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Old 3rd October 2017
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Originally Posted by bcgood View Post
Rode NTR

NTR Specifications
Acoustic Principle Velocity Transducer
Active Electronics Step-up Transformer and signal balanced preamp stage
Polar Pattern
Address Type Side
Frequency Range 20Hz - 20kHz
Output Impedance 200Ω
Maximum SPL 130dBSPL
Sensitivity -30.5dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (30.00mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted) 15dBA
Power Options +48V phantom power
Weight 1047g
Dimensions 216mmH x 65mmW x 65mmD
Output XLR Output

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That leaves the NTR 10.5 db noisier than the NT-1a, but 2 to 5 db quieter than some classic tube LDCs. I wouldn’t expect it to be a great mic on quiet sources. It could still be a great mic, IDK.