The NT1A Anniversary Model is a complete redesign of the now legendary NT1 classic studio microphone. From the new nickel plated body to the state of the art surface mount electronic circuitry, the NT1A will leave you asking "how can RODE offer a microphone that sounds this good, for so little money"? The RØDE NT1A, Winner of the Electronic Musician 2004 Editor's Choice Award and the world's quietest studio condenser microphone. This redesigned version of RØDE's classic NT1 has only 5 dBA of self-noise. The NT1A Anniversary model includes a premium shockmount with integrated pop filter, high quality 6m (20’) XLR cable, microphone dust cover and even a bonus instructional DVD. Presented by RODE founder and company president, Peter Freedman, the NT1A Studio Secrets DVD features a range of tips and techniques to help NT1A owners get the most from their new microphone. The NT1A has become an industry standard providing the warmth, extended dynamic range, clarity and high SPL capability usually only found with some of the most expensive microphones. Finished in durable satin nickel, the NT1A is supplied with a shock mount, pop filter, mic cable and pouch.