Designed and made in Australia, the M5 is a compact ½” cardioid condenser microphone with low noise and a full frequency response. A result of many years’ experience building the award-winning NT5 microphone, RØDE has succeeded in making a high-quality ‘pencil’ style permanently polarized condenser that will impress even the most demanding of artists and engineers.
Ideal for studio recording and live on stage, the M5 is equally at home on a range of acoustic instruments, choirs, or anywhere you would employ a small diaphragm condenser microphone, either individually or as a stereo array. This matched pair has been carefully selected to ensure a variation of no more than 1dB sensitivity between the microphones. A premium foiled certificate is supplied to verify the authenticity of the pair.
The M5 is finished with RØDE’s proprietary ceramic coating which offers a sleek matt black finish, and is supplied with WS5 windshields and RM5 stand mounts.
– 1⁄2” capsule with gold-plated membrane
– Cardioid polar pattern
– All metal body
– Ultra-low noise
– State-of-the-art surface mount electronics
– Includes microphone clips and windshields
Acoustic Principle: Pressure Gradient
Active Electronics: JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
Polar Pattern: Cardioid
Frequency Range: 20Hz ~ 20kHz
Output Impedance: 200Ω
Equivalent Noise: 19 dBA SPL (as per IEC651)
Maximum Output Level: +13.5 dBu
Sensitivity: -34 dB re 1V/Pa (20mV @ 94 dB SPL) ± 2dB @ 1kHz
Dynamic Range: 121 dB SPL
Maximum SPL: 140 dB SPL
Signal to noise Ratio: 75 dBA SPL (as per IEC651)
– 24V phantom power
– 48V phantom power
Output Connection: 3 Pin XLR
*Balanced output between pin 2 (+), pin 3 (-) and pin 1 (ground)