The Rode NTK Valve Condenser Microphone offers valve performance at an affordable price.
Large 1” capsule with gold plated diaphragm
Class “A” valve circuitry
Hand selected and graded 6922 twin-triode valve
Dedicated power supply
Internal capsule shock mounting
Acoustic Principle Pressure Gradient
Active Electronics Valve/tube impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Address Type Side
Frequency Range 20Hz - 20kHz
Output Impedance 200Ω
Maximum SPL 158dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)
Maximum Output Level 29.0mV
Sensitivity -38.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (25.00mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted) 12dB-A
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...series mics to get to complement the other mics and what I already have. I already have a Rode NTK, two Cascade ribbon mics (Knucklehead and Vin-Jet both with Lundahl). I'm mostly recording female vocal (strong alto voice), acoustic guitar, electric guitar cabinets, and flute.
Rode NT 2A is great bang for buck and the or the Rode NTK or K2 lots of detailed articulation especially from the latter two.
I got this mic about a year and a half ago and let me say it is a fantastic mic for the money. However in order to get the most out of the mic, swap out the stock tube and chuck in a NOS amperex, valvo, mullard, philips, siemens or JAN - preferably an earlier model. With a NOS tube this mic really...
I've owned a Rode NTK for about 3 years. I managed to pick it up for under £200 when Turnkey (London) had its closing down sale. It has been my main microphone since then.
This mic had been on my shortlist for a good year or so based on Paul Whites review in SOS so I was pleased to be able to...
The Rode NTK has proven to be a good quality tube mic within its price range. The cardioid tube mic differs from it's big brother, the multi-pattern K2, both in functionality and tone.
The NTK tends to have pronounced sibilance on certain voices and a general rise in upper mid frequencies. It...