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The true voice of your instrument

  •    CORE by DPA technology inside
  •    Supercardioid condenser microphone
  •    Handles high SPLs
  •    Superior gain-before-feedback
  •    Flexible and easy mounting
  •    Gentle and easy to mount on the instrument
  •    Detachable cable and a versatile gooseneck extender

The d:vote™ is already the recognized standard for this type of microphone and the CORE version adds just another layer of sound quality that further distances this mic from its competitors. d:vote™ CORE 4099 brings more clarity and details to your music, across the entire dynamic range. Anyone looking for the very highest sound quality should choose CORE – every musician, live sound engineer and anyone else who takes pride in quality audio.

CORE by DPA is a powerful new technology at the heart of DPA miniature microphones. We’ve minimized distortion. From pianissimo to forte, you will experience increased clarity and openness.

From the piano to guitar; strings to woodwinds; brass to percussion, the d:vote™ Series sounds equally impressive on them all. This one microphone model can beautifully reinforce an entire orchestra. You can move the mic to another instrument; just make sure you have the right type of clip to mount it correctly.The award-winning d:vote™ series gives you a much more natural sound than any clip-on microphone or pickup. This condenser microphone rejects unwanted noise and accurately captures the true voice of your acoustic instrument.

This microphone comes in two versions:

  • d:vote™ CORE 4099 Mic, Loud SPL (red marking on gooseneck) – used to close-mike most types of instruments
  • d:vote™ CORE 4099 Mic, Extreme SPL (yellow marking on gooseneck) – used to close-mike extremely loud instruments, such as drums and some brass

The d:vote™ CORE 4099 also features an enhanced shock mount design, providing excellent isolation from handling noise and rumble. Detachable cables are available in heavy duty or lightweight versions, depending on the application – both are designed to withstand the rigors of daily use. A versatile, integrated gooseneck extender provides easy and repeatable mounting.

CORE 4099 Mic Solutions (incl. clip, adapter and cable) for:

Violin, viola, banjo and mandolin

The d:vote™ CORE 4099 for Loud SPL is perfect for the violin, banjo and viola. Users will appreciate how gently this condenser mic adheres to their prized instrument.

Drum

The d:vote™ CORE 4099 for Extreme SPL perfectly captures the booming sounds of drums and percussion instruments. Users will appreciate how gently this condenser mic adheres to their prized instrument. The mic can be easily positioned to fit different types of drums. The flexible gooseneck can be positioned at different angles to allow a variety of sound nuances. The mic is elegant, lightweight, unobtrusive and designed to stay out of the way during performances.

Piano

This mic solution makes it easy to achieve a high level of isolation on stage. It also provides clean and transparent stereo sound quality with realistic dynamics.

Guitar, ukulele and dobro

The d:vote™ CORE 4099 for Loud SPL is perfect for PA amplification and live recording of acoustic guitar, mandolin, ukulele and dobro. It offers practically unlimited placement possibilities. The sound it provides is considerably more natural than an internal microphone or pick-up.

Saxophone

The d:vote™ CORE 4099 for Loud SPL is perfect for the entire saxophone family: soprano, alto, tenor or baritone. It also sounds great on the bass clarinet. It comes with a very versatile clip that can be used on all types of sax and brass instruments.

Trumpet, trombone and other brass

The d:vote™ CORE 4099 for Extreme SPL is perfect for trumpet, trombone and other brass instruments that can make a lot of sound. You can use it with or without mute. The microphone effortlessly handles even the highest sound pressure levels.

Bass

The d:vote™ CORE 4099 for Loud SPL is the perfect mic solution for PA amplification and live recording of acoustic upright bass. It offers a sound that is considerably more natural than an internal microphone or pickup. There are several excellent placement possibilities on the instrument.

Cello

For perfect PA amplification and live recording of a cello choose the d:vote™ CORE 4099 for Loud SPL, which includes a mounting clip meticulously designed and optimized for the violoncello. It offers a sound that is considerably more natural than an internal microphone or pickup.

Accordion

This mic solution makes it easy to achieve a high level of isolation on stage. It also provides clean and transparent stereo sound quality with realistic dynamics. It is a complete system, which includes a pair of d:vote™ CORE 4099s for Loud SPL selected on sensitivity within ±1.5 dB. The two included mic clips can be attached permanently to the instrument using screws.

Oboe, clarinet, bassoon, recorder and flute

This d:vote™ CORE 4099 for Loud SPL solution is designed to address the unique mounting challenges of slim bodied and unusually shaped instruments. The design of the microphone clip includes a hook-and-loop fastener strap, which allows it to fit instruments of varying sizes and diameters such as the oboe, clarinet, bassoon, recorder and flute.

Clamp Mount

The d:vote™ CORE 4099 for Loud SPL with a mount designed to be flexible, easy to use and quick to move. With a strong spring, the mount can be clamped onto many surfaces and instruments such as saxophones and brass instruments.

Stand Mount

Even though the d:vote™ CORE 4099 is often used attached directly to a specific instrument, many users have asked for a solution to mount the mic on a regular microphone stand. Now you can get the unparalleled sound of the d:vote™ CORE 4099 for Loud SPL easily mounted on a mic stand.