In this tutorial we show you how to setup the Rode NT1 Condenser Microphone with the Solid State Logic SSL2+ audio interface. You will hear how this combination sounds with and without the 4k mode on the SSL2+.

How To Connect Rode NT1 to Solid State Logic SSL2+

Time needed: 5 minutes.

Follow these steps to properly setup you Rode NT1 Microphone with your SSL2+ Audio Interface.

  1. Connect Solid State Logic SSL2+ To Computer

    Connect Solid State Logic SSL2+ To Computer using USB C Cable or using USB C to USB A Cable

  2. Connect Rode NT1 to Solid State Logic SSL2+

    Connect Rode NT1 Condenser Microphone to SSL2+ Audio Interface Using XLR Cable

  3. Turn on Phantom Power (48v)

    Turn on Phantom Power (48v) to activate condenser microphone

  4. Turn up gain as necessary

    Turn up gain as necessary: aim for -18dB to -12dB for recordings,aim for -6dB for live streaming/video conferencing

  5. Press Record!

Solid State Logic SSL2+ & Rode NT1 Pricing

Solid State Logic SSL2+ & Rode NT1 Tutorial Chapters

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 0:50 – Pricing & Specs
  • 1:08 – Connect Rode NT1 to SSL2+ With XLR Cable
  • 1:22 – Microphone Positioning
  • 1:50 – Phantom Power
  • 2:05 – How The Preamp Works
  • 2:50 – Setting The Gain
  • 5:05 – SSL 4k Button
  • 5:50 – Pop Filter (Rode SMR)
  • 6:30 – Final Thoughts

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Jordan Kettner

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