The DPA d:facto™ 4018VL linear handheld vocal microphone, truly brings the studio sound to the stage. Engineered especially for vocal performances onstage. The 4018VL holds a supercardioid capsule that is specifically designed to reproduce every nuance of the human voice.
The 4018VL has an “isolation optimised” supercardioid polar pattern. This directional characteristic offers the “best of two worlds” from cardioid and supercardioid patterns. The d:facto can handle extremely loud vocals with it’s with three-step pop-protection grid and best-in-class low handling noise. It also also offers excellent sonic reproduction with all the detail and balanced linear phase and frequency response users have grown to trust for DPA Microphones.
d:facto™ Vocal Microphones are the ultimate stage mics – no matter if the performance is taking place in a cozy club or the largest concert hall.
The DPA d:facto™ series provides high side & rear rejection with a minimum of 9 dB attenuation to the sides. Its focus point assures maximum gain before feedback, while minimising extraneous sounds that can cause feedback issues.
When choosing your d:facto™ Vocal Microphone, you get to choose the microphone that best meets your need. In addition to the 4018VL linear version there is also a version with a pre-programmed high-end boost has a 3 dB soft boost at 12 kHz. Meet the 4018V. This mic is often chosen for its ability to “cut through” on a broadcasting set. This is normally where the content typically ends up transmitted to built-in television speakers with limited audio quality.