Good day all,
Hope the sun is out where you are.
I wasn’t able to
post in the microphone forum for some reason, feel free to move this Mods!
Recently I purchased a second, perhaps 3rd/4th/5th? hand Rode NTV. Now, although my mic
collection won’t intimidate most I’ve managed to get some good recordings with my
modest set up. Or so I thought. The NTV is the first mic that I’ve owned that I do not
consider to be ‘budget’, even though it’s fixed cardioid and no low cut.
It’s totally blown me away! Really, this mic has so much depth, space and
a…bigness?? The mic that previously managed to capture my best vocal was a 414 ULS. The
NTV stomps all over it. I replaced the stock tube with a NOS Mullard ECC81 and it’s just
Now I know there’s better mics out there, and I hope to one day
use them, but it just seems to work
Its experiences like this
that keep me hooked.
Just wanted to share this with you.
hear this mic mentioned anywhere at all; does anyone have any thoughts on the NTV?
p.s. I’m not a second-hand mic dealer!!!