4080 Miniature Cardioid Microphone, Lavalier
- excellent speech reproduction
- discreet, compact design
- fits both left and right buttoned shirts
- delivered with both black and white pop filter
Combining high audio quality and low visibility, the DPA 4080 is well suited for broadcast, conference, and other live performances in the studio or in the field.
It is acoustically pre-equalized, offering a 4 dB presence boost, which makes the voice more distinguishable and improves speech intelligibility. Professionals will appreciate the light weight and the excellent speech reproduction.
DPA 4080 is delivered with a pre-mounted black pop filter in a holder with an integrated shock mount, fixed on a clip. An additional white pop filter is enclosed. Because of the flexible and practical mounting solution, the microphone can easily be turned in all directions and fits both left and right buttoned shirts.
All parts of the microphone are manufactured in highly resistant materials and designed to perform under stress.
This mic is also available with connector.
Specifications for 4080 Miniature Cardioid Microphone, Lavalier
|Principle of operation:
|| Pressure gradient
|| Pre-polarized condenser element with vertical diaphragm
|Frequency range, 2 dB:
|| 250 Hz - 17 kHz with typ. 4 dB soft boost at 4 - 6 kHz (-5 dB at 100 Hz)
|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 Pa (max. 26 dB(A))
|S/N ratio, re. 1 kHz at 1 Pa (94 dB SPL):
|| Typ. 71 dB(A)
|Total harmonic distortion (THD):
||< 1 % up to 123 dB SPL peak, < 1 % up to 120 dB SPL RMS sine
|| Typ. 100 dB
|Max. SPL, peak before clipping:
|| 134 dB
|| 30 - 40 ohm
|| 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.
|| 15 g (0.5 oz) incl. cable and MicroDot connector
|| 10 mm (0.4 in)
|| 5.4 mm (0.2 in)
|| 30 mm (1.2 in)
|| 1.2 m (4 ft)
|| 1.6 mm (0.06 in)
|Cable drive capability:
|| Up to 300 m (984 ft)
|| Positively increasing sound pressure produces positive going voltage on MicroDot pin
Diagrams for 4080 Miniature Cardioid Microphone, Lavalier
|On-axis response of DPA 4080 measured at 25 cm (9.8 in).
|Directional characteristics of DPA 4080 (normalized).