TYPE 4191

½-inch free-field microphone, 3.15 Hz to 40 kHz, 200V polarization

Designed for high-precision, free-field measurements where a 40 kHz bandwidth is required.

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Type 4191 is designed for high-precision, free-field measurements where a wide bandwidth is required. Being externally polarized, Type 4191 must be used with a classical preamplifier.

USE SCENARIOS

  • Precision measurements to 40 kHz
  • Premium class sound level meters
  • Equipment complying with IEC 61672 class 1

USE OF FREE-FIELD MICROPHONES

At higher frequencies reflections and diffractions causes a pressure increase in front of the diaphragm of a microphone. If not corrected for, this would result in an increased output voltage. A free-field optimisation means that the frequency response of the microphone has been designed in such a way that the free-field response at 0 degrees incidence is flat. This microphone is optimised for use with the protection grid in place.

Free-field microphones are commonly used for sound measurement in an anechoic chamber or far away from reflecting buildings, etc. Another area for free-field microphones is for general electroacoustic measurements like loudspeaker and microphone measurements.

With an upper frequency of 40 kHz, Type 4191 is especially suited all high-precision electroacoustic measurements as well as general acoustic measurements where a robust and stable free-field microphone is required. Despite the 40 kHz upper frequency, this microphone is optimised to operate with the protection grid in place.

STABILITY

A press-fitted, stainless-steel diaphragm ensures superior long-term stability and mechanical robustness – Type 4191 will withstand the 1 m drop test of IEC 60068-2-32.

POLARIZATION VOLTAGE

Type 4191 requires an external polarization voltage and must therefore be used with a classical preamplifier. Externally polarized microphones may be used at higher temperatures without severe changes in sensitivity.

Type 4191 is available in TEDS combinations with the classical Microphone Preamplifier Type 2669. The TEDS microphone is considered one unit and has been sealed in a clean environment. The TEDS is programmed with the loaded sensitivity of the actual cartridge and the data is therefore readily available. The default TEDS template is to IEEE P 1451.4 but TEDS to IEEE 1451.4 is available on request.

Capacitance
18 pF
Diameter
1/2
Dynamic range
20 – 162 dB
Frequency range
3.15 – 40000 Hz
Inherent noise
20 dB A
Lower limiting frequency -3dB
2 Hz
Optimised
Free field
Polarization
Ext polarized
Polarization voltages
200 V
Pressure coefficient
-0.007 dB/kPa
Sensitivity
12.5 mV/Pa
Standards
IEC 61094-4 WS2F
Temperature coefficient
-0.002 db/ºC
Temperature range
-30 – 300 C
Venting
Side
Weight
gram
Sound field
Free-field
Input type
Classic
Microphone type
Free field