DPA d:screet 4061 Miniature Microphone

Miniature Omnidirectional: Low-Sensitivity.


Delivering superb audio purity, the highly unobtrusive 4061 capsule is visually smaller than a pencil eraser.

Excellent speech and vocal mics, DPA miniatures are de facto theatre standards. Musicians and engineers use them as live or studio microphones for close-miking acoustic string instruments like violin, guitar, bass, viola and harp. On television, DPA's small condenser microphones are popular as lavalier lapel and tie clip mics.

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Because of their small size, these tiny condensers exhibit an exceedingly accurate omnidirectional pattern and therefore do not need to be aimed directly at the sound source to achieve quality pickup.

The 4061 is available in four colours: black, brown, beige and white.

Two different protection grids are supplied and by changing these grids you can acoustically modify the microphone's response according to their placement on the body - the chest, the head etc. Additionally, a wide range of accessories is available including windscreens in different colors, clips & holders, extension cables and power supplies.

A wide range of connection adapters makes it possible to use DPA miniature microphones with all professional UHF, VHF or digital wireless system available plus 48 V Phantom. DPA has specific adapters for AKG, Audio Ltd., Audio-Technica, Beyerdynamic, Electro-Voice, Lectrosonics, Micron, Mipro, Pastega, Telex ProStar, Ramsa, Samson, Sennheiser, Shure, Sony, Toa, Vega and other systems. Each adapter for your cordless microphone is guaranteed to perfectly mate to your system of choice.

Offering great detail and resolution, the 4061 has a neutral sonic character and is very natural sounding. The 4061 has a very low noise floor, impressive sensitivity and can handle high SPLs. For full technical specs, see the Specifications below.

The DPA 4060, 4062 and 4063 are acoustically identical to the 4061 but have different SPL handling or sensitivity.

Specifications:

  • Directional characteristics: Omnidirectional
  • Principle of operation: Pressure
  • Cartridge type: Pre-polarized condenser element with vertical diaphragm
  • Frequency range, ± 2 dB: Soft boost grid: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 3 dB soft boost at 8 – 20 kHz. High boost grid: 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 10 dB boost at 12 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): 68 dB(A)
  • Total harmonic distortion (THD): < 1 % THD up to 123 dB SPL peak; < 1 % THD up to 120 dB SPL RMS sine
  • Dynamic range: Typ. 97 dB
  • Max. SPL, peak before clipping: 144 dB
  • Output impedance: 30 – 40 ohm
  • Cable drive capability: Up to 300 m (984 ft)
  • Power supply: 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.
  • Connector: MicroDot
  • Colour: Black, beige, brown or white
  • Microphone weight: 7.5 g (0.26 oz) incl. cable and MicroDot connector
  • Microphone diameter: 5.4 mm (0.21 in)
  • Microphone length: Max. 12.7 mm (0.5 in)
  • Cable length: 1.8 m (5.9 ft)
  • Cable diameter: 1.6 mm (0.06 in)
  • Polarity: Positively increasing sound pressure produces positive going voltage on MicroDot pin
  • Operating temperature range: -10 to 45°C (14 to 113°F)

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