Product Comparison: Rode NT1000 vs Rode NT2000

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General Specifications
About the Product
With its ultra-low 6dBA self-noise and transformerless circuitry, the Rode NT1000 exhibits exceptional performance when recording both vocals and instruments. Voiced for versatility, it has been hailed by many as the ultimate microphone for grand piano and drum overheads.
The Rode NT2000 microphone is a studio-quality large diaphragm condenser with seamlessly variable polar patterns. Its polar patterns selection, filter and pad are conveniently located on the front of the microphone body for ease of use.
Key Specs
Microphone Type
Polar Pattern
Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Figure-of-Eight
Minimum Frequency Response
20 Hz
20 Hz
Maximum Frequency Response
20 kHz
20 kHz
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Rode NT1000 Cardioid Studio Condenser Microphone
  • It’s a great mic! I use it for my violin videos, it gave me great results.
  • Very nice mic, clear, low noise.
  • This mic has a solid metal build and a wide, warm sounding range.
  • Super durable for a condenser mic.
  • This mic is perfect for recording vocals and any acoustic instruments.
Rode NT2000 Studio Condenser Microphone
  • Excellent quality. I use it for amateur recording and it suits my purposes very well.
  • This is the best sounding mic I've used. Love it!
  • Clear, crisp audio. Pleasing to the ear and a very good frequency response.
  • Nice, rich sound for recording.
  • This makes my voice sound smooth and well rounded. Excellent product.
Size & Weight
8.23 in.
8.19 in.
2.13 in.
2.17 in.
2.13 in.
2.17 in.
1.5 lbs.
1.83 lbs.
Equivalent Noise Level
6 dBA
7 dBA
Maximum SPL
140 dB SPL
147 dB SPL
Output Impedance
100 Ω
200 Ω
Microphone Sensitivity
Power Options
+24V Phantom power required from mixer or inteface, +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, Ultra low noise, High strength welded and heat-treated mesh head, Internal capsule shock mounting
Large 1" HF1 gold sputtered capsule, Continuously variable PAD and High-Pass Filter, Ultra low noise, Wide dynamic range, Internal capsule shock mounting
What customers say about "Features"
Rode NT1000 Cardioid Studio Condenser Microphone
  • Great dynamic range, low noise, very detailed.
  • This mic has a very clear sound, it captures all the details in my voice.
  • It's decently priced and the sound reproduction is very good.
  • Excellent sound and quality.
  • Great quality recording. Amazing quality build.
Rode NT2000 Studio Condenser Microphone
  • The mic is amazingly versatile, and the pack has all the accessories you need.
  • This microphone is incredibly good for the price.
  • No-noise microphone, giving faithful voice recordings as well as gorgeous tone to stringed instruments.
  • There is plenty of sensitivity.
  • The quality of the sound is really good.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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