Product Code:NT1A

RODE NT1-A Large-Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone

  • Incredibly quiet 1" cardioid condenser microphone.
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  • AED 1,006.95

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The NT1-A is an industry standard large-diaphragm condenser microphone. Delivering warmth and clarity, extended dynamic range, high SPL capability, and incredibly low self-noise, it’s a true studio workhorse, perfect for recording everything from vocals to acoustic guitar to drums.

Key Features

  • Large-diaphragm 1” gold-sputtered capsule
  • Cardioid polar pattern
  • Ultra-low self-noise (5dBA)
  • Wide dynamic range
  • Internal capsule shock mounting
  • Comes in complete recording kit, with a RØDE SM6 shock mount, pop filter and dust cover

Vocal Performer

The NT1-A is a classic large-diaphragm true-condenser microphone that exhibits stunning warmth and clarity, making it ideal for recording vocals of all types. Its smooth, silky character brings every performance to life, while its extended frequency response ensures every nuance is captured with incredible accuracy. The NT1-A also comes with the studio-grade SM6 shock mount and pop filter for clean, plosive-free recording.

girl playing a guitar singing into microphone

Instrumental Clarity

The NT1-A is a true studio workhorse that excels in a wide range of instrument recording applications, as well as vocal and spoken-word recording. Its sparkling top end brings acoustic guitars and pianos to life, while its high SPL capability makes it an excellent drum and percussion microphone. .

Girl singing into NT1-A

Gold-sputtered Capsule

The heart of the NT1-A is its 1-inch gold-sputtered capsule. Precision manufactured to sub-micron tolerances at RØDE's state-of-the-art facility in Sydney, Australia, it delivers the legendary warmth of classic studio microphones without compromising on frequency response or SPL handling. Its tight cardioid polar pattern helps to reject unwanted sounds and its controlled proximity effect delivers a rich, intimate sound that is always balanced. 

Gold metal microphone capsule close up

Supremely Quiet for Superior Sound

The NT1-A is one of the quietest studio microphones in the world, with a self-noise of just 5dB(A). This ensures every recording is exceptionally clean, even when capturing soft sound sources. 

NT1-A with popfilter with sound proofing phone in background

Complete Vocal Recording Kit

The NT1-A comes with the RØDE SM6, a high-quality suspension shock mount that provides isolation from external physical factors that may cause unwanted rumble and vibrations in the microphone. It includes a removable pop shield with two axes of adjustment and a telescopic arm for ultimate application versatility. A high-quality XLR cable is also supplied. 

man singing into microphone with popfilter

Acoustic & Electrical Specifications

Acoustic Principle
Pressure gradient

Active Electronics
JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer

Capsule
1.00"

Polar Pattern
Cardioid

Address Type
Side

Frequency Range
20 Hz-20 kHz

Output Impedance
100Ω

Maximum SPL
137dB SPL

Sensitivity
-32 dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (25 mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz

Equivalent Noise Level (A-Weighted)
5dBA

Power Requirements
P24 or P48

Output Connection
3 pin XLR, balanced output between Pin 2 (+), Pin 3 (-) and Pin 1 (ground)

Maximum Output Level
13.7mV (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)

Mechanical Specifications

Weight (g)
326

Dimensions (mm)

Height: 190

Width: 50

Depth: 50