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RODE NT55 Microphone

My Product Code: NT55

Like the NT5 the RODE NT55 is a small-diaphragm true-condenser cardioid microphone sometimes referred to as a 'pencil mic'.

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Excl. VAT £224.17 Incl. VAT £269.00
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The NT55 adds both a three position pad (0 -10dB -20dB) and 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 NT55 available as a single microphone or as an acoustically matched pair.

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



Additional Information

Acoustic PrinciplePressure Gradient
Active ElectronicsJFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Address TypeEnd
Frequency Range20Hz - 20kHz
Output Impedance100_
Maximum SPL136dB SPL (@ 1kHz 1% THD into 1K_ load)
Maximum Output Level8.0dBu (@ 1kHz 1% THD into 1K_ load
Sensitivity-38.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (12.60mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted)15dB-A
Power Options +48V phantom power
Weight 110.00gm
Dimensions145.00mmH x 20.00mmW x 20.00mmD
Output XLR Output
Warranty 1 year with free extension to 10 years following registration
Product Manual No

NT55 Multi-Pattern 1/2" Condenser Microphones (x2 in Matched Pair)
NT45-O Interchangeable Omnidirectional Capsule (x2 in Matched Pair)
RM5 Durable Microphone Clip (x2 in Matched Pair)
Stand Mount (x2 in Matched Pair)

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