Rode NT-USB Studio Condenser USB Microphone
The Rode NT-USB is a high-quality side-address studio condenser microphone with integrated USB Interface. Part of the extremely popular Rode NT range, the NT-USB was engineered to deliver premium audio for your vocal recording, musical performance, or broadcast application. With its on board 16-bit 48kHz converter allows you to connect directly into your PC, MAC, or compatible iPad tablet (requires camera connection kit).
Boasting studio-quality sound in an all-in-one package, the Rode NT-USB USB condenser microphone lets you start recording straight out of the box. Whether you’re recording vocals, musical instruments, a voiceover, or your latest podcast, the NT-USB’s USB connectivity and onboard A/D conversion ensure that you’ll get the job done quickly and easily. You also get everything you need to set up and record, including a tripod base, mic stand mount, pop filter, USB cable, and a padded carrying case.
Compatible with Mac OS X, Windows 8, and iOS, the Rode NT-USB mic is the USB condenser microphone too complete recording solution. All mainstream recording applications on both Windows and Mac OS based computers, as well as the Apple iPad using RØDE Rec, GarageBand, or any other recording app that accepts an external microphone, will make use of the streamlined workflow the rode nt-usb mic provides.
The body of the NT-USB features a zero-latency stereo headphone monitoring (3.5mm) jack, which allows you to monitor the microphone input in real-time, along with dials to adjust the monitoring level and mix between the computer/iPad audio and the microphone input.
A premium pop-filter is included, which fits onto the base of the mic, positioning the filter the ideal distance from the capsule to minimise plosives (hard ‘B’, ‘T’ or ‘P’ sounds that produce a harsh sound) during singing or speech. A high-quality stand mount with industry standard 3/8” thread, and desktop tripod stand is provided allowing your Rode NT USB Microphone to sit at a comfortable height on a tabletop. The included pouch for storage of the microphone will keep it safe when not in use.
Rode NT USB Condenser Microphone at a Glance:
- All-in-one package lets you start recording straight out of the box
- Stereo headphone jack for zero-latency monitoring
- Cross-platform compatibility makes for a versatile recording solution
All-in-one package lets you start recording straight out of the box
The Rode NT-USB USB condenser microphone includes a premium pop filter that fits onto the base of the mic, ensuring perfect positioning for pro-quality reduction of those nasty-sounding plosives. You also get a high-quality stand mount, desktop tripod stand, and a storage pouch – everything you need to start recording.
Stereo headphone jack for zero-latency monitoring
If you want to monitor in real time while recording, the Rode NT USB USB microphone features a zero-latency stereo headphone jack. You also get dials that allow you to adjust the monitoring level and mix between your recorded audio and microphone input. Latency is a performance-killer. Luckily, the NT-USB takes this into account, ensuring that what you hear and what you play remains perfectly in sync.
Cross-platform compatibility makes for a versatile recording solution
No matter what platform or software you record with, the Rode NT-USB USB microphone is ready to go to work. Fully compatible with all mainstream recording apps on both Macs and PCs, this USB microphone also works with an iPad running GarageBand, Rode Rec, or any other app that accepts an external microphone.
Rode have been at the forefront of microphone technology since there inception, with the Rode USB mic being industry standard and with the Rode NTUSB Microphone being no different. A powerful addition to Rode’s lineup of quality products.
- High quality studio microphone with the convenience of USB connectivity
- Pop shield, Tripod desk stand, ring mount, storage pouch and 6m (20’) USB cable included
- 3.5mm stereo headphone jack for zero-latency monitoring
- Direct mix control between mic input and source output
- Compatible with Apple® iPad
- compatible with the SMR shockmount & WS2 foam windshield
- Two year extended warranty when you register your microphone
Active Electronics: JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer, A/D converter 16bit 48kHz
Capsule Size: 0.50″
Polar Pattern: Cardioid
Address Type: Side
Frequency Range: 20Hz – 20kHz
Maximum SPL: 110dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)
Output: USB Output
Power Options: USB bus powered
Dimensions: 184 x 62 x 50 mm