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10/10/2013

DPA To Show New Podiums At AES

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DPA Microphones will show its two Podium Microphones at the 135th International AES Convention (Booth 2551).
DPA is offering podium microphones that incorporate the modular capsules from its d:dicate Recording Microphones.
The new podium mics combine the company's d:dicate capsules with any of the newly introduced modular active booms and modular active cables. "While DPA Microphones is internationally acclaimed for creating high quality live sound and recording microphones, we are excited to now turn our attention to the installation market with the launch of our flexible d:dicate range," says Christian Poulsen, CEO of DPA Microphones.
"Since we already had the high-end capsule and preamplifier technology needed to fulfil the audio component, creating a microphone for the installation and conference markets was an obvious step for us.
"We just needed to employ an ingenious mechanical solution that allowed us to adapt our boom and cable technology to deliver high-end installation solutions for a wide variety of applications."
The directional gooseneck microphones, which use interference tubes and pre-polarised backplates, were originally devised on request from the Nobel Prize organisation.
"In search of a dedicated podium solution for its 2012 Nobel Peace Prize presentation at Oslo City Hall in Norway, the organisation required a microphone that could stand up to the acoustical challenges of its auditorium," a statement from DPA said.
"To fit the need, DPA Microphones adapted its existing miniature capsule to give an off-axis frequency response that negated room reverberation while preserving the needed on-axis sensitivity for voice level. The company also positioned the capsule on a delicate gooseneck stand.
"The result was so well received that the microphone was quickly adopted as a standard DPA product and is now available to all installation customers. This miniature podium microphone can also be used in a wireless configuration by employing the company's innovative adapter that is available for its range of miniature microphones."
www.dpamicrophones.com
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