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The DPA Microphones 4080 Cardioid Lavalier Mic captures the human voice with an unusually high degree of definition. This lavalier mic offers maximum side rejection and excellent sonic focus on the subject. It’s designed for broadcast, conference and other live performances, both in the studio and in the field.

It’s acoustically pre-equalized, offering a 4 dB presence boost, which perfectly matches the mic’s chest placement. This makes the voice more distinguishable and improves speech intelligibility. Professionals will appreciate that it’s lightweight and offers excellent speech reproduction.

The DPA Microphones 4080 cardioid condenser lavalier microphone 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 also included. Because of the flexible and practical mounting solution, the mic can easily be turned in all directions, so it fits both left- and right-buttoned shirts.

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  • Excellent speech reproduction
  • Discreet, compact design
  • Fits both left and right buttoned shirts
  • Delivered with both black and white pop filters
  • Modular adapter system fits most professional wireless systems

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  • Directional pattern: Cardioid
  • Principle of operation: Pressure gradient
  • Cartridge type: Pre-polarized condenser
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Effective frequency range, ±2 dB, at 25 cm (9.8 in): 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 µPa (max. 26 dB(A))
  • Distortion, THD < 1% - Legacy: 120 dB SPL RMS, 123 dB SPL peak
  • Distortion, THD < 1% - CORE: 126 dB SPL RMS, 129 dB SPL peak
  • Dynamic range: Typ. 106 dB
  • Max. SPL, THD 10%: 134 dB SPL peak
  • Rated output impedance: 30 - 40 Ω
  • Cable drive capability: Up to 300 m (984 ft) with DAD6001-BC XLR Adapter
  • Power supply (for full performance): For wireless systems: Min. 5 V - max. 10 V through DPA adapter. With DAD6001-BC: P48 (Phantom Power). Will work from 12 V
  • Current consumption: Typ. 1.5 mA (microphone). 3.5 mA with DAD6001-BC XLR Adapter
  • Connector: TA4F Mini-XLR
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 15 g (0.5 oz) incl. Cable and MicroDot connector
  • Microphone diameter: 5.7 mm (0.22 in)
  • Microphone length: 30 mm (1.2 in)
  • Cable length: 1.2 m (3.9 ft)
  • Cable diameter: 1.6 mm (0.06 in)
  • Polarity: Positively increasing sound pressure produces positive going voltage on MicroDot pin
  • Temperature range: -40°C to 45°C (-40°F to 113°F)
  • Relative humidity (RH): Up to 90%

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