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Re: New Rode Small Diaphram Capacitor Mics

Postby Sam Inglis » Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:19 pm

Rode have definitely upped their game in recent years. As CC says the NT-SF1 is excellent and the NT-R is a superb mic.
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Re: New Rode Small Diaphram Capacitor Mics

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:28 pm

...and there's a lot more in the works where they came from...
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Re: New Rode Small Diaphram Capacitor Mics

Postby ConcertinaChap » Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:54 am

And I'm sure there's a few more subtle hints from Hugh to come too :thumbup:

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Re: New Rode Small Diaphram Capacitor Mics

Postby Aural Reject » Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:44 am

ConcertinaChap wrote:And I'm sure there's a few more subtle hints from Hugh to come too :thumbup:

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Well....there's the supposed TF-50....and the rumoured NT49 and NTR-V that GS have been salivating about for years....
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Re: New Rode Small Diaphragm Capacitor Mics

Postby Arpangel » Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:59 am

I'm interested in Tony Faulkener's Rode connection, especially as he lists the Rode K2 in his equipment list. I was thinking of getting a pair of K2's as a relatively cheap pair of large diaphragm condensers. I'm thinking, if Mr Faulkener uses them they can't be bad type of equation!

Rode seem to be going out as a manufacturer of high end microphones in their own right, instead of being thought of as a cheap alternative, albeit a good, "cheap-er" alternative.

Would I buy a set of Rode small diaphragms to replace my Sennheiser MKH's? Film and TV people will still pull a 416 off the shelf before anything else.

I'd really like to try some Rode mic's, if they are as good as I've heard they'd be a great way to expand my collection.
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Re: New Rode Small Diaphram Capacitor Mics

Postby Mixedup » Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:19 am

Their original Classic was a lovely mic. (Or rather 'is'... I still have mine).
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Re: New Rode Small Diaphram Capacitor Mics

Postby John Willett » Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:09 am

Arpangel wrote:Would I buy a set of Rode small diaphragms to replace my Sennheiser MKH's? Film and TV people will still pull a 416 off the shelf before anything else.

I wouldn't - the MKH series are unbeatable in damp and humid conditions and with condensation.

The Røde are mostly AF condensers, other than a couple of clones.

Though if I wanted a gun mic. nowadays I would use the MKH 8060 over theb 416 any day, it's far far superior. :thumbup:
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Re: New Rode Small Diaphram Capacitor Mics

Postby Arpangel » Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:35 am

John Willett wrote:
Arpangel wrote:Would I buy a set of Rode small diaphragms to replace my Sennheiser MKH's? Film and TV people will still pull a 416 off the shelf before anything else.

I wouldn't - the MKH series are unbeatable in damp and humid conditions and with condensation.

The Røde are mostly AF condensers, other than a couple of clones.

Though if I wanted a gun mic. nowadays I would use the MKH 8060 over theb 416 any day, it's far far superior. :thumbup:

You're right John, the MKH's are bulletproof, they just do the job, every time.
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