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DPA d:screet™ 4060 Miniature Omni Microphone

Widely acknowledged as the world's leading mic for speech and vocal performance, the DPA d:screet™ 4060 Miniature Omni mic has been the industry standard microphone for theatre and broadcast for the last 17 years.

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Its strengths extend way beyond this, as the DPA 4060's small footprint, clarity and frequency response also makes it perfect for musicians and sound designers alike, able to capture all manner of sound in otherwise tricky situations.

Sound quality was one of the key reasons why many broadcasters have made the switch to d:screet™ 4060 Hi-sens Miniature Microphones. Now used the world over for film and TV sound recording, d:screet™ Miniature Microphones are renowned for delivering exceptionally high quality audio.

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Product Description

From London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to Sky News studios, and throughout the world, the DPA d:screet™ 4060 is the most widely used microphone in the the professional broadcast and theatre industry for one main reason – its amazing sonic clarity and reliability.

Commonly referred to as the ‘DPA 4060’, this amazing microphone is designed to take the rigours of live performance and the broadcast environments, which is why it is the firm choice of lavalier mic for an ever growing list of major international broadcasters and sound recordists for film and television.

The d:screet DPA 4060 mic capsule has two detachable grids for tailoring the frequency response. For example, when using under clothes the high frequency grid can be used to improve speech intelligibility and using the DPA adaptor system the microphone can be interfaced to virtually all available wireless microphone systems.

The d:screet™ 4060 microphone comes in black, beige, brown and white.

DPA d:screet™ 4060 Specifications

Directional characteristics: Omnidirectional
Principle of operation: Pressure
Cartridge type: Pre-polarized condenser element with vertical diaphragm
Frequency range, ± 2 dB: Soft boost grid: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 3 dB soft boost at 8 – 20 kHz. High boost grid: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 10 dB boost at 12 kHz.
Sensitivity, nominal, ±3 dB at 1 kHz: 20 mV/Pa; -34 dB re. 1 V/Pa
Equivalent noise level A-weighted: Typ. 23 dB(A) re. 20 µPa (max. 26 dB(A))
Equiv. noise level ITU-R BS.468-4: Typ. 35 dB (max. 38 dB)
S/N ratio, re. 1 kHz at 1 Pa (94 dB SPL): 71 dB(A)
Total harmonic distortion (THD): < 1 % THD up to 123 dB SPL peak; < 1 % THD up to 120 dB SPL RMS sine
Dynamic range: Typ. 100 dB
Max. SPL, peak before clipping: 134 dB
Output impedance: 30 – 40 ohm
Cable drive capability: Up to 300 m (984 ft)
Power supply: For wireless For wireless systems: Min. 5 V – max. 50 V through DPA adapter. With DAD6001-BC/DAD6024/DAD4099: 48 V phantom power ±4 V for full performance.
Connector: MicroDot
Color: Black, beige, brown or white
Microphone weight: 7.5 g (0.26 oz) incl. cable and MicroDot connector
Microphone diameter: 5.4 mm (0.21 in)
Microphone length: 12.7 mm (0.5 in)
Cable length: 1.8 m (5.9 ft)
Polarity: Positively increasing sound pressure produces positive going voltage on MicroDot pin
Temperature range: -40 °C to 45 °C (-40 °F to 113 °F)
Relative Humidity (RH): Up t 90%


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