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Rode NT3 3/4" Cardoid Condenser Microphone

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Stylish and modern, the nickel-body NT3 represents RODE's outstanding microphone technology. Built for studio, stage, and location work, the NT3 is made from only the finest components, and delivers the sonic results demanded by engineers and musicians alike. A true condenser microphone, the NT3 can be powered via its internal battery or by external phantom power. Its low self-noise, high fidelity performance, and value pricing makes it hard to beat.

RODE NT3 Condenser Microphone at a Glance:

  • True condenser externally biased 3/4” capsule
  • Dual power operation
  • Cast metal body with durable satin-nickel finish
  • Transformerless output
  • Internal capsule shock mounting
  • High level of RF rejection
  • Audio-grade surface mount components
  • Full frequency response
  • 10 year extended warranty when you register your microphone

    Great for both studio and location work

    Stylish and modern, the NT3 is a studio and location workhorse. With both 48V phantom and internal 9V battery operation, this RODE is at home anywhere.

    True condenser design with ultra-low noise

    The versatile NT3 can be handheld or stand mounted microphone depending on your needs. It incorporates a true externally polarized condenser (cardioid polar response) transducer with an ultra-low noise electronic circuit that has a high immunity to R.F. interference.

    Sturdy and versatile for your toughest gigs!

    The RODE NT3 incorporates a rugged welded and heat-treated mesh head and all metal body. An internal capsule shock mounting system keeps handling noise down. The NT3 is supplied in a zip pouch with a windshield, stand mount and thread adapter.

    What RØDE Says...

    The NT3 is the definition of a studio workhorse. Featuring an end-address 3/4" gold-sputtered true-condenser transducer it provides incredible detail on almost any instrument you can imagine. Intended for studio, stage and location work, this versatile handheld, stand or boompole mounted microphone will give great results on drums, percussion, acoustic guitar, guitar amps, piano and all acoustic instruments as well as detailed voice reproduction when used as a handheld presentation microphone or indoor boom mic. For further versatility the NT3 can be powered by either P48 phantom power, or via a 9V battery for situations when power isn't available via the console or camera. Its rugged and durable all-metal body and mesh head ensure that it is well protected both in the studio and out in the field. The RØDE NT3 microphone is designed and made in Australia, and covered by RØDE's industry leading 10 year warranty.

    RODE NT3 Condenser Microphone Features:

    • Capsule: Externally polarized 19mm (3/4") condenser
    • Active Electronics: JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
    • Pickup Pattern: Cardioid
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20 kHz
    • Output Impedance: 200 ohms
    • Sensitivity: -39dB re 1V/Pa (12mV @ 94dB SPL) +/-2dB
    • Equivalent Noise: <17 dBA ("A"-weighted per `IEC268-15)
    • Maximum Output: +9.5dBu (@ 1% THD into 1K)
    • Dynamic Range: > 123dB (per IEC268-15)
    • Maximum SPL: 140dB SPL (@ 1% THD into 1K)
    • Signal/Noise Ratio: > 77dB (per IEC268-15)
    • Power Requirements: P48, P24, P12 phantom 9V battery

    The RODE NT3 Condenser Microphone fits into almost any studio situation!

                  Microphone Type Condenser
                  Polar Pattern Cardioid
                  Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
                  Max SPL 140 dB
                  Output Impedance 200 ohms
                  Signal to Noise Ratio 77dB (A weighted)
                  Self Noise 16dB (A weighted)
                  Diaphragm Size 0.75" (19mm)
                  Length 8.11"
                  Connector XLR
                  Weight 0.82 lbs.
                  Power Phantom Power/9V Battery
                  Included Accessories Stand Mount, Windscreen, Carry Bag
                  Manufacturer Part Number NT3