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RØDE K2 Microphone

RØDE K2 Microphone

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Large-Diaphragm Multi-Pattern Mic

Reminiscent of classic studio mics from the 1950s and ‘60s (but a heck of a lot quieter), the RØDE K2 premium valve condenser microphone features dual one-inch gold-sputtered diaphragms and a welded, heat-treated mesh head. It’s great for vocals, acoustic guitars, and hand percussion, providing a warm, even tone and wide dynamic range. For freedom in any recording environment, you’ll have variable control of omnidirectional, cardioid, and bidirectional/figure-8 polar patterns. The selected 6922 twin-triode valve is equipped with class A circuitry, and can be easily replaced without soldering.

To learn more, check out this review on Sound on Sound

RØDE K2 Microphone
RØDE K2 Microphone


  • RØDE
  • Acoustic principle: Pressure gradient
  • Active electronics: Valve/tube impedance converter with bipolar output buffer
  • Capsule: 1 in (2.5 cm) gold-sputtered with internal shock mounting
  • Polar patterns: Omnidirectional, cardioid, and bidirectional/figure-8
  • Address type: Side
  • Frequency range: 20 Hz–20 kHz
  • Output impedance: 200 ohm
  • Maximum SPL: 162 dB (at 1 kHz, 1% THD into 1 kohm load)
  • Maximum output level: 30 mV
  • Sensitivity: -36 dB re 1 V/Pa (16 mV at 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB at 1 kHz
  • Equivalent noise level (A-weighted): 10 dB-A
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 2.2 x 2.2 in (20.8 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm)
  • Weight: 28.7 oz (815 g)
  • Designed and made in Australia


  • Power supply
  • 1-year manufacturer warranty (with extension for 10 years following registration).


Domestic orders will be shipped by Massdrop.

Estimated ship date is Mar 22, 2016 PT.

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