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FID88 DIRECTIONAL HEADSET MICROPHONE

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MSRP $669.95 excl. local VAT
Product ID FID88C00-
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The d:fine™ 88 Directional Headset Microphone combines the legendary sound of the 4088 Directional Capsule with the lightweight and flexible d:fine™ Headset system. Staying true to the DPA legacy, d:fine™ offers accurate and natural voice intelligibility and very high-SPL capabilities – users can both speak and sing into the mic with no hint of distortion.

Like all of the microphones in the range, the d:fine™ 88 Directional Headset Microphone offers accurate, natural voice intelligibility and very high SPL capabilities. Users can both speak and sing into the mic with no hint of distortion. The microphone capsule is also optimized for low distortion as well as humidity resistance.

The d:fine™ 88 Directional Headset Microphone is available with single- or dual-ear mounts. Single-ear mount variants are the quickest to put on and often the best choice when miking needs to be fast and easy. Dual-ear mount variants sit more securely around the head and are ideal for active performance situations.

Available in black, beige and brown, the d:fine™ 88 Directional Headset Microphone has been ergonomically designed to fit comfortably and easily around the head. This mic adjusts to fit any ear size and head shape while at the same time it mounts securely and is hardly visible. By rotating the boom and the ear hook, the microphone can be easily used on either the left or right ear.
 

Boom lengths

Two directional boom lengths are available to accommodate different applications and head sizes: 120 mm (4.7 in), 100 mm (3.9 in).
 

Cables

Designed for professional use, the connector splits the cable from the microphone boom. This allows you to quickly swap broken cables and/or wireless connectors.
 

Flexible adapter system

The adapters for wireless systems give you flexible, simple and affordable possibilities. You are no longer bound to one wireless system. As circumstances change, you can just switch your adapter, instead of incurring the cost of a whole new microphone. And when you make the switch, you won't hear any loss or change in sound quality.

microdot adapters overview

The d:fine™, d:screet™ and d:vote™ series of miniature microphones work with all leading wireless mic solutions, such as Lectrosonics, Sennheiser, Shure, Sony, Wisycom, Zaxcom and many more. DPA Microphones’ ingenious adapter system is one of a kind in the industry. It protects your investment in fantastic sound for years to come.

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Order numbers: FID88B00, FID88B00-2, FID88B00-M, FID88B00-M2, FID88C00, FID88C00-2, FID88C00-M, FID88C00-M2, FID88F00, FID88F00-2, FID88F00-M, FID88F00-M2, FID88F03, FID88F03-2, FID88F10, FID88F10-2, FID88F34, FID88F34-2.

Features

The product offers the following features
Pristine audio quality
Lightweight and flexible
Easy mounting to both the left and right
Minimal visual impact
Resistant to humidity
Modular adapter system fits most professional wireless systems

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WHAT'S IN THE BOX

d:fine™ headset microphones
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FID88 DIRECTIONAL HEADSET MICROPHONE
 
accessories
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POP SCREEN FOR d:fine™ 88 AND 4088 (DUA0574)
 
accessories
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FOAM WINDSCREEN FOR d:screet™ AND d:fine™ (DUA0560)
 
accessories
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MAKEUP COVER FOR d:fine™ 88 AND 4088 (DUA0591)
 

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Specifications

d:fine™ Headset Microphones FID88 DIRECTIONAL HEADSET MICROPHONE

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)
< 1% up to 123 dB SPL peak
Dynamic range
Typ. 97 dB
Max. SPL, peak before clipping
144 dB
Output impedance
From MicroDot: 30 - 40 Ω. From DAD6001: 100 Ω
Cable drive capability
Up to 300 m (984 ft) with DAD6001-BC XLR Adapter
Output balance principle
Signal balanced with DAD6001-BC XLR Adapter
Common mode rejection ratio (CMRR)
> 60 dB from 50 Hz to 15 kHz with DAD6001-BC XLR Adapter
Power supply (for full performance)
Min. 5 V to max. 50 V through DPA adapter for wireless systems
Current consumption
Typ. 1.5 mA (microphone). 3.5 mA with DAD6001-BC XLR Adapter
Connector
MicroDot
Color
Black, beige or brown
Weight
Single Ear: 10 g (0.35 oz)
Microphone diameter
5.4 mm (0.21 in)
Microphone length
12.7 mm (0.5 in)
Cable length
1.25 m (4.1 ft)
Cable color
Black, beige or brown
Cable diameter
1.6 mm (0.06 in)
Polarity
Positively increasing sound pressure produces positive-going voltage at MicroDot pin (and pin 2 on DAD6001 XLR adapter)
Temperature range
-40°C to 45°C (-40°F to 113°F)
Relative humidity (RH)
Up to 90%


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