sE Electronics Introduces the DM1 Dynamite Active Inline Mic Preamp

After years of industry domination by Cloud Audio’s Cloudlifter, sE Electronics is offering a competing inline mic level booster at a lower price: the DM1 Dynamite.

The sE Electronics DM1 Dynamite, priced at $99, is an active in-line preamp that boosts the signal level of passive ribbon and dynamic mics by 28dB. Inserted between the mic and preamp, the DM1 will also reduce the possibility of interference without any added noise or coloration.

With a Class A circuit and high-grade FETs, the DM1 boasts gain always a consistent 28dB regardless of the connected load. The DM1's output impedance is also the lowest in its class, allowing it to drive long cable runs while reducing susceptibility to RF interference, buzz and hum.

For optimum results, sE Electronics recommends a short cable between the mic and preamp. The device requires passive microphones (ribbon/dynamic) and 48V phantom power. It is not for use with phantom-powered microphones (condenser or active ribbons).

It has a gold-plated XLR connector for loss-free signal connection. Uses slim, roadworthy all-metal housing, which provides efficient rejection of electrical interference and noise.

You might also like...

Audio Post For ‘Billions’ With Eric Hirsch & Gregg Swiatlowski At Goldcrest NY

The multi award winning team at Goldcrest share their creative insight and technique through an exploration of the subtle soundscape for Billions.

Podcast Studio Design: Getting The Room Right

Podcasting is an increasingly popular pastime in the U.S., with an estimated 120 million podcast listeners in 2021. Back in 2006, only 22 percent of the adult population was aware of podcasting. By 2021, this figure had risen to 78 percent. Podcasting is becoming an…

Broadcast Audio Workflow: Part 2 - Entertainment With An Audience

We continue our discussion of broadcast audio workflow with multi-award winner Robert Edwards. We look at the many challenges that come when a live audience is added to the broadcast mix.

Cloud-Native Audio Mixers - Current Developments In Virtualized Broadcast Audio Mixing

As the wider broadcast industry picks up the pace with virtualized, cloud-native production systems we take a look at what audio vendors currently have available and what may be on the horizon.

Broadcast Audio Workflow: Part 1 - News, Sports & Chat Shows

We continue our series on Broadcast Audio Systems with a discussion about workflow with multi-award winner Robert Edwards. We look at general purpose workflows, and some considerations for different types of production across news, sports and chat shows. As the…