Rode NT55

Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

  • With 1/2" cardioid capsule and changeable capsule with omnidirectional polar pattern
  • High-pass filter and pre-attenuation can be switched in three steps
  • Satin nickel-plated metal housing
  • Includes omnidirectional capsule NT45-O, stand clamp and metal box
  • Includes 10 years manufacturer's warranty
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Battery Powered No
Directional Microphone No
Stereo Pair No
switchable lowcut Yes
switchable pad Yes
characteristic kidney
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Almost as good ad the Neumann KM184

15.09.2015
Bought these for general purpose studio work.

The are excellent on Acoustic Guitar, Overheads, Even vocals.

On several occasions we have preferred these to the Nuemann KM 184, which says a lot.

They sounds fabulous and set well in the mix, providing a sound that responds to EQ when needed.

Overall a great microphone choice and a bargain at the price.

The Rode warranty is also very good, but I never needed it.
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Low-priced condenser microphone at a good price

Bertram K., 26.10.2009
The Rode NT 55 is particularly suitable as a support microphone. Of course you hear small differences in comparison to other much more expensive microphones, both in sound and noise, but these are negligible depending on the place of use. The possibility simply to change the directional characteristics of the kidney on the ball is excellent.

The supplied microphone clip is a bit clumsy. The packaging is correspondingly economical and can not be compared with the wooden boxes of other manufacturers.
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