d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphone
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
Now with CORE by DPA technology
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. Learn more about CORE by DPA.
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 – used to close-mike most types of instruments
- d:vote™ CORE 4099 Mic, Extreme SPL – 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.
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.
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.
Choose a d:vote™ CORE 4099V Instrument Microphone for Violin (4099-DC-1-199-V) for your violin, banjo or viola.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.