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Rode NTK Tube Condenser Studio Microphone

The Rode NTK Tube is a studio condenser mic featuring a large 1" capsule gold-plated membrane and hand graded and selected twin triode tubes. (144) Read 15 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

Rode's NTK has the quality and warmth demanded from a tube mic. With the large 1 in. capsule gold-plated membrane and twin triode tubes (hand graded and selected), Rode is again setting the standard for value. This is a tube mic designed exclusively for recording professionals who want what only the best can offer.

Features

- Dynamic range of 47dB
- Ultra-low noise of only 12dB
- Internal capsule shock mounting
- Cardioid polar pattern
- 20Hz - 20kHz frequency response
- Includes a power supply, 30 ft. cable, and stand adapter

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- Capsule: Externally polarised 1 in. pressure-gradient condenser
- Active Electronics: Unity-gain closed-loop impedance converter; vacuum-tube input with bipolar buffering
- Pickup Pattern: Cardioid
- Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz (+/-6dB)
- Output Impedance: 200 ohms (100 ohms per leg)
- Sensitivity: -38dB re 1V/Pa (12mV @ 94dB SPL) +/-1dB
- Equivalent Noise: 12dB SPL (A-weighted per IEC268-15) +/-2dB
- Maximum Output: > +29dBu (@ 1kHz, 5% THD into 1k (load)
- Dynamic Range: > 147dB (A-weighted, per IEC268-15)
- Maximum SPL: > 158dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 5% THD into 1k (load)
- Signal/Noise Ratio: > 82dB (A-weighted, per IEC268-15)
- External power supply: 100-120V/200-240V AC (user selectable) 50Hz/60Hz, 25VA maximum Packed Weight: 4.53 kg (Mic only 760 gm)

Accessories included
- Power Supply
- 30 ft (10 m) Multicore Cable
- M2 Standmount plus 3/8-5/8 in. Thread Adapter

- Optional Extras: SM2 Shockmount
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 14 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 26 x 13 x 5 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 805-566-7777
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4.5 out of 5 (144 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
This review has been selected by our experts as particularly helpful. "looking for that U87 sound at about 600.00??"
Sound: an amazing all around mic. From instruments to vocals, this mic right here is going deliver. Ive had this particular mic now over two years. Nothing negative to say about it. It gives me the right amount of warmth that I'd expect from much more expensive mics. Paired up with an LA-610, this mic gives that amazing big round sound that every hip-hop record is known for, but at the same time very translucent. Simply said.... Just amazing. Feature: I wish it came with a shockmount, but its actually very inexpensive. The 30-foot cable to connect to the power supply was a great idea. Ease of Use: just plug it in, let it warm up for aout a half hour. Then your ready to start recording. Quality: very rugged mic. It even comes in a vey rugged hard plastic carry case that holds everything!! Value: Its worth it. Manufacturer Support: I haven't had to call support since I bought the mic.
Style of Music: Hip-Hop, R&B/Soul, Reggae
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"This is a great microphone for vocals and acoustic instruments"
Sound: compare it to "anything" out there. it is the best not only for the money! Of course I use a preampa nd I take a little 10khz of(about -2db) Sounds superb on vocals and acoustics! Feature: it comes with everything but the shockmount which is about 50 bucks. compare that to what Neumann is asking for an EA-1 shockmount for their TLM103!! You'll be pleasantly surprised! Quality: very well built
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