Premium Small-diaphragm Condenser Cardioids
The TF-5 represents a new standard for small-diaphragm condensers. Offering the hallmark clarity and airiness you’d expect from a world-class ‘pencil’ mic, with a warm, natural character that sets it apart, the TF-5 is uniquely versatile.
Offered in a precision-matched pair, the TF-5 is the perfect microphone for a wide range of applications where incredible accuracy and detail is required, from stereo orchestral recording to capturing the nuances of an individual performance when used as a spot mic.
- Precision-matched small-diaphragm cardioid condenser microphones
- Ultra-low noise, flat frequency response
- Tight cardioid polar pattern
- Warm, detailed sound
- Designed in collaboration with Grammy® award winning classical producer and engineer, Tony Faulkner
- Comes in complete stereo recording kit, including the RØDE Stereo Bar, mic clips and windshields
The New Standard
The TF-5 represents a new standard for small-diaphragm condenser microphones. Its state-of-the-art capsule is precision-engineered to sub-micron tolerances, giving it unprecedented consistency of tone and response. Crafted to perform magnificently in the most demanding musical recording applications, the TF-5 represents the ultimate expression of RØDE’s manufacturing and acoustic design expertise.
The TF-5 offers the hallmark clarity and airiness of other small diaphragm microphones and adds to this a warmth that is often lacking in mics of this type, making it uniquely versatile. The TF-5 performs brilliantly in a stereo pair for recording everything from drum and pianos to entire orchestras, or on its own for capturing the nuances of acoustic instruments or percussion.
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Designed In Collaboration With Tony Faulkner
Pioneer. Legend. Maverick. Many words have been used to describe Tony Faulkner, the prolific and award-winning classical music recording engineer. But few of those words adequately capture his contribution to the field of music recording; his prolific career, his technical innovations and the body of wonderful recordings that feature his name. RØDE is proud to have worked with Tony in crafting this exceptional microphone.