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Rode NT55 Multi-Pattern 1/2" Condenser Microphone


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  • $369.00
  • Regular price MSRP: $499.00

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Capture Sounds With Detail And Control With The Rode NT55 Multi-Pattern 1/2" Condenser Microphone

Like the NT5, the RODE NT55 is a small-diaphragm, true-condenser cardioid microphone, sometimes referred to as a 'pencil mic'. The Rode NT55 adds both a three position pad (0, -10dB, -20dB) and a three-stage high pass filter (Off, 75Hz, 150Hz), and includes the interchangeable NT45-O omnidirectional capsule.

Intended for recording acoustic instruments, drum overheads, cymbals, and live performances, the compact externally polarized mic employs a 1/2" capsule, an active J-FET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer.

Its tight cardioid pickup pattern also makes it ideal for use as an indoor dialogue microphone for filmmaking on a mic stand or boom.

Finished in durable satin nickel, the Rode NT55 available as a single microphone or as an acoustically matched pair.

The Rode NT55 is designed and made in Australia and covered by RODE's industry-leading 10-year warranty.


  • Externally biased condenser
  • Cardioid or Omni polar pattern using included interchangeable capsules
  • Gold sputtered 1/2" capsule
  • Three-position PAD - 0dB, -10dB and -20dB
  • Three-position High-Pass Filter - flat, 75Hz and 150Hz
  • Surface mount circuitry
  • Low noise
  • Available as Certified Matched Pair
  • 10 year extended warranty when you register your microphone


SPECIFICATIONS

  • Acoustic Principle: Pressure Gradient
  • Active Electronics: JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
  • Capsule: 0.50"
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Address Type: End
  • Frequency Range: 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Output Impedance: 100Ω
  • Maximum SPL: 136dBSPL
  • Maximum Output Level: 8.0mV (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)
  • Sensitivity: -38.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (12.60mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
  • Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted): 15dBA
  • Power Options: +48V phantom power
  • Weight: 110.00g
  • Dimensions: 145.00mmH x 20.00mmW x 20.00mmD
  • Output: XLR Output
  • Warranty: 1 year with free extension to 10 years following registration

Manufacturer: Rode Microphones
Model: NT55
SKU: I169636-N-0-WHXE
UPC: 698813000999


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