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Rode NT5

A small-diaphragm condenser microphone used for its versatility and professional audio quality, offering a neutral and detailed sound reproduction, making it suitable for various recording applications such as studio recordings, drum overheads, acoustic instruments, and live performances, providing clear and accurate audio capture with its cardioid polar pattern and extended frequency response.

Brand: RODE

Model: NT5 – Compact 1/2″ Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Manufacture URL: http://www.rode.com/microphones/nt5

The manual is available to download by clicking “Article Attachments” below. The most up-to-date information will be found on the manufacturer’s website. Please note this manual and images used are for educational purposes only.


Access & Usage

Pick-Up Location: The Conservatorium of MusicCON111 – Tech Office

Induction(s) Required:

  • L1 General Induction
  • L2 City Performance & Rehearsal Studios Inductions


These inductions can be found inside Canvas:

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Technical Specifications

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Active Electronics:
JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer

Capsule: 0.50″

Polar Pattern: Cardioid

Address Type: End

Frequency Range: 20Hz – 20kHz

Output Impedance: 100Ω

Maximum SPL: 143dB SPL

Maximum Output Level: 13.9mV (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)

Sensitivity: -38.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (12.00mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz

Equivalent Noise Level (A-Weighted): 16dBA

Power Requirements: P24 and P48

Output Connection: XLR

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Updated on July 13, 2023

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