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    

Buying Choices

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...

 



More Videos

Sonic LAB: Roland BoutiqueTR-08 Drum Machine 

Gaz Williams takes a look


NAMM 2018: 4ms Spherical Wavetable Navigator Updates 

This crazy oscillator now has even more features


NAMM 2018: Waldorf STVC 

Vocoder and Streichfett in a Keyboard


NAMM 2018: Waldorf Quantum Sounds 

More details, shipping quite soon