Ciarán Moen, who heads up Ion Solutions’ rental business, says: “We chose DPA as our microphone partner because we have worked with the company in the past and know that the sound quality of DPA microphones was easily up to this challenge. As this was such a significant event, it was important to the Office of Public Works that the microphones should also look pleasing in this very prestigious venue. DPA’s podium microphones fitted the bill perfectly because their design is very sleek and sophisticated.”
Ion Solutions specified four d:sign™
4098 gooseneck microphones mounted on table stands. The directional (supercardoid) polar pattern of these microphones, combined with their natural sounding off-axis response, ensures that they deliver exceptional spoken word clarity while still attenuating ambient noise. Ion Solutions also installed four slimline directional Modular Active Booms, each fitted with a 4018 Supercardioid capsule. These were positioned at the front of the room and used by a wide range of dignitaries including Christian, Jewish and Islamic religious representatives who opened the inauguration ceremony with prayers.