handling noise
  • High level of immunity to radio frequency broadcast
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Product Details

Color: Silver
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 3 x 7 inches ; 1.5 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
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  • ASIN: B001C0IFDQ
  • Item model number: NTG3
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #36,348 in Musical Instruments (See Top 100 in Musical Instruments)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: November 15, 2008

Product Description

Color: Silver

Rode NTG3 Condenser Shotgun Microphone with Storage Cylinder

The RØDE NTG3 super-cardioid shotgun microphone is designed for professional use on film, television, electronic news gathering and wherever high-resolution broadcast audio is required.

As RØDE's premier directional microphone the NTG3 exhibits superlative audio quality with a rich, warm quality and a full frequency response. Its RF bias technology makes it almost completely resistant to moisture, making it the only option when recording in demanding environments where condensation is an issue.

Machined from solid brass and available in either anti-glare, nickel-plated finish or matte black (NTG3B), the NTG3 is incredibly robust while remaining light weight. Its precise yet forgiving polar pattern ensures that whether used on-camera or on a boom pole, the NTG3 will capture audio clearly every time.

A durable aluminum storage cylinder is supplied to provide the ultimate protection for the NTG3 while in storage and transport. Tightly sealed at both ends the cylinder is highly weatherproof, adding to the microphone's rugged performance credentials.

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Features
  • Designed to withstand adverse environmental conditions
  • 50% less self-noise than the majority of shotgun microphones
  • True condenser (externally RF biased)
  • Extremely low handling noise
  • High level of immunity to radio frequency broadcast
  • Superior broadcast sound quality
  • Weather resistant aluminium storage cylinder included


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Construction quality is phenomenal.
S. Chen
I've been using this microphone for on-location sound for film and video for over 5 years.
Mat Van Rhoon
It is simply a fantastic mic and exactly what I was looking for.
PhotoGuy72

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By PhotoGuy72 on April 19, 2013
Color Name: Silver
I bought this NTG3 because I do a lot of photo/video shoots. I had shopped around and after a colleague of mine strongly recommended this one, I checked it out. It is simply a fantastic mic and exactly what I was looking for. My recording really covered the full freq. spectrum, which I really need for what I do. The quality was astounding and from what I read on their website...it's even weather proof! That will definitely, definitely come in handy for me as I've had a few run-ins with that in the past.

The ONLY drawback of my purchase was buying it through Brooklyn Professional Audio!!! I purchased it because they were the cheapest, which seemed like a good idea at the time. The unfortunate thing is they are NOT...repeat...NOT an authorized dealer. Therefore, when I tried to register my mic for it's warranty...Rode kindly told me that it wasn't possible since Brooklyn Professional Audio is not an authorized reseller. No fault to Rode at all...I don't blame them! All this to say...do NOT purchase from Brooklyn Professional Audio this product or any other one as far as I'm concerned.

Other than that, I am sooooo pleased with this purchase. I was tempted to return it...but the thing is built like a tank. I don't expect any issues anytime soon. Highly recommend!!!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By S. Chen on December 4, 2013
Color Name: Silver Verified Purchase
I got the NTG3 for a Canon XF100 I use for my YouTube channel and it's easily one of the best microphones I've ever used. Period.

Audio recording quality is fantastic. There's literally zero static that comes from this thing, which you unfortunately get from cheaper shotgun mics. If you've ever used a decent condenser microphone, you'll know that you get that nice, deep, smooth audio. That's what you get with the NTG3. The sound is so nice you can literally even use this microphone as an interview or podcasting microphone. It's very versatile. Directionality is great as well. When used at a public place it does a great job reducing background audio, which is super useful if you cover events and a handheld microphone is a no go.

Construction quality is phenomenal. The entire unit is made of metal and feels like it'd last a lifetime if properly taken care of. It also comes with a felt lined carrier case as well as a metal tube case if you're doing a lot of traveling where the microphone may get damaged.

The only drawback IMO is that it lacks a shockmount. For $700 you'd expect RODE to include their SM3 or something, but no. You don't get one. Then again, the type of people who buy this probably already have a couple shockmounts...
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By dmbTank on March 30, 2013
Color Name: Silver Verified Purchase
This mic has excellent characteristics; Low Self Noise, nice off axis response, and excellent tonal quality.
I plan on using mine out doors in the field for mostly nature recordings.
So far during testing, this seems to be great mic for the job and price point.

Looking forward to a year of recordings.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Scott Heaps on April 26, 2013
Color Name: Silver Verified Purchase
This mic has really top-notch sound quality. We conducted a lot of tests at various distances and the quality of the NTG-3 just really holds up. It works well camera mounted in run and gun situations and really shines boomed. It's worth the extra... videos without great audio are useless.
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