Rode NT1-A microphone

The Rode NT1-A is a highly popular large diaphram recording studio microphone that's affordable for the home recordist.

Originally released in 1991 the NT1 microphone was one of the first condenser mics to bring decent professional performance to the new and growing home-studio market. The NT1-A edition has a low 5 dBA of self-noise, making it one of the world's quietest microphones and is ideal for acoustic instruments, vocals, voiceover etc etc. With a clearer and more articulate high end than the original NT1 with a hint of subtle warmth that's universally flattering on vocals, there's nothing "budget" about the sound of the Rode NT1-A.

 

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rode nt1 a condenser microphone

 

The Rode NT1-A is a true externally-biased condenser microphone, like the most expensive large-diaphragm studio condensers.

 

State-of-the-art surface-mount electronics and transformerless circuitry make the NT1-A one of the quietest microphones in the world with a self-noise rating of just 5.5 dBA, the NT1-A is perfect for picking up detailed nuances of instruments like acoustic guitar, quiet violin, or delicate vocals. And yet, a maximum SPL of 137 dB makes it a go-to mic for loud vocals or drum overheads. It's this versatility that has made the NT1-A a first-choice condenser for home project studios.

 

Specifications

 

- Acoustic Principle: Externally polarized 25mm (1 in.) condenser.
- Active Electronics: JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
- Pickup Pattern: Cardioid
- Frequency Response: 20Hz ~ 20kHz
- Output Impedance: 100 Ohms
- Sensitivity: 31.9dB re 1volt/pascal (25mV @ 94dB SPL) +/-2dB
- Equivalent noise: 5dBA (SPL (per IEC651, IEC 268-15)
- Maximum Output: + 13.7dBu (@ 1% THD into 1kOhm)
- Dynamic Range: 132dB (per IEC651, IEC 268-15)
- Maximum SPL: 137 dB (@ 1% THD into 1kOhm)
- Signal/Noise: >88dB (1kHz rel 1 Pa; per IEC651, IEC 268-15)

 

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