In addition to its standard Lavalier microphone, Røde also produces the PinMic lavalier, which features a removable capsule head that is connected to the wired base via a trio of pins, which can be placed through fabric to allow the microphone to be placed anywhere on the subject, as opposed to the limited mounting options of a traditional lavalier. There is virtually no coloration or proximity effect with these mini-monsters. Finished in durable satin nickel, the NT5 available as a single microphone or as an acoustically matched pair. I use these primarily as piano mics, and their range and fullness is simply amazing for small diaphragm condensers, in both studio and live applications. By continuing to use our site, you accept our, Click to find an authorised RØDE seller >>, Read the complete review at:, JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer, -38.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (12.00mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz, 1 year with free extension to 10 years following registration, © 2020 RØDE Microphones. Still, the Rode NT5 mics are very sensitive to sounds with an impressive sensitivity of -38 dB which makes them suitable for recording ASMR triggers. The Podcaster and NT-USB microphones are Røde's only microphone with USB output. The NT5 is designed and made in Australia, and covered by RØDE's industry leading 10 year warranty. The NT45-O is an interchangeable omni capsule for the NT5, NT55 or NT6 microphones. The NT5 is RØDE's premier small-diaphragm cardioid condenser microphone, sometimes referred to as a 'pencil mic'. The Procaster microphone has similar specifications to the Podcaster but with XLR output, the professional standard output connection for audio. Working as a chief engineer for a telecommunications company, Freedman would do after-hours servicing and modifications for a local agent of German pro-audio manufacturer Dynacord. Compared to the NTG3, the NTG5 is much shorter and lighter. While 91 grams may not sound like much, it will make a huge difference when holding a boom arm up for hours on end. At the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Røde announced that it had commenced producing microphones for consumer smartphones, tablets and mobile devices. Røde first introduced small diaphragm condenser microphones into its product range in 2000 with the NT3, which featured an end-address ¾” cardioid condenser capsule. [11], Since the early days of the company, it has adopted a strategy of bringing most of the manufacturing in-house, focussing on robotic automation to maximise consistency of manufacture, as well as minimising labour costs which are relatively high in Australia compared to other regions. The new RØDE Stereo VideoMic [Pro] is a little bit different. [2] After gauging local market interest he imported 20 of them.[3]. It features a high-output dynamic capsule and on-board headphone monitoring. The company quickly identified a growing demand for high-quality microphones for these cameras at relatively low cost, and so in 2004 Røde released the VideoMic on-camera microphone. I do broadcast and video production projects. Parent company to Røde Microphones, Freedman Electronics, was set up by husband and wife Henry and Astrid Freedman. All rights reserved. Order now for … The NTG3 was released in 2008, providing Røde with a premium true condenser shotgun microphone, featuring RF bias technology to allow the microphone to continue operation in humid and cold conditions. [17] [6] In Danish and Norwegian "røde" is the plural or definite of "rød" which means "red". With a TRRS output connection, the smartLav connects to Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. There is also no built in Pad/attenuation. Very quiet, the polar pattern is good and tight, and the sound is round and transparent. [1] In time, Henry was offered the Australian distribution rights to sell the brand,[2] and as a result migrated there in 1966 with his family, including his son, Peter. If you have a question or a support enquiry about the NT5 head over to our contact page to get in touch or locate your local distributor here, We use cookies to understand how you use our site and to improve your experience. On snare we used an AKG D1000e and Røde nt5 on top and a shure sm57 on bottom. [20] Røde produces over 80 different microphone accessories, including the Blimp microphone suspension system in addition to other wind shields, shock mounts, stand mounts, cases, and stands. I use this mic for vocals, as well as guitar and percussion- it is a charming and great-sounding mic, all at a very affordable price. "We took a little booth jammed between a guy selling steel drums and a huge garbage bin – it was like a joke" Peter explained. The company has … [23] The iXY was recognised as a product of high quality design in 2013 with a Red Dot award. [1], After an initial success in the Australian market, Peter Freedman decided to look overseas for further business opportunities, and in 1992 he travelled to California with the company's new NT-2 microphone, which was built using mostly Australian components.