Rode M5 Compact 1/2" Condenser Microphone (Matched Pair)



  • 1/2" Capsule with Gold-Plated Membrane
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • All-Metal Body
  • Ultra-Low Noise
  • Includes Microphone Clips
  • Includes Windshields
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The Rode M5 Compact 1/2" Condenser Microphone features a cardioid polar pattern, an all-metal body, active electronics, and a 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response. This permanently polarized condenser mic can be used in several environments including stage, theater, studio, and home applications. It is well-suited for instruments, choirs, or anywhere you would employ a small-diaphragm condenser microphone. The matched pair has been carefully selected to ensure a variation of no more than 1 dB sensitivity between the microphones. The M5 is finished with Rode's ceramic coating, which offers a sleek matte-black finish. WS5 windshields and RM5 stand mounts are included.


Analog Performance
Sound FieldMono
Operating PrinciplePressure Gradient
Diaphragm0.5" / 12.70 mm
Polar PatternCardioid
Frequency Range20 Hz to 20 kHz
Equivalent Noise Level19 dB A-Weighted
Maximum SPL140 dB SPL Peak
Impedance200 Ohms
Sensitivity-34 dB at 1 kHz
Output Connectors1 x 3-Pin XLR
Operating Voltage24 V
48 V
Length3.94" / 100 mm
Diameter0.79" / 20 mm
Weight2.82 oz / 80 g

What's In The Box

Rode M5 Compact 1/2" Condenser Microphone (Matched Pair)
  • 2 x WS5 Windscreen for NT5 and NT6 (Gray)
  • 2 x RM5 Stand Mount for the NT5 Microphone

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