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Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington, DPA Microphones and Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones and DPA Microphones

Game of Thrones Production Sound Mixer Daniel Crowley uses a wide array of DPA Microphones to capture every word in Westeros for the HBO mega-hit. With six different DPA models in constant use on set, he takes no chances in making sure every sound eventuality is catered for. The fate of Westeros hanging by a […]

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DPA Core Microphone Technology

DPA CORE Microphones with Increased Dynamic Range

DPA Microphones is excited to announce the launch of CORE, a new amplifier technology that lives within its line of new CORE miniature lavalier and headset microphones. With solutions that provide clear, natural sound, DPA Microphones is known throughout the pro audio, recording and broadcast industries as the best mic’ing option for any application. Now […]

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Sony C-100 Hi-Res Microphone

New Sony Studio Microphones Announced at AES

Sony Professional Solutions Europe Pro Audio Division is showcasing prototypes of three new Hi-Resolution microphones. Designed for professional studio and recording applications, the most notable feature of the new Hi-Res studio microphones is that they are capable of extended frequency response up to to 50kHz. Sony’s new studio microphones: C-100 multi-pattern vocal condenser mic – […]

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DPA d:vice Video Recording Rig iPhone 6S

Neat Idea for Stereo Video Recording Rig

We recently did a live recording session with the Jack Cheshire band (more about that to follow) and as in these situations you can never have too many cameras, we rigged up an iPhone 6S for some roving video – with a high quality stereo audio track to match. To make sure we had the […]

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Meris Polymoon Delay Pedal

Meris Polymoon Is Here

The Meris Polymoon delay pedal has risen, and it’s big… no, wait, HUUUUGE! The guys and gals at Meris in California have outdone themselves with this one. They have dubbed the Polymoon capable of a “Mathematical Dream State”, a Super-Modulated Delay inspired by cascaded rack gear. Just listen to the soundclips and let it blow […]

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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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