Rode M3 Condenser Microphone, Black
Rode M3 Condenser Microphone, BlackDetails
Studio and Location Multi Powered Condenser Microphone. The 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.
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An end address condenser microphone, the 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.
Featuring a heavy duty metal body and internally shock mounted 1/2" condenser capsule mounted for end-address, the M3 can be used in the studio, on stage or on location. The M3 is great as a vocal microphone, guitar microphone, drum microphone or presenter microphone.
A -10dB and -20dB level attenuation (or PAD), selectable from inside the battery compartment, allows recording of loud sound sources such as a guitar amplifier or drum. A high-pass filter, selectable on the microphone power switch introduces a filter at 80Hz to reduce low frequency sounds and handling noise.
The M3 also comes complete with windshield, stand mount and case and can be powered via a 9V battery or 24-48V Phantom.
"The M3 is hard to fault. It's versatile, projects an open midrange tone... and comes shipped as a total package that's competitively priced." Audio Technology
"A well engineered microphone that is capable of handling just about anything, with a remarkable degree of competence for the price." Sound on Sound Magazine
"The RØDE M3 offers respectable performance for studio recording, live applications and recording direct to a computer." Huw Price, Music Tech Magazine
- Rugged metal body
- Internal capsule shock mount
- Switchable High-Pass Filter @ 80Hz-12dB/Oct
- Three step PAD - Flat, -10dB and -20dB
- Low handling noise
- Heat treated high strength head mesh
- 9V battery power or 24/48V phantom power
- Battery status indicator
- Power: P48 (48V), P24 (24V) phantom supply or 9V battery
- Acoustic Principle: Pressure gradient
- Directional Pattern: Cardioid
- Frequency range: 40 Hz - 20 kHz
- Output impedance: 200Ω
- Signal noise ratio: 73 dB SPL (A - weighted per IEC651)
- Equivalent noise: 21 dB SPL (A - weighted per IEC651)
- Maximum SPL: 142dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1 THD into 1KΩ load)
- Maximum output voltage: +9.22dBu (@ 1kHz, 1 THD into 1KΩ load)
- Sensitivity: -40 dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (10 mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 3 dB @ 1kHz
- Weight: 390gm
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