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DPA d:dicate™ ST2011C Cardioid Stereo Mic Pair

The d:dicate™ ST2011C Directional Stereo Pair of mics marks a major development in modern microphone capabilities, with each mic containing two miniature capsules housed back-to-back for greater sensitivity and very low noise floor.

The 2011C is ideal on a many sources both live and in studio, though is extremely resilient when placed on snare drums, kick drums, percussion and close-miking amp cabs.

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The DPA ST2011C Stereo Mic Kit is a complete DPA 2011C Directional Stereo Pair with two handpicked cardioid microphones, selected on sensitivity within ±1.5 dB making several stereo principles like XY and ORTF easy to obtain.

The compact design and controlled directionality of the versatile 2011Cs make them an excellent choice for percussion, drums, spot mics for classical recording and on-stage close mics for amp cabs and live sound.

The foam design in the heavy-duty transportation box allows for fast and easy exchange of microphone/accessory inlays. The d:dicate™ ST2011C Stereo Pair comes with a 2 year warranty.

DPA d:dicate™ 2011C Specifications

Directional pattern: Cardioid
Principle of operation: Pressure gradient, with interference tube
Cartridge type: Pre-polarized condenser, Twin Diaphragm Capsule
Frequency range: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Frequency range, ± 2 dB, at 30 cm: 50 Hz to 17 kHz with 3 dB soft boost at 12 kHz
Sensitivity, nominal, ± 2 dB at 1 kHz: 10 mV/Pa; -40 dB re. 1 V/Pa
Equivalent noise level, A-weighted: Typ. 20 dB(A) re. 20 µPa (max. 23 dB(A))
Equivalent noise level, ITU-R BS.468-4: Typ. 33 dB (max. 36 dB)
S/N ratio (A-weighted), re. 1 kHz at 1 Pa (94 dB SPL): Typ. 74 dB(A)
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) at 1 kHz: < 1 % up to 137 dB SPL peak
Dynamic range: Typ. 117 dB
Max. SPL, peak before clipping: 146 dB
Minimum load impedance: 2 kohm
Output impedance: < 200 ohm
Cable drive capability: 100 m (328 ft)
Output balance principle: Impedance balancing with Active Drive
Common Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR): > 50 dB
Power supply (for full specifications): 48 V Phantom power (± 4 V)
Current consumption: 2.8 mA
Connector: XLR-3M. Pin 1: shield, Pin 2: signal + phase, Pin 3: – phase
Color: Matte black
Microphone weight: 64 g (2.3 oz)
Microphone diameter: 19 mm (0.75 in)
Microphone length: 92 mm (3.6 in)
Output voltage, RMS: > 4 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%


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