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How to Mic Saxophone

How to Mic a Saxophone – DPA Mic University [VIDEO]

DPA Microphone University presents: How to Mic a Saxophone This video demonstrates how to mic up a saxophone to get the clear, natural sound of the instrument to shine through. The demonstration uses various different DPA mics: the d:vote™ 4099S (Sax) Instrument mic, the d:dicate™ 4011ES Recording Mic with GSM4000 gooseneck mount, the d:screet™ 4061 […]

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Upgrade your old DPA mics to d:dicate Recording Mics

DPA d:dicate™ Recording Microphones Upgrade Path

Upgrade your old DPA Reference Standard microphones to their equivalent replacements in the new d:dicate Recording range, with the new modular capsules and preamp upgrade path. This includes all older DPA 400X Reference Standard microphones like the 4006 or 4006-TL, 4011 or 4011-TL plus the previous 4007, 4015 and 4017 models too. You can read […]

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DPA d:dicate 4015A Demo

DPA d:dicate 4015A Wide Cardioid Mic Demonstration

Louis from Garageband and Beyond has put together a nice video demonstration using the DPA d:dicate 4015A recording microphone. From DPA’s d:dicate™ recording range, the 4015A is a wide cardioid recording microphone with a clear and flat frequency response second to none, and here you can hear how it picks up the following acoustic instruments: […]

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Prism Mic to Monitor 2015

DPA Microphones join Prism Mic to Monitor Tour 2015

DPA Microphones has joined the ranks for the Prism Audio Mic to Monitors Tour 2015, starting this October. The Mic to Monitors tour will deliver free audio seminars bringing key insights into modern recording, mixing and mastering techniques, covering technology from microphones to monitors and dispelling popular myths surrounding these processes. DPA Microphones relies on […]

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Meris Ottobit Sounds and Settings part 3

Meris Ottobit Sounds and Settings with Terry – Part 3

Meris’s Terry Burton demonstrates how to use the Ottobit 500 Series Bit Crusher to add interesting textures and Ottobit Sounds to your recordings for R&B and Funk tracks. Using guitar, analogue synth, drum machine, vocals and bass via the Meris 440 preamp and DI and then patched through the Ottobit, Terry shows how the Ottobit […]

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Meris Ottobit Sounds and Settings - Part 2

Meris Ottobit Sounds and Settings with Angelo – Part 2

Angelo Mazzocco, DSP Engineer from Meris in the US presents part 2 of the Meris Ottobit ‘sounds and settings’ guides. Angelo demonstrates how to create awesome sounds using the Meris Ottobit bit crusher and his electric guitar plugged into the Meris 440’s DI input. Part 2 shows how to create the following Ottobit sounds: Crushed […]

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Nigel Woodford Richmond Film Services with DPAs d:dicate 4041-SP microphone

Richmond Film Services and DPA’s d:dicate™ 4041-SP Microphone

Quality is key to the success of UK hire and sales company Richmond Film Services, with owner Nigel Woodford insisting on stocking only the very best and most up to date professional audio equipment. Their inventory now includes over 170 DPA microphones, which are so prized by Woodford that he keeps them in a special […]

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Angelo Mazzocco, DSP Engineer for Meris

Meris Ottobit In Depth Demo Video

Check out the first in-depth demonstration of the Meris OTTOBIT bit crusher presented by Meris DSP engineer, Angelo Mazzocco. The OTTOBIT uses sample rate reduction and bit decimation in tandem with a ring modulator, envelope and LFO filters, different LFO waveshapes and AM/FM modulation to create a huge sonic palette, from warm pitch shifting and […]

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Rob Meets Meris Ottobit

Meeting the First Meris Ottobit

We had the chance to meet the first Meris Ottobit outside of the factory when it landed in the UK for testing. We put our Rob in a small room, recorded some loops on acoustic guitar and vocals and set him off on his exploratory way. Watch the video…

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Win a DPA d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphone

Win a DPA d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Mic

Win a DPA d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphone of your choice this month, worth £420.00! The d:vote 4099 mic is designed to clip on to any instrument using a range of innovative clips, made to the usual high standards and specifications you would expect from DPA Microphones. DPA’s unique capsule and diffusion tube design offers excellent […]

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Meris 440 Giveaway February 2015

Win a Meris 440 Boutique Mic Preamp

With the recent announcement of their second product, OttoBit, Meris will soon be the gateway to a plethora of unique creative tools for your recording studio. We’re celebrating by giving you the chance to win the awesome Meris 440 Mic Preamp for your studio.

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DPA Mics at the NAMM Show 2015

DPA Microphones Brings Full Line of Music Mics to 2015 NAMM Show

DPA Microphones is showcasing the latest versions of its d:facto™ Vocal, d:vote™ 4099 Instrument and d:dicate™ Recording Microphones at the 2015 NAMM Show. DPA Microphones is exhibiting in Hall A, Booth 7113 from January 22-25, 2015 Representatives will also be on hand to discuss the company’s new d:screet™ Necklace Microphone, which has been nominated for […]

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