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Sennheiser and Neumann to Show New Audio Products for the Field at IBC 2016

Sennheiser and Neumann will jointly show their new audio products at IBC 2016, including an AMBEO virtual-reality microphone, a special microphone for action cameras and the new 27 series broadcast headsets.

Sennheiser and Neumann, which are sister companies, will jointly show a new range of products from mobile journalism to field products at IBC.

“Whatever the application, at IBC, we want to show users how they can record top-notch audio – whether they are looking for a microphone for podcast productions or a solution for professional ENG work,” said Achim Gleissner, commercial manager of broadcast and media at Sennheiser. “By creating themed areas, visitors can experience the products in their own familiar working environments, from consumer to pro level.”

Sennheiser HMD 27 Broadcast Headphones

Sennheiser HMD 27 Broadcast Headphones

Sennheiser will show its new 27 series broadcast headphones. They feature a closed, circumaural design while remaining lightweight and compact. The new headsets fulfil the EU directive on protection against noise at the workplace.

Sennheiser prototype mic for Go-Pro cameras

Sennheiser prototype mic for Go-Pro cameras

For audio with extreme sports footage, Sennheiser will show a prototype of a new microphone for the GoPro action cameras that withstands adverse conditions such as wind, water, snow and splashes of mud.

The special windshield of the microphone ensures excellent protection against wind noise even during water sports. The microphone is expected to become available in March, 2017.

AMBEO Microphone

AMBEO Microphone

A virtual-reality demonstration recorded with Sennheiser’s upcoming AMBEO VR microphone will envelop visitors with totally immersive, natural sound – almost eliminating the boundaries between playback and the real experience.

For the growing field of mobile journalism, Sennheiser will showcase the wireless microphone systems of its AVX series, which operates in the license-free 1.9 GHz range. “A lot of expertise in RF wireless technology went into the development of this series, which is why it is such an easy-to-use tool for videographers,” said Gleissner.

Wired microphones at the show will include the ClipMic digital and MKE 2 digital clip-on microphones, as well as the HandMic digital. All of these models utilize Apogee‘s A/D-conversion technology which ensures professional recording quality with smart devices.

For video, Sennehiser will show the MKE 440 stereo microphone for DSLR cameras, and the mono MKE400 and MKE600 models.

The highlight product in this area is the two-channel EK 6042 – the only camera receiver that is able to simultaneously receive an analog and a digital transmitter. For wireless boom miking, there is an MKH 8060 shotgun microphone with SKP 2000 plug-on transmitter, while an SKM 9000 handheld transmitter and an MKE 1 clip-on microphone are showcased as miking options for ENG work.

Neumann BCM-104 Broadcast Microphone

Neumann BCM-104 Broadcast Microphone

Neumann will show its BCM 104, billed as the ideal announcer’s microphone for broadcasting and studio. It will be demonstrated alongside the Neumann TLM 102, TLM 103 and U87Ai studio models.

Various set-ups for studio monitoring can be tested at the stand including the Neumann KH 310 and KH120 models as well as KH810 subwoofers are available for those wishing to try out surround and height arrangements.

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