DPA Microphones
4018

Supercardioid Microphone

HIGHLY-DIRECTIONAL SUPERCARDIOID PATTERN

  • Low noise and high sensitivity
  • Highly directional for high isolation
  • Most controlled supercardioid shape
  • Uniform, frequency independent directionality
  • Modular flexibility 
Designed for a broad range of long-distance broadcast, ENG and film miking applications, such as booming, dialogue, interview and table or podium use, the 4018 Supercardioid Microphone offers superb flexibility through modular accessories.

This microphone is part of the flexible pencil Microphones series. It has a highly-directional supercardioid pickup pattern with a smooth and uniform off-axis frequency response. The supercardioid shape is frequency independent, securing an identical sound color around the microphone. The usual rear lobe heard on most supercardioids is minimized on this capsule. This makes it much more isolated without sudden frequency dependent peaks and dips.
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VARIANTS

4018A SUPERCARDIOID MICROPHONE

The 4018A supercardioid microphone is designed for a wide range of applications from music recording and broadcast, electronic reporting and film sound recording. Ideal for booming, dialogue, interview and table or spot recordings.

4018C COMPACT SUPERCARDIOID MICROPHONE

Comparable to the 4018A, but with an even shorter length of only 6.4 cm, the 4018C compact supercardioid microphone has high directivity and a smooth and consistent off-axis frequency response. A very small microphone with a great sound. Ideal as a support or hanging microphone for orchestral recordings.

4018E SUPERCARDIOID MICROPHONE

Ideal for inconspicuous or distant miking, for example suspended or table-mounted, the 4018ER/ES supercardioid microphone is an ultra-compact microphone with a very narrow pick-up pattern. With a length of only 35 mm, the unobtrusive microphone is as unique as its supercardioid characteristic with high directivity and a smooth and uniform off-axis frequency response.


The 4018ER/ES supercardioid microphone combines the MMC4018 supercardioid microphone capsule with the MMP-ER/ES modular active cable, XLR, an integrated cable solution with side (4018ES) or rear (4018ER) output.

It is designed for a wide range of applications from music recording and broadcasting, electronic reporting and film sound applications. Ideal as a support or suspended microphone for orchestral recording when used with the SM4000-C bracket included in the package. This allows the 4018E to be suspended from the ceiling and mounted precisely and reproducibly for support miking of orchestral groups or room sound.
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Combine it with the preamp of your choice

At any time, and with no tools needed, it is possible to transform the MMC4018 Supercardioid Microphone Capsule into a new configuration.

The MMP-A Microphone Preamp is an ultra-transparent, transformerless preamp with active drive for impedance balancing. The MMP-C Compact Microphone Preamp is an ultra-compact preamp with active drive for impedance balancing. It has a slightly softer character than the other preamps in the pencil Microphones Series.

Other preamps include the very small form factor types MMP-E Modular Active Cable (XLR output) and MMP-G Modular Active Cable (MicroDot output), allowing for very slim set-ups. The MMP-G even allows you to match a larger microphone directly to a wireless transmitter. The MMP-G, together with the GSM4000 Gooseneck Shock Mount, can be used for anything from very lightweight booming applications to very high-end instrument miking using the 4099 CORE series of instrument mounting options.

DPA 4018

SUPERCARDIOID MICROPHONE

DPA 4018

SUPERCARDIOID MICROPHONE

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