Rode NTG3 - Broadcast Shotgun Microphone


Rode NTG3 - Broadcast Shotgun Microphone

The NTG3 is a broadcast-grade shotgun microphone designed for the most demanding shoots that high-resolution broadcast audio. It features RF-bias technology that yields superior resistance to moisture and condensation, making it suitable for outdoor shoots in adverse conditions. The NTG3 has a rich, warm sound and a tightly controlled polar pattern with exceptional off-axis performance with no coloration. It is also highly regarded for voice-over work, where its natural tone and punch deliver exceptional performance for a wide range of voice types.

Key Features:

  • Broadcast-grade RF-bias shotgun microphone
  • Highly resistant to moisture and condensation
  • Tightly controlled directional pick-up without off-axis coloration
  • Available in satin-nickel or matte black finish

Specifications

Acoustic & Electrical Specifications

Acoustic Principle
Line Gradient

Active Electronics
RF Bias

Capsule
0.50"

Polar Pattern
Supercardioid

Address Type
End

Frequency Range
40Hz - 20kHz

Output Impedance
25Ω

Maximum SPL
130dB SPL

Maximum Output Level
8.2mV (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)

Sensitivity
-30.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (31.60mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz

Equivalent Noise Level (A-Weighted)
13dBA

Power Requirements
P48