Rode NTK Tube Condenser Microphone
The RODE NTK sets the standard for value in professional microphones.This is a tube mic designed exclusively for recording professionals who want what only the best can offer. The heart of the NTK is the Australian designed and manufactured HF-2 capsule. The electronic circuitry complementing this very sensitive transducer includes a hand-selected twin-triode 6922 valve and audiophile grade components and lay-out. The result is an ultra-wide dynamic range, very low noise, and stunning tube warmth. The NTK’s rich valve sound is ideal for vocals, acoustic instruments, drum overheads, guitar amps and pianos. It includes a power supply, 30 foot cable, stand adapter and case.RODE NTK FeaturesLarge 1 inch capsule with gold plated
diaphragmClassAvalve circuitryUltra low noiseWide dynamic rangeHand-selected and graded 6922 twin-triode valve Dedicated Power Supply High strength heat-treated steel mesh head Durable satin nickel finish Internal capsule shock mounting High level of RF rejection When professional performance counts use only a Rode NTK tube microphone.
- External power supply: 100-120V / 200-240V AC
- Signal/Noise Ratio: > 82dB
- Maximum SPL: > 158dB SPL
- Unity-gain closed-loop impedance converte
- Dynamic Range: > 147dB (A-weighted, per IEC268-15)
What others are saying about the Rode NTK Tube Condenser Microphone
Absolutely love it!
I’ve had this mic for a few years now and I have to say that this has made a huge difference in the quality of my vocals in recording (and now that I’m using it with a Line 6 Toneport audio interface, I’m in heaven). I don’t have extensive experience with a bunch of high-end mics, but as someone who records in a project studio at home and focuses on vocals as the most important part of the recording, I am very, very pleased. Search around online for reviews of this mic- there are loads of them, nearly all raving about the sound and value of the NTK. Each voice is different, and some mics and voices match better than others- but I certainly recommend this one.
This Mike SIZZLES !!!!
By career, I have received attention in the media
and referred to by my peers as one of the most
highly reknown hypnotists,hypnotherapists in the
field, but I have also been successful
in other endeavors, especially in the recorded
medium of spoken word, voice overs (cassettes,
Over 25 years I’ve had the opportunity to work
with every kind of microphone imaginable .. from
the garden variety Radio Shack $25 dollar model
…. to the $5,000 dollar, industry
standard Neumans. If you are a vocalist, a professional
speaker or a voice over specialist, you are easily aware
of how a microphone can pick
up every undulating tone you can utter.
A microphone can
make you sound tinny and sterile or boxy.
It can bring out the richness or squash that vocal quality.
Now to me, a microphone is as important an instrument to
a vocalist as is a Stradivarious to a violin player ….
and if you think I’m about to rave over the RODE NTK
tube condenser, you’re right.
This mike sizzles. It brings out nuances and richness
in a voice that has to be heard to be experienced.
There is a warmth that just reaches out and grabs
you, envelops you in the sound … well … don’t take
my word for it. Head over to your local audio dealer
with a cassette player in hand and make a few test
recordings using a Rode NTK as well as other name
brands microphones and I’ll bet you’ll agree and easily
convince yourself those Australians downunder
were on to something when they made this product.
And try not to thank me too repeatedly. Just knowing
that others are taking advantage of a wonderful piece
of equipment that is priced extremely fairly is thanks
Great mic – excellent sound. I have been a pro voice over artist for over 30 years and have dealt with a variety of studio mics. In building my own studio I really wanted a front end that had a clear and smooth full-range sound. The R0de NTK was recommended to me by another “big voice” artist, and completely lives up to the recommendation. Everyone I have talked to says it’s about the best value out there. If you have cash to blow, you can get a “noyyyyyymannnnn” (raise eyebrows here), or you can enjoy the sound of this mic and take the extra $3200 and spend it on more gear. The hard plastic padded case for the mic and power supply are a nice touch. Don’t forget to buy a shock mount for it!
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