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Rode Microphones NT1-A Condenser Mic Bundle  

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Overview

  • Large 1" (25mm) capsule with gold-plated diaphragm
  • Cardioid polar pattern
  • Self noise of only 5dB (A)
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $369.00
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    - $140.00
  • Your Price:
    $22900

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Popular condenser mic with shock mount, integrated pop filter, 20' XLR cable, dust cover, and instructional DVD.

To celebrate 15 years of the RØDE NT1 and NT1-A, RØDE Microphones has created a revised NT1-A package including a premium shockmount, pop filter, cable, microphone dust cover, and a bonus instructional DVD.

Originally released in 1995, the RØDE NT1 mic is found in professional and project studios the world over. Its combination of clarity, warmth, extended dynamic range and high SPL capability made it an instant classic with professional engineers and home recording artists alike.

Following heavy investment in precision manufacturing, RØDE revised the microphone capsule and electronic design of the NT1, resulting in only 5dB SPL (A-weighted per IEC651) of self noise. Released in 2003 as the NT1-A, it has since become one of the world's biggest selling and most recognizable condenser microphones.

Now RØDE has truly made the NT1-A the complete recording solution by including a premium shockmount with integrated pop filter, high-quality 6m (20') XLR cable, microphone dust cover and even a bonus instructional DVD. Presented by RØDE founder and company president, Peter Freedman, The NT1-A Studio Secrets DVD features a range of tips and techniques to help RØDE NT1-A owners get the most from their new microphone.

Features

  • Large 1" (25mm) capsule with gold-plated diaphragm
  • Cardioid polar pattern
  • Self noise of only 5dB (A)
  • Ultra low noise, transformerless surface mount circuitry
  • Wide dynamic range
  • Gold-plated output contacts
  • True condenser (externally biased)
  • Internal capsule shock mounting
  • Includes:
  • Premium shock mount
  • Pop filter
  • Cable
  • Microphone dust cover

A special package for a special mic. Order today.

 

NT1-A Condenser Mic Bundle Specifications:

  • Power: P48 (48V), P24 (24V) phantom supply
  • Acoustic principle: Pressure gradient
  • Directional pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency range: 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Output impedance: 100Ohms
  • Signal noise ratio: >88dB SPL (A - weighted per IEC651)
  • Equivalent noise: 5dB SPL (A - weighted per IEC651)
  • Maximum SPL: 137dB SPL (@1kHz, 1% THD into 1KOhms load)
  • Maximum output voltage: +13.7dBu (@1kHz, 1% THD into 1KOhms load)
  • Sensitivity: -32dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (25mV @ 94dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @1kHz
  • Weight: 11.5 oz. - 326g
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 190mm x 50mm x 50mm
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Rode MicrophonesNT1-A Condenser Mic Bundle
 
4.8

(based on 37 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (13)
  • Easy to use (8)
  • Versatile (8)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Compact (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home studio (11)
    • Professional recording (9)
    • Amateur recording (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (8), Novice (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Loved it so much I bought 2!

    Simply can't be beat in this price range. It's a good mic, and not just "for the money" either.
    My college had a couple sets of these and I liked...Read complete review

    Simply can't be beat in this price range. It's a good mic, and not just "for the money" either.
    My college had a couple sets of these and I liked their smooth sound so much I bought two. I use them predominatnly to record orchestral and/or choral music in a church, meaning that low self-noise (they test at about 6dB, which is waaaay low) is a huge plus -- no hissssssss in the quiet parts. The included shockmount in the package is a huge plus, too, although the pop filter assembly is a bit cheesy if I'm honest -- with the filter plus mic, it gets quite heavy for the little hinge that moutns to the mic stand, so you either have to crank down on the wingnut or accept that it will droop.
    Rode build quality is very impressive. The nickel will probably show scratches easily...
    The best thing about this mic is that for the price you're getting a fantastically quiet large-diaphragm condenser that blows any others at this price range out of the water. It's not a flat frequency response, though, as it's got a bit of a bright personality with a boost at and above 2khz.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Good mic, BAD customer service

    Decent all around mic for a home studio on a budget, but Rode customer service is terrible. My unreliable rating is for service, not the mic itself. Glitchy web site, and you...Read complete review

    Decent all around mic for a home studio on a budget, but Rode customer service is terrible. My unreliable rating is for service, not the mic itself. Glitchy web site, and you can expect very long wait times for responses to support requests. In light of this, I would not purchase again. I will try a different company.

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    3.0

    Good mic, BAD customer service

    By Jim G.

    from Michigan

    About Me Novice

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Versatile

    Cons

    • Unreliable

    Best Uses

    • Home Studio

    Comments about Rode Microphones NT1-A Condenser Mic Bundle:

    Decent all around mic for a home studio on a budget, but Rode customer service is terrible. My unreliable rating is for service, not the mic itself. Glitchy web site, and you can expect very long wait times for responses to support requests. In light of this, I would not purchase again. I will try a different company.

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    5.0

    Love This Bundle

    By jjpepk

    from Kilgore, TX

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Home Studio
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Rode Microphones NT1-A Condenser Mic Bundle:

      I am very happy with this microphone set up for my home studio.

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      NT1-A MIC

      By Max Bugsby

      from Bemidji, MN

      About Me Professional Musician

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Excellent For Price
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Can Not Find Any

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Rode Microphones NT1-A Condenser Mic Bundle:

      for the price this mic cannot be topped. I have two 2000's with more features but those were more expensive

      Comment on this review

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Worth the money

      By timxfarley

      from PA

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Studio
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Rode Microphones NT1-A Condenser Mic Bundle:

        This package is exactly what you need if you're either getting started, or have been recording for years like I have. Sound quality is great, mic is versatile and adapts easily to different vocals/instruments, it comes with everything you need to get going (except a mic stand, but you really should have one of those by now). Highly recommended.

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        5.0

        surprise in a small package

        By Joe

        from Deridder, la

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Really Am Impressed With

        Cons

        • none

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Home Studio

        Comments about Rode Microphones NT1-A Condenser Mic Bundle:

        I really enjoy the sound quality of the mic it has a wonderful color tone to it.

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Solid Condenser Mic For Sure! Great valu

        By KMAN6240

        from Asheville, NC

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Rode Microphones NT1-A Condenser Mic Bundle:

        Solid mic for the price for sure! Can't go wrong for acoustics/vocals. That's all I have used it for thusfar, and it is in fact pretty nice for the cost especially with extra accessories included. Highly recommended for musician's on a budget. Get a lot of bang for the buck

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Value

        By Todd Roger

        from New York, NY

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Rode Microphones NT1-A Condenser Mic Bundle:

          One of the best mics you can get in this price range. Great sound.

          Comment on this review

          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          7 years and still going!

          By Dave

          from Seattle, wa

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home Studio
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Rode Microphones NT1-A Condenser Mic Bundle:

            I've had this mic for a little over 7 years now. It's been great. As we all know, this hobby gets very expensive so I wanted to make sure this mic would last. I use this for just about everything. You can record above the drum kit, you can mic the guitar with very clear sounds, vocals are crisp and wood winds sound fantastic.

            I would say either spend a grand at least on a mic, or get this one.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Fantastic mic!

            By Hollowbodylover

            from Canada!

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Home Studio

              Comments about Rode Microphones NT1-A Condenser Mic Bundle:

              I got this mic last Christmas, and have since recorded an EP and a bunch of demos with it. It's obviously not the best mic for every application, but for someone on a tight budget you can definitely use this worry free on most sources.

              Buy it, you won't regret it.

              Comment on this review

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best mic I've owned

              By ricksboat

              from Over the moon, or maybe near NYC

              About Me Novice

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • Bulky/Heavy

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Home Studio
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about Rode Microphones NT1-A Condenser Mic Bundle:

              I've had this for a couple months now and am really happy I have it. the sound is clean and clear. next to the really cheap mics I previously had this thing sound so clear and articualte. I feel like it competes with mics that are way above it in price.

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