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Rode NTG8

Broadcast Quality RF-bias Shotgun Microphone

Order Code: NTG8
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Our Price: $699.00

For directional or distance miking, this Australian-made shotgun mic simply must be considered. A long gun, the NTG8 borrows plenty of innovation from Rode's NTG3, and cranks it up a notch.

Like NTG3, the NTG8 features low self-noise, natural sound without colouration both on and off-axis, and RF bias technology to ensure that it is almost completely resistant to high humidity environments which could cause other condenser microphones to fail.

Supplied with a specially designed shock mount (SM8) that is engineered to provide excellent handling noise isolation, cable management and versatile mounting options for the microphone.

A rugged weatherproof aluminium cylinder is also included, providing ultimate protection for the microphone when in transport or storage.

Photo of Rode NTG8 available from Factory Sound
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In the box:

  • NTG8 shotgun microphone
  • RCNTG8 protective aluminium cylinder
  • WSNTG8 foam windshield
  • SM8 shock mount

Don't be fooled by the price, NTG8 has definitely been designed as a broadcast quality shotgun. Use it for film, television, sports and outdoor broadcasting, live performance, and any professional distance miking application.

Weight: 345g
Length: 559mm
Diameter: 19mm
Max SPL: 124dB SPL

Get to know NTG8 a little better without leaving your browser: check out the NTG8 Soundbooth library below to hear how it captures sound for interview out in the field.

Acoustic Principle Line Gradient
Active Electronics RF Bias
Capsule 0.50"
Polar Pattern Supercardioid
Address Type End
Frequency Range 40Hz - 20kHz
Output Impedance 25Ω
Maximum SPL 124dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)
Maximum Output Level 8.2dBu (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)
Sensitivity -20.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (97.50mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted) 8dB-A
Power Options +48V phantom power
(44-52V min 2.5mA)
Weight 345.00gm
Dimensions 559.00mmH x 19.00mmW x 19.00mmD
Output XLR Output
Warranty 1 year with free extension to 10 years following registration here