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DPA d:screet™ CORE 4160 Slim Omni Lavalier Mic

DPA d:screet™ CORE 4160 Slim Omni Lavalier Mic features the same capsule as used in the d:screet™ 4060 Omnidirectional Miniature Microphone, but in a different, slimmer housing.

It delivers the same superb sound quality as the d:screet™ 4060, making it a suitable choice for any situation requiring clear sound in an inconspicuous package. It is for this reason that makes the mic so perfect for capturing speech in television and film.

The mic handles sound pressure levels up to 134 dB before clipping occurs and is well suited for applications where the sound source is more remote or dampened and you need to have a good balance signal versus noise.

The d:screet™ 4160 Slim is available in black.

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Product Description

The DPA d:screet™ series is the world’s leading mic for speech and vocal performance and has become the industry standard microphone in live theatre and broadcast. Now in its next evolution, the d:screet ‘CORE’ series of Miniature Omnidirectional Microphones bring extra clarity and detail to live speech and vocals, further distancing themselves from their competitors.

The DPA d:screet CORE 4160 Slim Omni Lavalier Mic is the perfect for your film assignment or for any other situation where you need a completely hidden microphone… and when used with the detachable Button-Hole Mount or Concealer, the mic becomes invisible.

The DPA d:screet CORE 4160 Slim is an omnidirectional microphone has sensitivity at all angles – which means it’s capable picking up sound equally from all directions.

Like all other DPA mics, the d:screet™ Slim Series, easily adapts to your live mic’ing needs via the MicroDot connector – offering a range of flexible accessories and adapters for a range of the industry’s proffered pro-wireless systems.

DPA d:screet™ CORE 4160 Slim (for Normal SPL) Specifications

Directional pattern: Omnidirectional
Principle of operation: Pressure
Cartridge type: Pre-polarized condenser
Frequency range: 20 Hz – 20 kHz
Frequency range, ± 2 dB: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 3 dB soft boost at 5 – 20 kHz Button-hole mount: 20 Hz – 18 kHz, 5 dB soft boost at 5 – 18 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
Dynamic range: Typ. 100 dB
Max. SPL, peak before clipping: 134 dB
Output impedance: From MicroDot: 30 – 40 Ω. From DAD6001: 100 Ω
Cable drive capability: Up to 300 m (984 ft) with DAD6001-BC XLR Adapter
Output balance principle: Signal balanced with DAD6001-BC XLR Adapter
Common mode rejection ratio (CMRR): > 60 dB from 50 Hz to 15 kHz with DAD6001-BC XLR Adapter
Power supply (for full performance): Min. 5 V to max. 50 V through DPA adapter for wireless systems, 48 V phantom power ±4 V with DAD6001 XLR adapter.
Current consumption: Typ. 1.5 mA (microphone). 3.5 mA with DAD6001-BC XLR Adapter
Connector: MicroDot
Colour: Black
Weight: 8.5 g (0.3 oz) incl. Cable and MicroDot connector
Cable diameter: 1.6 mm (0.06 in)
Cable length: 1.8 m (5.9 ft)
Polarity: Positively increasing sound pressure produces positive-going voltage at MicroDot pin (and pin 2 on DAD6001 XLR adapter)
Temperature range: -40 °C to 45 °C (-40 °F to 113 °F)
Relative Humidity (RH): Up to 90%