The Rode M3 is a highly versatile condenser microphone, perfect for more instrument-focused recording like drums a guitars. The M3 is equally well suited for vocal takes that require a different character and performance.
Versatile End-Address Condenser Microphone
Don't let the cheap price point put you off - the M3 holds its own against other high performance instrument mics 2-3x this price and is capable of delivering detailed, natural drum kit response, acoustic guitars and percussion with ease.
A -10dB and -20dB level attenuator (pad), selectable from inside the battery compartment, allows recording of loud sound sources, such as a guitar amplifier or snare drum. A high-pass filter selectable on the microphone power switch introduces a filter at 80Hz to reduce low frequency sounds and handling noise.
Rode M3 Key Features:
- Heavy duty metal body
- Internal capsule shock mount
- High level of RF rejection
- On-mic selectable high pass filter @ 80Hz-12dB/Oct (-10 and -20dB PAD)
- Heat-treated high-strength mesh head
- Battery status indicator
- 9V Battery Power, 24 or 48V Phantom Power
- Includes wind shield, mic clip and zip pouch
- 10 year extended warranty when you register your microphone
A heavy-duty metal chassis and included soft case will keep your treasured microphone safe, even with Rode's 10 Year warranty for your peace of mind.
Included in the box is a durable RM3 microphone clip, WSM3 wind shield (great for location recording or presenters!) and ZP1 padded pouch.
Rode M3 Technical Specifications:
- Acoustic Principle: Pressure Gradient
- Active Electronics: JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
- Capsule: 0.50"
- Address Type: End
- Frequency Range: 40Hz - 20kHz (selected HPF @80Hz)
- Output Impedance: 200
- Maximum SPL: 142dBSPL
- Maximum Output Level: 9.2mV (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1K load)
- Sensitivity: -40.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (6.30mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
- Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted): 21dBA
- Weight: .390g
- Dimensions: 225.00mmH x 33.00mmW x 33.00mmD
- Warranty: 2 year with free extension to 10 years following registration
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