The new RØDE NT1


The world's favourite studio microphone just got a whole lot better.

The NT1

The Capsule

The HF6 is the perfect example of RØDE’s state-of-the-art fusion of artistic design approaches and cutting-edge manufacturing techniques, with a sound signature reminiscent of the famous microphones of old, while at the same time exhibiting extremely low noise.

NT1

Internal shockmount

Beneath the body of the NT1 you will find the internal capsule suspension, which employs patented Lyre technology from Rycote®. This internal shock mount isolates the HF6 capsule on the X, Y and Z axes, providing protection against vibration that is superior to conventional capsule suspension techniques.

NT1 capsule

The Electronics

Featuring high-grade components, the circuitry of the NT1 is assembled and tested using exceptionally high-precision machinery operated by the experienced engineers in RØDE’s Australian factory. This meticulous manufacturing process has resulted in our quietest microphone ever - With only 4.5dBA of self-noise the NT1 is the quietest studio condenser microphone in the world!

NT1 capsule

The Finish

The aluminium body of the NT1 is first nickel plated for corrosion resistance, before being coated in an extremely durable ceramic firearm coating using advanced electrostatic application techniques to ensure completely even coverage. The coating is then baked onto the surface, before having the graphic components laser etched, resulting in an extremely hard wearing finish that is resistant to scratches or marks.

NT1 capsule

SMR External Shockmount

Dual Lyre system

The unique dual-Lyre suspension system of the SMR was developed by RØDE’s engineers to improve the overall effectiveness of the shock mount. The smaller inner Lyre acts as a tension element, to maintain each Lyre in its neutral position where it is most efficient at cancelling vibration.

NT1

The Pop Shield

No expense was spared in the creation of the SMR’s pop shield. Manufactured from medical-grade stainless steel, it is first chemically etched, shaped and welded before receiving a PVD base coat, followed by an electrostatically charged paint coating. Embedded between the outer panels is a silicon damper, further minimising any resonance that could affect your sound.

NT1

The Clamping system

The clamping system of the SMR utilises a greater surface area for increased friction and weight handling, without the need for over-tightening of the locking thread. With the load distributed over a greater surface area, the clamping system is virtually immune to the wear and tear of repeated use.

NT1

The Frame

The frame of the SMR is constructed from an engineering grade reinforced polymer, typically only seen in high-load applications such as safety equipment, automotive components, and military artillery. Vibration force is evenly distributed around the outer frame via the wide mounting rails, increasing the effectiveness of the Lyre system.

NT1

The Sound

Listen to the NT1 on vocals and across a range of instruments using the RØDE SoundBooth below.

Simply use the play/stop/rewind controls to get started, and the mutes/solo buttons on each track to control what you hear.

Watch the video to see how we recorded the tracks with band 'Achoo! Bless You' and engineer Nathan Sheehy.

RØDE SOUNDBOOTH FOR NT1

Please Wait
Soundbooth vocal(male)
Vocal (male)
Mute
Solo
Soundbooth vocal(female)
Vocal (female)
Mute
Solo
Soundbooth vocal(group)
Vocal (group)
Mute
Solo
Soundbooth Guitar(acoustic)
Guitar (acoustic)
Mute
Solo
Soundbooth Guitar(electric)
Guitar (electric)
Mute
Solo
Soundbooth Guitar(bass amp)
Guitar (bass amp)
Mute
Solo
Soundbooth Guitar(ukelele)
Guitar (Ukelele)
Mute
Solo
Soundbooth piano
Piano
Mute
Solo
Soundbooth Glockenspeil
Glockenspeil
Mute
Solo
Soundbooth Percussion
Percussion
Mute
Solo
Soundbooth Drums Kick)
Drums (Kick)
Mute
Solo
Soundbooth Drums (snare)
Drums (Snare)
Mute
Solo
Soundbooth drums(overhead)
Drums (Overhead)
Mute
Solo
Soundbooth Drums (Room)
Drums (Room)
Mute
Solo

Hear the mix by Bill Reynolds and Jason Kingsland

"Before we say Goodbye" by Achoo! Bless You, Recorded at Jungle Studios, Engineered by Nathan Sheehy and Phan Sjarif.

The Package

Everything you need

The NT1 is available in two configurations - either as a complete kit with the SMR shock mount (NT1-KIT), or by itself with the RM2 stand mount (NT1-SINGLE).

NT1 Package