Rode NTG5 Shotgun Microphone Kit with Boompole

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Rode NTG5 Shotgun Microphone Kit with Boompole
Key Features
  • For Indie Films, TV & Documentaries
  • Lightweight NTG5 Short Shotgun Mic
  • K-Tek Boompole with Internal Cable
  • Shockmount and Furry Windshield
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This Rode NTG5 Shotgun Microphone Kit from B&H allows you to boom the mic with a lightweight K-Tek KE-89CC aluminum boompole, great for capturing high-quality audio when shooting videos, films, or documentaries.
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Rode NTG5 Overview

This Rode NTG5 Shotgun Microphone Kit from B&H allows you to boom the mic with a lightweight K-Tek KE-89CC aluminum boompole, great for capturing high-quality audio when shooting videos, films, or documentaries.

The kit includes a lightweight NTG5 shotgun mic with custom-designed shockmount and furry windshield for vibration and wind protection. The boompole expands from 2' 5" to 7' 6" and features an internal XLR cable.

Rode NTG5 Moisture-Resistant Short Shotgun Microphone

Shorter and lighter than the NTG3 and with a flatter bass response, the Rode NTG5 moisture-resistant shotgun microphone lets you capture natural, uncolored sound indoors or outside for your next indie film, TV shoot, or documentary project without weighing down your rig.

Professional-level features such as ultralow-noise circuitry, a smooth off-axis response, and a tightly controlled low end make it ideal for a range of location recording scenarios. Plus, it includes a furry windshield and a pistol grip shockmount that can be attached to a boompole for increased versatility.

The NTG5's extremely high sensitivity allows it to produce robust output levels without having to apply extreme gain at your mic preamp. Sonically, the NTG5 delivers acoustic transparency due to its pioneering circular acoustic ports, gentle rise in high frequencies, and rumble-reducing attenuation of low bass frequencies. Its switch- and dial-free design lets you set up quickly and focus on the sound instead of fiddling with various mic settings. RF-bias technology and conformal coating ensure reliable performance even in severe conditions.

Designed to Withstand Adverse Environmental Conditions

When your work takes you outdoors, you're bound to encounter humidity and condensation, which can cause many mics to fail. The NTG5's RF-bias technology and conformal coating provide excellent resistance to moisture, cold, and dust, allowing you to reliably capture high-quality audio in normal and adverse environmental conditions.

Broadcast-Quality Sound

The NTG5 was engineered for transparency and all-weather performance. The combination of the NTG5's 8" long body, revolutionary circular acoustic ports, and supercardioid polar pattern yields focused on-axis directionality, smooth off-axis response, and a transparent tone with a tightly controlled low end. Its ultralow self-noise of 10 dBA and highly sensitive condenser element communicate detailed audio unburdened by the hiss that plagues many low-cost microphones.

Phantom Powered

Thanks to its 3-pin XLR output and compliance with 48 VDC phantom power, the NTG5 is compatible with a variety of handheld audio recorders, field recorders, and mixer adapters as well as built-in preamps on many camcorders and cinema cameras. The included short XLR cable—designed for use with the supplied pistol grip—features Neutrik and Switchcraft connectors and an integrated strain-relief junction box.

Ideal for Handheld Operation or Boompole Mounting

The NTG5 includes the PG2-R pistol grip shockmount, which impedes the transfer of vibrations to the microphone, and accommodates comfortable handheld operation or placement on a boompole. A mic clip is supplied in case you need to affix the NTG5 to a standard mic stand in a studio.

Windshield and Windscreen for Reduction of Wind Noise

The NTG5 has a foam windscreen to reduce unwanted light wind noise from fans, heaters, and air conditioners. For maximum reduction of wind noise in indoor or outdoor environments, swap the windscreen for the included furry windshield.
UPC: 698813006571

K-Tek KE-89CC Avalon Series Aluminum Boompole with Internal XLR Cable

The K-Tek KE-89CC Avalon Series Aluminum Boompole provides a moderately priced, lightweight boompole solution for ENG, EFP, and other field recording applications. Its sturdy aluminum design is tough enough to endure the rigors of road use, while remaining lightweight and travel-worthy. This pole features an internal coiled cable and an XLR connection at the base of the pole. A total of four aluminum sections telescope between 2' 5" to 7' 6" and will easily store in any standard equipment case. The captive-collet coupling system locks each section in place for even further reliability.

Internal coiled XLR cable and connection at the base
The KE-89CC features a bottom-mounted three-pin XLR connection
Designed to fit in any standard equipment case, for ENG, EFP, and DV location production work
Jam-resistant collar coupling
Unique pole-top design with cable retention slots and replaceable stainless steel mounting stud
UPC: 791090332033

Rode NTG5 Moisture-Resistant Short Shotgun Microphone Specs

Microphone
Form FactorStand/Boom Mount
Sound FieldMono
Operating PrincipleLine Gradient
CapsuleCondenser
Polar PatternSupercardioid
OrientationEnd Address
CircuitrySolid-State
PadNone
High-Pass FilterNone
Tone AdjustmentNone
IndicatorsNone
On-Board ControlsNone
WindscreenFoam, Windsock/Windjammer (Included)
Performance
Frequency Range20 Hz to 20 kHz
80 Hz to 20 kHz ±3 dB
Maximum SPL130 dB SPL
Off-Axis Rejection4 dB at 60°
20 dB at 120°
24 dB at 180°
Impedance25 Ohms
Sensitivity-23.5 dBV/Pa at 1 kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio84 dB
Equivalent Noise Level10 dB A-Weighted
Connectivity
Output Connectors (Analog)1 x XLR 3-Pin Male (on Mic)
Wireless ConnectivityNone
Power
Operating Voltage48 V
Operating Current Consumption2 mA
Physical
ColorBlack
MountingMic Clip, Shockmount (with Included Hardware)
Construction MaterialAluminum
Dimensionsø: 0.75 x L: 7.99" / ø: 19 x L: 203 mm (Microphone)
H: 9.45 x W: 2.36 x L: 4.61" / H: 240 x W: 60 x L: 117 mm (Mount)
Weight2.68 oz / 76 g (Microphone)
7.9 oz / 224 g (Mount)
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9.7 x 9.4 x 3.4"

K-Tek KE-89CC Avalon Series Aluminum Boompole with Internal XLR Cable Specs

MaterialAluminum
Sections4
Load CapacityNot specified by manufacturer
Length2' 5" to 7' 6" (0.7 to 2.3 m)
Weight1.1 lb (0.5 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)33 x 2.8 x 1"
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This question is directed to B&H staff - you must have heard about the RF interference problem with this mic? There is a YT video about it. I want to purchase but am wondering if Rode has solved the problem or it's just a small number of mics? No one has stated if it's a part problem/xlr cable problem/shielding problem, etc. Anyone know the details?
Asked by: Tony
We have not heard of any customers experiencing problems with RF when using the NTG5. We reached out to Rode as well for more information and to find out whether they were aware of any issues with the NTG5 regarding RF or if they had seen the video you mentioned, which none of us were able to find. Rode has not had any reported problems with the NTG5 and if you have in fact purchased the NTG5 and are experiencing problems with RF, they do want to know about it and would like for you to contact them directly for assistance. Or the mic was purchased from B&H, please do let us know about it. It is certainly possible that a bad cable or a damaged input or circuitry on a camera, recorder or mixer can be the source of RF problems, but there should not be any issues that are created by the mic itself.
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Date published: 2021-06-09

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I don’t have 4053B so I am not sure about that, but it’s quite tight for the mount and there is a bit of elasticity.
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Date published: 2021-03-12

Does this microphone have the standard protection ...

Does this microphone have the standard protection IP67?
Asked by: ALEX
Rode has not provided an IP rating in the specifications for the NTG5. Rode does note that the NTG5 offers resistance to high humidity, severe cold, damp, and dust. The NTG5’s conformal coating is a thin layer of protective material that shields the active electronics from any moisture or particles, and the RF-biased circuitry is very resistant to moisture which enables use in harsh weather conditions.
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Date published: 2020-11-26

Could this be attached to a camera or camcorder?

Could this be attached to a camera or camcorder?
Asked by: David
I was curious about this myself. I already had a Rode Videomic NTG. This mic is slightly thinner than the Videomic NTG. But they have similar shock mounts. I was able to remove the shock mounts on the Videomic NTG and put the ones from the NTG 5 on it perfectly. but, I wouldn't be able to use my Videomic NTG. If I am only going to take one mic no problem. But I think I'll get the NTG 5 it's own mount.
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Date published: 2020-09-07

how can connect and attach the NTG5 to my camera ...

how can connect and attach the NTG5 to my camera and record directly on my camera?
Asked by: faisal
If your camera has 3.5mm port — you will need a new cable: xlr to 3.5 —
Answered by: brian
Date published: 2021-05-21

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How this as a camera mounted mic on a Sony Fx9 for run and gun doc work.
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Works great on my Canon C200 ...should be the same on other cameras
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Date published: 2020-04-22

Can this be used with the rode wireless go to ...

Can this be used with the rode wireless go to create a wireless booming solution?
Asked by: Guy
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Date published: 2020-03-03

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What Blimp will work with shorter NTG5?
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