Rode M2 review: specs & price

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Live Condenser Microphone

The Rode M2 is a Live Condenser Microphone with a Supercardioid characteristics, Robust metal housing, Low handling noise, Good feedback rejection, Required...

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Description Shure Beta 87AShure KSM 9 CGCondenser Vocal MicrophoneCondenser Vocal MicrophoneLive Vocal Condenser MicrophoneProfessional Condenser Vocal MicrophoneCondenser Vocal MicrophoneCondenser Vocal Microphone
On/Off Switch
Polar PatternCardioidSupercardioidCardioidSupercardioidCardioidCardioidSupercardioidCardioidSupercardioidSupercardioid
Lo Cut
Output Impedance-100 Ohm------100 Ohm-
Noise Sensitivity--54 dBV / Pa (2 mV)-------52.5 dBV / Pa (2.4 mV)-
Noise (equivalent sound pressure)-23.5 dB (A)------24 dB (A)-
Power supply-11 to 52 V------11 to 52 V-
Power consumption-Max. 1.2 mA------Max. 1.2 mA-
Dimensions (L x Ø)-192 x 51 mm------192 x 50.8 mm-
Weight-207 g300 g-300 g--319 g200 g-
Frequency response--50 - 20.000 Hz-30 - 18,000 Hz-----
Sensitivity---51 dBV/Pa / 2.81 mV/Pa5 mV-----5 mV
Polar pattern---Super-cardioid---Cardioid-Super-cardioid
Frequency range---20 - 20,000 Hz-7 - 87,000 Hz-40 Hz - 20 kHz50 Hz - 20 kHz20 - 20,000 Hz
Peak SPL---151 dB SPL-135 dB---151 dB SPL
Inherent noise---18 dBA-----18 dBA
Weight (without battery)---308 g-----308 g
Directional characteristic----CardioidCardioid----

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The Rode M2 is a Live Condenser Microphone with a Supercardioid characteristics, Robust metal housing, Low handling noise, Good feedback rejection, Required phantom power (24V - 48V), Mute switch & Includes a 10 year manufacturer warranty. The retail price is 67.67 £.


Frequency range35 - 20000 Hz
Maximum SPL141 dB
Impedance50 Ohm
Length187 x 47 x 47 mm
Weight308 g
On/Off SwitchYes
Polar PatternSupercardioid
Lo CutNo

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