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Rode NTG-3 Shotgun Microphone

Rode NTG-3 Shotgun Microphone
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The Rode NTG3 is a supercardioid shotgun microphone designed for professional use in film, television, and electronic news gathering productions. The RF bias design means it is resistant to moisture, making it ideal when recording in environments where condensation might be an issue.

The NTG-3 is the premium directional microphone from Rode and has very low self-noise and handling noise, a high level of immunity to RF interference, a warm quality and full frequency response.

Must be powered by 48V phantom power. Unlike the NTG-2, the NTG-3 does not have an AA battery compartment.


Acoustic Principle Line gradient.
Active Electronics RF bias.
Polar Pattern Supercardioid.
Capsule 0.5 inch.
Frequency Range 40Hz - 20kHz.
Output Impedence 25Ω
Maximum Output Level 8.2mV.
Maximum SPL 130dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load).
Sensitivity -30.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (31.60mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz.
Equivalent Noise Level 13dB (A-weighted).


The following items are included when you hire the Rode NTG-3 Shotgun Microphone:

  • Rode RM5 mic clip
  • Rode WS7 deluxe windshield
  • transport tube
  • XLR cable

More Information

Learn more about the Rode NTG-3 Shotgun Microphone on the official product page.