DPA Microphones 4015
Wide Cardioid Microphone
TOTALLY LINEAR OFF-AXIS CHARACTERISTICS
- Low profile – wide pickup area
- Natural reproduction
- Directional ambience pickup
- Exceptional for vocals
- Modular flexibility
This mic is the perfect fill-in between an omnidirectional and a directional microphone.
The off-axis characteristics of this mic are totally linear, a unique quality when it comes to authentic sound reproduction. Any leakage that occurs from off-axis sound sources is still a faithful reproduction of these sounds, just softly attenuated.
Sometimes a conventional cardioid pattern just isn’t quite open enough. Recording orchestras, and other ensembles, sometimes require a compromise between blending in the room reverberation and a more precise localization. When recording instruments with complex radiation patterns, the wide cardioid (also known as hemispheric) design covers a greater sound angle and is an excellent choice. This is the ideal mic for recording grand piano, guitar, marimba and percussion, or as a spot mic for groups in a symphony orchestra. Likewise, it is an excellent speech, dubbing, or vocal mic as its enhanced richness on the bass end nicely compliments many voices.
COMBINE IT WITH THE PREAMP OF YOUR CHOICE
The MMP-A Mic Preamp is an ultra-transparent, transformerless preamp with active drive for impedance balancing.
The MMP-C Compact Mic Preamp is an ultra-compact preamp with active drive for impedance balancing. It has a slightly softer character than the other preamps in the Recording Microphones Series.
Wide Cardioid Microphone
This mic suits acoustic instruments and voices with rich and open sound. It is capable of handling extremely high sound pressure levels before clipping occurs. The 4015A Wide Cardioid Mic even includes a 20 dB pad switch in the center of the XLR connector to prevent overloading of the mic amplifier.
The 4015A and the 4015C are also available as matched stereo pairs.
Compact Wide Cardioid Microphone
This is an excellent spot mic as a fill-in between an omni and a cardioid. The compact version is easier to position than other cardioid microphones. Visually discreet, the 4015C Compact Wide Cardioid Mic represents an indispensably low-profile solution for audio engineers and set designers alike.
Tremendously precise and natural sounding, these mics will certainly exceed expectations when used on choirs, percussion setups, grand pianos, wind instruments and much more.