DGT 450

DGT 450

USB microphone

  • Compatible with iOS // OS X // Windows
  • Direct monitoring
  • Low-latency audio interface
  • Headphone connector


Perfect for podcasts, gaming and home studio recording

Whenever you need high-resolution audio, the DGT 450 is the ideal solution for professional USB recording. Featuring the same capsule used in our highly acclaimed studio line, the DGT 450 guarantees distortion-free and crystal-clear sound. A built-in headphone amp, direct monitoring functionality, low-cut filter, and pre-attenuation round off this comprehensive USB solution. 

Vocal recording

Unmatched quality – anyplace, anytime

Pure condenser sound captures your voice in studio quality. Perfect for traditional vocal recording, voice over, podcast and streaming, you name it. 

Zero-latency monitoring

Professional recording demands proper monitoring functionality. Blend between zero-latency direct and playback monitoring. This is essential to avoid latency problems using your mobile device.

DGT 650 on shock mount
DGT 650 on shock mount

Powerful headphone amp

Never run out of headroom

With our powerful headphone amp you can easily drive any set of studio headphones so that you will hear every signal loud and clear during production. 

Low-cut and attenuation

Adapt to every situation

Low-cut: linear, 80 Hz 
Attenuation: 0 dB, -10 dB

DGT 450 pre-attenuation settings
DGT 450 pre-attenuation settings

Low-cut: linear, 80 Hz 
Attenuation: 0 dB, -10 dB

Control Center software

The Control Center – available for PC and Mac – allows remote control of all parameters from your host device

DGT control center
DGT 450 pre-attenuation settings
DGT 650 connected to several devices

Supreme technology


// 24 bit / 96 kHz high-end AD/DA converter


// 93 dB dynamic range


// 118 dB SPL max


// Powerful built-in powerful headphone amp


// 2 low-cut settings


// 2 pre-attenuation settings


// Asynchronous USB transfer


// Micro-USB-powered

Courtney Taylor

"The sound that the DGT 450 captures is amazing: what you hear is what you get on the recording."

Courtney Taylor is an extraordinary producer, recording engineer and FOH, who has worked with Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, A$AP Rocky,...

Courtney Taylor

Josh Lovelace

"The DGT 450, with its clear, crisp, and great sound quality, is the best product we can possibly have!

Josh Lovelace is the keyboardist of the American rock band NEEDTOBREATHE.

Josh Lovelace and the DGT 450

What's in the box

DGT 450 box content

DGT 450

Nothing less than all you need

The LEWITT DGT 450 is a professional USB recording solution for PC, Mac and iOS devices. 24 bit / 96 kHz, 93 dB dynamic range, pre-attenuation and low-cut filter lay the foundations for best-in-class recordings. Featuring asynchronous USB transfer, support for OS X Core Audio and ASIO for Windows, and the option to cross-fade between zero-latency direct and tape return monitoring, it is the ideal all-in-one piece of equipment for recording vocals, instruments and live acts, and as your go-to podcast and YouTube microphone working directly on your iPhone, iPad or iPod, to name just a few possibilities.



Condenser, permanently polarized

Acoustical operating principle

Pressure gradient transducer

Transducer Ø

17 mm, 0.67 in

Polar pattern


Frequency range

50 ... 20,000 Hz

Dynamic range

93 dB (A)

Pre-attenuation pad

 0 dB
-10 dB

Low-cut filter

80 Hz (12 dB/oct)

Front to back ratio at 1kHz

≥ 15 dB (A)

Sensitivity at 1 kHz

- 24 dBFS

Analog gain range

0 ... 44 dB

Equivalent noise level

25 dB (A)

Max. SPL for 0.5 % THD

118 dBSPL, 0 dB pre-attenuation


24 Bit

Sample rate

44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz

Recording modes

Cardioid, Cardioid + Line-in

Supply voltage (DGT)

on iOS additional 5V/500mA, micro-USB power supply required


USB to 18-pin lockable hi-speed connector

Input impedance

> 1 Meg Ω

Full scale input voltage (0 dB gain)

0.7 VRMS, -0.9 dBu (re 0.775 VRMS)

Input dynamic range

  ≥ 96 dB (A)

Frequency response

20 ... 20,000 Hz

Operating principle

Mono line input

Analog gain range

0 ... 12 dB

Headphone output power

20 mW at 16 Ω, THD+N < 0,5%
16 mW at 32 Ω, THD+N < 0,5%

Frequency response

20 ... 20,000 Hz

Headphone volume control

- 60 dB ... 0 dB

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Microphones measured according to: IEC 60268-4
Phantom power according to: IEC 61938
Noise measurement according to: IEC 60268-1

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