- World-first 32-bit float digital output
- Large-diaphragm cardioid condenser microphone
- Dual Connect output with both XLR and USB connectivity
- Smooth frequency response, high sensitivity and high SPL handling
NT1 Studio Condenser XLR/USB Microphone (5th Gen) - Black
SM6 Shock Mount with Detachable Pop Filter
USB-C to USB-C Cable (9.8')
XLR Microphone Cable (19.7')
Limited 1-Year Warranty (Extendable to 10-Years)
The NT1 5th Generation microphone is a studio condenser microphone that merges the classic sound signature of the original NT1 with the newest technology. This product is made by RØDE and offers the same warm, silky character, low noise, and high SPL handling of the NT1. The NT1 5th Generation is perfect for recording everything from vocals, speeches, guitar, piano, drums, and percussion, making it a true studio workhorse.
One of the most exciting features of this microphone is the groundbreaking Dual Connect output, a patent-pending innovation from RØDE, which allows for both XLR and USB connectivity, enabling incredible versatility. The microphone has a world-first "unclippable" 32-bit float digital output and advanced digital signal processing. These features help to enhance the sound quality, giving you the perfect recording experience. Additionally, the NT1 5th Generation has ultra-high-resolution analog-to-digital conversion, up to 192kHz, and on-board DSP for advanced APHEX® audio processing.
Classic Sound on the Cutting-edge
The NT1 5th Generation microphone is designed and made in RØDE's precision manufacturing facilities in Sydney, Australia. The microphone comes with a studio-grade shock mount and pop filter, XLR and USB cables, and is available in black or silver with a rugged aluminum body and high-grade finishes. The NT1 5th Generation is the perfect combination of tradition and innovation, offering a classic sound on the cutting edge of technology.
Versatility Like No Other
With its smooth frequency response, extremely low self-noise, high SPL handling, flexible connectivity options, and powerful digital capabilities, the NT1 5th Generation offers versatility like no other studio mic. This microphone excels in any recording application, from vocals and speech to guitars, drums to piano, and can fit into any workflow, from a solo bedroom recording setup to a professional studio.
The Digital Studio of the Future
The NT1 5th Generation microphone features a professional-grade audio interface built into the microphone, which is perfectly optimized to preserve its pristine audio fidelity and also offers a range of highly innovative features for enhanced sound, including RØDE's ultra-low-noise, high-gain Revolution Preamp™. Additionally, the microphone features a world-first 32-bit float digital output, which allows you to record everything from the softest guitar to the loudest drummer without having to worry about setting your gain. You can adjust your audio after recording, and all the dynamics of your performance will be maintained, with zero risk of clipping or distortion.
Craft Your Sound
RØDE Connect and RØDE Central companion apps allow you to add compression, a high-pass filter, noise gate, and the legendary APHEX® Aural Exciter™ and Big Bottom™ to your audio with ease. You can dial in the perfect sound with the touch of a button using the intuitive VoxLab™ editor or fine-tune each processor using the advanced editor.
Premium Components, Built to Last
The NT1 5th Generation microphone is built to last, with its precision-manufactured HF6 capsule made to sub-micron tolerances to ensure the utmost consistency in tonality and frequency response, and the rugged aluminum body machined to the highest standard. This microphone is built to take on the rigors of recording day in and day out.
Everything You Need to Start Recording
The NT1 5th Generation comes with everything you need to start recording in the box, making it a perfect choice for those who want to get started right away. With its perfect combination of tradition and innovation, the NT1 5th Generation is a game-changer in the world of microphones.
|Acoustic & Electrical Specifications
|JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
|20Hz - 20kHz
|142 dB SPL
|Equivalent Noise (A-weighted)
|-32 dB re 1 Volt/Pascal
(25 mV @ 94 dB SPL)
+/- 2 dB @ 1 kHz
|Analogue Power Requirements
|Via XLR: P48
|Analogue Output Connection
|Digital Power Requirements
|Via USB: 5V
|Digital Output Connection
|24-bit / 32-bit floating point
|Sampling Rate (kHz)
|48 / 96 / 192
|APHEX digital signal processing (only available at 48kHz / 24-bit)
|Minimum OS Requirements
Mac OS 10.15
|10.9oz / 308g (Microphone)
|Dimensions (ø x H)
|2 x 7.4" / 52 x 189mm (Microphone)