Rode TF-5 Matched Pair Condenser Cardioid Microphones
The TF-5 represent a new standard in small diaphragm condensers. The all-new capsule is engineered to sub-micron tolerances, giving unprecedented consistency of tone and response. The TF-5 features the hallmark clarity and airiness of other RØDE small diaphragm mics, and adds to this a unique warmth of tone which is often lacking in smaller ‘pencil mics’ of this type, making the TF-5 uniquely versatile.
- Precision-paired small diaphragm cardioid condenser microphones
- Ultra-low noise
- Flat frequency response
- Tight cardioid directivity
- Warm, accurate sound
- Suitable for the most critical recording applications
- Designed in collaboration with Grammy® award winning classical producer and engineer, Tony Faulkner
“The TF-5 is the best small diaphragm condenser in the world, plain and simple. The degree of obsession that went into the design and development of this mic has set a new benchmark for our craft of high-end microphones.” – RØDE Founder and Chairman Peter Freedman AM
Breathtaking clarity. Unique warmth
The TF-5 features the hallmark clarity and airiness of other RØDE small diaphragm mics, and adds to this a warmth of tone which is often lacking in smaller ‘pencil mics’ of this type, making the TF-5 uniquely versatile.
A perfect main pair. A brilliant spot mic
The precision sonic pairing and beautiful tone of the TF-5 makes it perfect for use as a stereo pair in critical recordings, as well as ideal for capturing the nuances of an individual performance when used as a spot mic.
Australian design. Australian manufactured
Imagined, designed and manufactured at RØDE’s state-of-the-art facility in Sydney, Australia, and featuring RØDE’s industry-leading 10-year warranty.
The ultimate microphone
Crafted to perform magnificently in the most critical musical recordings, the TF-5 represents the ultimate expression of RØDE manufacturing expertise, acoustic design and sonic purity. Designed in collaboration with Grammy Award-winning sound engineer Tony Faulkner, the TF-5 sets a new benchmark in high-end microphone performance.
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 work with Tony Faulkner in crafting this exceptional microphone.