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Rode NT6 Condenser Microphone

Compact 1/2" Condenser Microphone with Remote Capsule
Part No: NT6

The RODE NT6 is an extremely compact 1/2" cardioid condenser microphone, specifically designed for difficult mounting applications where the highest quality audio is required.

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Product Description


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 NT6 is designed and made in Australia, and covered by RODE's industry leading 10 year warranty.


  • 1/2” condenser capsule with remote preamp
  • Gold sputtered externally biased condenser
  • Two position PAD - 0dB and -10dB
  • Two position High Pass Filter - flat and 80Hz
  • Includes two-axis swivel mount, 3m Kevlar® fibre reinforced cable, windshield and zip pouch
  • UHeavy duty satin-nickel plated bodY 
  • Low noise and full frequency response
  • Designed and manufactured in Australia
  • 10 year extended warranty with online registration


Additional Information


Acoustic Principle: Pressure Gradient

Active Electronics: JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer

Capsule: 0.50"

Polar Pattern: Cardioid

Address Type: End

Frequency Range: 40Hz - 20kHz

Output Impedance: 200Ω

Maximum SPL: 135dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)

Maximum Output Level: 6.0dBu (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load

Sensitivity: -37.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (16.00mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz

Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted): 19dB-A

Power Options: +24V phantom power+48V phantom power

Weight: 386.00gm

Dimensions: 189.00mmH x 64.00mmW x 20.00mmD

Output: XLR Output

Warranty: 1 year with free extension to 10 years following registration