BP4071

Line + gradient condenser microphone, 395 mm

  • Designed for use in broadcasting, film/TV production, and theater
  • Direct-coupled, balanced output ensures a clean signal
  • Innovative acoustic design, same directivity as mics up to 50% longer
  • Rugged housing made of lightweight structural-grade aluminum alloy
  • Transformerless design for improved pickup of transients
  • Operates on phantom power only

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Product Features

  • 395 mm shotgun microphone designed to deliver quality sound in reporting, producing TV / Film and Theatre
  • Excels in long distance quality sound recording
  • Perfect intelligibility even in noisy environments, thanks to excellent off-axis noise rejection
  • "Double Diaphragm Wave" proprietary technology offers high sensitivity with low self noise
  • Direct-coupled output with active balancing which ensures a signal without distortion at high output levels
  • Effective protection against nearby mobile phone interference and other unwanted radio frequency

BP4071

for extremely focussed sound capture

At a length of 39.5 cm, the directional BP4071 shotgun microphone has been specially designed to meet the needs of broadcast, film, television, recording outdoors and theater applications. Particularly suitable for long-distance sound recording in filmmaking or in theatre, the BP4071 ensures a low noise level and a balanced Direct-coupled output resulting in a clear and clean signal, even in high-output conditions.

  • 395 mm shotgun microphone designed to deliver quality sound in reporting, producing TV / Film and Theatre
  • Excels in long distance quality sound recording
  • Highly directional, it captures perfectly all frequency ranges (20Hz to 20kHz)
  • Perfect intelligibility even in noisy environments, thanks to excellent off-axis noise rejection
  • "Double Wave Diaphragm" proprietary technology offers high sensitivity with low self noise
  • Direct-coupled output with active balancing which ensures a signal without distortion at high output levels
  • 80Hz low-cut filter, with a slope of 18dB / octave and -10dB switchable attenuator
  • Effective protection against nearby mobile phone interference and other unwanted radio frequency
  • Comes equipped with a foam windscreen
 

“low-cut filter”

The low-cut position reduces sensitivity to ambient low frequency noise such as traffic noise, ventilation, reverberation of the room or mechanical vibrations transmitted through the recording device.

“CLEAR AND PRECISE CAPTURE OF DISTANT AUDIO”

Particularly suitable for long-distance sound recording for cinema or in the theatre, the BP4071 ensures low self noise and a balanced Direct-coupled output resulting in an accurate and clean signal even in high-output conditions.

“High intelligibility”

The microphone's very narrow directivity provides the narrow acceptance angle needed to catch remote sound while maintaining excellent off-axis noise rejection. The BP4071 guarantees you very specific audio capture with high intelligibility.

 

Robust body

Robust microphone design made of lightweight aluminum alloy, which allows it to be positioned it on a boom, a camera or on a tripod.

low-cut filter

Switchable low-cut filter for better insulation of unwanted noise.

Line + gradient

The BP4071 combines a directional capsule (gradient) and an interference tube to remove the sound from the rear.

Accessories

Comes with a clip, a foam windscreen, two O-rings and a protective carry case.

BP4071
Element Externally polarized (DC bias) condenser
Polar Pattern Line + gradient
Frequency Response 20-20,000 hz
Open Circuit Sensitivity - 29 dB (35.5mV), re 1V at 1 Pa
Impedance 50 ohms
Maximum Input Sound Level 141 dB SPL, 1 kHz at 1% T.H.D.
151 dB SPL, with 10 dB pad (nominal)
Low Frequency Roll Off 80 Hz, 18 dB/octave
Switches Flat, roll-off; 10 dB pad (nominal)
Dynamic Range 128 dB, 1 kHz at Max. SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 81 dB, 1 kHz at 1 Pa
Phantom Power Requirements 48V DC, 4.8 mA typical
Weight 136 g
Dimensions L 395mm ; Ø 21mm maxi body
Output Connector Integral 3-pin XLRM-type
Accessories Included AT8405a stand clamp for 5/8”-27 threaded stands; 5/8”-27 to 3/8”-16 threaded adapter; AT8147 windscreen; protective carrying case; two O-Rings

BP4071

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BP4071

Line + gradient condenser microphone, 395 mm

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BP4071 Datasheet PDF 361 KB
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BP4071 Frequency Response JPG 77 KB
BP4071 Declaration of Conformity PDF 55 KB

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