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The RØDE NT1-A 1" cardioid condenser microphone has become an industry standard; delivering the warmth, extended dynamic range, clarity and high SPL capability typically only featured on some of the world’s most expensive microphones.

With a self-noise level of only 5dBA it is widely recognised (along with the NT1) as one the world's quietest studio microphones. This low noise makes it an ideal for vocal microphone as well as perfect for recording guitars and percussion.

Packaged in the 'Complete Vocal Recording Solution', the NT1-A includes everything you need to get a truly professional vocal recording and is ideal for home studio recording.

A studio grade pop shield and shock mount is included, along with a premium 20' microphone cable, dust cover, and an instructional DVD packed with recording tips.

The RØDE NT1-A large diaphragm 1" cardioid condenser microphone is designed and made in Australia, and covered by RØDE Microphones' industry leading 10 year warranty.


Gear thread - Pics of your setups

...a Soundcraft Spirit 12FX but the rest are unused. There's also a Focusrite Trakmaster Platinum 1U channel strip with a Rode NT1A connected, that's feeding the LS56's SP/DIF input. Aux 1 & 2 of the MW2408 are going to the inputs on a Zynthian 4.1 to play with the effects and loop recording on it...

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If you could only pick one mic under £200 for vocals - what would it be?

...dynamic but a lot of people seem to say it's still good for vocals, even in the studio) - SM86 - Rode NT1-A - SE Electronics SE2200 - SE Electronics SE v7 - Telefunken M80 (I know it's over budget but I could stretch to it if it's really good) Any advice? Cheers rockout

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Is it normal to just not like a highly regarded mic?

Yes. Humans are wired to react strongly to new or different perceptions. In audio, that reaction helps sales of mics that are actually odd-sounding, peaky, or seriously hyped in their top end. The assumption that “Different is better” sold a lot of NT-1a, but it was an unsophisticated response.

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