DPA Microphones has unveiled its new 2017 Shotgun Microphone. Designed to seize genuine sound with excessive directivity, readability, and consistency, the 2017 excels in difficult broadcast situations. With its sturdy design and talent to resist any setting or excessive software, DPA’s latest resolution is right for broadcast and dwell occasions, from conventional information and sports activities to location sound or musical performances.
“Measuring simply 184mm (7.24 inches) in size, the 2017 is extra compact than many common options and nonetheless provides spectacular technological options,” stated Helga Volha Somava, product administration director, DPA Microphones. “From its sturdy building and ease of use to its main acoustical properties, the 2017 can seize the vitality of any occasion. Whether or not it’s utilized in fastened positions at services or on digicam methods and booms, our aim was to create a devoted, optimized broadcast and dwell sound microphone that rivals the competitors and offers distinctive worth for professionals.”
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Designed to endure excessive climate and mechanical influence, the 2017 will maintain as much as journey and repeated use in harsh environments. The microphone persists in humid situations and direct rain showers, in addition to dry, arid environments. It has been examined to be used in settings with temperatures as much as 104-degrees F (40-degrees C) with 90% relative humidity, and chilly environments as little as -40°C
(-40°F). With a constant capacity to simply face up to the consequences of moisture, the 2017 ensures that any broadcast or occasion can go dwell with unbelievable sound, irrespective of the setting or forecast.
That includes a particularly designed capsule that’s completely paired with a cutting-edge interference tube and microphone grid, the 2017 provides excellent efficiency, each on and off-axis. It has a excessive diploma of off-axis rejection, which allows the principle supply to face out. This closely attenuated off-axis audio is genuine and intensely usable for mixing into all the soundscape.
Audio professionals can now decide up correct, clear sounds from even essentially the most minute sources—the thud of a foot assembly a ball, the comb of a jostled jersey or a reporter’s voice in opposition to a crowd, in addition to loud, ambient audio when most well-liked. For broadcasts that happen at quieter places, the 2017’s low self-noise guarantees simply as glorious a efficiency, even within the presence of many open microphones.
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DPA has additionally prioritized versatility with the 2017, creating a straightforward to set-up mic that’s very best not just for fastened or booming purposes in dwell sports activities and information broadcasts, but in addition within the theatre on a FOH increase or fly bar; for indoor or out of doors booming whereas capturing location sound; or to select up a musician’s ambient mix for in-ear monitoring throughout dwell musical performances.