Rode NT4 Stereo Condenser Microphone

With a pair of perfectly matched condenser capsules in a fixed 90-degree X/Y configuration, the Rode NT4 mic lets you record any source in detailed stereo.

The Stereo wonder. The NT4 solves the age-old problem of stereo recording by eliminating the need to purchase matched pairs and the associated complex set-up bars and adaptors to get professional results.

With a fixed 90 Degree X/Y configuration and perfectly matched stereo condenser capsules, the NT4 lets you record any source with immaculate stereo detail.

The NT4 has a 128 dB dynamic range, 143 dBA SPL and low self-noise. Offering selectable battery or phantom power operation with power indicator light, the NT4 is ideally suited to both studio and location recording.

The NT4 comes supplied in a custom carry case with a windshield, XLR to mini-jack and dual XLR cables for portable DAT or professional balanced input connection.


- Stereo X/Y condenser microphone
- Dual externally biased 1/2 in. capsules with gold sputtered diaphragm
- Capsules closely matched with full frequency response
- Dual power operation
- Custom stereo cables included - dual XLR and mini stereo jack
- Custom twin head windshield (WS4) included
- Durable satin-nickel finish
- Surface mount circuitry

- Power: P48 (48V) phantom supply or 9V battery
- Acoustic Principle: Pressure gradient
- Directional Pattern: Cardioid (per capsule)
- Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
- Output impedance: 200 Ohm per side
- Signal noise ratio: 78 dB SPL (A - weighted per IEC651)
- Equivalent noise: <16 dB SPL (A - weighted per IEC651)
- Maximum SPL: 143dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KOhm load)
- Maximum output voltage: +13.9dBu (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KOhm load)
- Sensitivity: -38 dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (12 mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
- Weight: 480 g
- Dimensions (HxWxD): 231 x 61 x 41 mm
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 4.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 16 x 12 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): NT4

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 562-364-7400

Submitted March 23, 2006
Rode NT4 Stereo Mic Customer Review
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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I use it for recording ambience and sound effects for a game studio. This thing rocks, so much more sensitive than anything I have used before. I can pick up outdoor ambience perfectly now.
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