MESSE13: DPA Creates The d:facto Vocal Mic

Wins MIPA too - CEO explains why it's so good      18/04/13

   QuickTime (MP4)  | iOS MP4
9:16 mins    

In the world of handheld vocal mics, there's a certain model which has become in many ways the de facto mic for that purpose... and I'm sure there's at least an element of DPA taking a pop by naming their new vocal mic the d:facto ;-]
In fact, the d:facto™ II, to give it it's official moniker.

DPA have certainly established a pretty sound reputation for high-end recording microphones, and their more recent foray into lavalier mics has also been very well received, so they've no doubt got the chops to produce a great sounding mic. But what else does the d:facto bring to the table?

Well, turns out it DPA have gone to great lengths to make it as versatile as possible, as well as sounding excellent. The mic head features interchangeable capsules, so you can choose to have omni, cardiod or super-cardiod patterns, and it comes in a range of fittings to mate with pretty much every variety of wireless handled transmitters too. Clever stuff.

And it's just been awarded a MIPA (Musikmesse International Press Award) in the Live Microphone/IEM category too.

We were introduced to CEO Christian Poulsen who told us more about the d:facto II, and also showed us their tiny clip-on instrument mic the d:vote 4099.

.

.

Andy McCreeth

 


 


All MESSE 2013 News |  Videos |  Live Blogs |  Follow us on Twitter and Facebook
z

More From: DPA (FORMERLY B&K)
Even more news...

0 Comments...  Post a comment    original story
Post a comment 
 






More Videos

NAMM 2016: Korg Volca FM Yes Its A Thing 

We talk to Tatsuya about the new Volca


MESSE 2016: Massive DIY Formant Synth - Check it out 

A complete labour of love


Beardyman And His Amazing Setup 

We talk tech, comedy, beatboxing and workflow


Superbooth 2016: Dreadbox Drips Drum Synth, Hades Mono 

Affordable bass synth, flexible drum voice