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Rode NTG3 Shotgun Microphone

Rode NTG3 Shotgun Microphone

The Rode NTG3 Shotgun Microphone is a broadcast-grade shotgun microphone designed for use in demanding environments.  At the heart of the Rode NTG3’s exceptional performance is superior sound quality. Engineered with precision and built for the most demanding applications, this shotgun microphone rental delivers broadcast-quality audio. Whether you’re filming documentaries, interviews, or recording dialogue for your latest film, the NTG3 ensures that every sound is captured with remarkable clarity, ensuring your audience hears every nuance and emotion.

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The Rode NTG3 boasts a unique design combining ruggedness with simplicity. Its lightweight aluminum body makes it durable and easy to handle, while the precision machined brass body ensures unparalleled signal integrity. Unpredictable weather conditions won’t slow you down, either. Rain, snow, or extreme heat won’t compromise its performance, making it an excellent choice for outdoor shoots.

One of the standout features of the Rode NTG3 is its incredible off-axis sound rejection. Like all shotgun microphones, the directional pattern allows you to focus on your subject and minimize unwanted ambient noise. This feature ensures that your audio remains clean and clear, enhancing the overall quality of your production.

The NTG3 offers incredibly low self-noise, allowing you to capture even the faintest of sounds with minimal interference. This is especially crucial when recording in quiet or sensitive environments, ensuring that your audio recordings are as pristine as possible.

The Rode NTG3 requires 48v phantom power (5mA), available with most professional camera and audio recording equipment. If using a camera without phantom power, we suggest one of the Rode VideoMic Pro Plus instead.


Rode NTG3 Shotgun Microphone Specifications
Microphone TypeShotgun Condenser Microphone
Polar PatternSupercardioid
Frequency Range40Hz – 20kHz
Output Impedance25 ohms
Signal-to-Noise Ratio81 dB SPL (A-weighted)
Max SPL130 dB (@ 1 kHz, 1% THD into 1k ohm load)
Sensitivity-30 dB re 1V/Pa (31.6mV @ 94dB SPL) ± 2dB @ 1kHz
Dynamic Range119 dB SPL
Power RequirementsPhantom Power (48V ± 4V)
ConnectorXLR (3-pin, balanced output)
Dimensions255mm x 19mm
ConstructionAluminum body with military-grade ceramic coating
Weather ResistanceWeatherproof with internal RF-bias technology

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Rental Includes

  • Rode NTG3 Shotgun Microphone
  • Foam Windscreen
  • Mic mount
  • Bag/Case


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