The RØDE Broadcaster is a large diaphragm, end-address condenser microphone designed to provide the ultimate performance for broadcast vocal applications.Its rich, full quality tailored response has an emphasized proximity effect that has made it a standard in radio stations the world over. It is equally suitable as a voice-over microphone for film and television
The Broadcaster features an internal pop filter, designed to minimize plosives sounds that can overload the microphone capsule and distort the audio output. In addition to the Broadcaster’s native 20Hz-20kHz response, a selectable high-pass filter at 75Hz is available which will prevent low end noise such as air conditioners and traffic from being recorded.
The Broadcaster features an innovative ‘On-Air’ indicator on the body that can be wired for external activation by the ‘Channel On/Mute’ function on many consoles. If not connected to a console or switch, the indicator will remain lit whenever the microphone has power.
Connect your RØDE XLR microphone to your iOS device
Take advantage of the studio in your pocket, with the RØDE i-XLR Adaptor. Connecting an XLR microphone to a lightning adaptor so you can record RØDE’s signature crystal clear audio onto your iDevice is just the beginning. The i-XLR also features trimmable, zero latency headphone monitoring, a 3-metre cord and, with the RØDE Reporter App, one-touch recording. Fast, compact, versatile, easily monitored and captured: the i-XLR is a mobile recording essential.
Download the companion iOS RØDE Reporter App
Designed for simplicity, the RØDE Reporter app boasts one-click recording and pause; records broadcast quality in up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution, and longer recordings with optional variable bit-rate compressed formats. All can be shared natively across the iOS platform.
The RØDE i-XY is the ultimate recording microphone for iPhone® and iPad®. With up to 24-bit/96k* recording and on-board high-fidelity A/D conversion, your i-XY recordings are rich, smooth and accurate. At the heart of the i-XY is a matched pair of ½” cardioid condenser capsules, fixed in a perfect 90 degree ‘near-coincident’ alignment. This results in immersive and true-to-life stereo recordings, captured in incredibly high detail. Designed and manufactured in Australia, the i-XY is available in two versions – Lightning and 30-pin. The Lightning version supports the iPhone® 5s, iPhone® 5 and iPhone® 5c. The 30-pin version supports the iPhone® 4S, iPhone® 4, iPad® (3rd generation) and iPad® 2.
The RØDE K2 is a premium valve condenser microphone featuring dual 1” gold sputtered diaphragms. Infinitely variable control of the polar pattern from omnidirectional through cardioid and bidirectional/figure-8 provides the freedom and flexibility to excel in any recording situation. High-performance specifications (including a maximum SPL of 162dB) are combined with the character and subtleties of the legendary mics of the 1950s to provide a microphone that not only provides world-class vocals but is perfectly at home recording a wide range of instruments both up-close or in a wider ‘room’ capacity.
RØDELink represents the next generation of digital wireless systems. Using a Series II 2.4GHz digital transmission with 128-bit encryption, it is able to constantly monitor and hop between frequencies to maintain the strongest possible signal level at a range of up to 100 metres* (over 100 yards). The RØDELink Filmmaker Kit provides everything you need to start shooting video wirelessly, including a receiver, transmitter and broadcast-grade lavalier microphone. The receiver (RX-CAM) features an OLED display with information on level, battery status (receiver and transmitter), mute and channel selection. The unit can be mounted on a standard camera shoe mount, 3/8″ thread or belt-clip, and for added versatility the shoe mount can be located in one of two positions. The lightweight transmitter (TX-BELT) can be fitted to a belt or clothing and features a locking thread to ensure the microphone connection is as secure as possible. RØDE has included an omnidirectional lavalier microphone in the kit to provide the highest possible audio reproduction quality.
RØDELink represents the next generation of digital wireless systems. Using a Series II 2.4GHz digital transmission with 128-bit encryption, it is able to constantly monitor and hop between frequencies to maintain the strongest possible signal level at a range of up to 100 metres* (over 100 yards). The RØDELink Newsshooter Kit provides everything you need to start shooting video wirelessly with XLR microphones, including a camera-mounted receiver and an XLR transmitter. The receiver (RX-CAM) features an OLED display with information on level, battery status (receiver and transmitter), mute and channel selection. The unit can be mounted on a standard camera shoe mount, 3/8″ thread or belt-clip, and for added versatility the shoe mount can be located in one of two positions. The transmitter (TX-XLR) easily connects to handheld presentation microphones as well as shotgun microphones, with a 3.5mm input and headphone output.
Featuring a high-quality, handheld condenser microphone (TX-M2) and a desktop receiver, the RØDELink Performer Kit is perfect for lectures, Q&As, school presentations, weddings and live performances. Providing one-touch pairing with the RØDELink receiver the microphone can be powered by the new and included RØDE LB-1 Lithium-Ion Battery or 2 x AA Batteries.
The RØDELink range is so intuitive it works straight out the box, with no channel selection necessary. Using a secure Series II 2.4GHz encrypted digital transmission sent on two channels simultaneously, RØDELink automatically selects the strongest signal and ensures your audio is as reliable and secure as a cabled connection.
RODE’s M1 dynamic microphone is ruggedly built with a die-cast body and a sturdy dynamic capsule – designed to thrive through night after night of stage abuse. This handheld microphone also offers an excellent balance of weight and ergonomics, so it’s comfortable for vocalists to hold and perform with onstage. What’s more, the RODE M1 carries with an impressive lifetime warranty from RODE – a testament to the microphone’s solid build construction. When you want studio-quality sound onstage, look no further than the RODE M1 dynamic handheld microphone.
The M1’s ergonomically designed all-metal body is engineered for maximum comfort when used as a handheld microphone. It feels robust, solid and perfectly balanced without being heavy, and handling noise is almost completely eliminated by the microphone’s internal design.
The RODE M2 Handheld Condenser Microphone puts crystal-clear, studio-caliber sound reproduction in your hands! Though it gives you condenser-mic performance, the M2’s supercardioid pickup pattern and internal shockmount design makes it very resistant to feedback. It’s like having the best of both worlds onstage: the durability and dependability of a dynamic mic built into a high-performance condenser model! A locking on/off switch is handy for performers, and the effective windscreen protects the capsule while making the M2 very resistant to plosives.
The RØDE M3 is a highly versatile end-address condenser microphone, designed to be completely at home in the studio, on stage or on location. It is equally suitable as an instrument microphone for guitars, drums and percussion or even vocals.Featuring a heavy duty metal body and internally shock mounted 1/2″ condenser capsule mounted for end-address, the M3 can be powered either via P48 phantom power, or an internal 9V battery.
If you’re looking for a pair of affordable small-diaphragm condenser microphones, take a look at the RODE M5 Matched Pair cardioid condenser microphones. These mics give you the kind of performance that will exceed what you’d expect from condensers at this price point. M5s are excellent mics for recording and sound reinforcement. They work great with guitars, percussion, strings, woodwinds, brass, and more. This matched pair is also great for stereo recording techniques.
Boasting studio-quality sound in an all-in-one package, the Rode NT-USB USB condenser microphone lets you start recording straight out of the box. Whether you’re recording vocals, musical instruments, a voice over, or your latest podcast, the NT-USB’s USB connectivity and onboard A/D conversion ensure that you’ll get the job done quickly and easily. You also get everything you need to set up and record, including a tripod base, mic stand mount, pop filter, USB cable, and a padded carrying case. Compatible with Mac OS X, Windows 8, and iOS, the Rode NT-USB USB condenser microphone is your complete recording solution
The NT1 is a revolutionary new 1″ diaphragm condenser microphone from RØDE. Although the body of the new NT1 closely resembles the NT1-A.RØDE’s design engineers approached the NT1 as a marriage of innovation and tradition, starting with the capsule which is a completely new design. Codenamed the HF6, it is the perfect example of RØDE’s fusion of artistic design approaches and cutting-edge manufacturing techniques, and features a sound signature reminiscent of the famous microphones of old while at the same time exhibiting extremely low noise.It has been developed with a focus on detailed midrange response, coupled with silky smooth high frequencies, and warm, round, bass reproduction to make the NT1 an absolute standout in its class.
The RODE NT1-A cardioid condenser microphone is one of the world’s quietest microphones, and it comes complete with a ton of essential accessories! Its ultra-low self-noise means you’ll effortlessly capture clean, clear audio. The NT1-A can handle 137dB SPL so you can be confident that even in front of loud guitar cabinets, your recording won’t distort due to overload. This great mic comes with a shockmount, a pop screen, a dust cover, an XLR cable, and more. By providing ultra-quiet operation and being versatile enough to handle a wide variety of signals, the NT1-A is an affordable studio solution!
With a low inherent noise of only 6 dBA and transformerless output circuitry, the RØDE NT1000 enables excellent vocal and instrumental recording. The NT1000 has also found many users who call it the ultimate microphone for overheads as well as for miking concert grand pianos. The 1″ HF2 capsule, developed by RØDE and manufactured in Australia, is elastically mounted and with a dynamic range of 134 dB, a maximum sound pressure level of 140 dBA, and a frequency range of 20 Hz – 20 kHz
The NT2-A carries on the tradition forged by the now legendary RØDE NT2. A professional large 1″ capsule studio microphone incorporating three-position pick-up patterns, pad, and high pass filter switches conveniently located on the mic body. The frequency and transient response of this transducer have been voiced to complement today’s modern recording techniques, and yet still evoke the silky smooth character of the legendary microphones of the 50s and 60s. These features provide the flexibility and superlative audio characteristics that make the NT2-A one of the most versatile condenser mics available. Supplied with the SM6 shock mount, dust cover, microphone cable and downloadable instructional video hosted by Grammy-nominated engineer and producer John Merchant showing a range of recording techniques specific to the NT2-A.
The RØDE NT2000 microphone is a studio-quality large diaphragm condenser with seamlessly variable polar patterns. Its polar patterns selection, filter, and pad are conveniently located on the front of the microphone body for ease of use. Audiophile quality surface-mount electronics combined with a gold-sputtered dual 1″ capsule provide extremely low self-noise (7dBA) and a maximum SPL of 147 dB (up to 157 dB with pad fully engaged) giving an incredible amount of versatility and ensuring exceptional results.
The NT3 is the definition of a studio workhorse. Featuring an end-address 3/4″ gold-sputtered true-condenser transducer it provides incredible detail on almost any instrument you can imagine. Intended for the studio, stage and location work, this versatile handheld, stand or boom pole mounted microphone will give great results on drums, percussion, acoustic guitar, guitar amps, piano, and all acoustic instruments as well as detailed voice reproduction when used as a handheld presentation microphone or indoor boom mic. For further versatility, the NT3 can be powered by either P48 phantom power, or via a 9V battery for situations when power isn’t available via the console or camera. Its rugged and durable all-metal body and mesh head ensure that it is well protected both in the studio and out in the field.
The RØDE NT4 stereo microphone offers a perfect X/Y stereo array without the need for matched pair microphones, complex stereo bars and equipment. Simply place the microphone and capture a realistic stereo field using a single microphone.Combining an acoustically matched pair of 1/2” cardioid condenser capsules fixed in a perfect 90 degree near-coincident alignment, the NT4 instantly creates a faithful stereo array that is ideal for drum overheads, percussion, choir vocals, environmental recording and sound design in a studio or in the field.The NT4’s versatility is further extended by its ability to be powered by a 9V battery, in addition to 48V phantom power. Both stereo XLR and 3.5mm minijack cables are supplied to ensure the NT4 is ready to record to mixing console, portable recorder or camera.
The NT5 is RØDE’s premier small-diaphragm cardioid condenser microphone, sometimes referred to as a ‘pencil mic’.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 a 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. Expanding the NT5’s versatility, an interchangeable omnidirectional capsule (NT45-O) is available. Finished in durable satin nickel, the NT5 available as a single microphone or as an acoustically matched pair.
Like the NT5, the RØDE NT55 is a small-diaphragm, true-condenser cardioid microphone, sometimes referred to as a ‘pencil mic’. 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 a 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 RØDE NT6 is an extremely compact 1/2″ cardioid condenser microphone, specifically designed for difficult mounting applications where the highest quality audio is required. Although clearly relevant to instrument miking, the NT6 is extremely well suited to any situation where an unobtrusive but powerful microphone is required such as location recording. The microphone is split into two modular components, joined by via a custom 3m (10′) shielded, Kevlar® reinforced cable. Featuring a gold-sputtered, true-condenser capsule, the NT6 capsule head measures 45mm (1.8”) in length and weighs only 42gm (1.5oz). The included all-metal, multi-position mounting ring provides 180 degrees of vertical rotation.
The NT6 preamp-body incorporates both a high-pass filter and pad setting. The high-pass filter can be introduced to cut vibration, rumble and undesired sounds sources under 80Hz, while the PAD offers a -10dB level attenuation, useful when recording louder sound sources.
The NT6’s small form factor make it an ideal small diaphragm cardioid microphone for use in the Mid-Side (M/S) stereo array, in combination with a figure-8 large diaphragm microphone such as the NT2-A, NT2000 or K2.
The RØDE NTG2 is a lightweight condenser shotgun microphone, designed for professional applications within the film, video, television, and production industries.Its full frequency response, low noise and audio transparency make it an ideal film, video, and voice over microphone, while its low weight (161gm/5.7oz without battery) makes it an ideal boom microphone.In addition to the native 20Hz-20kHz frequency response, a selectable high-pass filter at 80Hz is available, which will prevent low-end noise such as air conditioners and traffic from being recorded.The NTG2 operates either from an AA (1.5V) battery or P48 phantom power which can be supplied by professional cameras, audio recorders, and power supplies. The battery power option makes the NTG2 ideal for scenarios where the camera does not supply phantom power such as DSLR video.The WSVM windshield is supplied to minimize light wind noise and plosives during recording. The optional ‘DeadCat’ furry is recommended for outdoor applications.