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Omnidirectional Condenser Microphone
Item ID: 4006TL

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DPA 4006-TL
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Since its release in 1982 the Type 4006 microphone has become a worldwide studio standard. It's one of the most popular Standard Microphones in DPA's line. This is the 4006-TL, a transformerless version of the famous omnidirectional recording mic, and it features an extremely linear frequency response from 15Hz to 20kHz, high sensitivity and a low noise-floor. The 4006-TL is phantom powered (P48), which together with the extended range of acoustic pressure equalizers and different protection grids turns the 4006-TL into an extremely cost effective solution. The 4006 has gained its reputation through its total transparency in both the near-field and in the diffuse field. The 4006-TL takes it even further! It's a must for any professional studio.

DPA 4006-TL Omnidirectional Condenser Microphone Features:
  • Directional characteristics: Omnidirectional
  • Principle of operation: Pressure
  • Cartridge type: 16 mm (0.63 in) pre-polarised condenser
  • Frequency range, +/- 2dB: 15Hz - 20kHz
  • Sensitivity, nominal, +/-2dB: 35 mV/Pa; -29dB re. 1 V/Pa
  • Equivalent noise level A-weighted: Typ. 15dB(A) re. 20 Pa (max. 17dB(A))
  • Equiv. noise level ITU-R BS.468-4: Typ. 27dB (max. 29dB)
  • S/N ratio, re. 1kHz at 1 Pa (94dB SPL): 79dB
  • Total harmonic distortion (THD): <0.5% THD up to 129dB SPL peak, <1% THD up to 135dB SPL peak
  • Dynamic range: Typ. 120dB
  • Max. SPL, peak before clipping: 143dB
  • Output impedance: <200 Ohm
  • Cable drive capability: Up to 100 m (328 ft)
  • Power supply: Phantom P48
  • Current consumption: 2.60 mA
  • Connector: 3-pin XLR-M (Standard P48)
  • Weight: 150 g (5.29 oz)
  • Capsule diameter: 16 mm (0.63 in)
  • Microphone length: 165 mm (6.5 in)
  • Operating temperature range: -10 to +70 C (+14 to 158 F)

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Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number 4006-TL

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See also: Condenser Mics, DPA, DPA Condenser Microphones, DPA Condenser Microphones