DPA 4018V-B-B01

d:facto II – Supercardioid Stage Vocal Condenser

Our price:$1,449.00 GST
Order Code: 4018V-B-B01

Available on backorder

Use DPA d:facto II stage microphone to take your vocals to the next level.

For the discerning vocalist and engineer, dFacto has a huge SPL handling (160 dB before clipping), and a very natural sound, thanks to DPA’s rich heritage in producing microphone capsules capable of recording anything from orchestras to the Space Shuttle.

Its supercardioid pattern and superb definition gives high separation on stage, while the three-stage pop protection grid built into the microphone removes unwanted noise.

The d:facto II provides improved audio performance as it is superbly linear in frequency and phase, both on- and off-axis, while its impressive definition and accuracy reproduces a singer’s voice effortlessly.


  • Extraordinarily natural sound
  • High separation
  • Extreme SPL handling: 160 dB
  • Superb definition


Directional pattern: Supercardioid
Principle of operation: Pressure gradient
Cartridge type: Pre-polarized condenser
Frequency range: 20 Hz – 20 kHz
Frequency range, ± 2 dB, at 12 cm (4.7 in): 100 Hz – 16 kHz with 3 dB soft boost at 12 kHz. Permanent 3rd order low-cut filter (-3 dB at 80 Hz).
Sensitivity, nominal, ± 2 dB at 1 kHz: 5 mV/Pa; -46 dB re. 1 V/Pa
Equivalent noise level, A-weighted: Typ. 19 dB(A) re. 20 µPa (max. 21 dB(A))
S/N ratio (A-weighted), re. 1 kHz at 1 Pa (94 dB SPL): Typ. 75 dB(A)
Dynamic range: Typ. 120 dB
Max. SPL, peak before clipping: 160 dB
Power supply (for full specifications): 48 V Phantom power (± 4 V)
Colour: Matte black
Microphone weight: 309 g
Microphone diameter: 52 mm
Capsule diameter: 19 mm
Microphone length: 205 mm