DPA 4017B Shotgun Microphone

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DPA 4017B
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DPA 4017B Shotgun Microphone

DPA 4017B Shotgun Microphone

DPA 4017B Shotgun Microphone Details
Equipped with a highly directional supercardioid pickup pattern, obtained using a supercardioid design with an interference tube that provides excellent off-axis rejection, the DPA 4017B is a short and exceptionally lightweight shotgun microphone that truly measures up to DPAâ?s impressive reputation for accuracy, clarity, and musicality. Designed for a broad range of applications, the phantom powered 4017B is ideal for use with camera systems, in fixed positions at sports facilities, for broadcast/ENG/film booming, and even studio recording environments.

Tune out the surroundings
Extensive research and development has been undertaken to optimize the sound coming from the sides and behind the microphone. Minimizing the often very un-linear response of a shotgun microphone due to its side lobes is one of the key accomplishments of the 4017B. The condenser capsule uses a high voltage pre-polarized back plate, endowing the shotgun with high output as well as wide dynamics, extremely low noise and distortion specifications.

Small size, big performance
At just 210 mm (8.3 in) in length and 68 g (2.4 oz) in weight, the aluminum-bodied DPA 4017B is among the smallest and
lightest boom microphones available. But thatâ?s not to say that itâ?s small on performance. Fully immune to RF emission, the
4017Bâ?s 19 mm (0.75 in) condenser cartridge is capable of handling peak SPLs of 152 dB before clipping, and has a wide dynamic range of 116 dB across a flat frequency response of 70 Hz - 20 kHz (±2 dB in 60 cm distance).

Screwdriver-free filter access
The 4017B features two onboard filters that are activated via an ingenious switching ring design. With the simple twist of two sturdy rings, engineers can implement a high-frequency boost that adds a 4 dB shelf at 8 kHz and a first-order bass roll-off below 120 Hz to minimize handling and wind noise. A permanent third-order high-pass filter at 50 Hz effectively removes unwanted low frequency disturbance from handling and wind noise.

DPA 4017B Shotgun Microphone Details
  • Excellent RF Immunity
  • Lightweight
  • Uniform off-axis response
  • Highly directional

DPA 4017B Shotgun Microphone Specifications

  • Directional characteristics:  Supercardioid, lobe-shaped
  • Principle of operation:  Pressure gradient, with interference tube
  • Cartridge type:  Pre-polarized condenser
  • Frequency range:  20 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Frequency range, ± 2 dB:  70 Hz to 20 kHz, permanent third order high pass filter at 50 Hz
  • Sensitivity, nominal ± 2 dB at 1 kHz:  19 mV/Pa; -34.4 dB re. 1 V/Pa
  • Equivalent noise level, A-weighted:  Typ. 14 dB(A) re. 20 µPa (max. 15 dB(A))
  • Equivalent noise level, ITU-R BS.468-4:  Typ. 25 dB (max. 26 dB)
  • S/N ratio (A-weighted), re. 1 kHz at 1 Pa (94 dB SPL):  Typ. 80 dB(A)
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):  < 1 % up to 133 dB SPL peak
  • Dynamic range:  Typ. 119 dB
  • Max. SPL, peak before clipping:  152 dB
  • Filters:  High boost: +4 dB at 8 kHz. Low cut: First order filter, below 120 Hz
  • Output impedance:  < 150 ohm
  • Cable drive capability:  100 m (328 ft)
  • Output balance principle:  Signal balanced
  • Common Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR):  > 40 dB
  • Power supply:  48 V Phantom power (± 4 V)
  • Current consumption:  4.5 mA
  • Connector:  XLR-3M. Pin 1: shield, Pin 2: signal + phase, Pin 3: signal - phase
  • Color:  Matte black
  • Weight:  68 g (2.4 oz)
  • Microphone diameter:  19 mm (0.75 in)
  • Capsule diameter:  19 mm (0.75 in) 
  • Microphone length:  212 mm (8.3 in)
  • Output voltage, RMS:  > 1.8 V
  • Polarity:  +V at Pin 2 for positive sound pressure
  • Temperature range:  -40 °C to 45 °C (14 °F to 113 °F)
  • Relative Humidity (RH):  Up to 90 %

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