Comparison of the $170 Azden SGM-1X vs the $700 Rode NTG-3 Shotgun Microphones

Griffin Hammond

compares the $170 Azden SGM-1X shotugn microphone to the $700 Rode NTG-3 shotgun:

After years of using the Azden SGM-1X shotgun microphone ($170), I’m curious how much better a $700 mic could be. Let’s test it versus the Rode NTG-3!