From the piano to guitar; strings to woodwinds; brass to percussion, the DPA 4099 microphone 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.
The DPA 4099 microphone 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.
- Handles high SPLs
- Superior gain-before-feedback
- Supercardioid condenser microphone
- Large range of mounts for use on almost all instruments
- Gentle and easy to mount on the instrument
- Detachable cable and a versatile gooseneck extender
Hire the DPA 4099 with a proper clip and accessories
Choose between a wide range of instrument clips to suit your requirements. In addition, choose the correct adaptor to connect to your sound equipment. AVE stock the DAD6001 Microdot to 3-pin XLR adapter and DAD6010 Microdot to TA4F adapter which is compatible with most Shure wireless systems.
Violin, viola, banjo and mandolin
The 4099 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.
The 4099 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.
The versatile magnet mount/gooseneck system provides stable and repeatable positioning.
The mics can easily be positioned at different angles to provide a variety of sound nuances. 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.
Guitar, ukulele and dobro
The 4099 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 mic fits instruments with a body depth between 35 mm (1.4 in) and 122 mm (4.8 in). 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 performance.
Saxaphone, Trumpet, trombone and other brass
The 4099 is perfect for saxaphone, trumpet, trombone and other brass instruments that can make a lot of sound. You can use it on brass instruments 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.
Double Bass and Cello
The microphone and its mounting system are both designed and optimized for the double bass. This ensures that the best mounting and audio reinforcement is achieved when performing live. The mic clip attaches to the E- and G-string below the bridge on double bass and C and A string below the bridge for cello. This ensures mic placement in the sweet spot between the bridge and fingerboard.
Oboe, clarinet, bassoon, recorder and flute
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 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 fastener strap pulls tight to fit the circumference of the instrument, like a wristwatch on your arm. On instruments of a large diameter, additional fastener straps can easily be added to extend the clip’s reach. It is lightweight, unobtrusive and designed to stay out of the way during performances, using a revolutionary 90°-system which provides a wide range of mounting options. By detaching the clip from the gooseneck and re-mounting it turned 90°, the number of mic positions is doubled.