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DPA 5006A Surround Microphone Kit

The DPA 5006A Surround Microphone Kit comprises 5 matched 4006A microphones with a complete set of accessories packed in a high quality aluminium briefcase.

Used with your existing set up or with the S5 Surround/Decca Tree Mount, the 5006A gives you the ultimate in surround recording potential

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Product Description

The 4006 condenser microphones’ specification are within ±0.5 dB of each other both in sensitivity and frequency response to ensure perfect phase correlation – essential for surround multi-miking. This kit is designed to be used with the DPA S5 surround mount.

Accessories included:

  • 5 x L50B Acoustic Pressure Equalizers, 50 mm (1.97 in) Ball
  • 5 x DD0251 Free-field Grid, Silver
  • 5 x DD0297 Diffuse-field Grid, Black
  • 5 x UA0961 Microphone Holder

DPA 5006A Surround Microphone Kit

Directional pattern Omnidirectional
Principle of operation Pressure
Cartridge type Pre-polarized condenser
Frequency response 10 Hz – 20 kHz
Effective frequency range ±2 dB 10 Hz – 20 kHz
Sensitivity, nominal, ±2 dB at 250 Hz 40 mV/Pa; -28 dB re. 1 V/Pa
Equivalent noise level, A-weighted Typ. 15 dB(A) re. 20 µPa (max. 17 dB(A))
Equivalent noise level, ITU-R BS.468-4 Typ. 27 dB (max. 29 dB)
Distortion, THD < 1% 136 dB SPL RMS, 139 dB SPL peak
Dynamic range Typ. 124 dB
Max. SPL, THD 10% 146 dB SPL peak
Switchable attenuator, filters etc. 0 dB / -20 dB
Rated output impedance 200 Ω
Minimum load impedance 2 kΩ
Cable drive capability 100 m (328 ft)
Output balance principle Impedance balancing with Active Drive
Common mode rejection ratio (CMRR) > 60 dB
Power supply (for full performance) P48 (Phantom power)
Current consumption 2.8 mA
Connector XLR-3M. Pin 1: shield, Pin 2: signal + phase, Pin 3: – phase
Color Matte black
Weight 163 g (5.7 oz)
Microphone diameter 16 – 19 mm (0.6 – 0.75 in)
Capsule diameter 16 mm (0.6 in)
Microphone length 170 mm (6.7 in)
Maximum output voltage, RMS 8.0 V
Polarity +V at pin 2 for positive sound pressure
Temperature range -40°C to 45°C (-40°F to 113°F)
Relative humidity (RH) Up to 90 %
Matching tolerance (frequency response and sensitivity) ±0.5 dB