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 4099 Instrument Microphone 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.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 by DPA – 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. Read more about CORE by DPA here.
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.
This microphone comes in two versions:
- 4099 CORE Mic, Loud SPL – used to close-mike most types of instruments
- 4099 CORE Mic, Extreme SPL – 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. The award-winning 4099 Series, gives you a much more natural sound than any internal microphone or pickup. This condenser microphone rejects unwanted noise and accurately captures the true voice of your acoustic instrument. These mics come available in kits of 4- or 10 pieces with relevant accessories to make it easy to mic a group, band or orchestra.
A perfect kit for your needs
There are two different types of kits available and they can each be purchased with 4 or 10 microphones. Ready for on-the-road use for rental companies, musicians or theatres, the 4099 Classic Touring Kit offers microphones and a selection of accessories selected for typical use in an acoustic music setting. This kit features a number of 4099 CORE Instrument Microphones for Loud SPL, which are perfect for use on a wide range of instruments – from the flute to the guitar, and everything in between.
The 4099 Rock Touring Kit offers a number of 4099 condenser microphones and a selection of accessories selected for typical use in a live rock music setting. With a max SPL, peak before clipping of 152 dB, the 4099 CORE Instrument Microphone for Extreme-SPL instruments was designed for use on drums, percussion instruments and other loud instruments, like the trumpet and saxophone.
“I’ve been using 4099 Instrument Microphones for many years, especially on cello and double bass. I really like them because they are so small, light and easy to install. They come with a fabulous range of accessories and are not invasive, even on small instruments such as violins. In terms of sound, they bring out the true nature of an acoustic instrument and deliver the deep, full-bodied, true low end bass that you expect to hear.”
About 4099 CORE Instrument Microphones
Both the Loud- and Extreme-SPL versions of the 4099 CORE have a supercardioid polar pattern for high rejection and superior gain-before-feedback. The mic also retains a uniform off-axis frequency response to ensure a high-energy, clear live performance.
The 4099 CORE also features an enhanced shock mount design, providing excellent isolation from handling noise and rumble. 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.
The mics can be easily unclipped and repositioned or moved to another instrument. The mounting system is designed to never blemish or scratch the finish of your instrument. The flexible design supports a wide variety of mounting and positioning possibilities