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Within the standard limitations of lavs, they're awesome. I was pretty happy with my Countryman B3 lav, but the DPA 4060's never cease to impress. About the only thing sweeter is the Sanken COS-11, which seems to be the lav of choice when inter-cutting with Schoeps mics. But I'm a huge fan of the DPA modular connector system, especially as a sound designer ...


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Yes it needs phantom power 12v-48v. I've the same mic and adapter so can say this with complete confidence


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You can't expect that the Naiant microphones can perform as well as microphones that cost 10x to 50x more $$$. You can expect that the Naiant microphones will have somewhat more self-noise, perhaps higher distortion and a frequency response not quite as wide or flat. Will you actually HEAR these differences in the final mix? It depends on what you are ...


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They should work, but do remember that just like ORTF, the stereo image is partially the result of time delays in reaching each mic diaphragm (the two parts of a stereo image being a sound source's projected amplitude and resulting time delay between reaching capsules). With XY and MS, there is no time delay playing into the stereo image result. When time ...


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When I took my 4060s with me to Spain I found a small, plastic art supply case that was just large enough to carry the mics, connectors, some blu tack, and a couple additional mounts. There are moveable dividers in the case, so just a few tissues keeps everything from rattling around. I do like EMV's idea of pen caps for the microdot connectors though.


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We keep the whole set with accessories in the original DPA-case, but this might not be practical on the road. For small connectors or other protruding fragile electronic things I have successfully used plastic bottle caps or ballpoint pen caps. Finding a cap with a tight fit is best, if not, you need a little tape or a rubber band to keep it on your item. ...


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my tip would be to use a table-tenis (ping-pong) bat as a make-shift Jecklin-disk-cum-handle. Stick the DPA's either side and you have a great portable hand-held stereo mic.


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Hi, This is not so much a recommendation for a technique but more a sharing of experiences. When I just got the DPA's I've had a lot of success with doing handheld recordings. Not so much for outdoor ambiences, but when recording indoor spaces underground. Exploring tunnels and bunkers with the dpa's in hand (and the foam windscreens). Not your everyday ...


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I haven't gone with the shoulder mount, but I have gotten a pair of budfits. They work relatively well, achieving a decent L/R separation. Although it may be too binaural for your needs. Here's an example of a recording I made near the Plaza Del Sol in Madrid last year during the protests. [soundcloud]steve-urban/uap-fx-4[/soundcloud] I've also attached my ...


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