RODE M3 Condenser Microphone

The M3 is an extremely versatile microphone that is at home in the studio, on location, or wherever a low-noise wide-response cardioid condenser microphone is demanded.

An end address condenser microphone, the M3 features a heavy-duty metal body, category leading low self-noise, three stage PAD (O, -10db, -20db), a battery status LED and a High Pass Filter.

The M3 also comes complete with windshield, stand mount and carry case and can be powered via a 9V battery or 24-48V Phantom.

  • Rugged metal body
  • Internal capsule shock mount
  • Switchable High-Pass Filter @ 80Hz-12dB/Oct
  • Three step PAD - Flat, -10dB and -20dB
  • Low handling noise
  • Acoustic Principle Permanently Polarised
  • Frequency Range 40Hz ~ 20,000Hz
  • selectable High Pass Filter
    (HPF) @ 80Hz 12dB/octave
  • Heat treated high strength head mesh
  • 9V battery power or 24/48V phantom power
  • Heavy-duty carry case, popshield and RM3 Mic Clip included
  • Battery status indicator
  • Designed and manufactured in Australia
  • Full 10 year warranty

"The M3 is hard to fault. It's versatile, projects an open midrange tone... and comes shipped as a total package that's competitively priced." - Audio Technology, 2007

"the M3 is a hugely flexible microphone that will produce a good result almost irrespective of the application for which you intend to use it. The inclusion of a pad switch and high-pass filter on a microphone of this type and cost is almost unprecedented" -

"A well engineered microphone that is capable of handling just about anything, with a remarkable degree of competence for the price." - Sound on Sound, 2007

Output Impedence 200O Equivalent Noise 21dBA SPL
(A - weighted per IEC651)

Maximum Output +9.22dBu
(@ 1% THD into 1kO)

Dynamic Range 121dB (per IEC651)

Maximum SPL 142dB (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into
1kO load)

Signal/Noise 73dB SPL (@ 1kHz, rel 1Pa)

Power Req. 1.6mA - battery
6.5mA - 48V Phantom Power

Battery Life >200 hours

Output Connection 3 pin XLR, balanced output
between Pin 2 (+), Pin 3 (-)
and Pin 1 (ground)

Dimensions Length - 225mm (8 3/4”)
Diameter - Ø33mm (1 5/16”)

Net Weight 390g (no battery) Shipping Weight 1,285g






Brand Rode
Shipping Weight 0.7800kg

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