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



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





Acoustic Principle Permanently Polarised Condenser
Frequency Range 40Hz ~ 20 - 000Hz selectable High Pass Filter (HPF) @ 80Hz 12dB/octaveOutput 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")