NTG5 Location Kit


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Revolutionary Acoustic Design

The NTG5 features a revolutionary acoustic design unlike any other shotgun microphone. Circular acoustic perforations are utilised in place of  linear slots, delivering greater acoustic transparency and a natural, uncoloured sound for superb performance in a wide variety of recording applications.

A Boom Operator’s Dream

The NTG5 features a short, super-lightweight aluminium body (just 76g!), making it one of the most compact professional shotgun mics available – a dream for boom operators who find themselves on long shoots, or filmmakers and sound recordists looking for a more portable and lightweight rig that delivers spectacular, broadcast-grade audio.

sound engineer with boom mic and girl

The Perfect Location Recording Mic

With a tightly controlled frequency response, low self-noise, highly directional supercardioid polar pattern, and smooth off-axis response, the NTG5 sounds spectacular in a wide variety of applications. It also boasts RF-bias technology and conformal coating on the electronics, which protect the microphone from moisture and humidity and ensure it is incredibly reliable even iin harsh environmental conditions. The NTG5 is the perfect mic for location recording and demanding filmmaking scenarios where superlative audio is imperative. No excuses.


Acoustic & Electrical Specifications

Acoustic Principle
RF-bias condenser

Active Electronics
RF-bias demodulation

Polar Pattern
Supercardioid shotgun

Frequency Response
20 Hz – 20 kHz

Frequency Response
80 Hz – 20 kHz ±3 dB

Output Impedance
25 Ω

Signal-to-Noise Ratio
84 dB

Equivalent Noise
10 dB SPL (A-weighted, as per IEC651)

Input SPL @ 1% THD
130 dB SPL (1kHz @ 1% THD, 600 Ω load)

Power Requirements
2 mA @ 48V phantom power

-23.5 dB re. 1 Volt/Pascal or Better (66 mV @ 94 dB SPL @ 1 kHz)

Mechanical Specifications

Weight (g)

NTG5: 76

PG2-R: 224

Dimensions (mm)

NTG5: 203 (H) x 19 (W) x 19 (D)

PG2-R: 240 (H) x 60 (W) x 117 (D)