The classic d:fine 4088 Directional Headset Microphone is the industry standard in professional headset mics. Black, MicroDot termination, no adapter included.
DPA 4088 is a miniature cardioid headset mic built on the finest DPA experiences in microphone design and manufacturing, providing the best sounding directional headworn microphone available today for performing talent of various sorts.
Open, natural and reliable are the most describing words for this microphone. The high quality of the microphone itself means that you will hear the sound of the voice right away - not the microphone. In acoustically demanding live performance environments, where background noise and feedback is a concern, the 4088 will tackle these challenges with ease.
The smooth and elegant design of the 4088 makes it the most invisible headworn cardioid microphone today. Sound quality, visual elegance and versatility go hand in hand to transform every show into the performance of a lifetime. The capsule is a pre-polarized first order pressure gradient transducer, hidden in a small and lightweight housing with dimensions just slightly larger than our omni capsules.
The mechanical design is based on the proven quality of the 4066 headset microphone. The headset mount is exactly the same; the boom however is 3 centimeters longer in order to meet the need for placement at the corner of the mouth. The flexibility and stability of this construction is unique and has no equal.
Available in three colors: black, beige and brown, and also available with connector.
What is in the box:
Microphone (boom, headset, cable)A pre-mounted pop screenFive foam windscreens (similar to DUA0560)
Pristine audio qualityLightweight and flexibleEasy mounting to both the left and rightResistant to humidityFlexible adapter system fits most professional wireless systems
Directional pattern: Cardioid
Principle of operation: Pressure gradient
Cartridge type: Pre-polarized condenser
Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
Frequency range, ±2 dB, Near field 2-3 cm (0.8 - 1.2 in): 100 Hz - 20 kHz (4 - 6 dB soft boost at 15 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))
Equivalent noise level, ITU-R BS.468-4: Typ. 38 dB (max. 40 dB)
S/N ratio (A-weighted), re. 1 kHz at 1 Pa (94 dB SPL): Typ. 68 dB (A)
Total harmonic distortion (THD) - Legacy: < 1% up to 123 dB SPL peak; < 1% up to 120 dB SPL RMS sine
Total harmonic distortion (THD) - CORE: < 1% THD up to 137 dB SPL peak
Dynamic range - Legacy: Typ. 97 dB
Dynamic range - CORE: Typ. 111 dB
Max. SPL, peak before clipping: 144 dB
Output impedance: 30 - 40
Cable drive capability: Up to 300 m (984 ft)
Power supply (for full performance)
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.
Weight: 14 g (0.5 oz) incl. Cable and MicroDot connector
Microphone diameter :5.5 mm (0.25 in)
Microphone length: 11 mm (0.5 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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