Designed for the film and video industry, Rode’s NTG-2 (battery or phantom powered) shotgun style microphone is also finding favour amongst school and amateur theatre companies as a spotting mic for stage productions.
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Full frequency response, and also includes a high pass (80Hz) switch to help make rumble-free recordings.
Lightweight for long hours on the boom.
For extra protection against the elements, check out DeadCat fluffy windcover, or go the whole hog with a BLIMP.
In the box:
- NTG-2 shotgun microphone
- WSVM foam windshield
- RM5 stand adaptor
- ZP2 protective pouch
The NTG2 operates either from a AA (1.5V) battery or P48 phantom power which can be supplied by professional cameras, audio recorders and power supplies. The WSVM windshield is supplied to minimise light wind noise and plosives during recording. The optional ‘DeadCat’ furry is recommended for outdoor applications.
Get to know NTG2 a little better without leaving your browser: check out the NTG2 Soundbooth library below to hear how it captures interview situations indoors and out.