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Rode-m3.34203338
9.8 out of 10

RODE M3

Great Deal: $149.00

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Overall 10
10

Great mic!

Chris, B&H Photo
5 December 2013
  • Excerpt: This is my second M3. I use it to mike loud speakers at wedding receptions. And it's been great!
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Easy To Use
  • Cons: none
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Overall 10
10

Great Mic

Etienne, B&H Photo
30 July 2013
  • Excerpt: Sturdy, high quality sound at good price!
  • Pros: Great sound
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Overall 10
9.5

User Review

Chris Martins, gearslutz.com
12 November 2012
  • Summary: Let's be clear. This is a very good mic, not just for the price but overall. If only for features, it would already be a great deal : Mute switch, Hi-Pass filter, 10 or 20dBs pad, obviously it runs off 48 volts phantom power, but will run from 24 volts up, and you can run it off a battery if necessary ( a battery gives you around 200 hours of operation which is pretty good ). But with all the features, the main question is how does it sound ? Well it sounds very nice !
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 9
9.0
Sound 10
10
Overall quality 10
10
Customer support 9
9.0

"Great mic, great price"

By a customer from gmail.com, zzounds.com
30 October 2012
Overall 10
9.5

User Review

Mikey77, gearslutz.com
29 October 2012
  • Summary: Same goes for me..... I bought one after reading the SOS review and liked it a lot.... for ac. guitar and also for performing on stage for my voice. So I bought another one.... great value and great sound. A lot of people seemed to be weird about some Rode mics but this is a real sleeper.
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Overall 10
10

Rhode M3 mic

Pete, B&H Photo
17 January 2012
  • Excerpt: I bought two of these and, so far, they meet my expectations. Sensitive, apparently fairly robust and free from phantom power challenges.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Durable, Easy To Use, Versatile
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Overall 10
10

Great Mic

Rusty, B&H Photo
25 September 2011
  • Excerpt: A great microphone. The forward only sound field had made this my mic of choice when I do not want ambient sound on interviews. At this price point this IS the mic of choice. It is self powered so it does not put a load on the video camera battery.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Durable, Easy To Use, Versatile
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Overall 8
8.0

A hugely versatile microphone for many applications, but bulky and heavy.

welander844, Ebay
8 May 2011
  • Summary: Over the last couple of years I've bought probably six of these, some new, mostly used via eBay, since they are hugely versatile mics. Most of my work is industrial video and audio, so it's more ENG oriented than music. Usually I'm feeding directly to a digital recorder (Marantz), a field mixer, or video camera. In a few cases I've used them for conferences and panel discussions.
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Overall 10
10

M3 is an amazing mic

James, B&H Photo
3 September 2010
  • Excerpt: I have owned many mics over the years including the AKG C1000 which is the only other contendor in this category. I can honestly say the M3 now sets the standard for mics such as this. Low noise, great sound and cool features such as a high pass filter and battery status LED. The fact that you can use it on phantom power or battery for location work makes this an unbeatable deal.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Easy To Use, Versatile
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Overall 10
10

Rode M3

puretonez, Ebay
10 May 2010
  • Summary: great versatile tool of live, location, or studio! i have four of these now and look to buy more just for multiple use and backups on hand....SUPER product!!!....cant go wrong with sound quality or durability....undisputed mic....hands down!!!
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