DPA Microphones

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DPA Microphones (originally Danish Professional Audio) is a Danish owned manufacturer of microphones and microphone solutions for professional and consumer markets. The company was founded in 1992 by two former employees from Brüel & Kjær. The company’s headquarters is located in Allerød in Denmark.[1]


1989: TEC Award – 4011 Cardioid Microphone[2]

2002: TEC Award nominee: 4066 Cardioid Headset Microphone[3]

2004: TEC Award nominee - 4088 Directional Headset Microphone[4]

2006: WFX Best New Product Award - SMK4061 Stereo Microphone Kit With Miniature Microphones[5]

2007: DPA Microphones received the prestigious award King Frederik IX award.[6]

2009: The DPA d:vote™ 4099 instrument microphones received several awards (Audio Media Gear of the Year, TEC Award)[7]

2010: PAR Excellence Award - Reference Standard[8]

2010: Resolution Award - 5100 Mobile Surround Microphone[9]

2010: TEC Award nominee - 5100 Mobile Surround Microphone[10]

2011: Audio Media Gear of the Year - Reference Standard Microphone Series[11]

2011: MIX Certified Hit - Reference Standard Microphone Series[12]

2011: TEC Award nominee - 2011A Cardioid Microphone[13]

2012: Resolution Award - Reference Standard Microphone Series[14]

2012: Live Design Product of the Year Award - d:fine™ Headset Microphone[15]