The NT4 X/Y Stereo Condenser Microphone from Rode combines an acoustically matched pair of 1/2″ cardioid condenser capsules fixed in a perfect 90° near-coincident alignment. It can be used for drum overheads, percussion, choir vocals, environmental recording, and sound design in a studio or in the field.
The NT4’s versatility is extended by its ability to be powered by a 9V battery, in addition to 48V phantom power. Both stereo XLR and 3.5mm mini-jack cables are supplied to ensure the NT4 is ready to record to a mixing console, portable recorder, or camera. Also included is an RC4 rugged microphone case, a WS4 pop filter/wind shield, and a durable RM3 microphone clip.
X/Y Stereo Elements
The NT4 features dual cardioid elements mounted in an X/Y stereo configuration. The X/Y configuration results in accurate representation of signal within the “Left/Right” stereo field.
Both cardioid capsules are matched in sensitivity and frequency response for optimum results.
Phantom or Battery Powered
The NT4 can be powered via Phantom Power or a standard alkaline 9V battery.
The NT4 includes a dual XLR cable and a stereo 1/8″ mini-jack output cable making the it ready for use in any recording environment.