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Lewitt DTP640REX Dynamic Drum Microphone

Product Code: 456260

Thanks to variably controlled dual element technology and fine tuned frequency responses, our flagship among drum microphones, the DTP 640 REX, offers unparalleled and powerful sound that will delight professional drummers and sound engineers alike.

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Thanks to variably controlled dual element technology and fine tuned frequency responses, our flagship among drum microphones, the DTP 640 REX, offers unparalleled and powerful sound that will delight professional drummers and sound engineers alike. The DTP 640 REX is equipped with a high quality dynamic element and a condenser element – the dynamic element ensures accurate reproduction of the bass drum kick, while the condenser element optimally captures the rich low frequency sound of the drum’s shell. In order to guarantee full control over the two elements, they can be separately mixed on their own channels.

Since 2012, the DTP 640 REX offers two more features. The dynamic element emphasizes frequency ranges relevant for the kick drum in the ‘Dynamic Enhanced Frequency Response’ setting switchable right on the microphone, while the condenser element captures the sound neutrally. With ‘Dual Enhanced Frequency Response’, the character of the sound can be shaped even more individually – with this setting, the condenser element focuses on frequencies from 70 to 150 Hz and delivers a full body sound. The dynamic element provides the necessary power by focusing on the range between 3 and 5 kHz.

The combination of these features with the comprehensive tonal freedom of dual-element technology greatly increases the range of use, turning the DTP 640 REX into a universal tool for bass-heavy applications.

Features

  • Innovative dual-element design (dynamic and back-electret condenser) accurately captures the sharp attack of the beater as well as the round tonalities of the shell for unrivaled realism
  • 3-position switchable "Enhanced Frequency Response" provides various tailored frequency responses on separate channels for maximum creative freedom
  • Frequency response specifically tuned for kick drum applications and bass instruments
  • 3-position switchable pre-attenuation pad (0 dB, 10 dB, and 20 dB) for handling extremely high sound pressure levels
  • Hardened hexagonal ruthenium-galvanized steel mesh grille to prevent wear and abuse
  • Integrated stand adapter for quick and easy mounting and positioning
  • Corrosion-resistant gold-plated 5-pin XLR output connector
  • Comes in a cardboard box with foam layers; includes DTP 40 Trs cable and DTP 40 Lb artificial leather bag
Microphone Response: 20 ... 16.000 Hz, dynamic 20 ... 20.000 Hz, condenser
Microphone Impedance: < 500 ohms, dynamic < 200 ohms, condenser
Microphone Maximum SPL: 148 dB, 0 dB preattenuation 158 dB, 10 dB preattenuation 168 dB, 20 dB preattenuation
Microphone Dynamic Range: 122 dB
Microphone Sensitivity: 2.5 mV / Pa (-52 dBV), Dynamic 6.3 mV / Pa (-44 dBV),Condenser
Microphone Self Noise: 28 dB-A
Microphone Connector: gold plated 3-pin and 5-pin XLR
Microphone Diameter: 71mm
Microphone Pad Switches: -10dB & -20dB
Microphone Powering: 48V +/- 4V
Physical Height: 71mm x 158 mm
Physical Weight: 755 g
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Magazine Reviews
Sound on Sound, January 2013 "Lewitt's DTP640 REX is a well-made, solidly robust, dedicated kick-drum microphone that offers an unusual degree of flexibility in a relatively compact form factor." http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/jan13/articles/lewitt-dtp640.htm Recording Magazine, February 2013 " DTP 640 REX is a fabulous and full-sounding mic capable of many kick drum colors. While it is not as hyped and specific as many of the modern kick mics we are used to, it hints at flavors and combinations that are quiet expressive and unique." https://www.recordingmag.com/productreviews/2013/02/72.html
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