DPA d:facto FA4018VDPAB Vocal Mic with DPA Handle, Supercardioid
Equally at home in sound reinforcement and recording applications, the DPA d:facto is a high quality stage vocal microphone with extraordinary natural sound, high separation from nearby sound sources and extreme sound level handling.
- Extraordinarily natural sound
- High separation
- Extreme SPL handling: 160 dB
- Low handling noise
- Flexible adapters for wireless systems
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Its supercardioid pattern and superb definition gives high separation and true sound colour on stage, equally suitable for PA amplification and recording.
A robust three-stage pop protection grid built into the microphone removes unwanted noise.
The d:facto II provides improved audio performance as it is superbly linear in frequency and phase, both on- and off-axis, while its impressive definition and accuracy reproduces a singer's voice effortlessly.
The new d:facto II guarantees users exceptional DPA sound with popular existing wireless systems such as Sony, Lectrosonics, Shure, Wisycom and Sennheiser.
The flexibility of its adapter system gives the user simple and very affordable possibilities of choosing either a wired DPA handle or the professional wireless system of their choosing, with no loss in the sound quality.
DPA d:facto Specifications
Directional pattern: Supercardioid
Principle of operation: Pressure gradient
Cartridge type: Pre-polarized condenser
Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
Frequency range, ± 2 dB, at 12 cm (4.7 in): 100 Hz - 16 kHz with 3 dB soft boost at 12 kHz. Permanent 3rd order low-cut filter (-3 dB at 80 Hz).
Sensitivity, nominal, ± 2 dB at 1 kHz: 5 mV/Pa: -46 dB re. 1 V/Pa
Equivalent noise level, A-weighted: Typ. 19 dB(A) re. 20 uPa (max. 21 dB(A))
S/N ratio (A-weighted), re. 1 kHz at 1 Pa (94 dB SPL): Typ. 75 dB(A)
Dynamic range: Typ. 120 dB
Max. SPL, peak before clipping: 160 dB
Power supply (for full specifications): 48 V Phantom power (± 4 V)
Color: Matte black
Microphone weight: 309 g (10.9 oz)
Microphone diameter: 52 mm (2.05 in)
Capsule diameter: 19 mm (0.75 in)
Microphone length: 205 mm (8.1 in)