Rode M5 Matched Pair 1-2
Rode M5 Matched Pair 1-2
Rode M5 Matched Pair 1-2

Rode M5 Matched Pair 1-2" Condenser Microphone

  • SKU: W-MIB913L
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Rode M5 Matched Pair 1/2" Condenser Microphone - Small Diaphragm

The Rode M5 patched pair of stereo pencil condensers are a great way to record high-quality stereo sounds without breaking the bank! Of course, there are loads of options that a matched pair open up beyond the usual XY configurations. Try experimenting with the Glyn Johns technique or even just micing the snare from above and below. You can get creative with the M5s because they sound so natural, what you hear is what you get!

Include two mic clips and two windshields.

Here's what Rode says about the M5 Matched Pair

Designed and made in Australia, the M5 is a compact 1/2' cardioid condenser microphone with low noise and full frequency response. As a result of many years of experience building the award-winning NT5 microphone, RODE has succeeded in making a high-quality 'pencil' style permanently polarized condenser that will impress even the most demanding of artists and engineers.

Ideal for studio recording and live on stage, the M5 is equally at home on a range of acoustic instruments, choirs, or anywhere you would employ a small diaphragm condenser microphone, either individually or as a stereo array.

This matched pair has been carefully selected to ensure a variation of no more than 1dB sensitivity between the microphones. A premium foiled certificate is supplied to verify the authenticity of the pair.

The M5 is finished with R'DE's proprietary ceramic coating which offers a sleek matt black finish and is supplied with WS5 windshields and RM5 stand mounts.


  • Acoustic Principle: Pressure Gradient
  • Active Electronics: JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
  • Capsule: 0.50"
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid (picks up audio from the front and sides and rejects from the rear)
  • Address Type: End
  • Frequency Range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Output Impedance: 200 Ohm
  • Maximum SPL: 140dB SPL (at 1kHz, 1% THD into 1K ohm load)
  • Maximum Output Level: 13.5dBu (at 1kHz, 1% THD into 1Kohm load)
  • Sensitivity: -34.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (10.46mV at 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB at 1 kHz
  • Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted): 19dB-A
  • Power Options: 48 V phantom power required from a mixer or 24 V phantom power required from a mixer or interface
  • Weight (g): 80
  • Dimensions (mm): H 100 x W 20 x D 20
  • Output: XLR
  • Matched Pair, Less The 1dB Variation
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • Pencil-Style Microphone
  • Matt Black Ceramic Coating
  • Includes Windshields and Stand Mounts

Specification - Click on Link to PDF

Rode M5 Condensor Microphone




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