Rode M3 Cardioid Small Diaphragm Condenser Mic

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The Rode M3 also comes complete with windshield and a stand mount - and can be powered via a 9V battery or 24-48V Phantom.

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Manufacturer: Rode

Category: Recording & Playback

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The Rode M3 is an extremely versatile microphone that is at home in the studio - on location - or wherever a low-noise wide-response cardioid condenser microphone is demanded.


An end address condenser microphone - the Rode M3 features a heavy-duty metal body - category leading low self-noise - three stage PAD (O - -10db - -20db) - a battery status LED and a High Pass Filter.

  • Heavy duty metal body
  • Internal capsule shock mount
  • High level of RF rejection
  • Switched high pass fi lter @ 80Hz-12dB/Oct (-10 and -20dB PAD)
  • Low handling noise
  • Heat treated high-strength mesh head
  • 9V Battery Power and 24 - 48V phantom power
  • Heavy-duty carry case - popshield and RM3 Mic Clip included
  • Designed and manufactured in Australia
  • Full 10 year warranty

Additional Info

Additional Info




- Acoustic Principle Permanently Polarised Condenser
- Frequency Range 40Hz ~ 20 - 000Hz selectable High Pass Filter (HPF) @ 80Hz 12dB/octave
- Output Impedence 200Ω
- Maximum Output +9.22dBu (@ 1% THD into 1kΩ)
- Maximum SPL 142dB (@ 1kHz - 1% THD into 1kΩ load)
- Power Req. 1.6mA - battery 6.5mA - 48V Phantom Power
- Output Connection 3 pin XLR - balanced output between Pin 2 (+) - Pin 3 (-) and Pin 1 (ground)
- Net Weight 390g (no battery)
- Directional Pattern Cardioid
- Sensitivity -40dB ±3dB re 1V/Pa @ 1kHz (6.3mV/Pa @ 94dB SPL)
- Equivalent Noise 21dBA SPL (A - weighted per IEC651)
- Dynamic Range 121dB (per IEC651)
- Signal/Noise 73dB SPL (@ 1kHz - rel 1Pa)
- Battery Life >200 hours


Dimensions :


- Length 225mm (8 3/4")
- Diameter Ø33mm (1 5/16")