DPA 4012

High Voltage Cardioid Mic

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High Voltage Cardioid Condenser Microphone.

The DPA 4012 High Voltage Cardioid Mic. Highly regarded by engineers for its ultra-high SPL capability and totally faithful reproduction of the original sound.

The DPA 4012 Cardioid Microphone is a hi-voltage (130 V) condenser microphone with a linear frequency response from 40 Hz to 20 kHz (±2 dB) and an incredible SPL handling capability of 168 dB SPL peak before clipping occurs. Type 4012 is acoustically identical with the popular Type 4011-TL, but differs in the powering method which enables the 4012 to handle these extreme sound pressure levels. The off-axis characteristics of the 4012 Cardioid Microphone are totally linear, a unique quality that has taken a lot of attention to obtain. So any leakage that occurs from off-axis sound sources is still a faithful reproduction of these sounds, though attenuated according to the true first-order cardioid pick-up pattern.

Specifications:

  • Ultra High SPL Capability - 168dB
  • Great for spot-miking on every kind of live music
  • Often used for close-up work on acoustic guitar, grand piano, overheads, percussion, wind instruments and vocals
  • Principle of operation: Pressure gradient
  • Cartridge type: 19 mm (0.75 inches) pre-polarised condenser
  • Power supply: 130 V via HMA5000
  • Frequency range, ± 2 dB: 40 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Directional characteristics: Cardioid
  • Equivalent noise level A-weighted: Typ. 19 dB(A) re. 20 µPa (max. 20 dB(A))
  • Sensitivity, nominal, ±2 dB: 9 mV/Pa; -41 dB re. 1 V/Pa
  • Equiv. noise level ITU-R BS.468-4: Typ. 25 dB
  • Capsule diameter: 19 mm (0.75 inches)
  • Total harmonic distortion (THD): <0.5% up to 110 dB SPL peak, <1% up to 116 dB SPL peak
  • Preamplifier frequency range: 20 Hz to 50 kHz +/-0.2 dB
  • Output impedance: Matches HMA5000 input
  • Cable drive capability: From microphones to HMA5000: Up to 20 m (66 ft), From HMA5000: Up to 300 m (984 ft)
  • Microphone length: 175 mm (6.89 in)
  • Max. SPL, peak before clipping: 168 dB
  • Weight: 165 g (5.82 oz)
  • Dynamic Range: Typ. 97 dB
  • S/N ratio, re. 1 kHz at 1 Pa (94 dB SPL): 75 dB(A)
  • Connector: 4-pin modified XLR-M (High Voltage)
  • Includes the Accessories: 1 x UA0961- Microphone Holder, 1 x UA0896 - Windscreen for 4011/12/15/16

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