From acoustic piano, acoustic guitar, male and female vocals, mandolin, flute and the list goes on. A switch on the mic body enabled either a high-pass filter, or a -10dB pad, or neither. It offers remarkable performance and capacitor-microphone sonic virtues at a very affordable price, and as such it redefines the term 'value for money'. NT2-A I want to thank you for choosing the NT2-A professional large capsule studio microphone. Oh, yes. Whether you're looking for your first pro-studio mic, or are searching for the best model to fill out a microphone locker, the NT2-A bears strong consideration as it excels in almost any application. Important information about purchasing from the US. The new NT2-A carries on the tradition forged by the now legendary RØDE NT2. The microphone itself is a classic large diaphragm side address design whose brushed silver finish looks seriously sleek. As with other RØDE microphones the NT2-A feels solidly built to the point where you could probably hammer nails in with it... although we wouldn't recommend it! The most common version of the NT2 used a transformerless circuit adapted from the Schoeps design by Jim Williams, The NT1 and NT2 were companion microphones with similar circuits and similar sound; the primary difference was that the NT2 had an Omni/Cardioid polar pattern switch. After a couple of session I am convinced that got a mic of equal calibre for a fraction of the cost PLUS the versatility of multiple pickup patterns. Jim’s revised NT2 design used a transformerless circuit based on the Schoeps design. Note the output transformer. I don't think any company can beat RØDE for quality and performance versus price, I just purchased an NT2-A and I wanted to comment that I can hardly believe the microphone that I got for the money. Guitars, differently styled vocalists, percussion and even handclaps all come through sounding like the original source but with the added slightly euphoric but always well placed sonic fingerprint of the NT2-A. Please let us know! The most common version of the NT2 used a transformerless circuit adapted from the Schoeps design by Jim Williams, The NT1 and NT2 were companion microphones with similar circuits and similar sound; the primary difference was that the NT2 had an Omni/Cardioid polar pattern switch. • Before connecting and using the NT2 please take a few minutes to read these instructions. The RØDE NT2-A has this in spades and put in a really classy performance with absolutely anything I pointed at it. The performance of the NT2 sits well with the visual impression and the specs, and confirms the rumors one has heard about it. and you can't help but be flat blown away. NT2-A owners who find the microphone to be too bright, too hyped, or too sibilant can easily re-voice the mic by installing an RK-12 or RK-47 capsule. We believe this microphone was designed by Rode prior to 1995. It can do so many things so very well. (16 mV/Pa; 20 - 20,000 Hz). Foroptimum results, this should bea 48V D.C. supply. Adele - Someone Like You (Sean Rumsey cover), Hudson Taylor - Chasing Rubies // The Live Sessions, From Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center, Click to find an authorised RØDE seller >>, Read the complete review at: www.emusician.com, Read the complete review at: www.audiotechnology.com.au, Read the complete review at: www.soundonsound.com, JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer, -36.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (16.00mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz, 1 year with free extension to 10 years following registration, On body control of polar pattern, HPF and PAD, Three position variable polar pattern - Omni, Cardioid or Figure 8, Three position variable High-Pass Filter - Flat, 40Hz or 80Hz, Includes RØDE SM6 shock mount, pop filter and dust cover, © 2020 RØDE Microphones. Unlike many other condenser mics the NT2-A's switches are easy to read thanks to them being proudly mounted to a black rectangular panel - a welcome factor when you are already busy enough playing/singing and engineering at the same time! Ludacris, Use Somebody - Conor Maynard (Kings Of Leon Cover), Lay In My Bed - Conor Maynard (Mario Cover), Madame Wu & Elise Graham - "Dharawal Tongue" - Hong Kong Rock Club, Conor Maynard - Price Tag (Jessie J Cover), Jeremy Passion- "Where I Wanna Be" (Donnell Jones Cover), RØDE University - Recording Drums with the RØDE NT2-A, Jeremy Passion- Fill Me In (by Craig David).