DPA d:dicate™ 4018E Supercardioid Microphone with Active Cable
  

DPA d:dicate™ 4018E Supercardioid Microphone with Active Cable

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Model:  DPA-4018E
Part Number:  4018ER
Manufacturer:  DPA Microphones

Cable:  
£1,280.00
(£1,066.67 Exc. VAT)
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DPA d:dicate 4018E Supercardioid Microphone, Active Cable

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  • Frequency consistent polar pattern
  • Highly directional
  • Low-key appearance
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Ideal for unobtrusive or distant miking such as desktop or hanging use, the 4018E is an ultra-compact supercardioid microphone from the modular DPA d:dicate Recording Microphones series.

With a length of only 3,5 cm, the low-key appearance of the 4018E is as unique as the highly directional supercardioid pickup pattern with a smooth and uniform off-axis frequency response. The supercardioid shape is frequency independent, securing an identical sound color around the microphone. The usual rear lobe heard on most supercardioids is minimized on the 4018E making it much more isolated without sudden frequency dependent peaks and dips.

Designed for a broad range of broadcast/ENG/film long-distance miking applications, such as various dialogue capturing, interview and table or podium use, the modular 4018 capsule offers superb flexibility through modular accessories. The 4018E is also ideal for use as spot or hanging mic for orchestra recording situations with the SM4000-C suspension mount, which is included in the package. This allows the 4018E to be hung from the ceiling and create precision spot miking of orchestra sections or ambience atmosphere.

At any time and with no tools necessary it is possible to transform the basic 4018E microphone into a new configuration by combining it with another DPA microphone capsule or preamp.

Specifications

 
Directional pattern: Supercardioid
Principle of operation: Pressure gradient
Cartridge type: Pre-polarized condenser
Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
Frequency range, ± 2 dB, at 30 cm: 40 Hz - 18 kHz
Sensitivity, nominal, ± 2 dB at 1 kHz: 12 mV/Pa; -38.4 dB re. 1 V/Pa
Equivalent noise level, A-weighted: Typ. 16 dB(A) re. 20 µPa (max. 19 dB)
Equivalent noise level, ITU-R BS.468-4: -
S/N ratio (A-weighted), re. 1 kHz at 1 Pa (94 dB SPL): Typ. 78 dB(A)
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD): < 1 % up to 137 dB SPL peak
Dynamic range: Typ. 121 dB
Max. SPL, peak before clipping: 142 dB
Output impedance: 100 Ω
Minimum load impedance: 2 kΩ
Cable drive capability: 100 m (328 ft)
Output balance principle: Impedance balancing
Common Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR): > 40 dB
Power supply (for full specifications): 48 V Phantom power (± 4 V)
Current consumption: 3.5 mA
Connector: XLR-3M. Pin 1: shield, Pin 2: signal + phase, Pin 3: - phase
Color: Matte black
Weight: 109 g (3.8 oz)
Microphone diameter: 19 mm (0.75 in)
Capsule diameter: 19 mm (0.75 in)
Microphone length: 35 mm (1.38 in)
Output voltage, RMS: 2.2 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: ± 1 dB
Phase deviation for kit: < 10°

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UK Offshore Royal Mail 2-4 Days £9.99
UK Standard Courier 2-4 Days £6.49
UK Express Courier Next Day £7.99
International Shipping From 1-8 Days (Full Details) From £15.00

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