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  • The NT1 5th Generation is a silver hybrid studio condenser microphone that fuses the classic sound signature of the iconic NT1 with next-generation technology.
  • Re-developed from the ground up to deliver exceptional audio with unmatched versatility.
  • Features a world-first hybrid XLR/USB output that allows it to be connected to a mixer or interface, or to a computer for direct recording.
  • At 4dBA, it is the world’s quietest studio condenser microphone with exceptionally low noise.
  • Ultra-high-resolution (up to 192kHz) analogue-to-digital conversion.
  • On-board DSP for advanced APHEX audio processing.
  • Studio-grade shock mount and pop filter, XLR, and USB cables included.
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RODE NT1 5th Generation Silver Studio Condenser Microphone

Introducing the NT1 5th Generation, the ultimate studio condenser microphone for the studio professionals and content creators. 

RODE has outdone themselves with this revolutionary piece of equipment, which combines the classic sound signature of the iconic NT1 with cutting-edge, next-generation technology.

With RODE's innovative Dual Connect output, this microphone offers both XLR and USB connectivity, making it incredibly versatile for any recording situation. Plus, with the world-first "unclippable" 32-bit float digital output, you'll never miss a beat. The advanced digital signal processing ensures unparalleled clarity and precision, while maintaining the warm, silky character, extremely low noise, and high SPL handling that the NT1 is renowned for.

The NT1 5th Generation is a true studio workhorse, it excels in everything from vocals and speech to guitar, piano, drums, and percussion.


Game-Changing Connectivity

The Digital Studio of the Future

Versatility Like No Other

Everything You Need to Start Recording

Key Benefits

What's in the Box


RODE's Iconic Original Studio Microphone, Reborn

For over three decades, the NT1 has been a mainstay in recording studios around the world, revered for its classic sound and versatility. The NT1 5th Generation is the latest evolution of this iconic microphone.

With state-of-the-art features and cutting-edge technology, the NT1 5th Generation takes everything you loved about the original NT1 and brings it to a whole new level. As well as this, RODE has preserved the legendary sound quality that made the original so popular.

The NT1 5th Generation is the perfect combination of tradition and innovation, marrying the warm, classic sound of the original with the latest advancements in microphone technology. And with its incredible versatility, it's no wonder why this microphone has been the go-to choice for countless creators.


Game-Changing Connectivity

RODE understands that every studio setup is unique, which is why they've designed the NT1 5th Generation to be incredibly flexible. Featuring our groundbreaking Dual Connect output, this microphone can be connected to an audio interface or mixer via XLR, or directly to a computer via USB for seamless, plug-and-play recording.

The patent-pending Dual Connect output is truly revolutionary, offering unprecedented flexibility for any studio setup. Whether you're recording in a professional studio or a home setup, the NT1 5th Generation is the perfect choice.

With this level of versatility, you can easily switch between different recording scenarios without having to worry about compatibility issues or technical hiccups.


Classic Sound on the Cutting-Edge

RODE has always been dedicated to providing creators with the highest quality equipment, and the NT1 5th Generation is no exception. They've taken everything that made the original NT1 so great and improved upon it with state-of-the-art circuitry, resulting in an astonishingly low self-noise level of just 4dBA. This makes it the world's quietest studio condenser microphone, perfect for capturing every detail of your recordings.

With the XLR output, you'll get that rich, classic studio condenser sound that you know and love from the NT1. But that's not all, when you switch to the digital output, you'll unlock a whole new level of performance. With a range of cutting-edge features, you can further enhance your audio and achieve pro studio sound directly into your computer.

But what really sets the NT1 5th Generation apart is its warm, silky character, extremely low noise, and high SPL handling capability. These features have made the NT1 a go-to choice for professional creators, and with the 5th Generation, it's been taken to the next level.

If you're serious about your recordings and demand the highest quality, then the NT1 5th Generation is the microphone for you. Experience the rich, classic sound of the NT1, combined with cutting-edge technology to deliver unparalleled performance.


The Digital Studio of the Future

With a built-in, professional-grade audio interface, the NT1 5th Generation is an all-in-one digital recording solution.

RODE has optimized the audio interface to preserve the microphone's pristine audio fidelity, while also offering a range of innovative features for enhanced sound. Our ultra-low-noise, high-gain Revolution Preamp™ ensures that your recordings are clean, clear, and detailed, while the high-resolution (192kHz) A/D conversion captures every nuance of your performance.

But that's not all, the NT1 5th Generation also features advanced digital signal processing, giving you even more control over your recordings. Whether you're looking to EQ your sound, add reverb or other effects, or fine-tune your audio in post-production, the NT1 5th Generation has got you covered.

And all of these features are packed into a single, high-quality microphone, so you don't need to worry about purchasing separate equipment or dealing with compatibility issues. With the NT1 5th Generation, you can focus on your art and let technology take care of the rest.


The "Unclippable" Microphone

The NT1 5th Generation introduces the world's first "unclippable" 32-bit float digital output, pushing the boundaries of what's possible in recording technology.

This revolutionary recording format is a game-changer, giving you unprecedented flexibility and control over your recordings. No longer do you have to worry about setting your gain just right, or risk losing your performance due to clipping or distortion. With the NT1 5th Generation, you can record everything from a whisper to a scream, the softest guitar to the loudest drummer, and know that your dynamics will be maintained.

You don't have to make any adjustments while recording, simply adjust your audio after the fact and all of the subtleties and nuances of your performance will be preserved. This gives you even more flexibility and control over your recordings, allowing you to fine-tune your sound to perfection.


Versatility Like No Other

Featuring a smooth frequency response, incredibly low noise, and high SPL handling capabilities, the NT1 5th Generation can capture anything from delicate vocals to thunderous drums with ease. And with its flexible connectivity options, including our groundbreaking Dual Connect output, it can fit seamlessly into any recording workflow.

Whether you're a solo artist recording in your bedroom or a professional engineer working in a world-class studio, the NT1 5th Generation has the power and versatility to meet your needs. And with its advanced digital capabilities, it is the ultimate recording solution for anyone looking to capture professional-grade audio without breaking the bank.


Craft Your Sound

Unleash your creativity and elevate your sound with the NT1 5th Generation’s advanced APHEX® audio processing. Powered by its powerful onboard DSP, this microphone offers a suite of essential tools to shape your audio to perfection, including compression, a high-pass filter, noise gate, and the legendary APHEX® Aural Exciter™ and Big Bottom™. With the free RODE Connect and RODE Central companion apps, accessing these processors has never been easier.

The intuitive VoxLab™ editor allows you to craft your sound with the touch of a button, while the advanced editor lets you fine-tune each processor to your exact needs. Whether you're a podcaster, musician, or content creator, the NT1 5th Generation puts the power of professional audio processing right at your fingertips.


Premium Components, Built to Last

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the NT1 5th Generation is made from only the finest materials, reflecting RODE’s commitment to excellence. Built-in the company’s world-class manufacturing facilities in Sydney, Australia, every component is of the highest quality. The HF6 capsule, made to sub-micron tolerances, guarantees precision and consistency in tonality and frequency response, while the capsule itself is internally shock-mounted to eliminate external vibrations.

The rugged aluminium body is available in sleek black or stylish silver and boasts a high-grade finish that is ultra-resistant to scuffs and scratches, ensuring the NT1 5th Generation stands up to the demands of even the busiest recording schedule.


Everything You Need to Start Recording

With the NT1 5th Generation, you won't need to worry about sourcing additional equipment to get started on your recording journey, it's all included in the box.

Alongside the microphone itself, you'll find high-quality XLR and USB cables to suit your preferred connection method, as well as a studio-grade shock mount and pop filter to ensure your recordings are as clean and professional as possible. No need to fret about unwanted artifacts caused by plosives, knocks, or bumps.


Unlock More Creative Potential with the RODE App Suite

The NT1 5th Generation is compatible with a range of free RODE apps, including the RODE Central companion app, RODE Connect podcasting app, and UNIFY streaming app, all of which allow you to configure settings, access the advanced DSP, update firmware, and more.

RODE Central - The ultimate companion app for your NT1 5th Generation microphone. With a user-friendly interface, RODE Central offers seamless access to the powerful APHEX® processing and effects, input gain control and firmware updates. Once you have configured your microphone in RODE Central, your settings will be saved and readily available for use with your DAW or other audio software, streamlining your workflow and enhancing your productivity.

RODE Connect - If you're looking for an easy and powerful way to create professional-sounding podcasts, look no further than RODE Connect. his software offers an intuitive interface that allows you to connect up to four RODE USB microphones to a single computer, making it the perfect solution for podcasting with guests or co-hosts. And with access to the microphone's advanced DSP and firmware updates, plus features like easy mixing and recording, you'll be able to produce high-quality podcasts that sound great and engage your audience.

UNIFY - The ultimate virtual mixing software designed for use with your NT1 5th Generation microphone. With UNIFY, you can effortlessly route all of your audio sources into one intuitive mixer and take control of your sound with professional-grade processing. Create completely independent mixes and record everything in multichannel audio for editing in post-production, or output your perfect sound directly to OBS for live streaming.


Key Benefits:

  • 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) analogue-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 RODE’s precision manufacturing facilities in Sydney, Australia


What's in the Box:

  • 1 x NT1 5th Generation - Silver
  • 1 x SM6 Shock Mount & Pop Filter
  • 1 x 6m XLR Cable (black)
  • 1 x SC29 USB-C to USB-C Cable (3m)
  • 1 x 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