- Cardioid polar pattern
- Large 1" condenser capsule with gold-plated membrane
- Ultra-low noise, self noise of only 4.5dB (A)
- Internal Rycote® Lyre® based capsule shock mounting system
- State-of-the-art surface mount electronics
- 6061 aluminium and then nickel plated
- 12 Months Warranty plus extra 10 years when registered on RODE website
The world's favourite cardioid polar pattern studio microphone just got a whole lot better. Though NT1 has a resemblance with the former NT1-A, the new upgrade has been completely redesigned from the ground up, with the only shared component being the mesh grille. The mic’s transducer is suspended inside the microphone with the internal Rycote® Lyre® based capsule shock mounting system that minimizes external vibrations at the capsule level. The NT1 is a revolutionary large 1" condenser capsule with gold-plated membrane from RØDE. The state-of-the-art surface mount electronics is designed to provide the lowest noise level of any studio microphone available, with an incredibly ultra-low noise, measuring only 4.5dBA of self-noise. NT-1 is made out of 6061 aluminium and then nickel plated to prevent the body from corrosion.
Product Features in Detail
The HF6 is the perfect example of RØDE’s state-of-the-art fusion of artistic design approaches and cutting-edge manufacturing techniques, with a sound signature reminiscent of the famous microphones of old, while at the same time exhibiting extremely low noise.
Beneath the body of the NT1 you will find the internal capsule suspension, which employs patented Lyre technology from Rycote®. This internal shock mount isolates the HF6 capsule on the X, Y and Z axes, providing protection against vibration that is superior to conventional capsule suspension techniques.
Featuring high-grade components, the circuitry of the NT1 is assembled and tested using exceptionally high-precision machinery operated by the experienced engineers in RØDE’s Australian factory. This meticulous manufacturing process has resulted in our quietest microphone ever - With only 4.5dBA of self-noise the NT1 is the quietest studio condenser microphone in the world!
The aluminium body of the NT1 is first nickel plated for corrosion resistance, before being coated in an extremely durable ceramic firearm coating using advanced electrostatic application techniques to ensure completely even coverage. The coating is then baked onto the surface, before having the graphic components laser etched, resulting in an extremely hard wearing finish that is resistant to scratches or marks.
Although the body of the new NT1 closely resembles the NT1-A, the microphone has been completely redesigned from the ground up, with the only shared component being the mesh grille.
In another world-first for RØDE, the transducer itself is suspended inside the microphone using Rycote’s industry-leading Lyre system, minimizing external vibrations at the capsule level. The capsule is then married to high-grade electronics that have been designed to provide the lowest noise level of any studio microphone available. The NT1 is an incredibly quiet microphone, measuring only 4.5dBA of self-noise.
RØDE’s design engineers approached the NT1 as a marriage of innovation and tradition, starting with the capsule which is a completely new design. Codenamed the HF6, it is the perfect example of RØDE’s fusion of artistic design approaches and cutting-edge manufacturing techniques, and features a sound signature reminiscent of the famous microphones of old while at the same time exhibiting extremely low noise.
It has been developed with a focus on detailed midrange response, coupled with silky smooth high frequencies, and warm, round, bass reproduction to make the NT1 an absolute standout in its class.
Included in the Box
RODE NT1-S (Mic Only)
Ring-Mount Microphone Stand RM2
Microphone Dust Cover
12 months Warranty plus extra 10 years when registered on RODE website
This RODE NT1-S (Mic Only) comes with 12 months Warranty plus extra 10 years when registered on RODE website.
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Acoustic Principle Pressure Gradient Active Electronics JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer Capsule 1.00" Polar Pattern Cardioid Address Type Side Frequency Range 20Hz - 20kHz Output Impedance 100Ω Maximum SPL 132dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load) Maximum Output Level 8.0dBu (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load) Sensitivity -29.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (35.00mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted) 4dB-A Power Options +24V phantom power+48V phantom power Weight 440.00gm Dimensions 187.00mmH x 50.00mmW x 50.00mmD Output XLR Output
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