RODE NTG5 is set to be the perfect microphone for location sound
The new RODE NTG5 is set to be the best shotgun microphone for field recording and location sound.
RODE has been known for their affordable and high-quality microphones for over a decade, their microphones are renowned in home-studios, broadcast and podcast environments and location sound. The RODE NTG range has long been a staple for content creators, not only are they robust, they sound great and feature almost any accessory you could need to mount them onto various objects – from a DSLR camera to a boom-pole or pistol-grip.
The RODE NTG5 is the latest addition to their very popular line of shotgun microphones, it is set to be the perfect shotgun microphone for location recording as it is the shortest and lightest in its class, making it great for boom and camera operators who work long hours. The microphone weighs in at only 76 grams, adding almost no additional weight to your rig.
The design on the latest addition to the NTG range is super robust, with all the internal electronics featuring RF isolation and a coating to withstand moisture and humidity. Ideal for almost any field recording situation.
A completely overhauled chassis design…
The RODE NTG5 features a new chassis design which not only looks sleek, the new design increases acoustic transparency and efficiency of the microphone capsule. The microphone boasts some of the lowest self-noise out of any shotgun mic in the industry and the frequency response is tailored for human voice reproduction, delivering clean and natural-sounding audio.
The RODE NTG5 ships with a variety of accessories for different scenarios – a foam windshield and a WS-10 windshield for more demanding applications, a grip, a cable, a mic stands clip and a carry pouch. The package retails for USD $499 (Around R7400 excl. duties).
For more information check out the RODE website here.