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World Cup "Concert in Rio" Scores Big with DPA Microphones
News: World Cup "Concert in Rio" Scores Big with DPA MicrophonesRenowned Classical Musicians Helped Close FIFA Games During Finale Performance with Assistance from d:dicate™ Recording Mics
When Spanish tenor and conductor Plácido Domingo took to the stage for the "Concert in Rio," honoring the close of the 2014FIFA World Cup, television audiences received a crystal clear sound thanks to DPA Microphones’ d:dicate™ Recording Microphones. Performing at the HSBC Arena Stage in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, July 11, Domingo was accompanied by Puerto Rican soprano Ana María Martínez, Chinese pianist Lang Lang and the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra.
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DPA Microphones Shows its New d:screet™ Necklace Mics at IBC 2014
News: DPA Microphones Shows its New d:screet™ Necklace Mics at IBC 2014Company will also host raffle while the latest d:fine™ Headsets and additional updates for the d:screet family will be on display
DPA Microphones is renowned for its ability to deliver superb audio, even in the most challenging conditions. Now, thanks to a new range of body worn microphones, the company has overcome the biggest challenge of all – how to give control of mic placement to non-technical actors or reality show contestants without compromising sound quality. This solution, which will be on display at IBC 2014 (Amptec Stand – Hall 8, Stand D70), is the d:screet™ Omnidirectional Miniature Necklace Microphone, a cleverly designed mic that houses the legendary d:screet 4061 capsule in a soft rubber necklace. The company is also presenting additional updates to its d:screet Miniature Mic line as well as the latest offerings for its d:fine™ Headset Mic series.
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DPA Microphones Gets a Dose of Reality on Rising Star
News: DPA Microphones Gets a Dose of Reality on Rising StarNew Live Results TV Singing Competition Relies on Company’s d:dicate™ 4017 Shotgun and System of d:screet™ 4061 Miniatures with Wisycom Transmitters and Receivers
When Daniel S. McCoy, CAS, scored the sound supervisor role for ABC’s new live results singing show, "Rising Star," he knew he would need an innovative miking solution to support the performances. In addition to his tried-and-trusted d:dicate™ 4017 Shotgun Mic from DPA Microphones, McCoy also relies on his new DPA d:screet™ 4061 Omnidirectional Miniature Mics with Wisycom wideband transmitters and receivers.
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DPA Microphones is Newest Member of the "Jersey Boys" Big-Screen Quartet
News: DPA Microphones is Newest Member of the "Jersey Boys" Big-Screen QuartetCompany’s d:vote™ 4099 and d:screet™ 4061 Played a Key Role in the Audio Quality for Clint Eastwood’s Film Adaptation of the Broadway Production
When production started on the film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical "Jersey Boys," set to hit the big screen this Friday, June 20, crew members knew they would need to capture all audio, music and vocals live without any pre-recordings. As instrument miking was not available during the 1950s to 1970s era of the film, the production team also needed to conceal the musicians’ mics on set. To address these unique challenges, they turned to DPA Microphones.
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DPA Microphones Goes on a Musical Journey With "The Walk to Fisterra"
News: DPA Microphones Goes on a Musical Journey With "The Walk to Fisterra"Company Supplies Array of Microphones for a Unique Recording and Musical Documentary about a U.S. cellist’s 600-Mile Trek through France and Spain
New York-based Cellist Dane Johansen is embarking on" The Walk to Fisterra," a 600-mile musical/walking journey along the Camino de Santiago, a popular pilgrimage route through France and Spain. Over the course of his six-week journey, which began May 14, Johansen will stop at several of the 36 historic churches along the Ancient Roman footpath, where he will perform Bach’s Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello, while a team of filmmakers and music producers capture content for a stunning documentary about the pilgrimage. To ensure the highest quality audio, sound engineer, Kyle Pyke, and Grammy® Award-winner, Jesse Lewis, who is the music producer and co-sound engineer on the project, are using several pieces from DPA Microphones’ product line.
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DPA Microphones Fly the Flag for Denmark at Eurovision
News: DPA Microphones Fly the Flag for Denmark at EurovisionCompany’s new d:screet™ Supercardioid Miniature Podium Microphones are Being Used by All Contestants Taking Part in Press Briefings
As Europe braces itself for the annual spectacle that is Eurovision Song Contest, DPA Microphones is already playing a key part in this musical extravaganza by providing the company’s d:screet™ Supercardioid Miniature Podium Microphones in the official press room. The venue for this year’s contest is the B&W Halls in Copenhagen, where the press conferences are being held in a separate, specially-equipped auditorium. . Introduced last year, DPA’s new podium microphones give AV installers and conference organizers the clear, transparent and precise sound for which the company is famous.
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DPA Creates Behind-the-Scenes Audio Magic at Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge
News: DPA Creates Behind-the-Scenes Audio Magic at Jim Henson’s Creature Shop ChallengeSound Supervisor for the reality competition relies on company’s d:screet™ 4063 Miniature and variety of Shotgun Microphones for hosts, mentors and cast.
The Jim Henson Creature Shop™, founded by leading puppeteer Jim Henson and British illustrator Brian Froud, has been a successful leader in special/visual effects for more than 30 years. Now, the company's famed effects designers are entering a new venture by bringing us Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge, an eight-week reality competition on the SyFy network. The series focuses on 10 creature designers from across the country, who compete in weekly challenges and screen tests with hopes of winning the grand prize, a job at The Jim Henson Creature Shop. To handle the ever-changing filming needs of the show, the sound crew selected a combination of DPA Microphones' d:screet™ 4063 Omnidirectional Miniature Microphones for ENG, as well as the d:dicate™4017 and 4018 Microphones for booming, to provide dynamic audio and a low profile.
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DPA Microphones Get Under The Skin of Auto Audio
News: DPA Microphones Get Under The Skin of Auto AudioSound effects editor Steve Browell uses a selection of company’s mics to capture the sound of vehicles for feature films and television projects
Recording audio for film and TV within the confines of a car is difficult enough, but actually capturing the sheer range of sounds that comprise car noise is an entirely different level of challenge. This, however, is something of a specialty for freelance sound effects editor Steve Browell who uses a range of DPA mics and a variety of techniques to achieve spectacular results.
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DPA’s Microphones are Flawless during the Shooting of "Shameless"
News: DPA’s Microphones are Flawless during the Shooting of "Shameless"Company’s 4071 d:screet Miniature Omnidirectional Microphones Shine On Set And On Location While Shooting Fourth Season Of The Showtime Hit
DPA Microphones was ready for its close up during the shooting of Season 4 of Showtime’s hit comedy-drama series, "Shameless." Whether the d:screet 4071 Miniature Omnidirectional Microphones were being used on the actors during studio shoots or on location in the windy city, the d:screets remained stars to the sound crew.
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DPA Microphones Presents Live Solutions at the 2014 NAB Show
News: DPA Microphones Presents Live Solutions at the 2014 NAB ShowCompany to Show Updates for its d:dicate™ Recording and Podium Microphone Solutions as Well as Gold and Nickel Grids for its d:facto™ Vocal Microphone
DPA Microphones will showcase updates to its range of high-quality live microphone options at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth C3333). Among the updates on display are enhancements to its superior d:dicate™ Recording Microphone range, which delivers high-quality audio across many applications, including live broadcast presentations, speeches and press conferences. The company is also presenting the gold and nickel grids for its award-winning d:facto™ Vocal Microphone, which is ideal for live concert broadcasts and singing competition programs.
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TED2014 Speaks Up with DPA Microphones
News: TED2014 Speaks Up with DPA MicrophonesMcCune Audio, Full-Service Technical Event Specialists, Rely on Classic 4088s and d:screet 4060s to Mic guests and Props for the Renowned Conference
Heard by thousands of people through live audiences, simulcasts, webcasts and recordings, and millions more through online video engines, the annual TED Conference requires gear that matches its prestige. With discussions that address a wide range of topics within the research and practice of science and culture, microphones are vital to all TED audiences. To provide the ultimate in sound quality for presenters and performers at TED2014, technical team from McCune Audio/Video, the symposium’s sound services company, relies on DPA Microphones’ classic 4088 Directional Headset Microphones and d:screet 4060 Omnidirectional Microphone.
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DPA Microphones Appoints GerrAudio to Lead Canadian Distribution
News: DPA Microphones Appoints GerrAudio to Lead Canadian DistributionDPA Microphones is pleased to announce the appointment of GerrAudio as its Canadian distributor. GerrAudio is an established distributor of professional audio equipment for the live performance and broadcast industries across Canada. The company represents some of the industry’s leading wired and wireless intercom, digital mixing console, signal processing and audio test and measurement equipment brands. 
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The 86th Annual Academy Awards® in Perfect Harmony with DPA Microphones
News: The 86th Annual Academy Awards® in Perfect Harmony with DPA MicrophonesPrestigious Award Show’s Orchestra Mixer and Orchestra Setup Coordinator Relied on the Company’s d:dicate™ 4011 and d:vote™ 4099
As all eyes were fixated on the actors who graced the stage of the 86th Annual Academy Awards® at the Dolby Theatre® on Sunday night, audience’s ears were tuned to the musical accompaniments of the show’s orchestra, which performed remotely from Capitol Records. Since the piano was positioned among the noisy percussion instruments, the show’s Orchestra Mixer and Orchestra Setup Coordinator needed a way to isolate its sound. To accomplish this for the piano, the duo used a combination of DPA Microphones’ d:dicate™ 4011A Cardioid Microphones and d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphones. He also positioned a pair of d:dicate 4011E Hanging Microphones for the orchestra’s drum kit.
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NTP Technology Announces DAD DX32 Digital Audio Bridge
A new addition to the NTP Technology Digital Audio Denmark range of mastering-quality audio products, the DX32 is a versatile digital audio bridge and router interface.
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Creative Mastering Chooses DAD AX32 Ultra-high-quality Audio Mastering Converter
News: Creative Mastering Chooses DAD AX32 Ultra-high-quality Audio Mastering ConverterAccompanying image shows Stefano Cappelli with the new DAD AX32 at Creative Mastering.
Creative Mastering, one of Italy's most prestigious sound recording, post-production and audio-restoration facilities, has chosen a DAD AX32 ultra-high-quality audio converter for use at its studios in Forli, capital city of northern Italy's Romagna region.
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New Deal Sounds Great to DPA Microphones
Danish microphone manufacturer to start 2014 with The Riverside Company as its new partner
Leading microphone manufacturer DPA Microphones has consolidated its position in the market by joining forces with The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm that focuses on acquiring strong and growing businesses. The Riverside Company’s investment in DPA Microphones will allow DPA to significantly expand its operation and grow the company at a much faster pace.
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Sound Devices Travels To Dubai To Crown "Champ Of The Camp" For Region’s First Full-Length 5.1 Surround Film
News: Sound Devices Travels To Dubai To Crown "Champ Of The Camp" For Region’s First Full-Length 5.1 Surround FilmSound Devices 788T and CL-8 Withstand Environmental Extremes of Dubai Summer
When Sound Recordist David Thirion set out to capture the ambience and thrill of a popular annual singing competition in Dubai’s labor camps, he turned to Sound Devices’ 788T Digital Audio Recorder and its CL-8 Controller. "Champ of the Camp," a Veritas Films documentary, marks the first time a full-length feature film was recorded in 5.1 surround sound in the region. Directed by Mahmoud Kaabour, "Champ of the Camp" is scheduled for its world premiere at the Dubai International Film Festival on December 7, 2013.
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DPA Microphones Bring Quality Sound to Studio and Small Screen
News: DPA Microphones Bring Quality Sound to Studio and Small ScreenThe company's d:facto™ II Vocal Microphone impresses front-of-house engineer with a range of features, including excellent sound quality, flexibility and adaptability
Audio engineer Richard Gough is the latest in a roster of high profile front-of-house engineers who are investing in DPA Microphones’ d:facto™ II Vocal Mic for use with big name recording clients, including Conor Maynard. Supplied by DPA’s UK distributor Sound Network, Gough and Maynard use the mic in the studio for small live recordings as well as in a broadcast setting for live TV performances, including one for SBTV and another for ITV2’s Xtra Factor.
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DPA Microphones Restructures its Management Team
News: DPA Microphones Restructures its Management TeamThe changes will allow the company to highlight new products and bring its technology to much wider audiences
DPA Microphones has restructured its management team in order to maximize resources and consolidate international sales activity around future new product launches. The company’s CEO, Christian Poulsen, says the development of exciting new products scheduled for release in 2014 gave DPA the impetus to examine its internal structure and make changes that play to individual managers’ personal strengths.
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Masque Sound’s Custom Audio Equipment Package Docks At New York City’s Vineyard Theatre For New Musical, The Landing
News: Masque Sound’s Custom Audio Equipment Package Docks At New York City’s Vineyard Theatre For New Musical, The LandingWhen "The Landing," the first collaboration between legendary theater composer John Kander and gifted playwright Greg Pierce, arrived at New York’s Vineyard Theatre on October 3rd, Masque Sound, a leading theatrical sound reinforcement, installation and design company, was on board to provide sound designer Nevin Steinberg with a custom audio equipment package for the new musical.
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DPA Microphones’ 4066 and 4088 Get “d:branded”
News: DPA Microphones’ 4066 and 4088 Get “d:branded”Company upgrades its Miniature Headset Microphones and absorbs them into the d:fine™ line
DPA Microphones announces at the 135th International AES Convention (Booth 2551) that its 4066 and 4088 Miniature Headset Microphones will now join the company’s d:fine™ Headset Microphone family. As part of its rebranding efforts, the mics will also receive a facelift to coincide with the more contemporary look and feel of the existing d:fine line.
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DPA Microphones’ Partner Conference Allows Distributors to Get Under Its Skin
News: DPA Microphones’ Partner Conference Allows Distributors to Get Under Its Skin120 invited guests spent three days unraveling the company secrets at DPA HQ in Denmark
Over 120 pro audio distributors, dealers and opinion leaders from around the world travelled to Denmark last month for DPA Microphones’ Partner Conference. The three day event brought guests through meetings and seminars in Copenhagen and at DPA’s headquarters in Allerød as well as on a tour of DPA’s production facility in Asnæs.
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Oprah & Deepak’s 21-Day Meditation Challenge Finds Enlightened Sound with DPA Microphones
News: Oprah & Deepak’s 21-Day Meditation Challenge Finds Enlightened Sound with DPA MicrophonesMusic for the TV mogul and alternative medicine practitioner’s latest venture recorded using d:dicate™ 2011C Cardioid and d:vote™ 4099 Instrument microphones
This summer, nearly 700,000 people participated in the online launch of Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra’s "Oprah & Deepak 21-Day Meditation Challenge: Miraculous Relationships." For co-producers and composers Rich Tozzoli and Scott E. Moore, recording the music for this production proved to be as much of an adventure as the challenge was for the listeners. Featuring over two hours of original compositions across many genres with multiple musicians, the duo needed to create a unique and natural sound for each song, and it had to be as enlightened as each day’s meditation. To do this, they consistently called upon DPA Microphones’ d:dicate™ 2011C Cardioid Microphones and d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphones.
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DPA Microphones Diversifies its Highly Directional Microphone Palette at IBC 2013
Ideally suited for challenging locations, DPA’s new MMC4018 capsule delivers exceptional sound quality in a sleek and compact package
DPA Microphones is presenting its high-quality boom microphones, capable of capturing audio in challenging locations, to broadcasters and filmmakers at IBC 2013 (Hall 8, Stand D.76). On display for the first time is the new DPA MMC4018, a modular supercardioid condenser capsule that is an integral part of the company’s d:dicate™ Recording Microphone range.
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DPA Microphones Helps LazyTown Make Entertainment that Inspires
News: DPA Microphones Helps LazyTown Make Entertainment that InspiresAward-winning children’s TV program LazyTown uses DPA 4061 Miniature Microphones to capture the show’s dialogue
LazyTown Entertainment in Iceland is using 12 DPA 4061 Miniature Microphones to capture the audio for the multi-award winning "LazyTown" pre-school television show, which is now shooting its fourth series in Iceland.
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DPA Microphones Have the Magic Touch on the Set of "Now You See Me"
News: DPA Microphones Have the Magic Touch on the Set of "Now You See Me"Company’s d:fine™ Headset Microphones Found in Major Scenes Throughout the Film
DPA Microphones proved to be not only appealing to the ears, but also to the eyes, on the set of the new Box Office sci-fi hit, Now You See Me. Equipping the all star lead actors with DPA d:fine™ Headset Microphones for the pivotal presentation scenes provided both the artistic director and sound mixer with the vision and audio aspects they needed.
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Trew Audio Turns to DPA Microphones for AOL’s HuffPost Live
News: Trew Audio Turns to DPA Microphones for AOL’s HuffPost LiveSound Installation and Services Company Specifies DPA 4061 Lavalier Mics for the Online News Outlet’s LA Studio
When AOL Productions’ "HuffPost Live," an online video streaming network affiliated with the "Huffington Post" news outlet, sought to outfit its Beverly Hills studio with a permanent set of audio equipment, it turned to Trew Audio Los Angeles, to specify the gear. As audio is one of the most important elements of any webcast, Trew Audio, a longtime provider of sound equipment sales, rentals and services for AOL Productions, suggested DPA Microphones’ 4061 Lavalier Microphone. Used daily by the talent and guests who appear on the Website, the microphones provide clarity, flexibility and reliability.
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DPA Microphones Launches the Ultimate in Podium Microphones at InfoComm 2013
Company builds on the renowned audio quality of its highly regarded microphones to design new solutions that are ideal for the installation market
Internationally acclaimed for creating high quality live sound and recording microphones, DPA Microphones has now turned its attention to the installation market with the launch of two new Podium Microphones at InfoComm 2013 (Booth 744). Based on the company’s d:dicate™ Recording Microphones (formerly known as Reference Standard) and its renowned 4060 Miniature/d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphones, both solutions give AV installers and conference organizers the clear, transparent and precise sound they demand.
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DPA Microphones Appoints Niels Jørgen Øhrgaard
News: DPA Microphones Appoints Niels Jørgen ØhrgaardØhrgaard joins the company as Executive VP for Sales.
In a move that will significantly strengthen its market position, DPA Microphones has appointed Niels Jørgen Øhrgaard as its new Executive Vice President of Sales. Øhrgaard joins DPA Microphones from Reson, where he was Executive VP of Global Sales and Marketing. He has also held similar positions at other high tech companies including Hasselblad A/S and ScanView A/S – Purup Eskofot A/S.
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DPA Microphones Spends a Night at the Opera
News: DPA Microphones Spends a Night at the OperaCompany’s 4017 Shotgun Microphones Chosen by Giacomo De Caterini to ensure discreet audio capture for important DVD recordings of two Roman operas
The sound team at the Parco Della Musica Auditorium in Rome recently selected DPA Microphones’ Reference Standard 4017 Shotgun Microphones to record the audio for a specially commissioned double DVD of two operas that were being performed as part of the Santa Cecilia Opera Studio, a master programme devoted to Bel Canto. With high quality, discreet audio set as prerequisites from the director (no microphones were to be seen in the video footage), sound engineer Giacomo De Caterini initially struggled to comply with the director’s instruction.
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DPA Microphones Helps UEFA Deliver the Roar of the Crowd
News: DPA Microphones Helps UEFA Deliver the Roar of the CrowdCompany’s 5100m 4006A and 4017B Microphones proved to be the perfect choice to capture ambience at the UEFA Europa League Final in Amsterdam
As every soccer fan knows, the roar of the crowd at a major game is just as important as the action on the pitch when it comes to truly experiencing the excitement of the event. With this in mind, OB specialist United Studios and Outside Broadcast chose DPA Microphones’ 5100 Mobile Surround Microphone, 4006A Omni Microphones and 4017B Shotgun Microphones to capture the ambience of the Amsterdam Arena when SL Benfica played Chelsea in the 2013 UEFA Europa League Final on May 15.
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DPA Microphones Rises to the Challenges of the Jungle
News: DPA Microphones Rises to the Challenges of the JungleProfessor David Monacchi relies on his DPA 4060 Miniature Microphones to record binaural soundscapes in some of the world’s most remote rainforests
Researcher and eco-acoustic composer David Monacchi has been using DPA Microphones’ 4060 Miniature Microphones to capture the sounds of the rainforest as part of his long-term environmental sound-art project entitled Fragments of Extinction. Monacchi, who is Professor of Electroacoustic Music at the Conservatorio G.Rossini in Pesaro, Italy, is collaborating with various institutions on this project, which involves travelling to some of the world’s most remote areas of intact rainforest to record complex soundscape portraits.
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DPA Microphones Spends A Night At The Opera
News: DPA Microphones Spends A Night At The OperaDPA’s 4017 Shotgun Microphones proved the ideal solution for sound engineer Giacomo De Caterini when he was asked to ensure that no microphones were visible during an important DVD shoot to capture two operas in Rome.
The sound team at the Parco Della Musica Auditorium in Rome recently turned to DPA Microphones’ Reference Standard 4017 Shotgun Microphones to record the audio for a specially commissioned double DVD of two operas that were being performed as part of the Santa Cecilia Opera Studio, a master programme devoted to Bel Canto.
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DPA Microphones Opens New China Office
Hong Kong site will allow the company to offer enhanced levels of support to exisiting partners and customers in addition to developing business in new areas
Following a record year for sales in the Asia and Pacific regions, DPA Microphones hopes to continue its success by opening a new regional office in Hong Kong, China. Headed by Ken Kimura, DPA APAC general manager, the new office signals DPA’s commitment to its partners and customers by acting as a hub for sales, marketing and after-sales service.
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DPA Microphones Introduces The New d:dicate™ Recording Microphone Range
News: DPA Microphones Introduces The New d:dicate™ Recording Microphone RangeOffering the ultimate in choice and flexibility, this new range brings many popular DPA products under one banner.
DPA Microphones is delighted to announce the launch of the d:dicate™ Recording Microphone range, which combines the best capsules with the best pre-amplifiers to deliver superior sound for all applications where high quality audio is required.
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DPA Microphones Rise To The Challenges Of The Jungle
News: DPA Microphones Rise To The Challenges Of The JungleProfessor David Monacchi relies on his DPA 4060 miniature microphones to record binaural soundscapes in some of the world’s most remote rainforests.
Researcher and eco-acoustic composer David Monacchi has been using DPA Microphones’ 4060 miniature microphones to capture the sounds of the rainforest as part of his long-term environmental sound-art project entitled Fragments of Extinction.
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DPA Microphones to Feature the d:facto™ II Vocal Mic at NAB 2013
News: DPA Microphones to Feature the d:facto™ II Vocal Mic at NAB 2013DPA Microphones will introduce the d:facto™ II Vocal Microphone at NAB 2013 (Booth C3036). With a true studio sound that’s perfect for live music broadcasting, this latest addition to the d:facto line offers an extraordinarily natural sound with high separation and extreme SPL handling, giving users unlimited possibilities for their performances. In addition to use with the new DPA wired handle, the d:facto II provides the added benefit of a state-of-the-art adapter system, which allows for seamless integration with many professional wireless systems.
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DPA Microphones Congratulates Les Miserables Sound Team on its Oscar and BAFTA Awards Successes
News: DPA Microphones Congratulates Les Miserables Sound Team on its Oscar and BAFTA Awards SuccessesDPA Microphones Congratulates Les Miserables Sound Team on its Oscar and BAFTA Awards Successes
DPA Microphones would like to extend its congratulations to Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes for their recent success at both the Oscar and BAFTA Award Ceremonies where they carried off the top accolades in the Sound Mixing categories for their work on Les Miserables. DPA’s 4071 Lavalier Microphones played an integral part in recording the audio for the film version of Les Miserables, which features an all-star cast including Hugh Jackman, Helena Bonham Carter, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Sacha Baron Cohen.
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DPA Microphones Hires Bruce MacPherson
News: DPA Microphones Hires Bruce MacPhersonIndustry Veteran Appointed as Company’s New Sales Director
DPA Microphones is pleased to announce that Bruce MacPherson has joined the company as its new U.S. Sales Director. MacPherson is a dedicated sales professional, audio product specialist and audio engineering expert with extensive experience in current technology and techniques for audio recording and live sound, as well as commercial and post production. In his new role, Macpherson will be responsible for overseeing all DPA sales and customer service activities.
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DPA Microphones used to Record the Unique Film Sound of Les Misérables
News: DPA Microphones used to Record the Unique Film Sound of Les MisérablesAward-winning production sound mixer, Simon Hayes, discusses how he used DPA 4071 lavaliere mics to capture live audio for this innovative film
DPA Microphones played an integral part in recording the audio for the film version of the hit musical Les Misérables, which features an all-star cast including Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Samantha Barks and Sacha Baron Cohen.
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DPA Microphones Tackle a Medieval Fantasy
News: DPA Microphones Tackle a Medieval FantasyDPA’s 4071 Lavalier Microphones Help Award-winning Production Sound Mixer Ronan Hill Deliver Crystal-Clear Dialogue for HBO’s Third Series of Game of Thrones
To ensure that his original recordings were as pristine as possible, Emmy Award winning Production Sound Mixer Ronan Hill employed DPA Microphones’ 4071 lavaliere microphones to capture the on-location dialogue while filming the third series of HBO’s medieval fantasy television series Game of Thrones.
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Golden Gate Bridge Celebrates 75th Anniversary with DPA Microphones
News: Golden Gate Bridge Celebrates 75th Anniversary with DPA MicrophonesSan Francisco Artist Bill Fontana Calls on DPA 4006A Omnidirectional Microphones for a Live Video and Sound Portrait Honoring the Landmark
The iconic Golden Gate Bridge turned 75 this year, and DPA Microphones is supporting local San Francisco artist Bill Fontana in honoring the landmark’s anniversary. With a video camera and seven DPA Reference Standard 4006A Omnidirectional microphones affixed to the bridge, Fontana is streaming and capturing six months’ worth of sound and footage for a live video and sound portrait titled “Acoustical Visions of the Golden Gate.” He also relies on a Sound Devices 788T multi-track digital audio recorder to capture the audio.
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Capturing The Plight Of The Great Apes
News: Capturing The Plight Of The Great ApesDPA’s Microphone Technology Helps Sound Designer Craig Carter Overcome Extreme Jungle Conditions
Recording audio on film shoots in extreme locations always presents technical issues, but when Great Apes are your subject matter you really can’t afford to get too close without upsetting the animals or putting yourself at risk.
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DPA Microphones’ 4060 Miniature Capsule Mic Provides Discreet Clarity for Tony Award-Winning Musical Once
Once
, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning Best New Musical, relies on DPA Microphones’ 4060 Omnidirectional Miniature Microphones to provide a transparent sound in a small, discreet capsule.
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DPA News: Jazz Artist Esperanza Spalding Chooses DPA Microphones d:factoT Vocal Microphone for Radio Music Society Tour
News: DPA News: Jazz Artist Esperanza Spalding Chooses DPA Microphones d:factoT Vocal Microphone for Radio Music Society TourAlso Relies on DPA d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphones
Bassist and vocalist artist Esperanza Spalding is currently touring with her new group, the Radio Music Society, with a full microphone setup from DPA Microphones, including the new d:facto™ Vocal Microphone, which she is using for her vocal performances. Esperanza’s sound engineer Jaime Armengol chose DPA for the world tour because of the sound quality he knew he could achieve with the brand. In addition to the d:facto, Armengol relies on the full range of d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphones, and has employed them on piano, upright bass and saxophone.
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DPA Microphones Displays Range of Broadcast Microphone Solutions at IBC 2012
News: DPA Microphones Displays Range of Broadcast Microphone Solutions at IBC 2012Company Also Raffles off brand new d:facto Vocal Microphone to Attendees
DPA Microphones is highlighting its international reputation for distortion-free sound and ergonomic design at IBC 2012 (Stand 8.D70) by showing a range of high-quality microphones that are ideally suited to broadcast applications. Among the products on show will be DPA’s expanded d:fine™ headset microphones series, which recently won Live Design’s Sound Product of the Year Award, and the new d:facto™ handheld vocal mic, which debuted earlier this year.
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DPA Microphones Help the Fukada Tree Bloom
News: DPA Microphones Help the Fukada Tree BloomInternationally renowned recording engineer and lecturer Akira Fukada has specified DPA Microphones 4011A directional, 4006A omnidirectional and 4015A wide cardioid ORTF microphones as best suited to his Fukada Tree arrangement. Supplied by DPA’s Japanese distributor Hibino, with whom Mr. Fukada has subsequently presented a number of seminars and workshops explaining the Fukada Tree, Fukada chose the brand for its rich bass and high frequency sound that does not blot during the recording process.
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Emmy-Nominated Production Sound Mixer Casts Sound Devices for Game of Thrones
News: Emmy-Nominated Production Sound Mixer Casts Sound Devices for Game of ThronesSound Devices is a Staple in Ronan Hill’s Production Sound Rigs
Emmy-nominated Production Sound Mixer Ronan Hill, currently on set for the third season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, has once again tapped digital audio recorders from Sound Devices to help record dialogue and ambiance for the fast-paced dramatic series. The company’s 788T recorder has become a mainstay in his cart-based and portable sound rigs.
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Sound Devices and DPA Pair Up for On-Location 5.1 Surround Sound Capture
News: Sound Devices and DPA Pair Up for On-Location 5.1 Surround Sound CaptureFilm Audio Professionals Record the Sounds of Bangkok for the Hangover Part II
When Sound Designer/Supervisor Cameron Frankley and Sound Mixer John Fasal were tasked with capturing the ambient audio for the film the Hangover Part II in Bangkok, the team packed its Sound Devices 788T multi-track digital audio recorders and DPA 5100 mobile surround microphones, confident the gear would help them effectively secure the film’s 5.1 location audio.
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DPA Microphones Celebrates 20 Years of Pioneering Work in the Pro Audio Industry
News: DPA Microphones Celebrates 20 Years of Pioneering Work in the Pro Audio IndustryDPA Microphones (InfoComm 2012 Booth C9850) is commemorating 20 years of developing high-quality microphones for the pro audio industry. Founded in 1992 by Morten Stove and Ole Brosted Sorensen, two audio passionate former employees from the measurement company Brüel & Kjaer (B&K), DPA Microphones has always made it a point to create microphones of the highest possible quality. Today, the DPA Microphones line includes vocal, instrument and studio microphones, as well as broadcast and surround-sound microphones that can be found in venues throughout the world and in use by a plethora of famous artists.
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DPA Microphones Appoints Eric Mayer as President of U.S. Operations
News: DPA Microphones Appoints Eric Mayer as President of U.S. OperationsTo strengthen its market position further in the Americas, DPA Microphones (InfoComm 2012 Booth C9850) has chosen Eric Mayer to serve as president of the company’s U.S. operations. A fixture in the pro audio industry for more than two decades, Mayer will utilize his expertise in the market to help the company continue its growth stateside.
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Miami's New World Symphony Depends on DPA Microphones
News: Miami's New World Symphony Depends on DPA MicrophonesDPA 4023 and 4028 Microphones Used for All Performances
New World Symphony’s Director of Audio Services Roberto Toledo relies on DPA Microphones’ 4023 compact cardioid microphones and 4028 compact wide cardioid microphones for all performances at the New World Center, including the recent Juanes MTV “Unplugged” concert.
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YO-YO MA's Silk Road Ensemble Tour Relies on DPA Microphones
News: YO-YO MA's Silk Road Ensemble Tour Relies on DPA MicrophonesGrammy Award-Winning Classical Cellist Uses the DPA 4061 and DPA 4088 Microphones for All Performances on the Silk Road Ensemble Tour
Yo-Yo Ma’s Audio Engineer Jody Elff relies on DPA Microphones’ 4088 cardioid headset and 4061 omnidirectional miniature microphones for the Silk Road Ensemble tour.
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DPA Launches d:facto Vocal Mic at the 2012 NAB Show
News: DPA Launches d:facto Vocal Mic at the 2012 NAB ShowDPA Microphones is pleased to announce the launch of its handheld d:facto™ vocal mic at the 2012 NAB Show (Booth C3436). Building off the success of the DPA reference standard cardioid 4011 microphone, the company has pooled its years of expertise and resources to bring the eagerly awaited, high-quality vocal condenser mic to the broadcast market.
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DPA 4006A Reference Standard Mics Bring High Level of Sound Recording to de Doelen Concert Hall
News: DPA 4006A Reference Standard Mics Bring High Level of Sound Recording to de Doelen Concert HallBroadcast Facilities Nederland (BFN) has purchased two sets of factory-matched DPA Microphones 4006A omnidirectional microphones from the company’s Benelux distributor, Amptec. The omni mics have been selected to record sessions of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra at the 2,200-capacity Grand Hall of de Doelen in Rotterdam, which will be used for broadcast.
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Holophone® Introduces H2-5.1 at IBC 2008
Affordable 5.1 Version of the H2-PRO
Holophone®, the leading manufacturer of surround microphones, is offering its users access to the power and audio quality of the H2-PRO in an affordable 5.1 package with the introduction of the H2-5.1 surround microphone. Ideal for productions solely requiring a superior discrete 5.1 surround recording, the H2-5.1 is making its industry debut at IBC 2008 (Booth 8.C10).
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