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DPA d:screet™ CORE 4161 Slim Omni Lavalier Mic

The CORE 4161 Slim is not yet available. Availability TBC.

The d:screet™ 4161 Slim Omni Miniature Mic features the same capsule as the d:screet™ 4061 Omnidirectional Miniature Microphone, but in a different, slimmer housing

The sensitivity of the 4161 Slim has been fine-tuned to accommodate higher sound pressure levels of 144 dB peak before clipping. This makes it one of the best miniature condenser microphones for use on very loud voices, all in a small and unobtrusive package.

The d:screet™ CORE 4161 Slim is 10 dB less sensitive than the d:screet™ 4160 Slim, making it the ideal choice for when used for hidden applications, for example when mounted on the head or forehead of a theatre or stage performer, which is about 10dB louder than what you would encounter with a chest placed lapel microphone.

The d:screet™ 4161 Slim is available in black.

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Product Description

The CORE 4161 Slim is not yet available. Availability TBC.

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 4161 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 4161 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 4161 Slim (for Loud 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: 6 mV/Pa; -44 dB re. 1 V/Pa
Equivalent noise level A-weighted: Typ. 26 dB(A) re. 20 µPa (max. 28 dB(A))
Equiv. noise level ITU-R BS.468-4: Typ. 38 dB (max. 40 dB)
S/N ratio, re. 1 kHz at 1 Pa (94 dB SPL): 86 dB(A)
Total harmonic distortion (THD) – Legacy: < 1 % THD up to 123 dB SPL peak; < 1 % THD up to 120 dB SPL RMS sine
Total harmonic distortion (THD): < 1% up to 123 dB SPL peak, < 1% up to 120 dB SPL RMS sine
Dynamic range – CORE: Typ. 97 dB
Max. SPL, peak before clipping: 144 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%