Rode NTSF1 Ambisonic True Condenser Microphone Kit

The SoundField by RODE NT-SF1 ambisonic microphone. Fitted with four true-condenser RODE capsules deployed in a tetrahedral array, the NT-SF1 captures the entire spherical sound field. Every sound, from every direction. It comes with a special mic cable that breaks out to four standard male XLR connectors, allowing you to record four tracks that comprise the complete spacial audio information. In post-production, you can manipulate the sound using the free SoundField by RODE plug-in processor. Adjust the mic's position, directivity, and rotation. Create a full 7.1.4 surround-sound mix or a 360-degree head-track-compliant soundscape for immersive VR video applications. Whether you're recording music or sound effects, the NT-SF1 delivers unparalleled flexibility and sonic quality. The SoundField by RODE NT-SF1 comes in a full kit that includes a 10-pin XLR to 4 x 3-pin XLR breakout mic cable, a custom suspension shockmount, a blimp-style pop shield, a furry wind cover, and an attractive presentation box.


  • 4 TF-45C subcardioid capsules
  • Ultra-low noise
  • High sensitivity
  • Flat frequency response
  • Superior RF immunity
  • Acoustic principle: externally biased condenser
  • Active electronics: JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
  • Frequency range: 20Hz–20kHz
  • Output impedance: 63 ohms
  • Equivalent noise (A-weighted): 15dBA
  • Maximum SPL: 129dB
  • Sensitivity -30.4dB ref: 1V/pascal (30mV at 94dB SPL, 1kHz)
  • Power requirements: 6.2mA at 48V (per channel) phantom power
  • Rugged, attractive Cerakote finish
  • Includes 10-pin XLR to 4 x 3-pin XLR breakout mic cable, shock mount, pop shield, furry wind cover, and presentation box
  • Designed and crafted in Australia

Tech Specs

Microphone Type: Condenser
Diaphragm Size: Small Diaphragm Capsules
Polar Pattern: Sperical Ambisonic (4 x Subcardioid)
Frequency Range: 20Hz-20kHz
Max SPL: 129dB SPL
Output Impedance: 63 ohms
Self Noise: 15 dB (A weighted)
Color: Black
Connector: 10-pin XLR (mic), 4 x 3-pin XLR (cable)
Power Source: 48V phantom power
Dimensions: 7.57" x 1.8"
Weight: 0.63 lbs.
Included Accessories: Shockmount, 4-way cable, Pop Filter, Furry

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