Rode NTG-8 Broadcast Quality RF-bias Shotgun Microphone


Main Features:

  • Highly directional polar response
  • Natural sounding audio both on and off-axis
  • Designed to withstand adverse environmental
  • conditions
  • Extremely low handling noise
  • High level of immunity to radio frequency
  • interference
  • True Condenser (external RF biased)
  • High Sensitivity
  • Superior broadcast sound quality
  • Designed and manufactured in Australia
  • Full 10 year warranty*


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The Rode NTG8 Microphoneis a broadcast quality RF-bias shotgun microphone that exhibits increased directionality across a wide frequency response range. This makes the NTG8 the perfect microphone for film, television, sports and outdoor broadcasting, live performance, and any long distance miking application.


The Rode 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.


TransducerLine Gradient
Frequency Range40 ~ 20,000 Hz
Nominal Impedance25 ohms
Maximum Output+8.2 dBu 
(@ 1% THD into 1 kOhm)
Polar PatternSupercardioid
Sensitivity-20 dB ±2 dB re 1 V/Pa @ 1 kHz
Dynamic Range (Typical)116 dB (per IEC651)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio81 dB SPL (A-weighted per IEC651)
Equivalent Noise8 dBA SPL (A-weighted per IEC651)
Maximum Input Sound Level124 dB (@ 1 kHz, 1% THD into 1 kOhm load)
Power Requirements48 V Phantom Power (44-52 V min 2.5 mA)
Output Connectors3-pin XLR, balanced output between Pin 2 (+), Pin 3 (-) and Pin 1 (ground)
Dimensions (LxDiameter)22 x 0.74" (559 x 19 mm)
Weight12.07 oz (345 g)

What's In The Box

Rode NTG8 Precision Broadcast-Grade Long Shotgun Microphone
  • SM8 Shockmount for Long Shotgun Microphones
  • Water-Resistant Aluminum Storage Cylinder (RCNTG8)
  • Windshield (WSNTG8)
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty, Extendable to 10 Years with Registration

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