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DPA Microphones PLASA2017 Stand J20G

DPA Microphones at PLASA2017 – Stand J20G

DPA Microphones will be joining with SSE Audio‘s stand for the Plasa2017, bringing the world’s best professional microphone technology back to the London audio show’s floor on stand J20G Exciting offerings on show will be the d:facto™ Vocal and Linear Vocal microphones (watch comparison video here), d:dicate™ Recording mics, d:vote™ 4099 Instrument mics, and d:screet™ […]

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Sony URX-P03D DPA 4060 Wireless Mic Bundle

Sony Wireless and DPA Microphone Bundles

Looking to upgrade your wireless system? Get your hands on these great DPA Microphones and Sony Wireless system bundles to step your sound quality up a notch. These come with all the DPA wireless adapters and clips thrown in for free, or savings on the d:facto™ Vocal mic in various configurations with Sony wireless systems. […]

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Meris MIDI over TRS Switch

New Meris MIDI Switch and 4-Way Control Switch Preview

After the long-awaited arrival of the Mercury7 Reverb and Ottobit Jr Bitcrusher pedals earlier this year, Meris has just released images on their Instagram account of the next two products on their workbench. These include a 4-way control switch to recall 4 presets on the pedals, and their own unique version of a MIDI-over-TRS switch […]

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DPA d:facto™ Linear vs Vocal Comparison - Shake the Chains

DPA d:facto™ Vocal and Linear Vocal Comparison – Shake the Chains

What is the difference between the DPA d:facto™ Vocal (4018V) and Linear Vocal (4018VL) capsules? They can both take up to 160dB of SPL before distorting. They both have super-cardioid polar patterns, and excellent off-axis attenuation. The answer lies in the frequency response. Looking at the frequency charts below from 20Hz to 20kHz, you can […]

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DPA d:facto™ 25th Anniversary

DPA Microphones Celebrates its 25th Anniversary – Limited Edition Mic Kits

DPA Microphones is celebrating its 25th anniversary throughout 2017. From its beginnings in the world of measurement microphones, through its development into a worldwide leader in professional microphone technology, DPA has always kept its extremely high quality and consistency tolerances at the forefront of its product design and manufacturing processes. “Innovation remains the key to […]

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DPA d:vice™ iPhone Recording

DPA launches d:vice™ Digital Audio Interface at NAB2017

DPA Microphones has introduced the d:vice™, a new dual-channel microphone preamp and A/D converter exclusively for iOS mobile devices, Mac® and PC. Already popular among broadcast journalists, musicians, front of house engineers, theatres, churches, television and film productions, DPA Microphones continues to diversify its product offerings with its new d:vice™ MMA-A Digital Audio Interface. This […]

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DPA d:screet™ Heavy Duty Mics

Updated Accessories for DPA d:screet™ Heavy Duty Mics

Try the full range of accessories now available for the DPA d:screet Heavy Duty range of microphones. Last year saw the release by DPA Microphones of ultra-durable versions of their classic DPA d:screet™ 4060 and 4061 mics, dubbed, “d:screet™ Heavy Duty” mics. These resilient miniature lavalier mics received a number of upgrades to bolster their […]

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DPA Tabletop Mic Assembly 1

DPA Tabletop Microphone Quick Assembly Guide

Here’s a quick assembly guide for the new DPA Tabletop Microphone kit. The kit includes a d:screet™ Podium Mic (SC4098-BM) and Microphone Base (DM6000), coming in three options of termination: microdot, XLR or pigtail. This should help you assemble the tabletop mic out of the box. What’s included? DM6000 Microphone Base Microdot connection sleeve (included […]

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Meris FX Pedals

Meris Launches Amazing New FX Pedal Range

Los Angeles boutique effects manufacturer Meris has released two amazing new effects pedals for guitar, bass and synth: say ‘Hello’ to the Mercury7 Reverb Pedal and the Ottobit Jr Pedal. These Meris effects pedals are available now for purchase via Meris authorised dealers. Both the Ottobit Jr and Mercury7 pedals are inspired by their 500-series […]

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Meris Ottobit Jr Pedal with Nick from Pedals and Effects

Meris Just Released the Ottobit Jr Guitar Pedal

Boutique pro audio company Meris has just released the first of a range of guitar pedals – the Ottobit Jr. Meris first released the Ottobit Bit Crusher in 500-series format in 2015, causing the wide-spread turning of heads in the recording, sound design and game audio industries. They dubbed the innovative effect unit, “Audio In, […]

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DPA Microphone Base Table / Ceiling Application

New DPA Microphone Base for Tabletop and Ceiling Mics

DPA Microphones is bringing sleek, Scandinavian design to the installation market with the launch of the new DPA Microphone Base and Tabletop Mic and Ceiling Mic kits, a new stand for its top quality d:screet™ SC4098 Podium Microphone range. The different needs and wishes of architects, AV consultants, system integrators and installing electricians are all […]

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Vote for Meris in SOS Awards 2017

Meris Bags Double Nomination at SOS Awards 2017

Meris has two of its three 500-series products in the runnings in the Sound on Sound Awards 2017. This small Californian boutique studio effects maker is making big waves around the recording world with their innovative take on effects: the space age Mercury7 Reverb, one-of-a-kind Ottobit Bit Crusher and 440 Mic Preamp. Vote now → […]

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