Rode NT1 5th Generation Black

Studio Condenser Microphone (Cardioid) – XLR / USB output (Black)

Our price:$399.00 GST
Order Code: NT1GEN5B

IN STOCK 4 (more can be backordered)

Rode NT1 5th Generation (Black) cardioid condenser microphone has low self-noise with an innovative XLR / USB-C output (with 32-bit float “unclippable” digital output).

NT1 5th Generation delivers the same character, low noise, and high SPL handling capability that the original is revered for, with improved circuitry.

When using the XLR output, it delivers the “rich, classic studio condenser sound you know and love from the NT1”. When using the digital output, you get this same sound plus a slew of cutting-edge features to further enhance your audio for recording pro studio sound directly into your computer.

The NT1 5th Generation features a USB audio interface built into the microphone, which is optimised to preserve audio fidelity and also offers a range of highly innovative features for enhanced sound, including high-resolution (192kHz) A/D conversion and advanced digital signal processing.


When connecting via USB-C, you can take advantage of “unclippable” 32-bit float digital output, advanced digital signal processing.NT1 5th Generation can be a project studio workhorse that excels on everything from vocals and speech, to guitar, piano, drums and percussion.

Don’t like the black? Also available in silver: NT1 5th Generation Silver

NT1 5th Generation features:

  • Large-diaphragm cardioid condenser microphone
  • HF6 1-inch gold-sputtered condenser capsule
  • Smooth frequency response, high sensitivity and high SPL handling
  • Exceptionally low noise (4dBA) – the world’s quietest studio condenser microphone
  • Patent-pending Dual Connect output with both XLR and USB connectivity
  • World-first 32-bit float digital output
  • Ultra-high-resolution (up to 192kHz) analog-to-digital conversion
  • On-board DSP for advanced APHEX® audio processing
  • Studio-grade shock mount and pop filter, XLR and USB cables included
  • Available in black or silver with a rugged aluminium body and high-grade finishes
  • Designed and made in RØDE’s precision manufacturing facilities in Sydney, Australia

In the box:

  • NT1 5th Generation (Black)
  • SM6 shock mount and pop filter
  • XLR cable
  • SC29 USB-C to USB-C cable (3m)
  • Dust Cover
Acoustic & Electrical Specifications
Acoustic Principle: Pressure gradient
Active Electronics: JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
Capsule: 1.00″
Polar Pattern: Cardioid
Address Type: Side
Frequency Range: 20Hz – 20kHz
Output Impedance: 100Ω
Maximum SPL: 142 dB SPL
Equivalent Noise (A-weighted): 4dBA
Sensitivity: -32 dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (25 mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1 kHz
Analogue Power Requirements: Via XLR: P48
Analogue Output Connection: 3-pin XLR
Digital Specifications
Digital Power Requirements: Via USB: 5V
Digital Output Connection: USB-C
Bit Depth: 24-bit / 32-bit floating point
Sampling Rate (kHz): 48 / 96 / 192
Processing: APHEX digital signal processing (only available at 48kHz / 24-bit)
Minimum OS Requirements: Windows 10 Mac OS 10.15
Mechanical Specifications
Weight (grams): 308
Dimensions (millimetres): Length: 52
Width: 52
Height: 189

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