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Rode NT3

Rode NT3

The NT3 is a versatile end-address 3/4-inch condenser microphone that provides incredible detail on almost any sound source you can imagine, from drums to guitar amps to vocals. Intended for studio, stage and location work, the NT3 is ideal for use on a stand or boompole, or as a handheld mic. It features a rugged all-metal body and durable mesh head to ensure it is well protected in the studio or in the field, and can be powered either by P48 phantom power or a 9V battery for added flexibility.

Key Features:

  • Versatile 3/4-inch cardioid condenser microphone
  • Full frequency response
  • Internal capsule shock mounting
  • Powered either by P48 phantom power or a 9V battery for added flexibility
  • 10-year warranty
  • Tech Specs

    Acoustic Principle

    Pressure gradient

    Active Electronics

    JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer





    Address Type


    Frequency Range

    20Hz - 20kHz

    Output Impedance


    Output Impedance

    140dB SPL

    Maximum Output Level

    9.5mV (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)


    -39.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (12.00mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz

    Equivalent Noise Level (A-Weighted)


    Power Requirements

    9v battery, P12, P24 or P48

    Output Connection


    Weight (g)


    Dimensions (mm)

    Height: 32

    Width: 206

    Depth: 32

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