RODE NT1 5th Generation Studio Condenser Microphone

$399.00 inc GST

Brand: RODE

The RODE NT1 5th Generation Studio Condenser Mic takes the much-loved and respected core of the original NT1 and introduces state-of-the-art features while preserving the legendary sound quality that made the original the go-to microphone for countless creators. With both analogue and also digital USB outputs, this new NT1 is a perfect marriage of tradition and innovation.

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RODE NT1 5th Generation Studio Condenser Microphone

The RODE NT1 5th Generation is a revolutionary studio condenser microphone that fuses the classic sound signature of the iconic NT1 with cutting-edge, next-generation technology. It features RØDE’s groundbreaking (patent-pending) Dual Connect output. Offering both XLR and USB connectivity provides incredible versatility, plus a world-first “unclippable” 32-bit float digital output! There’s advanced digital signal processing, and more, all while delivering the same warm, silky character, extremely low noise, and high SPL handling that the NT1 is renowned for. The NT1 5th Generation is a true studio workhorse that excels on everything. From vocals and speech, to guitar, piano, drums and percussion – The Gen5 NT1 is the ultimate studio microphone.

Key Features:
  • Large-diaphragm cardioid condenser microphone
  • HF6 1-inch true condenser capsule
  • Smooth frequency response, high sensitivity and high SPL handling
  • Exceptionally low noise (4dBA) – the world’s quietest studio condenser microphone
  • Patent-pending Dual Connect output with both XLR and USB connectivity
  • World-first 32-bit float digital output
  • Ultra-high-resolution (up to 192kHz) analog-to-digital conversion
  • On-board DSP for advanced APHEX® audio processing
  • Studio-grade shock mount and pop filter, XLR and USB cables included
  • Available in black or silver with a rugged aluminium body and high-grade finishes
  • Designed and made in RØDE’s precision manufacturing facilities in Sydney, Australia

Game-changing Connectivity

RODE NT1 5th Generation Dual Connectivity

The NT1 5th Generation features RØDE’s groundbreaking, patent-pending Dual Connect output. It can either be connected to an audio interface or mixer via XLR or directly to a computer via USB. For studio-grade, plug-and-play recording, this mic offers unprecedented flexibility for any studio setup.

Classic Sound on the Cutting-edge

The NT1 5th Generation delivers the same warm, silky character, extremely low noise, and high SPL handling capability that the original is revered for, with improved circuitry for even lower self-noise – an astonishingly low 4dBA, making it the world’s quietest studio condenser microphone. When using the XLR output, it delivers the rich, classic studio condenser sound you know and love from the NT1. When using the digital output, you get this same sound plus a slew of cutting-edge features to further enhance your audio for recording pro studio sound directly into your computer.

The Digital Studio of the FutureRODE NT1 5th Generation circuit board

The NT1 5th Generation features a professional-grade audio interface built into the microphone. This is perfectly optimised to preserve its pristine audio fidelity and also offers a range of highly innovative features for enhanced sound, including RODE’s ultra-low-noise, high-gain Revolution Preamp™, high-resolution (192kHz) A/D conversion and advanced digital signal processing. This is so much more than just a studio condenser microphone – it’s an all-in-one digital recording solution.

The “Unclippable” MicrophoneRock singer recording with NT1 5th Generation

The NT1 5th Generation features a world-first 32-bit float digital output. This revolutionary recording format allows you to record everything from a whisper to a scream, the softest guitar to the loudest drummer without having to worry about setting your gain. Simply adjust your audio after recording and all the dynamics of your performance will be maintained. With zero risk of clipping or distortion, this mic is a gamechanger!

Versatility Like No Other

With its smooth frequency response, extremely low noise, high SPL handling, flexible connectivity options and powerful digital capabilities, the NT1 5th Generation offers versatility like no other studio mic. It 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.

Craft Your SoundPodcast recording with NT1 5th Generation on RØDE Connect

Craft your sound with advanced APHEX® audio processing, driven by the NT1 5th Generation’s powerful on-board DSP. Add compression, a high-pass filter, noise gate, and the legendary APHEX® Aural Exciter™ and Big Bottom™ to your audio with ease using the free RØDE Connect and RØDE Central companion apps. 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

RODE’s NT1 5th Generation is manufactured from premium components. These mics are built to the highest standard in RØDE’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Sydney, Australia. The HF6 capsule is precision manufactured to sub-micron tolerances. This ensures the utmost consistency in tonality and frequency response and is internally shock-mounted for minimising external vibrations. The body is machined from rugged aluminium and is available in black or silver. These high-grade finishes are extremely resistant to scuffs and scratches, ensuring the NT1 5th Generation is ready to take on the rigours of recording day in, day out.

Everything You Need to Start RecordingSilver NT1 5th Generation What's In The Box

The NT1 5th Generation comes with everything you need to start recording in the box, including a studio-grade shock mount and pop filter for minimising unwanted sounds in your recording caused by plosives, knocks and bumps, a premium XLR cable with Neutrik® connectors and Canare cabling, and a high-quality USB-C cable.

Custom ASIO Driver for WindowsBlack NT1 5th Generation in shock mount on white table

Get the most out of your NT1 Gen5 when using it with a Windows computer, download its custom ASIO driver. This allows you to record in 32-bit float, control the input gain, change the buffer size, and record with up to eight individual NT1 5th Generation microphones via USB simultaneously. DOWNLOAD DRIVER HERE

Shipping Dimensions

Weight 2.8 kg
Dimensions 300 × 600 × 450 mm

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 20Hz – 20kHz
Output Impedance 100Ω
Maximum SPL 142dB SPL
Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted) 4dBA
Sensitivity -32 dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (25 mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1 kHz
Analogue Power Requirements Via XLR: P48
Analogue Output Connection 3-pin XLR XLR Output
Digital Specifications
Digital Power Requirements Via USB: 5V
Digital Output Connection USB-C
Bit Depth 24-bit / 32-bit floating point
Sampling Rate (kHz) 48 / 96 / 192
Processing APHEX digital signal processing (only available at 48kHz / 24-bit)
Minimum OS Requirements Windows 10 | Mac OS 10.15
Mechanical Specifications
Weight 308 grams
Dimensions Length: 52mm | Width: 52mm | Height: 189mm
Box Contents 1 x NT1 5th Generation | 1 x SC29 USB-C cable | 1 x XLR Cable | 1 x SM6 Shockmount & Pop Filter

Shipping Dimensions

Weight 2.8 kg
Dimensions 300 × 600 × 450 mm

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