Suitable for TV, Stage, Boardrooms, 20 Hz to 20 kHz Frequency Response
Our Price $999.95

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For capturing audio the beige d:fine 88 Dual-Ear Directional Headset Microphone and MicroDot Hardwired Connector by DPA Microphones combines the 4088 capsule, with a lightweight headset. It can be used in various environments for audio applications such as public speaking, live stage, theatre, boardrooms, houses of worship, and more.

Featuring a 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response range, this ergonomically designed headset with its low profile design is hardly noticeable from a distance. It is built to adjust to any ear size or head shape while mounting securely. Just by rotating the boom and the earhook, the microphone can be moved from left to right ear, or into the optimum position for the user. This d:fine 88 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 d:fine Dual-Ear Directional Headset Microphone includes carrying case, ear-hook, cable, cable clip to anchor the cable to your clothing, five identification rings, one make-up cover, a pre-mounted pop screen and foam windscreen, and four additional windscreens.

Key Features

  • d:fine headsets deliver high-quality audio with no hint of distortion
  • This directional headset mic features Dual-ear mounting options
  • The low profile design provides minimal visual impact and is hardly noticeable from a distance
  • Can adapt to pro wireless systems with adapters sold separately


Directional CharacteristicCardioid
Principle of OperationPressure gradient
Cartridge TypePre-polarised condenser
Frequency Range20 Hz to 20 kHz
+/- 2 dB, Near field 0.8-1.2" (2-3 cm): 100 Hz to 20 kHz (4 to 6 dB soft boost at 15 kHz
SensitivityNominal, +/-3 dB at 1 kHz: 6 mV/Pa, -44 dB re. 1 V/Pa
Equivalent Noise LevelA-Weighted: Typ. 26 dB(A) re. 20 µPa (max. 28 dB(A))
ITU-R BS.468-4: Typ. 38 dB (max. 40 dB)
Signal to Noise Ratio(A-weighted), re. 1 kHz at 1 Pa (94 dB SPL): Typ. 68 dB(A)
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)<1% THD up to 123 dB SPL peak
<1% THD up to 120 dB SPL RMS Sinae
Dynamic RangeTyp. 97 dB
Maximum Sound Pressure Level (SPL)Peak Before Clipping: 144 dB
Output ImpedanceFrom MicroDot: 30 to 40 ? From DAD6001-BC: 100 ?
Cable Drive CapabilityUp to 984' (300 m) with DAD6001-BC XLR adapter
Output Balance PrincipleSignal balanced with DAD6001-BC XLR adapter
Common Mode Rejection Ratio> 60 dB from 50 Hz to 15 kHz with DAD6001-BC XLR adapter
Power SupplyFor Wireless Systems: Min. 5 V through DPA adapter
Current ConsumptionTyp. 1.5 mA (microphone), 3.5 mA with DAD6001-BC XLR adapter
Temperature Range-40 to 113°F (-40 to 45°C)
CableLength: 4.1' (1.25 m)
Diameter: 0.06" (1.6 mm)
Boom Length3.9" (100 mm) (M)
Dimensions (Ø x L)Mic: 0.20 x 0.39" (5 x 10 mm)
WeightSingle-Ear Microphone Boom: 0.035 oz (1 g)
Earhook: 0.035 oz (1 g)
Cable: 0.28 oz (8 g)
Total: 0.35 oz (10 g)
DPA Microphones d:fine 88 Dual-Ear Directional Headset Mic and MicroDot Hardwired Connector (Beige)
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