Product Comparison: Behringer B-1 vs Rode NT1-A

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General Specifications
About the Product
The single-diaphragm B-1 microphone is a home recording enthusiast’s dream come true! This professional-quality condenser microphone is designed to capture your sounds with incredible realism, sensitivity and accuracy.
The RODE NT1-A 1" cardioid condenser microphone has become an industry standard; delivering the warmth, extended dynamic range, clarity and high SPL capability typically only featured on some of the world's most expensive microphones.
Key Specs
Microphone Type
Polar Pattern
Minimum Frequency Response
20 Hz
20 Hz
Maximum Frequency Response
20 kHz
20 kHz
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Behringer B-1 Condenser Microphone
  • The sound quality is very clear, picks up just what you give it rather than background noise.
  • The microphone is heavy condenser microphone which produces fantastic results.
  • This microphone is absolutely up to the task of commercial recording.
  • The Behringer B-1 is an excellent microphone for the money.
  • Really superlative microphone, considered the price. Clean and well balanced.
Rode NT1-A Condenser Microphone
  • Clear crisp audio. Pleasing to the ear and a very good frequency response.
  • Brilliant frequency range and nice that it comes with shockmount and pop filter.
  • The mic is amazingly versatile, and the pack has all the accessories you need.
  • The clarity of recordings are excellent.
  • This microphone is incredibly good for the price.
Size & Weight
6.85 in.
7.48 in.
2.28 in.
1.97 in.
2.28 in.
1.97 in.
1.01 lbs.
0.72 lbs.
Equivalent Noise Level
13 dBA
5 dBA
Maximum SPL
148 dB SPL
137 dB SPL
Output Impedance
50 Ω
100 Ω
Microphone Sensitivity
Power Options
+48V Phantom power required from mixer or inteface
+24V Phantom power required from mixer or inteface, +48V Phantom power required from mixer or inteface
Large 1" capsule, Pressure-gradient transducer, Pad and Roll-off Switches, Ultra low noise, Ultra-rugged construction
Large 1" capsule, Ultra low noise, Wide dynamic range, Gold plated output contacts, Internal capsule shock mounting
What customers say about "Features"
Behringer B-1 Condenser Microphone
  • The quality is great, it doesn't pick up hardly any background noise.
  • This microphone is awesome. Great for acoustic and vocal recordings.
  • Excellent quality and value for money!
  • This microphone has really nice sound and for the price, is an absolute bargain.
  • Incredible sensitivity, impressive sound fidelity, good quality accessories.
Rode NT1-A Condenser Microphone
  • Really pleased. Well made, not flimsy.
  • Comes with a good quality XLR cable. Excellent sound quality.
  • Excellent microphone for vocal recordings with low noise, good sensitivity and little noticeable colouration.
  • Awesome microphone. Very sensitive.
  • Very sensitive and effective for beginners and professionals.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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