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Old 11th March 2019
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Originally Posted by studer58 View Post
That description of the new NT5 makes me wonder if they haven't enlarged the capsule diameter ? The original's outer casing diameter must be the typical SD mic dimension of 21-23mm, making the capsule smaller than that. 25mm is the equivalent of the '1/2" description .....which would make for a wider casing altogether.

Or are Rode just being casual, sloppy and generic in calling the typical SD mic "half-inch" ? We shall soon find out, no doubt.... Also, the one described here is cardioid....I trust they'll produce an omni capsule too ?
25mm is 0.4mm shy of an inch. Half an inch is 12.7mm.