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DPA Microphones d:fine™ CORE 4088 for Sennheiser (4088-DC-A-F34LH) Directional Headset Microphone

Hardwired for Sennheiser Wireless Systems - Beige - CORE Cardiod Polar Pattern

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  • DPA Microphones' d:fine™ CORE 4088 (DPA-4088DCAF34L)
  • Hardwired Mini-Jack Connector for Sennheiser Wireless Systems
  • 5x Foam Windscreens
  • Pop Screen
  • Makeup Cover, Clothing Clip
  • Carrying Case
  • 2-year Limited Warranty


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DPA Microphones' d:fine™ CORE 4088 (DPA-4088DCAF34L) is a beige colored Directional Headset Microphone system with a connector for Sennheiser Wireless Systems. The microphone is the industry standard in professional headset mics, offering an open and natural sound ideal for both spoken word and vocal performance applications. The smooth and elegant design of the d:fine™ 4088 makes it nearly invisible, and it's dual ear design provides a faithful fit. This model features DPA's CORE miniature amplifier, an updated, powerful new technology, providing a 14 dB increase in dynamic range. All CORE microphones achieve IP58 certification with a water-repellent nano-coating of the housing, a hermetic sealing of the sensitive amplifier, and dual gold plating of the diaphragm. Engineered to provide long lasting optimal performance, DPA's ingenious adapter system protects your investment in fantastic sound for years to come. These headworn mic systems deliver a natural sound without feedback, even when the user is positioned in proximity to a loudspeaker cluster.


  • Excellent Off-Axis Rejection In High-SPL Situations
  • Ideal For Both Spoken Word And Vocal Performance Applications
  • The Most Invisible Head-Worn True Cardioid Microphone In The World.
  • Secure, Dual-Ear Design
  • Durability IP58 Certified

With more than half a century of audio mastery, DPA designs microphones with amazing sound, exceptional consistency, and outstanding durability. Leveraging a history of developing precisely accurate measurement microphones, DPA set about making the clearest, truest pro-audio microphones in the early 1990s. Since 2015, DPA has intensified its focus and research on new product development, leading to advances in concealable miniatures and flexible headsets with minimized distortion and an expanded dynamic range.

Specifications for the DPA Microphones d:fine™ CORE 4088 for Sennheiser

{ "Directional pattern" : "Cardioid", "Principle of operation" : "Pressure gradient", "Cartridge type" : "Pre-polarized condenser", "Frequency range" : "20 Hz - 20 kHz", "Frequency range, ±2 dB, Near field 2-3 cm (0.8 - 1.2 in)" : "100 Hz - 20 kHz (4 - 6 dB soft boost at 15 kHz)", "Sensitivity, nominal, ±3 dB at 1 kHz" : "6 mV/Pa; 44 dB re. 1 V/Pa", "Equivalent noise level, A-weighted" : "Typ. 26 dB(A) re. 20 µPa (max. 28 dB(A))", "Equivalent noise level, ITU-R BS.468-4" : "Typ. 38 dB (max. 40 dB)", "S/N ratio (A-weighted), re. 1 kHz at 1 Pa (94 dB SPL)" : "Typ. 68 dB (A)", "Total harmonic distortion (THD) - CORE" : "< 1% THD up to 137 dB SPL peak", "Dynamic range - Legacy" : "Typ. 97 dB", "Dynamic range - CORE" : "Typ. 111 dB", "Max. SPL, peak before clipping" : "144 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" }, "Connector" : "MicroDot", "Color" : "Black, beige or brown", "Weight" : "14 g (0.5 oz) incl. Cable and MicroDot connector", "Microphone diameter" : "5.5 mm (0.25 in)", "Microphone length" : "11 mm (0.5 in)", "Cable length" : "1.2 m (3.9 ft)", "Cable diameter" : "1.6 mm (0.06 in)", "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%" }

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