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RODE NTG2 Indoor Vlogger Kit with Broadcast Arm & XLR Cable

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RODE NTG2 Indoor Vlogger Kit with Broadcast Arm & XLR Cable
Key Features
  • For Vlogging or Blogging
  • Includes Rode NTG2 Shotgun Mic
  • Includes 2-Section Broadcast Arm
  • Includes XLR Cable
Bundled together by B&H for your convenience, the Rode NTG2 Indoor Vlogger Kit provides tools useful for vlogging or podcasting indoors. In total, you get a Rode NTG2 Shotgun microphone and a two-section broadcast arm with an included XLR cable.
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RODE NTG2 Overview

Bundled together by B&H for your convenience, the Rode NTG2 Indoor Vlogger Kit provides tools useful for vlogging or podcasting indoors. In total, you get a Rode NTG2 Shotgun microphone and a two-section broadcast arm with an included XLR cable.

Set the microphone up in the broadcast arm, which clamps easily onto your desk. An XLR cable is threaded through the broadcast arm; use this XLR cable with the microphone and an audio interface or audio recorder (the interface or the audio recorder are available separately).

The microphone delivers pro-quality sound of the sort often used in broadcast radio or podcasting pieces. If you're podcasting, speak into the microphone at around a fist's distance from the capsule. For vlogging, set the mic just out of the frame of the shot, and you'll get a relatively clear, clean, and present tone, especially if you've applied a modicum of room treatment to your environment.

RODE NTG2 Shotgun Microphone

Capture quality sound indoors or outside for your next indie film, TV shoot, or documentary project with the Rode NTG2 shotgun microphone. With low handling noise, the ability to endure loud sound sources before distortion, and support for battery or phantom power, the NTG2 offers a versatile, cost-effective solution for recording clean dialogue and sound effects.

The NTG2's elevated sensitivity allows it to produce strong output levels without having to apply extreme gain at your mic preamp. Sonically, the NTG2 delivers consistently clear sound due in part to its gentle rise in high frequencies and its rumble-reducing selectable low-cut filter. The durable and lightweight high-grade aluminum housing is finished in hard-wearing epoxy paint to withstand the stress of location recording.

Quality Sound Capture
The combination of the NTG2's 11" long body and supercardioid polar pattern yields focused front-facing directionality and enhanced attenuation of sound entering from the sides. Its low self-noise of 18 dBA and sensitive condenser element communicate detailed audio unburdened by the hiss that plagues many low-cost microphones. Plus, its balanced output allows longer cable runs than most camera-mount shotgun microphones.
Battery or Phantom Powered
Thanks to its 3-pin XLR output and operability with 48V phantom power or a single AA battery, the NTG2 is compatible with a variety of handheld audio recorders, field recorders, and mixer adapters as well as built-in preamps on cameras and camcorders.
Ideal for Boompole Mounting
The NTG2 includes a mic clip for easy placement on a mic stand or boompole. Alternatively, mount the NTG2 in the Rode SM4-R shockmount or Rode PG2-R pistol grip (both available separately) to impede the transfer of vibrations in boompole or handheld applications.
Windscreen Minimizes Wind Noise
The NTG2 has a foam windscreen to reduce unwanted wind noise from breezes, fans, heaters, and air conditioners. For maximum reduction of handling noise and wind noise in indoor or outdoor environments, consider the Rode Blimp furry windshield and shockmount suspension system (available separately).
UPC: 698813000470
Auray BAI-2X Two-Section Broadcast Arm with Internal Springs and Integrated XLR Cable

The Auray BAI-2X is a two-section broadcast arm with internal springs and an integrated XLR cable. This versatile and sturdy broadcast arm is great for studio as well as home use. It's ideal for broadcast, voiceover, and podcasts.

The BAI-2X broadcast arm is designed with internal springs that provide a clean and sleek look. The internal balance springs are precision engineered to support and hold in place microphones of up to 5 lb / 2.27kg. The design also minimizes handling noise when re-positioning the arm. The broadcast arm features a standard 5/8"-27 microphone stud mount that is compatible with most shockmounts and microphone clips. The angle of the microphone stud mount can be adjusted and secured with the locking knob, and the angle is maintained when re-positioning the arm. This eliminates the need to readjust it every time the arm is moved. With an extension of up to 40 inches, and the ability to rotate the arm 360°, the BAI-2X allows for precise microphone placement.

The BAI-2X also features a heavy-duty combo mount that consists of a sturdy C-clamp and a heavy-metal desktop mount. The C-clamp is capable of fastening onto desktops up to 2.3" thick. The C-clamp's slim design minimizes the clearance needed to mount it between a desk and wall. The desktop mount detaches from the C-clamp and provides the option of permanent installation to a desktop with the mounting screws (included). A 14" riser is included for adding height to the broadcast arm in order to extend over computer or studio monitors.

Versatile
Ideal for studios as well as home use
Internal Springs
Internal springs provide smooth, noise-free positioning and clean and sleek profile
Sturdy
Supports microphones up to 5 lb / 2.27kg
Compatibility
The 5/8"-27 standard microphone thread is compatible with most shockmounts and microphone clips
Precision
Extends up to 40" / 101.6cm and rotates 360° allowing for precise microphone placement
XLR Cable
The integrated 15-foot XLR cable provides a secure, locking connection and excellent signal transfer
Extra Height
A 14" / 13.6cm riser is included. It provides extra height to the broadcast arm for extending over computer or studio monitors
Combo Mount
The heavy-duty combo mount is comprised of a C-clamp for clamping to a desktop up to 2.3" / 5.8cm thick, and a detachable desktop mount for permanent attachment to a desktop with the included screws
14" Riser
The included riser adds 14" / 13.6cm of height to the broadcast arm so that it can easily extend over computer or studio monitors
UPC: 847628578272

RODE NTG2 Shotgun Microphone Specs

Microphone
Form FactorStand/Boom Mount
Sound FieldMono
Operating PrincipleLine Gradient
CapsuleCondenser
Diaphragm0.5" / 12.70 mm
Polar PatternSupercardioid
OrientationEnd Address
CircuitrySolid-State (JFET)
PadNone
High-Pass Filter80 Hz, 12 dB/Octave
Tone AdjustmentNone
Gain AdjustmentNone
IndicatorsNone
On-Board ControlsHigh-Pass Filter
WindscreenFoam (Included)
Performance
Frequency Range20 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL131 dB SPL (1 kHz, 1% THD, 1-Kilohm Load)
Off-Axis Rejection14 dB at 60°
16 dB at 120°
12 dB at 180°
Impedance250 Ohms (Phantom Power)
350 Ohms (Battery Power)
Sensitivity-36 dBV/Pa at 1 kHz
Output Level6.9 mV (Max)
Dynamic Range113 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio76 dB A-Weighted (1 kHz)
Equivalent Noise Level18 dB A-Weighted
Connectivity
Output Connectors (Analog)1 x XLR 3-Pin
Headphone ConnectorNone
Power
Operating Voltage48 V (Phantom Power)
1.5 V (Battery Power)
Operating Current Consumption2 mA (Phantom Power)
0.18 mA (Battery Power)
Battery Type1 x AA (Not Included)
Physical
ColorBlack
MountingMic Clip/Stand Adapter (with Included Hardware)
Mounting Thread Size5/8"-27 Female (3/8"-16 Female with Included Adapter)
Included CaseSoft Case
Construction MaterialAluminum
Dimensionsø: 0.87 x L: 11.02" / ø: 22 x L: 280 mm
Weight5.68 oz / 161 g (Microphone)
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.145 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13.05 x 6.1 x 2.3"

Auray BAI-2X Two-Section Broadcast Arm with Internal Springs and Integrated XLR Cable Specs

Form FactorStudio Microphone Arm with Mount
ColorBlack
Total Reach40" / 101.6 cm
Thread Size5/8"-27
Riser Height14.00" / 35.56 cm
Load Capacity5 lb / 2.27 kg
Included CableIntegrated
Cable Length15' / 457.2 cm
Audio Connector to MicXLR 3-Pin Female
Audio Connector to Host DeviceXLR 3-Pin Male
Clamp Range2.3" / 5.8 cm
Weight4.47 lb / 2.02 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight6.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)23.5 x 7.4 x 3.5"

RODE NTG2 Reviews

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Can this be connected directly into my Sony 7RII?

Can this be connected directly into my Sony 7RII?
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This battery-operated shotgun mic can connect directly to the Sony a7RII camera's 3.5mm mic input jack, with the included LMT-100 adapter cable.
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Is this Mic compatible with the Canon G40?

Is this Mic compatible with the Canon G40?
Asked by: Trey
Yes. You will use the XLR to Mini transformer cable that is part of the kit.
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Date published: 2019-03-04

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Does anyone know the shipping weight of the kit?
Asked by: Anonymous
The shipping weight for this kit is approximately 1.10 lb.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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can this plug into my 5dmk III without using a tascam audio device as a middle man?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yeah it works well. There will still be some background noise but it's minimal. Just make sure to disable auto gain on the camera, or install magic lantern.
Answered by: Michael O.
Date published: 2018-08-27

Is the xlr to mini cord compatible with a 3.5mm ...

Is the xlr to mini cord compatible with a 3.5mm jack? Like, could I just just use that cord and connect it straight to my camera through the microphone jack?
Asked by: Stop
Yes that’s what it’s for.
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Date published: 2019-08-14

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Where is the XLR cable?
Asked by: Anonymous
XLR cables are a required but not included accessory for this microphone. We list several cabling options under the ACCESSORIES tab for this microphone.
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

How long does a single AA battery last in the ...

How long does a single AA battery last in the mic?
Asked by: Gabriel
For me that I film for YouTube videos it can last 2 weeks and i use rechargeable batteries
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-02-27

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Can I use this mic for recording birds, rain and other nature sounds?
Asked by: Rama Chandra Se
This is a directional condenser microphone. It is sensitive to picking up many different things if you are close enough to the sound source by a few feet.
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