Rode NT1 5th Generation Studio Condenser Microphone Black

Original price was: R6,495.00.Current price is: R5,125.00. Incl.


The 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 for incredible versatility, a world-first “unclippable” 32-bit float digital output, 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 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


Acoustic & Electrical Specifications

Acoustic Principle
Pressure gradient

Active Electronics
JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer


Polar Pattern

Address Type

Frequency Range
20Hz – 20kHz

Output Impedance

Maximum SPL
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
3-pin XLR

Digital Specifications

Digital Power Requirements
Via USB: 5V

Digital Output Connection

Bit Depth
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
Windows 10 Mac OS 10.15

Mechanical Specifications

Weight (grams)

Dimensions (millimetres)

Length: 52

Width: 52

Height: 189

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 20 × 20 × 5 cm