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- CORE by DPA minimizes distortion, expands dynamic range & sounds better
- For Normal SPL gets a 6 dB increase in both THD and dynamic range
Available TerminationsMicrodot- DPA standard
3.5mm - for Sennheiser
3-Pin Lemo - for Sennheiser, Shure, Wisycom
TA5 Lectro - for Lectrosonics
3.5mm - for Sony
DPA d:screet™ CORE 4060 Omni Lavalier Microphone
With the CORE by DPA the d:screet™ CORE 4060 for Normal SPL gets a 6 dB increase in both THD and dynamic range.
- Total harmonic distortion: < 1% THD up to 129 dB SPL peak
- Dynamic range: Typ. 106 dB
- Comes terminated to Microdot for excellent adaptability
CORE by DPA is a powerful new technology at the heart of our miniature microphones. We’ve minimized distortion. From a whisper to a scream, you will experience increased clarity and openness.
CORE is available for select models of d:screet™ Miniature Microphones and d:fine™ Headset Microphones Series.
CORE by DPA makes our miniature microphones even better.
- CORE by DPA minimizes distortion
- CORE by DPA expands dynamic range
- CORE by DPA sounds better
CORE by DPA Minimizes Distortion
When the output of the microphone no longer sounds like the input, we call this distortion. Although all systems and mics add some distortion, well-designed systems and mics exhibit less distortion. By increasing the dynamic range of the mics, CORE by DPA extends the point at which the distortion is measurable. In addition, CORE by DPA lowers the general distortion heard at all levels – from soft to loud. That means a clearer more open sound across the entire microphone range.
DPA have a wide selection of Microdot Adapters that can be used instead of terminating the Lavalier Microphone. Below are some of the most popular options:
- DAD6034 - 3.5mm Locking for Sennheiser
- DAD6019 - 3.5mm for Sony
- DAD6001-BC - 3-pin XLR (P48) with Belt Clip
- DAD6003 - 3-pin Lemo for Senn, Shure, Wisycom
- DAD6004 - Large 6-pin Lemo for Audio Ltd. & Micron
- DAD3056 - TA5 for Lectrosonics
- DAD6035 - 4-pin Lemo for Audio Ltd.
CORE by DPA Expands Dynamic Range
CORE by DPA increases the dynamic range of d:screet™ Miniature and d:fine™ Headset Microphones up to14 dB depending on the specific type of capsule (see table below).
This gives users more flexibility by expanding the range of sounds that can be captured. In most cases, sound engineers prefer a mic with a wide dynamic range because they can use one mic to capture a wider range of sounds and in more applications.
- Increased dynamic range = Increased workable range
- Increased dynamic range = Less vulnerable to overload
CORE by DPA Sounds Better
An increased dynamic range and less general distortion means the sounds you capture come through loud and clear. From a whisper to a scream, CORE microphones exhibit increased clarity and increase openness in the sound across all SPLs – from low to high.
Looking for sound close to our original, amazing d:dicate™ 4006 in a miniature package? Check out CORE by DPA. We can’t promise quite the same sound, but it is very close.
Who Should Choose CORE by DPA?
Anyone looking for the BEST achievable sound on the market should choose CORE by DPA as it provides consistency, clarity and amazing speech intelligibility in any application. Two applications where CORE by DPA stands out as a necessity are film recording and theater.
In the film recording industry, CORE by DPA can potentially save the sound crew a lot of time, effort and money. DPA microphones are known for their ability to withstand expressive acoustical sound pressure levels (SPL) without distortion and now CORE by DPA minimizes distortion even more. With such a large dynamic range, one microphone can be bodyworn on an actor that needs to whisper in one scene and scream in the next.
Similarly, theater applications often also need to capture wildly varying SPLs with one bodyworn microphone. In addition, when there are 30 or more mics on the stage, the clear and open sound of CORE by DPA will brighten the entire sound picture.
In addition, try putting a CORE mic on any musical instrument and you will hear it as never before.
Improving On The Best
The original d:screet™ and d:fine™ microphones are both based on the same DPA capsule technology – they have been, and still are, some of the most clear, consistent and robust miniature microphones you can find on the market. They have always been known for working across a wide dynamic range as well as exhibiting low distortion across all SPLs.
By introducing CORE by DPA, we are giving users a choice: Stay with our award-winning, amazing original miniature microphone solutions, or if you need to squeeze a little more performance out of your mics, choose CORE by DPA. CORE microphones also provide water and moisture resistance through nano coating and hermetic sealing of the sensitive electronics.
Understanding CORE by DPA
Dynamic range is the range of sound pressure that a microphone can handle. It is measured from the SPL at the noise floor (the mic’s own self-noise) to the SPL at 1% Total Harmonic Distortion (THD). At 1% THD, most people listening will be able to detect a change in sound quality.
|Principle of operation||Pressure|
|Cartridge type||Pre-polarized condenser|
|Frequency range||20 Hz - 20 kHz|
|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||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))|
|Equivalent noise level, ITU-R BS.468-4||Typ. 35 dB (max. 38 dB)|
|S/N ratio (A-weighted), re. 1 kHz at 1 Pa (94 dB SPL)||Typ. 71 dB(A)|
|Total harmonic distortion (THD) - Legacy||< 1% THD up to 123 dB SPL peak; < 1% THD up to 120 dB SPL RMS sine|
|Total harmonic distortion (THD) - CORE||< 1% THD up to 129 dB SPL peak|
|Dynamic range - Legacy||Typ. 100 dB|
|Dynamic range - CORE||Typ. 106 dB|
|Max. SPL, peak before clipping||134 dB|
|Output impedance||30 - 40 Ω|
|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|
|Colour||Black, beige, brown or white|
|Weight||7.5 g (0.26 oz) incl. Cable and MicroDot connector|
|Microphone diameter||5.4 mm (0.21 in)|
|Microphone length||12.7 mm (0.5 in)|
|Cable length||1.8 m (5.9 ft)|
|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%|