Microphones for broadcast

Broadcast is a wide segment and the microphone you choose depends on your specific needs. DPA Microphones provides mics for any of your broadcast needs, including mobile news broadcasting, ENG/EFP applications, TV entertainment shows, sports events and more.
The range of mics encompasses handheld, headset, bodyworn and installed solutions.

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- Mobile journalism
- Microphones for news broadcasting
- Microphones for ENG / EFP applications
- Broadcasting at sporting events
- TV entertainment shows

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With the d:vice™ MMA-A Digital Audio Interface, it is easier than ever to capture the news on the go. The d:vice™ enables studio-quality audio for live and mobile journalists in the field and it works together with any iOS device, Mac or PC computer. Broadcasting or recording crystal-clear sound anywhere in the world is easier than ever.

The d:vice™ MMA-A Digital Audio Interface is a high-quality, dual-channel microphone preamplifier and A/D converter that can be used with all DPA microphones  with a MicroDot connector, including d:fine™ Headset, d:screet™ Miniature and even d:dicate™ Recording Microphones (when used with with the MMC4018 Supercardioid Microphone Capsule with the MMP-G Modular Active Cable and Gooseneck Shock Mount for d:dicate™). This flexibility allows any content creator to use the equipment for unexpected situations that might arise during the day.



Watch just about any major news channel or local news program and you will see the in-studio journalists and reporters wearing bodyworn lavalier microphones. The unobtrusive and easy to mount d:screet™ 4080 Miniature Cardioid Microphone, Lavalier is the right mic for this type of job. It is acoustically pre-equalized, offering a 4 dB presence boost. This makes the voice more distinguishable and improves speech intelligibility. Professionals will appreciate the light weight and the excellent speech reproduction. Alternatively, the d:screet™ 4060 or d:screet™ 4071 Omnidirectional Microphones are great solutions that leave an even smaller footprint. The d:screet™ 4071 even boasts a built-in presence boost to compensate for chest placement.

For a light weight booming solution combine the MMC4018 Supercardioid Microphone Capsule with the MMP-G Modular Active Cable and Gooseneck Shock Mount for d:dicate™.



For news gathering and field productions, you need a sturdy, reliable microphone that can resist weather, wear and tear and unpredictable situations.

The d:facto™ Interview Microphone provides outstanding voice clarity, linearity and low noise. Wind and handling noise rejection is superior to competing microphones straight out of the box. And, in most cases, you will not need the extra foam windscreens or fur windjammers.

Miniature microphones for ENG/EFP

If you are looking for a full miniature microphone kit to support your ENG/EFP efforts, the d:screet™ ENG/EFP Microphone Kit, which contains a d:screet™ 4071 Miniature Microphone is a good choice. The d:screet™ 4071 Omnidirectional Microphone, Low-cut, Presence Boost is an outstanding speech mic. It makes the voice heard and intelligible. It is also resistant to moisture, extreme temperature change and humidity – perfect features for an ENG/EFP mic. This kit is configured to include the mic and accessories necessary for electronic news gathering and electronic field production.



Audio for sports broadcasting places extremely high demands on the microphones used. Not only do they have to sound good in a hectic environment but they also need to be quick to set up, easy to handle, robust in all types of weather conditions and unobtrusive. Those are tough demands, but DPA has microphone solutions that shine in this application.

“We were really delighted with the performance of all the DPA Microphones, but especially the Mobile Surround Microphone, which sounded fantastic. It was incredibly easy to rig and protect from bad weather and was significantly less expensive than other microphone systems. Thanks to the d:mension™ 5100 Mobile Surround Microphone, we achieved a rich, smooth and fully enveloping sound that was great in its coherence, channel separation and localization accuracy.”

– Huub Lelieveld, Senior Sound Supervisor for United Outside Broadcast and Studios (UEFA Europa League Final)

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The d:dicate™ series

The d:dicate™ 4017B Shotgun Microphone and the d:dicate™ 4018C Supercardioid Microphone, Compact are equipped with a highly directional supercardioid pickup pattern. The d:dicate™ 4017B Shotgun Microphone is a short and exceptionally lightweight shotgun microphone that truly delivers, especially during sporting events, where it excels at being placed in fixed positions at sports facilities for player interviews and other specific situations.

d:mension™ Surround Solutions

When it is important to capture the special ambience at a sporting event.

The d:mension™ 5100 Mobile Surround Microphone is a top-of-the-line solutions. Its compact size and ease of use come at no sacrifice to its sound quality. The mic combines stunning sound quality with a plug-and-play 5.1 audio capture solution. It brings engaging surround ambience to sport events, documentaries and other HDTV productions.



If you watch entertainment shows on TV, it is likely that you have seen headset microphone solutions. But actually, you might not have noticed them, as current models are getting even smaller and leaving less of a visual footprint than previously.

The d:fine™ In-Ear Broadcast Headset Microphone series is the first broadcast solution that gives you uncompromising mic performance and convenient in-ear communications – in one solution. No more fiddling with two parallel systems – one for the mic and one for in-ear communication. These mics are available in both omnidirectional and directional variants and can be further customized based on mounting, color and boom length.


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