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Rode NTG1 Shotgun Condenser Microphone, New

A fundamental shotgun mic, the Rode NTG1 offers the professionally accurate and pure sound recording required by industry standards. (17) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

The RODE NTG-1 is a lightweight condenser shotgun microphone, specifically designed for professional applications within the film, video, television, voiceover and ENG industries.

The NTG-1 provides an electronically balanced output stage and operates on 48 V to the P48 standard. The NTG-1 offers wide bandwidth and a controlled polar response coupled with low noise SMT electronics. The NTG-1 is extremely lightweight making it ideal for mounting directly to video cameras (with optional accessories) or a Boom pole.

The NTG-1 comes complete with mount and windshield. The supplied windscreen effectively suppresses wind noise when recording outdoors in moderate conditions. Optional accessories are available for more demanding applications.

Features

- Broadcast sound quality
- Low noise circuitry
- Condenser transducer
- Rugged metal construction
- Low weight: 105 grams approx. (3 oz.)
- Low handling noise
- Supplied with stand mount, zip pouch and windshield
- Designed & manufactured in Australia
- Full 2 year guarantee

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- Operation power: The NTG-1 is designed to operate from standard P48 phantom power. The NTG-1 will operate between 44 V to 52 V applied with positive polarity to pin 2 and pin 3 via the output XLR connector.
- Operation output impedance: The NTG-1 will operate satisfactorily into a load impedance as low as 1 kilohm. If a load below this is used, the output signal level will be reduced. The NTG-1s output is balanced between pin 2 (hot), pin 3 (cold) and pin 1 is ground.
- Acoustic principle: Line plus Gradient.
- Directional pattern: Super-Cardioid.
- Frequency range: 20 Hz ~ 20 kHz selectable HPF @ 80 Hz/12 dB octave
- Output impedance: 50 ohms
- Signal noise ratio din iec 651: 76 dB (1 kHz rel. 1 Pa; per IEC651, IEC268-15)
- Equvalent noise: 18 dB SPL (per IEC651, IEC268-15)
- Maximum spl: 139 dB (@ 1% THD into 1 k ohms)
- Sensitivity: -36 dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (15 mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB (at 1 kHz in free field into open circuit)
- Dynamic range din iec 651: 121 dB (per IEC651, IEC268-15)
- Power supply voltage: P48 Phantom, 44 V to 52 V
- Current consumption: 3.5 mA
- Output connection: 3 pin XLR, balanced output between pin 2 (+), pin 3 (-) and pin 1 (ground)
- Weight with battery: 105 g approx. (3.37 oz.)
- Dimensions width: 217mm
- Dimensions depth: 22mm
- Dimensions height: 22mm
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 11 x 5 x 2 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): NTG1
with Rode SM3 Shockmount
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Warehouse Resealed
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 11 x 5 x 2 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): NTG1
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 805-566-7777
Customer Reviews
4.5 out of 5 (17 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
"This is a good microphone from a good company."
Sound: This is a very honest, nuetral-sounding mic. I've used it as a live drummer's vocal mic in a rock band, as a distant stage mic for live theater recording, and as a mono drum overhead mic live. I expected it to be a special-purpose, odd sort of mic, but it sounds at least good on everything so far. Feature: Lo-cut does what it should, windscreen is as-advertised (won't help much in a serious windstorm). Ease of Use: Not very cranky at all. If you just think "shotgun", you won't try it on other things, but you should. Quality: This is very sturdy for such a light mic. I have stopped treating it like a condensor. Value: I have no other shotgun mic experience (shotguns are VERY pricey). This mic is at or near the entry point for shotguns. I do not regret the purchase, and do not lust after more expensive shotguns. Manufacturer Support: i have dealt with Rode about a different mic (NT1A) that failed myteriously just after the warranty period. The factory didn't just fix it, they replaced it with a new mic. that is support in capitals. The Wow Factor: I had to get a ribbon(or three), I had to get a shotgun. It is a kind of exotic little thing to have. It really had no practical appeal, but I ocassionaly had wondered, "would a good shotgun work for this?" There was only one way to scratch that itch. Overall: If this were lost or stolen I might not replace it. I love having it and trying it for things, but I can't say that I really need it to do good recording or live sound. But no regrets...
Style of Music: Whatever
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