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Rode NT-SF1 Soundfield Ambisonic Microphone

$1,649.00 $1,499.00

Brand: Rode
  • Remarkably low noise, sonic purity and wonderful clarity
  • Records the full spherical sound field
  • Incomparable flexibility and quality
  • Combining the expertise of SoundField and Rode
  • The SoundField by Rode plugin has been intended to bring you the most precise spatialisation and sound reproduction



Remarkably Low Noise, Sonic Purity And Wonderful Clarity

At the heart of the Rode NT-SF1 Soundfield Ambisonic Microphone is the brand-new TF-45C true condenser capsule.

This entirely innovative design breaks new ground in precision manufacturing.

Shaped domestically at Rode’s Head Quarters in Sydney,

it is machined to tolerances of less than 1 micron

in their state of the art production facilities.

The consequence is a capsule with remarkably:

  • Low noise;
  • Sonic purity;
  • And wonderful clarity.

You Can Record Everything

The Rode NT-SF1 Soundfield Ambisonic Microphone records the full spherical sound field.

Each sound, each direction, flawlessly.

This means that later, in post-production, you can fine-tune the sound.

  • Change the microphone rotation, position and directivity.
  • Produce a full 7.1.4 surround mix.
  • Make a completely head-tracked 360-degree soundscape for immersive video.

Incomparable Flexibility And Quality

Whether you are recording a feature film, swam or opera,

the Rode NT-SF1 Soundfield Ambisonic Microphone enables incomparable flexibility and quality.

SoundField devised the ambisonic mic, B-Format™ and A-Format™ audio,

revolutionising 3D audio production.

And Rode revolutionised the mic industry,

utilising innovative manufacturing techniques to bring you broadcast-quality precision mics

at reasonable prices.

Now, for the first time, the charm of these two iconic brands has been combined.

The SoundField By Rode Plugin Processor

The new Rode NT-SF1 Soundfield Ambisonic Microphone is seamlessly harmonised with the new SoundField by Rode plugin ambisonic processor.

The plugin has been intended to bring you the most precise spatialisation

and sound reproduction

when utilised with the Rode NT-SF1 Soundfield Ambisonic Microphone.


Acoustic & Electrical Specifications

  • Acoustic Principle: Externally Biased Condenser
  • Active Electronics: JFET impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Range: 20Hz – 20kHz
  • Output Impedance: 63Ω
  • Equivalent Noise (A-weighted): 17 dB SPL (as per IEC651)
  • Maximum SPL: 129 dB SPL
  • Sensitivity: -30.4 dB re. 1 Volt/Pascal (30mV @ 94dB SPL, 1kHz)
  • Power Requirements: 6.2mA @ 48V (Per Channel) Phantom Power
  • Frequency Response: 30 Hz – 20 kHz ±3dB // 20 Hz – 20 kHz ±4dB (Plot In folder)
  • Signal to noise Ratio: 77 dB
  • Input SPL @ 1% THD: 129 dB SPL (1kHz @ 1% THD, 600Ω load)


  • Warranty: 10 year extended warranty when you register your microphone

Mechanical Specifications

  • Material: Brass
  • Colour: Black
  • Weight (g): 286
  • Dimensions (L x W x H, mm): 45.7 w 192.3 x 45.7, diameter of body: 25.1
  • Packed Weight (g): 2960
  • Package Dimensions (L x W x H, mm): 161 x 270 x 386

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