DPA Microphones 4099 COREInstrument Microphone
THE TRUE VOICE OF YOUR INSTRUMENT
From the piano to guitar; strings to woodwinds; brass to percussion, the 4099 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 4099 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.
- 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 (GE4099)
This microphone comes in two versions:
- Loud SPL (red marking) – used to close-mike most types of instruments
- Extreme SPL (yellow marking) – used to close-mike extremely loud instruments, such as drums and some brass
The 4099 CORE 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.
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 4099 COREs for Loud SPL selected on sensitivity within ±1.5 dB. The two included mic clips (AC4099) can be attached permanently to the instrument using screws.
For perfect PA amplification and live recording of a cello choose the 4099 CORE for Loud SPL, which includes a mounting clip (CC4099) meticulously designed and optimized for the violoncello. It offers a sound that is considerably more natural than an internal microphone or pickup. The clip attaches to the C and A string below the bridge. This places the microphone capsule in the sweet spot between the bridge and fingerboard, offering a unique combination of natural string sound and high audio separation on stage.
The 4099 CORE for Loud SPL is perfect for PA amplification and live recording of acoustic guitar, mandolin, ukulele and dobro. It offers practically unlimited placement possibilities via the GC4099 guitar clip. The sound it provides is considerably more natural than an internal microphone or pick-up. The microphone is suitable for instruments with a body depth between 35 mm and 122 mm. Users will be amazed at how gently this condenser microphone attaches. It is elegant, lightweight, discreet and designed to stay out of the way during a stage performance. The mounting mechanism makes it easy to switch the microphone between instruments with one hand.
The 4099 CORE for Loud SPL with a mount designed to be flexible, easy to use and quick to move. With a strong spring, the mount (CM4099) can be clamped onto many surfaces and instruments such as saxophones and brass instruments.
This 4099 CORE 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 (UC4099) 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.
The 4099 CORE 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 (STC4099) that can be used on all types of sax and brass instruments.
The 4099 CORE for Extreme SPL perfectly captures the booming sounds of drums and percussion instruments. Users will appreciate how gently this condenser mic adheres to their 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. The mounting mechanism makes it easy to switch the microphone between instruments. The DC4099 clip for drums incorporates a revolutionary 90° system that offers numerous mounting options.
When the bracket is removed from the gooseneck, rotated at a 90° angle and remounted, the number of microphone positions is doubled. This microphone can be easily combined with a wide range of accessories. With the bass drum, the VC4099's mount fits perfectly on the edge.
Even though the 4099 CORE 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 4099 CORE for Loud SPL easily mounted on a mic stand.
This mount (MS4099) has both 3/8" and 5/8" threads thanks to the supplied insert. The construction of the holder allows for quick and easy insertion and removal of the microphone. In addition, the holder can be rotated so that the microphone is oriented vertically or horizontally.
The 4099 CORE 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.
An innovative mounting mechanism makes it easy to move the microphone between instruments with just one hand. The microphone and its mounting system (STC4099) are both designed and optimized for the brass family. This ensures that the best mounting and audio reinforcement is achieved when performing live.
The 4099 CORE for Loud SPL is perfect for the violin, banjo and viola. Users will appreciate how gently this condenser mic can be attached with the VC4099 violin clip.
It is elegant, lightweight, unobtrusive and designed to stay out of the way during a passionate performance. The mounting mechanism makes it easy to move the mic between instruments with one hand.